Resources for Older Adults

Aprobado por la Junta Editorial de Cancer.Net, 04/2019

The following national organizations have information and resources for older adults with cancer. Contact these organizations directly to learn more about their specific programs and services. Because programs and services change frequently, this list may not include everything available. Find more organizations and support.


Insurance Resources

Financial Support Resources

Transportation Resources

Local service or voluntary organizations such as Catholic Charities, Jewish Social Services, the Lions Club, Lutheran Social Services, the Salvation Army, the United Way, the YMCA, the YWCA, and others may provide assistance with local travel. Contact a social worker or check the local telephone directory for a list of organizations. Many hospitals and clinics also maintain a list of service organizations in the community. Find a list of local service organizations and organizations that provide travel and housing assistance.

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