Useful Link: Seniors

  • CMS/Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services
    This government website provides customer service, patient advocacy, and professional relations for beneficiaries and providers. CMS administers the Medicaid and Medicare programs.
  • Eldercare Locator
    Official information and services for seniors from the U.S. government.
  • Insurance and Medicare (AARP)
    AARP's information page on insurance and Medicare for those 50 and over.
  • Medicaid
    New York State Department of Health's comprehensive Medicaid site.
  • Medicare
    The official US government site for people with Medicare.
  • National Alliance for Caregiving
    The National Alliance for Caregiving is dedicated to providing support to family caregivers and the professionals who help them and to increasing public awareness of issues facing family caregivers.
  • New York State Kinship Navigator
    This page is for grandparents or other nonparents who are raising children. It provides information and links about how to apply for public assistance and tax credits to help care for a child who is related to you.
  • New York State Office for the Aging: Senior Citizen's Resource Guide
    NYS Office for the Aging's quick subject index guide to state and local agencies includes phone numbers and websites.
  • New York State Office of the Aging Web Page
    The mission of this office is to help older New Yorkers be as independent as possible for as long as possible through advocacy, development and delivery of programs and services which support and empower the elderly.
  • Partnership for Long Term Care
    The NYS partnership for long term care is a unique program combining long term care insurance and Medicaid Extended Coverage.
  • SeniorNet
    SeniorNet's mission is to provide older adults education for and access to computer technologies to enhance their lives and enable them to share their knowledge and wisdom.
  • Social Security Online
    The Official Website of the US Social Security Administration. Use the Social Security Administration's online site to estimate your future benefits, apply for benefits or access information about your benefits.
  • Social Security Online-Help with Prescription Drug Costs
    The Social Security Administration provides guidelines for Medicare prescription drug plans. Limited income Medicare users may qualify for extra help with prescription drug costs.
  • Suffolk County Accessible Transit (SCAT)
    Suffolk County residents with disabilities may be eligible to use the Suffolk County Accessible Transit system. Procedures and guidelines as well as a SCAT application are available from this site.
  • Town of Islip Senior Citizen Services
    Services for Islip's Senior Citizens 60 years of age and over.