There are plenty of resources out there for the mature amputee.
• AARP – www.aarp.org
AARP is a US-based organization and interest group that offers membership to people over age 50. AARP Inc. offers Medicare supplemental health insurance, discounts on prescription drugs and consumer goods, entertainment and travel packages, long-term care insurance, and automobile, home and life insurance.
• Benefits Check Up – www.benefitscheckup.org
BenefitsCheckUp is free service of the National Council on Aging (NCOA), a nonprofit service and advocacy organization that asks a series of questions to help identify benefits that could save you money and cover the costs of everyday expenses, you may get help with: medications, food, utilities, legal, health care, housing, in-home services, taxes, transportation, employment training.
• Directory of Independent Living Centers –www.virtualcil.net/cils/
This is a directory of ILCs listed by state.
• Senior Community Service Employment Program (SCSEP) – www.doleta.gov/seniors
The Senior Community Service Employment Program (SCSEP) is a community service and work-based job training program for older Americans. Authorized by the Older Americans Act, the program provides training for low-income, unemployed seniors. Participants also have access to employment assistance through American Job Centers.