Guide to Alaska State Agencies
and Community Resources for Aging


Alaska Center for Personal Assistance Services (PAS)
Web site:

Alaska Area Assisted Living
Web site:

Alaska Board of Nursing
Web Site:

Alaska Commision on Aging
SeniorCare/Medicare and Senior Information Office
Web Site:

Alaska Department of Human Services
[email protected]
The mission of the Adult Protective Services Division is to support and enable County Departments to protect elderly and disabled adults from abuse, neglect, and exploitation and prevent unnecessary institutionalization.
Web site:

Alaska Department of Insurance
Web site:

Alaska Health and Social Services

Alaska Nursing Home Association
Hospital care, at its core, is people caring for people. The membership of our association - hospitals, nursing homes and other health care organizations - is made up of people working to improve health for every Alaskan and provide quality and affordable care for all.

Alaska Senior Citizen Transportation
The Council on Aging provides public transportation to senior citizens of the area. This transportation is provided through funds from Section 18 of the Federal Public Transportation program, which was developed to serve the needs of the rural population.

Alaska Senior Care
In home care for Alaskans
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Alaska Senior Directory
Many miscellaneous phone numbers for senior resources.

American Association of Retired Persons (AARP)
Telephone: (512)480-9797
Fax: (512)480-9799
Web site:

Family Eldercare, Inc.
Consultation and Referral
Telephone: (512)450-0844
Fax: (512)459-6436
E-mail: [email protected]
A non-profit, United Way Agency serving older adults and persons with disabilities.
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Groups for the Elderly
Provides older adults education for and access to computer technology to enhance their lives and enable them to share their knowledge and wisdom. The non-profit SeniorNet teaches seniors (age 50 plus) to use computers and the Internet at over 140 Learning Centers nationwide.
Web site:

Social Security Administration

Toll Free: 1/800-772-1213
TDD: 1/800-325-0778
Web site:

Links to Federal Agencies for the Aging