ServiceLink: Resources for Aging Adults
Resources to assist aging adults in finding support for their needs.
For personalized interactions that narrow down resources to your specific needs, call ServiceLink at 1-866-634-9412.
AARP - New Hampshire State Office
AARP is a nonprofit, nonpartisan membership organization for people age 50 and over. AARP is dedicated to enhancing quality of life for all as we age. We lead positive social change and deliver value to members through information, advocacy and service. AARP also provides a wide range of unique benefits, special products, and services for our members.
Administration for Community Living - Administration on Aging
The federal Administration on Aging (AOA) is part of the Administration for Community Living (ACL). The focus is on: older adults, persons of all ages with disabilities, caregivers, and families. Resources for consumers are limited to referrals to a variety of federally supported programs.
These include: Eldercare Locator with links to community-based services, Centers for Independent Living, Long-Term Care Ombudsmen, Senior Medicare Patrol, SHIP health insurance information programs, pension rights, Aging and Disability Resource Centers, and resources for a number of issues: TBI, Paralysis, Elder Justice, as well as American Indian and Native American programs. (This is not a comprehensive list.)
American Cancer Society - Northern New England Region
The American Cancer Society has programs and services to help you manage cancer treatment and recovery and find the emotional support you need. And best of all, our help is free. Find programs and services in New Hampshire.
American Heart Association and American Stroke Association – New Hampshire
We offer public awareness campaigns about knowing the signs of heart attack and stroke and calling 9-1-1 immediately if they occur. Community-based initiatives help to raise public awareness that underscore the importance of learning CPR, engage the community in advocating for the AHA's Chain of Survival, and foster accessing the emergency medical system immediately upon recognition of onset of symptoms.
American Red Cross - NH Chapter
The American Red Cross is a non-profit, community service organization dedicated to providing disaster relief and emergency aid to people living in central and northern New Hampshire.
- Emergency Preparedness for Older Adults
A disaster or emergency that can directly affect your daily life can happen at any time, sometimes without warning. Thankfully, there are things you can do to be prepared, respond safely and help speed your recovery. These tips from the Red Cross can help you know what to do before, during and after a disaster or emergency.
Foundation for Healthy Communities
The Foundation is a partnership between New Hampshire hospitals, health plans, home care agencies, community organization and other healthcare stakeholders focusing on quality of care, access to health services, and prevention as the major priorities of work, aligning with the Foundation’s mission of improving total population health for all communities.
Medicare.gov is the official website for the U.S. government's Medicare program. Medicare.gov provides official benefit information regarding Medicare, including different coverage options, costs, preventative services, and tools for Medicare beneficiaries.
New Hampshire Electronic Application System (NH EASY)
The Department of Health and Human Services’ NH Easy website allows individuals to:
- see what benefits and assistance they may be eligible for,
- apply for benefits and assistance,
- manage benefits,
- find information on Health Plans and other services.
NH Department of Transportation - Regional Coordinating Councils (RCC)
New Hampshire is divided into eight Community Transportation Regions. Each region has an associated Regional Coordinating Council (RCC), which is composed of local transportation providers, human service agencies, funding agencies and organizations, consumers, and regional planning commission staff. Each RCC has Mobility Managers that maintains a listing of transportation resources in their region. Individuals can be referred to their local RCC for these resources.
NH Falls Risk Reduction Task Force
The New Hampshire Falls Risk Reduction Task Force is a coalition of professionals committed to reducing the risk and numbers of falls among the state's older adult population.
NH Rapid Response Access Point
NHRRAP provides individuals in the state of New Hampshire with immediate, 24/7 access to mental health and/or substance use crisis support via telephone, text and chat services.
Call or text: 988 or Toll free: 833-710-6477
Social Security Administration
Social Security is a federal program of financial and medical benefits for older adults, disabled, or surviving spouse and dependent children. It is based upon employer and employee contributions. Social Security provides cash benefits and Medicare insurance to those who have contributed during their employment. Supplementary Security Income provides cash payments to the needy aged, disabled (including disabled children) and blind to insure a minimum income.
Website: https://www.ssa.gov or find a Social Security office in your area