Administration on Aging 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:
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/ -
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ElderWeb 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/ -
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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.
HelpGuide.orgTop Rated 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 -
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LongTermCareLiving.com We provide consumers with needed information nursing homes, assisted living/residential care, and other types of long term care. Finding care may seem difficult or even overwhelming at first.
Learn how to:
Find and select a nursing home or assisted living facility;
Prepare yourself and your family for the transition to long term care ;
Write an advance directive, making sure your wishes are known; and
Pay for long term care.
There may be a time when you or your loved one will no longer be able to care for themselves independently. Care Conversations focuses on people and the honest discussions needed to plan and prepare for the future.
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/ -
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NIH Senior Health NIH Senior Health delivers up-to-date health information in easily accessible formats for seniors or persons with disabilities. Topics include:
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/ -
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SeniorNet 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/ -
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Wiser Now 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 -
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