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AARP Resources

AARP Foundation Benefits QuickLINK
http://www.aarp.org/quickLINK
Use this online search tool to find out if your older relative qualifies for a wide range of public benefits and services, including help in paying for prescription drugs. Also access fact sheets, applications, and contact information for local agencies.

AARP Foundation Money Management Program
http://www.aarpmmp.org
This program offers daily money management services to low-income older or disabled adults who have difficulty tracking financial matters.

Guardianship
http://www.aarp.org/families/caregiving/caring_parents/a2003-
11-07-Guardianship.html

Learn about what it takes to establish guardianship and what it means to serve as a guardian.

Health Coverage
http://www.aarp.org/healthcoverage
Find more information on Medicaid, HIPAA, and other health care coverage issues.

Homemade Money: A Consumer’s Guide to Reverse Mortgages
http://www.aarp.org/learntech/personal_finance/a2003-05-12-
homemademoney.html

Take this free online seminar to learn how reverse mortgages work.

Legal Issues
http://www.aarp.org/money/legalissues
Access a legal glossary, a step-by-step process to help prepare your will, and information on AARP’s legal services network.

Medicare Interactive Counselor
http://www.aarp.org/health/medicare/medicare_interactive_counselor.html
Use this tool to help guide you through Medicare’s benefits, including how the program can help with home health care, convalescent care, and long-term care.

Palermo, Michael T. The AARP Crash Course in Estate Planning: The Essential Guide to Wills, Trusts, and Your Personal Legacy. Sterling, 2004.
http://www.aarpmagazine.org/books/books_estate_planning.html

Retirement Planning
http://www.aarp.org/money/financial_planning/sessionseven/retirement_
planning_overview.html

Take this online seminar to learn more about planning for retirement. The site includes information on individual retirement accounts (IRAs), Roth IRAs, 401(k)s, and Social Security benefits.

“Sites to See: Scam Prevention.” AARP Bulletin, 2002.
http://www.aarp.org/bulletin/consumer/Articles/a2003-06-30-scamsites.html

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