Episode 93 Resources: Aging, Disability and ADA - Know Your Rights


Featured Organizations: 

  • Alabama Department of Senior Services
    The Alabama Department of Senior Services (ADSS) is a cabinet level state agency that administers programs for senior citizens, people with disabilities, and caregivers.
    Link: alabamaageline.gov
  • One Door Alabama
    Contact them to find long-term care services and supports in Alabama.
    Email: support@onedooralabama.org
    Phone: 800-243-5463
    Link: onedooralabama.org

Older Americans Act of 1965

Fact Sheets from the ADA National Network

Each factsheet is available in English and in Spanish.

ADA Live! Podcasts on Aging and Disability

You can listen anytime to these 30-minute broadcasts of previous ADA Live! episodes. Written transcripts and lists of useful resources are also available. Episodes 54 and 56 are a two-part series, with a shared list of resources.
Sources: Southeast ADA Center and ADA National Network
Link: adalive.org

COVID-19 Information for Older Adults and Caregivers

Long-Term Care Resources

  • No Wrong Door System
    Connect to long-term care services and supports in your community. There are resources for states, aging and disability network agencies, and consumers, including veterans and caregivers.
    Source: Administration for Community Living (ACL)
    Link: nwd.acl.gov
  • Family Caregiver Resource Guides
    Find help in your state.
    Source: AARP
    Link: aarp.org/caregiving/local/info-2021/state-caregiver-resources.html
  • National Family Caregiver Support Program
    This website explains how the program works.
    Source: Paying for Senior Care
    Link: payingforseniorcare.com/caregivers/nfcsp_respite_care
  • Long-Term Care Ombudsman Program
    Protects the rights of those living in long-term care facilities.
    Source: Administration for Community Living (ACL)
    Link: acl.gov/programs/Protecting-Rights-and-Preventing-Abuse/Long-term-Care-Ombudsman-Program
  • Support to Caregivers
    Source: Administration for Community Living (ACL)
    Link: acl.gov/programs/support-caregivers

Public Policy and Older Adults

Other Resources of Interest


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