Search Available Alabama Senior Services for Elderly Help

Alabama Senior Services are available for senior citizens that are residents of the state. Comprised of both state and federally funded programs for elderly help, a varieties of services could be used by your parents to enhance their life.

By starting early, you have time to review the types of elderly help and senior services provided for older adults in Alabama.

Housing, health care, mental health, meals, transportation programs are all possible types of elderly help. If you have a general idea range of senior services available, you and your parents will be in a stronger position to discuss their elder life planning and fill in the gaps.

When you discuss your parents ideal life -- their goals, their finances, their preferences, their available income sources, health conditions -- you will be able to match your family resources with supplemental elderly programs and make a plan that will sustain them for the future.

Alabama Senior Services

Click on each link and review the programs for older adults that are available. Each type of elderly help will have its own eligibility and income requirements.

Alabama - The resources below can be found on this page


  • Find a SHIP Medicare enrollment event near you - State Health Insurance Counseling and Assistance Programs (SHIPs); Counseling for Medicare programs, eligibility, help for applications and other Medicare assistance

  • Elder Rights Guide for Older Alabamians - Downloadable PDF booklet that describes Alabama resources for elder life planning. Info on Advance Care planning, Estate planning, medicare, Long Term Care Opitions, Social Security, Veteran's Affairs Programs, and Abuse and Neglect Prevention Programs. 48 pages

  • Medicare Protection Toolkit - 8 page down loadable PDF booklet that describes and defines the different Alabama Medicare Advantage Plans. Learn the difference between Health Maintenance Organizatin (HMO), Preferred Provider Organization (PPO), Medical Savings Accounts (MSA), Private Fee for Service (PFFS) and Medicare Special Needs (SNP). Also available in Spanish - Juego de herramientas de la protección de Seguro de Medicare

    Alabama - Area Agencies on Aging - This link opens to a map of Alabama that will give the Area Agencies on Aging by state region. Each state region will provide information on the Alabama Senior Services in each local area that are available. This is a Federally funded program that provides area resources in each state. - An interactive website sponsored by the Alabama Department of Senior Services. Enter your parent's address or zip code and find available local resources on:

    Adult Day Care, Advocacy Assistance, Assisted Living Facilities, Case Management, Consumer Services, Adult Educational Programs, Consumer Repayment Counseling, Fraud/Crime Hotlines, Home Care Provider Complaints, Home Health Agency Complaints, Managed Care Complaints, Mental Health Facility Complaints, Nursing Home Complaints, Non-Driver Identification, Patient Rights Assistance, Emergency Management Agencies, Emergency Financial Assistance, Prescription Expense Assistance, Reverse Mortgage Counseling, Utility Discount Programs, Income Tax Assistance Programs, Insurance Claims Assistance, Personal Financial Management/Counseling, Property Tax Exemptions, Senior Banking Services, Geriatric Assessment, Health Centers, Live-In Assistance, Respite, Out Of Home, Personal Care Assistance, Hospice Care, Subsidized Rental Housing, Energy Conservation/Weatherization, Home Sharing, Legal Referrals, Senior Centers and clubs, Travel Clubs, Bereavement Support, and Wellness Programs

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