Websites and External Resources

Adult Protective Services
1-800-252-5400
www.dfps.state.tx.us

Alzheimer's Association
1-800-272-3900
www.alz.org

American Association of Retired Persons (AARP)
1-888-687-2277
www.aarp.org

American Cancer Society
1-800-227-2345
www.cancer.org

American Diabetes Association
1-800-342-2383
www.diabetes.org

American Heart Association
1-800-242-8721
www.americanheart.org

American Lung Association
1-800-252-5864
www.texaslung.org

American Society on Aging
1-800-537-9728
www.asaging.org

Arthritis Foundation
1-800-283-7800
www.arthritis.org

Asbestos and Mesothelioma
1-866-943-4882
www.asbestos.com
1-888-385-2024
www.mesotheliomaguide.com

Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America
1-800-727-8462
www.aafa.org

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
1-800-311-3435
www.cdc.gov

Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services
1-877-267-2323
www.cms.hhs.gov

Coalition of Texans with Disabilities
1-512-478-3366
www.cotwd.org

Federal Trade Commission's Consumer Response Center
1-877-987-3728
www.ftc.gov

Legal Hotline for Older Texans
1-800-622-2520
www.tlsc.org

Medicare Hotline
1-800-633-4227
www.medicare.gov

Mental Health Texas
www.mentalhealthtx.org

National AIDS Hotline
1-800-342-2437
1-800-344-7432 (Spanish)
www.cdc.gov/hiv

National Association for Continence
1-800-252-3337
www.nafc.org

National Association of Area Agencies on Aging
1-202-872-0888
www.n4a.org

National Association of State Units on Aging
1-202-898-2578
www.nasua.org

National Center on Elder Abuse
1-202-898-2586
www.ncea.aoa.gov

National Clearinghouse on Alcohol and Drug Information
1-800-729-6686
www.health.org

National Committee for the Prevention of Elder Abuse
1-202-682-4140
www.preventelderabuse.org

National Council on the Aging
1-800-424-9046
www.ncoa.org

National Domestic Violence Hotline
1-800-799-7233
www.ndvh.org

National Fraud Information Center
1-800-876-7060
www.fraud.org

National Institutes of Health
(numerous hotlines)
www.nih.gov

National Kidney Foundation
1-800-622-9010
www.kidney.org

National Mental Health Association
1-800-969-6642
www.nmha.org

National Stroke Association
1-800-787-6537
www.stroke.org

Older Women's League
1-800-825-3695
www.owl-national.org

Pension Information Counseling & Assistance Program of the Southwest
1-888-343-4414
www.pensionrights.org

Recording for the Blind and Dyslexic
1-877-246-7321
www.rfbd.org

Retired and Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP)
1-800-424-8867
www.seniorcorps.org

Susan B. Komen Foundation
(breast cancer information)
1-800-462-9273
www.komen.org

Texas Attorney General - Consumer Protection
1-800-621-0508
www.oag.state.tx.us

Texas Health & Human Services, Aging Services
1-800-252-9240 (general information)
1-800-458-9858 (nursing facility hotline)
www.hhs.texas.gov/services/aging

Texas Health & Human Services - Medicaid Hotline
1-800-252-8263
https://hhs.texas.gov

Texas Department of Family and Protective Services - Abuse Hotline
1-800-252-5400
www.txabusehotline.org

Texas Department of State Health Services
1-888-963-7111
www.dshs.texas.gov

U.S. Administration on Aging
The Eldercare Locator
1-800-677-1116
www.eldercare.gov

U.S. Administration on Aging
1-202-619-0724
www.aoa.dhhs.gov