Senior Resources

 We hope you find these links helpful, please contact us for any local assistance you may need.

state Planning: www.estateplanning.com
Estate Planning: www.stephens.com
Fannie Mae: http://www.fanniemae.com
Feature CNN Article: http://money.cnn.com/magazines/moneymag/money101/lesson21/
Information in English and Spanish for buying and owning a home: http://www.freddiemac.com
National Reverse Mortgage Lenders Association, Use Your Home to Stay At Home: http://www.reversemortgage.org
Reverse Mortgage Lending Limits by county: https://entp.hud.gov/idapp/html/hicostlook.cfm
U.S. Dept. of Housing & Urban Development's Top Ten Things to Know if You Are Interested in a Reverse Mortgage: http://www.hud.gov/offices/hsg/sfh/hecm/rmtopten.cfm
Wells Fargo: https://www.wellsfargo.com/mortgage/articles/reverse_mortgage
Reverse Mortgage: http://reversemortgage.bankofamerica.com/?cm_mmc=CRE-SEMAX-_-vanity-_-reverse-_-DM

Government/ Associations


AARP Website: http://www.aarp.org
AARP's complimentary reverse mortgage booklet Home Made Money: http://www.aarp.org/revmort
National Association of Home Builders http://www.nahb.org/directory
Social Security Administration: http://www.ssa.gov
US Census Bureau For the index of data provided by the US Census Bureau visit: http://www.factfinder.census.gov
U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission Educating Seniors about investing wisely and avoiding fraud: http://www.sec.gov/investor/seniors.shtml

Health & Aging

Aging with Dignity's Five Wishes document http://www.agingwithdignity.org
Alzheimer's Disease Education and Referral Center http://www.nia.nih.gov/alzheimers
Book: The Complete Idiot's Guide to Long Term Care Planning by Marilee Driscoll
Medicare information at: http://www.medicare.gov
The National Right to Life Committee's "Will to Live": http://www.nrlc.org
National Hospice and Palliative Care: http://www.caringinfo.org
Non-medical assistance to help the elderly stay in their homes longer http://www.visitingangels.comhttp://www.rightathome.nethttp://www.homeinstead.com
Wallet-size cards w/ health directive document retrieval service: http://www.healthdirectives.org

Home Quality

Home Inspection/Protection

American Society of Home Inspectors: http://www.ashi.org
National Association of Certified Home Inspectors: http://www.nachi.org
National Association of Home Inspectors: http://www.nahi.org
Protect your home from weathering conditions: http://www.flash.org/

Housing Facility Resources

To compare congregate housing facilities, see the checklists at http://www.carepathways.com/checklist-ccrc.cfm or http://www.getcare.com

Moving Companies

The American Moving and Storage Association provides consumer information about moving household goods: http://www.moving.org
National Association of Professional Organizers: http://www.napo.net

Products & Services

A host of assistive devices: http://www.elderstore.com
A neighborhood information search engine: http://www.neighborhoodscout.com
Ergonomic gadgets for the kitchen, cleaning, and garden: http://www.oxo.com
Information about the upper tier residential market: http://www.luxuryhomemarketing.com
Seniors Superstores: http://www.seniorsuperstores.com
Technology products to foster independent living: http://www.enablemart.com
When you need to dispose of books, http://www.booksforamerica.com distributes to charities.
To sell collections, go to http://www.elephantbooks.com
To sell individual books, go to http://www.amazon.com