Administration on Aging
Department of Health and Human Services
330 Independence Avenue SW
Washington, D.C. 20201
The Administration on Aging is the Federal focal point and advocacy agency for older persons. Under the Older Americans Act, the AoA works closely with its nationwide network of State and Area agencies on Aging and service providers to plan, coordinate, and develop community-level systems of services that help vulnerable older persons to remain in their own homes by providing supportive services and other programs.
Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services
7500 Security Boulevard, Baltimore
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) is a federal agency within the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. CMS runs the Medicare and Medicaid programs - two national health care programs that benefit about 75 million Americans. And with the Health Resources and Services Administration, CMS runs the State Children's Health Insurance Program (SCHIP), a program that is expected to cover many of the approximately 10 million uninsured children in the United States.
National Institute on Aging
Public Information Office
Building 31, Room 5027
31 Center Drive MSC 2292
Bethesda, MD 20892-2292
Fax (301) 496-1072
The National Institute on Aging, part of the National Institutes of Health, is the Federal Government's principal agency for conducting and supporting biomedical, social and behavioral research related to aging processes and the diseases of older people.
Social Security Administration
Office of Public Inquiries
6401 Security Boulevard
Baltimore, MD 21235
The Social Security Administration is the Federal Government agency responsible for the Social Security retirement, survivors benefits and disability insurance program, as well as the Supplemental Security Income (SS) program.