Helpful Websites

The following organizations are focused on addressing the needs of the elderly and enhancing their lives as they age. A brief description of the organization or their Mission Statement is provided to assist you in your search for information.

AARP is a nonprofit, nonpartisan organization that helps people 50 and older improve the quality of their lives.

National Aging in Place Council
NAIPC wants to be your primary informational resource so that you remain active and healthy throughout your retirement years.
At, we believe in the power of family, relationships, and special bonds.
Our mission: to help the helpers. We equip family caregivers to make better decisions, save time and money, and feel less alone — and less stressed — as they face the many challenges of caregiving.
At, our mission is to equip families like yours with the best information available so you can make confident choices about senior care and services.

Seniors Blue Book
Seniors Blue Book is dedicated to making these years the best years of your life! Whether you’re a senior, caregiver, child of a senior, social worker, discharge planner or anyone who serves the needs of seniors, we’ll help you get started searching in the right direction to address your specific needs.

Disease Specific Links

Alzheimer’s Association-Heart of America Chapter

The ALS Association

The Foundation Fighting Blindness

American Diabetes Association

Epilepsy Foundation

American Heart Association

Huntington’s Disease Society of America

Kidney Cancer Association

The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society

Lewy Body Dementia Association

American Liver Foundation

Lupus Foundation of America

National Multiple Sclerosis Society

Myasthenia Gravis Foundation of America

National Osteoporosis Foundation

Parkinson’s Foundation

National Stroke Association

Local Organizations

Johnson County Area Agency on Aging
Aging & Disability Resource Centers (ADRCs) are visible and trusted places where people can turn for information, assistance, and a single point of entry to public long-term support programs and benefits.

Mid America Regional Council Area Agency on Aging
We encourage, coordinate, and deliver community-based services that link local, public, private, voluntary, and corporate resources for residents of Cass, Clay, Jackson, Platte and Ray counties.

Wyandotte County Agency on Aging
The agency administers programs that provide a continuum of care, including information and referral, home delivered and congregate meals, in-home services, and nursing home assessments.