The mission of the Federal Trade Commission is to protect consumers and competition by preventing anticompetitive, deceptive, and unfair business practices through law enforcement, advocacy, and education without unduly burdening legitimate business activity.
Learn more: https://www.ftc.gov/
HealthinAging.org is a trusted source for up-to-date information and advice on health and aging, created by the American Geriatrics Society’s Health in Aging Foundation.
Through the Health in Aging Foundation, it advances a commitment to helping older adults and caregivers maintain health, independence, and quality of life. HealthinAging.org features education materials for older adults and caregivers, as well as information on finding a geriatrics healthcare professional in your area. These tools have been reviewed by geriatrics healthcare professionals and members of the American Geriatrics Society (AGS)—a community of experts in the care we all need as we age.
Be sure to check out:
- Tools & Tips
- Garegiver Guide: Caregiving
- Browse by topic: https://www.healthinaging.org/aging-health-a-z
Learn more: https://www.healthinaging.org/
The HomeMods.org website is provided as a service of the Fall Prevention Center of Excellence (FPCE), a project of the University of Southern California (USC) Leonard Davis School of Gerontology.
VISIT their resources page for information on aging issues, home modification, and supportive housing.
This US government department is responsible for national policy and programs that address America’s housing needs, that improve and develop communities and enforce fair housing laws.
Looking for housing options for yourself, an aging parent, relative, or friend? Do some research first to determine what kind of assistance or living arrangement you need; what your health insurance might cover; and what you can afford. Then check here for financial assistance resources and guides for making the right choice.
Talk to a HUD-approved housing counselor if you have questions about your situation.
IdentityTheft.gov is the federal government’s one-stop resource for identity theft victims. The site provides streamlined checklists and sample letters to guide you through the recovery process.
Learn more: https://www.identitytheft.gov/
Visit ftc.gov/idtheft for prevention tips and free resources to share in your community.