Links to Government Resources for Older Americans

Government Resources

On this page you will find links to government resources offered by the Consumer financial Protection Bureau.

These links will take you directly to the government site where you can download the publications of interest to you.


Considering a Reverse Mortgage? 

CARR also has a more detailed document on Reverse Mortgages on this site.  

Click here to access that document.  

Know Your Financial Adviser

Interagency Guidance on   Privacy Laws and Reporting Financial Abuse of Older Adults, September 24, 2013

Managing Someone Else's Money - Power of Attorney Guide

Managing Someone Else's Money - Court-appointed Guardian Guide

Managing Someone Else's Money - Trustees

Managing Someone Else's Money -  Government Fiduciaries 

Money Smart for Older Adults

Visit Consumer Financial Protection Bureau 

To sign up for Older Americans email list click here. 

Social Security Information

Make sure to create a my Social Security Online Account to review your statements and manage your benefits. 

For SSA information for Women click here.

Find other great SSA information by clicking  here.

To contact SSA by phone call 1-800-325-0778.

Consumer support / Resource Links