Five County Area Agency on Aging

Five County Association of Governments/Area Agency on Aging

Five County Area Agency on Aging

Five County Association of Governments

Part of the Five County Association of Governments

Five County Area Agency on Aging

Related Links

The Following is a list of website related to aging and caregiver issues.  The list includes local, State and Federal Government websites, websites for several community providers.  In addition, we have included other senior and caregiving websites that we have found informational and useful. 

Utah Bureau of Health Facility Licensing, Certification and Resident Assessment  

The Bureau is assigned by the state Department of Health to regulate health care facilities and providers in the State of Utah. We are part of the Division of Health Systems Improvement

Utah Division of Aging & Adult Services                      

Administers a wide variety of home and community-based services for Utah residents who are 60 or older. Programs and services are primarily delivered by a network of 12 Area Agencies on Aging which reach all geographic areas of the state. Our goal is to provides services that allow people to remain independent.

Medicare                                                              

The official U.S. Government Site for People with Medicare

Utah Division of Services for People with Disabilities

We promote opportunities and provide support for persons with disabilities to lead self-determined lives. We oversee home and community-based services for more than 4,000 people who have disabilities.

Administration on Aging

Federal agency responsible for advancing the concerns and interests of older people and their caregivers. AoA works with and through the Aging Services Network to promote the development of a comprehensive and coordinated system of home and community-based long-term care that is responsive to the needs and preferences of older people and their family caregivers

Five County Area Agency on Aging

Five County Association of Governments

AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety

A site devoted specifically to senior citizens and driving safety. 

 

AARP– American Association of Retired People

A nonprofit, nonpartisan membership organization for people 50 and over that provides information and resources; advocates on legislative, consumer, and legal issues; assists members to serve their communities; and offers a wide range of unique benefits, special products, and services for its members.

Alzheimer’s Association

The leading voluntary health organization in Alzheimer’s care, support and research. 

Alzheimer’s Disease Education and Referral Center (ADEAR)

The ADEAR Center, a service of the National Institute on Aging, offer current research based information on Alzheimer’s Disease 

American Association of Geriatric Psychiatry

Information regarding psychiatric disorders of the elderly

Benefits Check Up

Helps people find programs for seniors that may pay for some of their costs of prescription drugs, health care, utilities and other essential items or services

Healthcare Financing Administration

The Center for Medicare & Medicaid Services at the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services.  

Family Caregiver Alliance

A community based non-profit organization help address the needs of family and friends providing long term care at home.       

FirstGov for Seniors

With the baby boomers reaching retirement age there is an increasing demand on services and information about community resources and one of governments most pressing concerns.  This website is geared toward meeting this demand.  

Food and Nutrition Information Center (USDA)

Collects and distributes information about food and nutrition.

HealthFinder

A Key resource for finding the best government and non-profit health and human services information.

Mountainlands Association of Governments– Agency Services

Designated Area Agency on Aging for Summit, Utah & Wasatch Counties

National Alliance for Caregiving

Provides support to family caregivers and professionals and increases public awareness of issues facing family caregiving. 

National Association of Nutrition and Aging Services Programs

A professional membership organization of persons working in or interested in the field of aging, community-based services, and nutrition and the elderly. 

National Citizens’ Coalition for Nursing Home Reform

Provides information and leadership on federal and state regulatory and legislative policy development, models and strategies to improve care and life for residents of nursing homes and other long term care facilities.  

National Council on Aging

Works with community organizations and professionals to help them enhance the lives of older persons. 

National Institute on Aging

Provides leadership in aging research, training, health information dissemination, and other programs relevant to aging and older people. 

National Nutrition and Aging Center

Information for nutrition, aging networks and long term care professionals. 

National Senior Citizens Law Center

Advocates nationwide to promote the independence and well-being of low-income elderly individuals, as well as persons with disabilities, with particular emphasis on women and racial and ethnic minorities. 

Parkinson Disease Association

Find sponsored goods and services re: Parkinson Disease, Home Exercise Program, Support Groups and more.

Salt Lake County Aging Services

The Division of Aging Services Responsible for providing programs and services on behalf of the residents of Salt Lake County who are age 60 and over and their caregivers. 

Social Security Online

Official website of the Social Security Administration. 

Utah Legal Services

A charitable law firm created to help those who qualify with some of their non-criminal legal problems. 

Utah State Department of Commerce

The licensing and registration agency for Utah’s professional and corporate community.   

Utah State Department of Health

The central state point of contact for all Public Health issues in the State of Utah. 

Veteran’s Affairs (Department of)

Administers the laws providing benefits and other services to veterans and their dependents and the beneficiaries of veterans.