Assistance For Seniors

Sunday, December 24, 2006

Here are some private organizations that provide assistance to low-income seniors:

Emmaus Services for the Aging:

So Others Might Eat:

National Alliance for Hispanic Health:

Meals on Wheels:

Volunteers of America:

Government agencies can also provide help:

The U.S. Administration on Aging runs an Eldercare Locator Number, 1-800-677-1116, which helps people anywhere in the nation locate help with issues including transportation, home care and housing.

The Virginia Department for the Aging provides services and connections to other esrouces through its local agencies which you can find at its Web site:

The Maryland Department of Aging's local agencies may be foudn at : or by calling 1-800-243-3425.

The District's Office on Aging can be reached at 202-724-5622 or through its Web site,

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