RESOURCES FOR OLDER AND RETIRED REPATS
USA.gov ‘Government Made Easy’: government resources for seniors on money, housing, health, consumer protection and more.
Workforce50: provides information and resources helpful to the experienced worker in making job and career changes.
A Place for Mom: a nation-wide info center about broad-spectrum eldercare options and information.
Eldercare: an especially informative site, including a forum for support and information for caregivers.
Eldercare Locator: a public service of the US Administration on Aging connecting you to services for older adults and their families.
Assisted Living Research Institute is a community organization that is devoted to helping disabled and elderly maximize their healthy years and age gracefully through the creation and dissemination of comprehensive, unbiased, free web-based resources.
AssistedLivingFacilities.org provides an overview of assisted living costs as well as an ananlysis that shows the average costs of senior living by state.
Vaping Daily is the biggest vaping and quit smoking website in the world. See informatvie articles on smoking among seniors:
Tobacco Use While Caring for the Elderly
Is it Too Late or Never Too Late for Seniors to Stop Smoking?
American Lung Association provides information to stop smoking.
Addiction Resource Center provides information about substance abuse among seniors.
The Sleep Help Institute provides information about sleep needs as one ages and causes of and treatments for sleep issues in seniors.
Social Security Administration: the official website of the US Social Security Administration
American Association of Retired Persons (AARP): a guide to AARP information and services
I’m a Stranger Here Myself, by Bill Bryson (1999)
If laughter is the best medicine, this book is a guaranteed vaccine against the “Repatriation Blues.” After living in England for 20 years Bryson returns to the US and finds everything different and of course, very funny.