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Coping with the Loss of a Spouse
Having a spouse die is a horrible, and traumatic event in a person's life. While a person probably never can completely cope with the loss of a spouse, Dr. Martin shows some simple and easy to understand steps that can help.
http://psychcentral.com/lib/coping-with-the-loss-of-a-spouse/00025 - 29-Mar-2006 - Hits: 2813 - Rate This | Details
Administration on Aging
- Alzheimer's Resource Room
- Disaster Assistance
- Elder Rights & Resources
- For Caregivers
- How to Find Help
- Promoting Healthy Lifestyles
- Services for Seniors
- Volunteer Opportunities
The Elders and Families section of the Administration on Aging website is designed to assist older persons and their caregivers quickly obtain information and resources on a variety of aging-related topics. Topics include:
http://www.aoa.gov/ - 28-Nov-2006 - Hits: 371 - Rate This | Details
Age Concern (UK)
Age Concern supports all people over 50 in the UK, ensuring that they get the most from life, and provides essential services such as day care and information.
http://www.ageuk.org.uk/ - 1-Dec-2006 - Hits: 64 - Rate This | Details
Research to help those who are aging (and arent we all?) to be more beneficial in their later years.
http://www.agingresearch.org/ - 1-Dec-2006 - Hits: 95 - Rate This | Details
Alcohol and Seniors
This newly developed site focuses on alcohol issues that impact seniors. The health focussed site covers prevention, education, and treatment. It also includes alcohol information specific to older women, such as health concerns, treatment barriers, and alcohol's relationship to caregiving, dementia, and elder abuse.
http://www.agingincanada.ca/ - 26-Feb-2003 - Hits: 658 - Rate This | Details
Assisted Living Florida
Assistedlivinginflorida.com is dedicated to provide a comprehensive and user friendly senior living facilities, assisted living accommodations and elder care services in Florida.
http://www.assistedlivinginflorida.com - 27-Jul-2007 - Hits: 57 - Rate This | Details
Through information and guidance, Care Conversations helps people connect with loved ones, health care providers, and industry professionals. Care Conversations provides insight into the care planning process and firsthand accounts of various care experiences.
Care Conversations is an initiative led by the American Health Care Association (AHCA), the National Center for Assisted Living (NCAL) and America's Skilled Nursing Caregivers. Together, these trade associations represent more than 11,000 assisted living care, Skilled Nursing Care, and post-acute care facilities across the country. AHCA and NCALís shared mission is to provide people of all ages and care needs with the highest quality of care combined with the deepest level of compassion. These organizations help families and communities close the gap between home and hospital, life on your own and end of life. Recognizing the vital importance of respect and dignity, AHCA and NCAL are committed to providing quality care and positive quality of life.
http://www.careconversations.org/ - 29-Nov-2006 - Hits: 262 - Rate This | Details
Depression and the Elderly
In our natural life process, aging can be a time of loneliness, aches and even depression. In the article, Dr. Framingham helps to show that depression can occur in the elderly and that it does need to be treated. Listed in the article are items to watch out for which may tell of elderly depression, and how to tell the difference between "the blues" and depression itself.
http://psychcentral.com/lib/depression-and-the-elderly/00048 - 1-Mar-2006 - Hits: 526 - Rate This | Details
A huge resource of elderly resources, including topics on health, living arrangements, dying, financial, social, mental, spiritual and many others aspects of aging. A great aging resource.
http://www.elderweb.com/ - 20-Jan-2000 - Hits: 478 - Rate This | Details
Empire HomeCare Resources, Inc.
