Links and Documents
The information posted on this page is for your interest only and has not been reviewed or endorsed by the Retired Physicians’ Association of TPMG.
US Department of Health and Human Services
Administration on Aging
HealthFinder (health info)
Administration for Community Living
Alameda-Contra Costa Medical Association
American Association of Retired Persons - AARP
Benefit Partners (Life insurance continuation) 800-794-2952
Cigna (TPMG Supplemental insurance) 800-244-6224
CME KP Nationwide Permanente Federation: 510-271-6468
KP Northern CA Regional CME Programs: 510-625-6537
Eldercare Locator (find local resources)
Fidelity Investments (Plans 1, 2, 3)
Kaiser Foundation Health Plan Member Services
800-464-4000 or TTY711
KP Cares (volunteer opportunities)
Requires NUID and Password
KP News Center - public relations website.
It also links to medical news, and Community Benefit and grant instructions, in case you're connected to a nonprofit that seeks funding.
KP Retirement Center (service before 1/1/1982)
National Library of Medicine
DailyMedA free database with package inserts from 40,000 products http://dailymed.nlm.nih.gov/dailymed/
MedlinePlus - Health information http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/
PubMed - Database of > 20 million citations for biomedical literature, some with links to full text content (see Loansome Doc info on our Notices page for more information about full text) http://pubmed.gov/
Recreation Connection for the KP family
(discounts on entertainment or leisure activities)
Southern California Permanente Medical Group (SCPMG):
Retiree Website - http://www.scpmgretiree.org/index.html
Social Security Administration
The Permanente Medical Group MD Benefits – Retirement Team
1800 Harrison St., 7th Floor
Oakland, CA 94612
Office: (510) 996-5850 or (510) 625-6200
Fax: (510) 625-6226
United States Senate Special Committee on Aging
202-224-5364 (Republican/Majority Office)
202-224-0185 (Democratic/Minority Office)
Unum (Long Term Care insurance)
Other links for seniors
Safety and Fall Prevention
Resource on modifying a home for safety
Legal Resources for Seniors
Veterans Benefits for Seniors
2018 Credit Guide for Military Members and Their Families
Making the Move to Assisted Living/Downsizing
This guide offers helpful information such as:
- Getting started on finding care, understanding different and varied care options available, as well as costs and legal considerations when planning for elderly care.
- Home modifications and assistive technologies that can improve the daily living of elderly family members.
- Support networks and charities that offer help and support for both people in need of elderly care and their families.
- Other helpful resources and tools to help family members begin to find the best possible care option for their elderly.
Tips for Seniors to Declutter, Organize and Remodel their Home
Miscellaneous Resource Links