The Shepherd's Center
of Greater Winston-Salem
1700 Ebert Street,
Phone: (336) 748 -
: (336) 724 - 6545
Senior Financial Care --
Senior Financial Care (SFC) is a financial
counseling program designed to serve the
senior population age 60 and older
maintaining their independence.
Forsyth County Public Library --
Find the latest Library news plus
information on upcoming events, and programs
for Central Library, nine Branch Libraries,
East Winston Heritage Center and two youth
Senior Services -- Senior Services
is a not-for-profit group located in
Winston-Salem, NC. The mission of Senior
Services is to enable seniors to live with
dignity and independence.
Directory of Senior Services for Older
Adults -- Access the current
Directory of Services for Older Adults in
Agency on Aging --
Piedmont Triad Council of
Governments houses the Area Agency
on Aging, which focuses on providing
information, assistance, and advocacy
for older adults and their families in
United Way 211 is a free, confidential,
bilingual 24 hour/7 days a week
telephone access to health and human
services serving Forsyth, Guilford,
Randolph, Rockingham and Davie Counties,
private, nonprofit agency, Family
Services has served Forsyth, Davie, and
Stokes counties since 1905. Working
together with individuals and families,
we offer a full range of professional
services including therapy, education,
Forsyth County Department of Social
Services -- For Medicaid and other
social services program information.
County Aging Services Planning Committee
-- A collaboration of aging service
providers and older adults that focuses
upon the needs and issues that concern
older adults in our county
Second Journey --
Journey is a tax-exempt nonprofit
corporation formed to create educational
experiences that explore and celebrate
what it means to give one's gifts in the
second half of life — experiences that
promote mindfulness, service and
Federal and State Governmental Agencies
Social Security Administration Online -- Part of the agency's aim to provide world-class service.
For Medicare related information
Medicare and Medicaid Services -- The agency that administers Medicare and Medicaid.
National Institutes of Health
Administration on Aging, Department of Health and Human Services
Administration on Aging list of Web and Gopher aging sites
National Senior Service Corps -- Helps people age 55 and older
find service opportunities close to home and related to their interests.
Department of Veterans Affairs
National Health Information Center,
(NHIC) is a health information referral
Corps of Retired Executives (SCORE)
Senate Special Committee on Aging
NC Division on Aging
Seniors' Health Insurance Information
Program (SHIIP) - N.C. Department of
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services' Healthfinder service -- Brings
together consumer health information from many federal and state agencies, professional and non-profit organizations,
universities and other sources. More than 1,000 topics are covered.
National Institutes of Health -- This web site brings together a large amount of information on diseases, medicines
and health conditions.
Library of Medicine -- Sponsored by the National Institutes of
Health. Includes such services as PubMed, a database of nearly 9 million bibliographic citations and abstracts
in medicine, nursing, dentistry, veterinary medicine and other sciences; and Grateful Med, a set of databases on
The Alzheimer's Association -- Has 200 local chapters.
Alzheimer's Disease Education and Referral (ADEAR) -- Seeks to
compile, archive, and disseminate
information concerning Alzheimer's disease
for health professionals, people with AD and
their families, and the public.
Parkinson's Web -- A worldwide service for the Parkinson's community.
-- A blog about a family dealing with
Alzheimer's whose philosophy is simple...you
have to find the humor in life, to build a
community of caregivers who are looking for
the bright side of a very dark disease and
provide information, resources, connections
to other caregivers, and most importantly a
Health insurance information,
counseling and assistance -- Free, unbiased consumer help with
Medicare, managed care, Medigap insurance, long-term care insurance, and more. Sponsored by the State of New York.
T'ai Chi Chih -- Describes the series of T'ai Chi Chih movements, their benefits, and where
to find classes.
BenefitsCheckUp -- Helps seniors find programs that may pay part of the cost of prescription
drugs, health care, utilities, and other essential items and services. Sponsored by National Council on the Aging.
provides the most up to date information on
asbestos related diseases that include:
peritoneal mesothelioma cancer,
mesothelioma cancer, lung cancer, and more.
There patient advocates work one on one with
patients and their families helping them
find all the necessary resources.
American Association of Retired Persons (AARP)
American Society on Aging (ASA)
National Council on Aging (NCOA)
SeniorCom -- "The Internetwork for
Seniors," based in Seattle, Wash.
SeniorNet -- Learn benefits of
membership, SeniorsNet learning centers,
research and publications.
Scholar (formerly Elderhostel Institute Network) -- Road Scholar is a non-profit organization providing educational adventures
all over the world to adults aged 55 and over.
Plans by State -
and Alcohol Use -
Resource Library -
Citizen Guide to Alcohol and Drug Recovery -
Senior Living: State-by-State Options -
to Overcoming Holiday Depression for the
Elderly and their Caretakers
Association for Geriatric Psychiatry
Senior Health Risk Calculators for Healthy
Caregiving Support & Help
Swimming to Benefit Those with Parkinson's