Health and Aging

Frequently Asked Questions

Can NIA help with my Medicare questions or problems?

The NIA supports and conducts genetic, biological, clinical, behavioral, social, and economic research related to the aging process and the diseases and conditions associated with aging. We do not have information about individual health questions or insurance resources. You can get a broad overview of Medicare written especially for older adults by clicking on For your specific questions or concerns about Medicare, please contact the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services at or 1-800-MEDICARE.