Medical training and related products and services for caregivers, seniors and the disabled.
http://www.empirehealthstore.com/ - 26-Jan-2002 - Hits: 150 - Rate This | Details
FDA Information for Seniors
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has numerous articles, brochures and other publications with information for older people on a wide range of health issues, including arthritis, cancer, health fraud, and nutrition.
http://www.fda.gov/ForConsumers/ByAudience/ucm062130.htm - 29-Nov-2006 - Hits: 56 - Rate This | Details
Foundation for Health in Aging
The American Geriatrics Society's (AGS) Foundation for Health in Aging (FHA) aims to build a bridge between the research and practice of Geriatrics and the Public, and to advocate on behalf of older adults and their special health care needs.
http://www.healthinaging.org/ - 29-Nov-2006 - Hits: 71 - Rate This | Details
Helpguide.org is a friendly, easy-to-use gateway that offers information and online resources focused on mental health, elder care, and aging well. A non-profit enterprise, sponsored by the Rotary Club of Santa Monica and the Center for Healthy Aging, their editors continually search the Web for the best non-commercial links related to their topics.
http://www.helpguide.org/index.htm - 15-Jun-2003 - Hits: 241 - Rate This | Details
This site provides information and resources for improving the mental health of seniors including caregiving, physical and emotional wellness and spirituality. The site features articles by the authors of the book, Beating the Senior Blues: How to feel better and enjoy life again.
http://user.xmission.com/~kligman/ - 25-Jan-2004 - Hits: 173 - Rate This | Details
National Institute on Aging
The website of the National Institute on Aging (NIA). The NIA -- one of the 27 Institutes and Centers of the NIH -- has been at the forefront of the Nation's research activities dedicated to understanding the nature of aging, supporting the health and well being of older adults, and extending healthy, active years of life for more people.
http://www.nia.nih.gov/ - 28-Nov-2006 - Hits: 131 - Rate This | Details
NIH Senior Health
NIH Senior Health delivers up-to-date health information in easily accessible formats for seniors or persons with disabilities.
http://nihseniorhealth.gov/ - 28-Nov-2006 - Hits: 134 - Rate This | Details
Positive Aging Resource Center
Positive Aging Resource Center (PARC) provides information to older adults and caregivers. Learn about mental health, it's impact on emotional wellness, and what you can do to manage it. Check out PARC's tips on keeping your body healthy and section on staying connected to the world. Read stories on how others have coped with major life changes.
http://www.positiveaging.org/ - 30-Nov-2006 - Hits: 131 - Rate This | Details
Safe Mobility for Older People Network
SAFE MOBILITY FOR OLDER PEOPLE NOTEBOOK lists many situations such as dementia, loss of limb, and many others and how to possibly handle these situations.
http://www.nhtsa.gov/people/injury/olddrive/safe/safe-toc.htm - 26-Dec-2005 - Hits: 59 - Rate This | Details
Senior Corps provides service opportunities for Americans 55 and over by connecting you with the people and organizations that need you most.
http://www.seniorcorps.org/ - 29-Nov-2006 - Hits: 46 - Rate This | Details
Senior Service America
Senior Service America is a non-profit organization that provides community service and employment opportunities for adults age 55 and older who wish to re-enter the workforce.
http://www.seniorserviceamerica.org/ - 30-Nov-2006 - Hits: 58 - Rate This | Details
The SeniorJobBank is a meeting place for over-50 job seekers and employers seeking their services.
http://www.seniorjobbank.org/ - 30-Nov-2006 - Hits: 60 - Rate This | Details
SeniorNet helps provide older adults education for and access to computer technologies to enhance their lives and enable them to share their knowledge and wisdom.
Check out SeniorNet's Health Guides. Learn how to search the Web for trustworthy health information health sites abound on the World Wide Web. SeniorNet also offers online discussion, chat, low-cost courses, and more!
http://www.seniornet.org/ - 30-Nov-2006 - Hits: 53 - Rate This | Details
Wiser Now, Inc. is a learning development and curriculum company specializing in aging issues with a focus on Alzheimer's disease, brain health and activities, caregiving, and creative training techniques.
http://www.wisernow.com - 3-Jul-2008 - Hits: 449 - Rate This | Details