New Hampshire senior services are readily available – if you know where to look. For most elders and caregivers, the primary place to access resources and get referrals is your local Area Agency on Aging or the Aging and Disability Resource Centers. We have listed those below in addition to other places to access help.
Area Agencies on Aging (AAA): What is an Area Agency on Aging?
AAA services are provided by the New Hampshire Bureau of Edlerly and Adult Services (BEAS).
- Attorney General’s Office
- Bureau of Elderly and Adult Services
- Office of Long-Term Care Ombudsman – established in each state by the Older Americans Act to enhance the quality of life, improve care, protect rights, and promote the dignity of residents in a long-term care facility.
- Medicaid Office
- State Committee on Aging – members identify concerns of older citizens and make recommendations to the BEAS
State Agencies and Non-Profits:
- AARP of New Hampshire
- Alzheimer’s Association – New Hampshire/Mass Chapter
- Prescription Drug Assistance – listing of resources
- New Hampshire Legal Aid – serving New Hampshire’s low-income population
- New Hampshire Legal Assistance – offering legal services in civil matters to seniors and eligibile low-income persons