New LifeStyles - Houston

Summer/Fall 2015

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178 HELPFUL RESOURCES The following is a "mini-directory" of programs and services for senior residents. Alzheimer's Association (800) 272-3900 American Association of Retired Persons (AARP) (888) 687-2277 American Parkinson's Disease Association (800) 908-2732 American Society on Aging (800) 272-3900 Assisted Living Federation of America (ALFA) (703) 894-1805 Children of Aging Parents (800) 227-7294 Elder Abuse Hotline (800) 677-1116 Leading Age (202) 783-2242 Meals on Wheels Association of America (888) 998-6325 Medicaid (800) 252-8263 Medicare (800) 772-1213 National Stroke Association (800) 787-6537 Senior Centers Information (800) 339-4661 Senior Corps - RSVP (Retired & Senior Volunteer Program) (800) 942-2677 Social Security Administration (800) 772-1213 Veteran's Assistance (800) 827-1000 If you're not planning for your long-term care, who is? Getting the care you need as you get older can take a tremendous toll on you and your family. So planning ahead is important. Long-term care costs can average $70,000 a year. But with the right planning, you can maintain your independence, protect your loved ones, and preserve the assets you've built. Don't wait to take steps to protect your family's finances. To order a free planning kit and learn more, visit

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