Coeur D'Alene Area Resources


The Area Agency on Aging of North Idaho, located in Coeur d’Alene, provides information and support that maximizes independence and quality of life for older adults, individuals with disabilities and vulnerable adults 18 years and older.  The agency serves the citizens of Benewah, Bonner, Boundary, Kootenai and Shoshone counties. We welcome you to our website for information on advocacy and services, as well as volunteer opportunities.


The Alzheimer’s Association works on a global, national and local level to enhance care and support for all those affected by Alzheimer’s and other dementias. We are here to help.

  • We have local chapters across the nation, providing services within each community. Find a chapter near you.
  • Our professionally staffed 24/7 Helpline (1.800.272.3900) offers information and advice to more than 300,000 callers each year and provides translation services in more than 200 languages.
  • We host face-to-face support groups and educational sessions in communities nationwide.

Idaho Legal Aid Services is a nonprofit statewide law firm dedicated to providing equal access to justice for low income people through quality advocacy and education.

Their website provides resources and links that can assist you in helping to find the legal assistance you need. We have seven offices to reach every region in Idaho.


The Eldercare Locator, a public service of the Administration on Aging, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, is a nationwide service that connects older Americans and their caregivers with information on senior services.


Our talent for blending charm, beauty and comfort with our extraordinary care and compassion is unparalleled. At Guardian Angel Homes our community is a testament to our innovation and vision for elder care, as well as our commitment to you, that your loved one will feel right at home.

Retirement • Assisted Living • Alzheimer’s & Dementia Care Specialists


The Department of Insurance is a regulatory agency created to regulate the business of insurance in Idaho. State regulation of Idaho’s insurance business began in 1901 and in 1961 the present Department of Insurance was created. When the Executive branch of state government was reorganized in 1974, the Department of Insurance became one of twenty major departments of the Executive branch. The director of the department is appointed by the Governor and is subject to confirmation by the state senate.


National Resources


AARP is a nonprofit, nonpartisan organization, with a membership of more than 37 million, that helps people turn their goals and dreams into real possibilities, strengthens communities and fights for the issues that matter most to families such as healthcare, employment security and retirement planning. We advocate for consumers in the marketplace by selecting products and services of high quality and value to carry the AARP name as well as help our members obtain discounts on a wide range of products, travel, and services.


The Administration on Aging (AOA) is the principal agency of the U.S Department of Health and Human Services designated to carry out the provisions of the Older Americans Act of 1965 (OAA), as amended (42 U.S.C.A. § 3001 et seq.). The OAA promotes the well-being of older individuals by providing services and programs designed to help them live independently in their homes and communities. The Act also empowers the federal government to distribute funds to the states for supportive services for individuals over the age of 60.

For over 35 years, the AoA has provided home and community-based services to millions of older persons through the programs funded under the OAA. Services provided using AoA funds include, but are not limited to transportation, adult day care, caregiver supports and health promotion programs.


Medicare is the federal health insurance program for people who are 65 or older, certain younger people with disabilities, and people with End-Stage Renal Disease (permanent kidney failure requiring dialysis or a transplant, sometimes called ESRD).

The different parts of Medicare help cover specific services: Click here for more info. 


The National Association of Area Agencies on Aging (n4a) is a 501c(3) membership association representing America’s national network of 622 Area Agencies on Aging (AAAs) and providing a voice in the nation’s capital for the 256 Title VI Native American aging programs.


Improve your financial skills.

  • Pay off a debt?
  • Create a budget?
  • Earn more money?
  • Build your savings?
  • Refinance your mortgage?

You can find tips on these topics and more in our Financial Education section.


At NIA, our mission is to discover what may contribute to a healthy old age as well as to understand and address the disease and disability sometimes associated with growing older. In pursuit of these goals, our research program covers a broad range of areas, from the study of basic cellular changes that occur with age to the examination of the biomedical, social, and behavioral aspects of age-related conditions, including Alzheimer’s disease.


The United States Social Security Administration (SSA) is an independent agency of the United States federal government that administers Social Security, a social insurance program consisting of retirement, disability, and survivors’ benefits.