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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: 195 - Rate This | Details
Research to help those who are aging (and aren't we all?) to be more beneficial in their later years.
http://www.agingresearch.org/ - 1-Dec-2006 - Hits: 244 - Rate This | Details
Alarms.org - Guide to Senior Safety at Home
This resource guide will review the steps that can be taken to create a safe living area for seniors, discuss how technology can assist, and how to gauge the warning signs that indicate an entirely different approach may be necessary. It concludes with a list of resources for additional information on senior safety.
https://www.alarms.org/guide-to-senior-safety-at-home/ - 27-Jun-2017 - Hits: 54 - 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. AHCA and NCAL's 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.
https://careconversations.org/ - 29-Nov-2006 - Hits: 642 - Rate This | Details
Consumer Affairs - Medical Alert Systems
- Tips for how to care for seniors
- Explanations of the different types of medical alert systems
- Explanations of the different users of medical alert systems
- Verified customer reviews on popular medical alert systems
- Free resource and available to view at any time
Consumer Affairs has created an all access guide on medical alert systems for seniors. This guide contains detailed reviews on popular medical alert systems as well as helpful care giving tips. Below are some of the features of the guide:
https://www.consumeraffairs.com/medical-alert-systems/ - 1-May-2018 - Hits: 21 - Rate This | Details
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.
https://psychcentral.com/lib/coping-with-the-loss-of-a-spouse/ - 29-Mar-2006 - Hits: 3740 - Rate This | Details
Cornell Division of Geriatrics and Palliative Medicine
Weill Cornel Medicince offers innovative yet sensible practice tools, information, and resources to make geriatric mental health and psychosocial assessments and interventions easier and more effective for all health care and social service practitioners. The providers of this site hope that it helps you in your efforts to improve the health, well-being and quality of life of older adults.
http://geriatrics-palliative.weill.cornell.edu/ - 6-May-2004 - Hits: 755 - 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.
https://psychcentral.com/lib/depression-and-the-elderly/ - 1-Mar-2006 - Hits: 714 - Rate This | Details
FamilyAssets - Senior Care Resources
This comprehensive resource from FamilyAssets.com serves as an excellent primer for everything you need to know about the full spectrum of care available to seniors. It includes information on specific health conditions and a multitude of other guides to help prepare you or a loved one for the unique challenges faced by seniors.
https://www.familyassets.com/resources - 8-Jun-2018 - Hits: 36 - 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: 224 - 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: 236 - Rate This | Details
HealthCentral - Healthy Aging
HealthCentral.com features a variety of articles intended to promote healthy aging in those over the age of 50 and includes articles such as 'What You Should Eat After 50', 'How Virtual Reality Goggles Can Help Seniors', 'Medication Management Tips for Seniors' and much more.
https://www.healthcentral.com/healthy-aging - 23-Nov-2006 - Hits: 659 - 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.
https://www.helpguide.org/index.htm - 15-Jun-2003 - Hits: 394 - 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.
https://www.nia.nih.gov/ - 28-Nov-2006 - Hits: 371 - Rate This | Details
Safe Mobility for Older People Network
Safe Mobility for Older People Notebook details situations of special concern to the elderly such as dementia, loss of limb, and many others and how to better cope with these circumstances.
https://one.nhtsa.gov/people/injury/olddrive/safe/safe-toc.htm - 26-Dec-2005 - Hits: 180 - 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: 145 - Rate This | Details
Senior Guidance is an organization dedicated to providing senior living assistance to the elderly. In additional to providing a number of helpful senior living resources and articles, they enable seniors and caregivers to search and find 40,000+ assisted living facilities in more than 7,500 cities across the United States that provide memory care for people suffering from dementia and Alzheimer's disease.
https://www.seniorguidance.org - 6-Sep-2017 - Hits: 41 - Rate This | Details
Senior Living strives to be the most complete and unbiased source of lifestyle information for senior citizens and caregiver of seniors. They have tried to list every elder lifestyle option. They are constantly updating their data and finding new ways to allow you to find the help you need.
In addition to a focus on being the most complete senior living directory, they also provide retirement planning, money and finance resources for seniors because they know that the majority of impending retirees are probably under-prepared for the difficulties of retirement.
https://www.seniorliving.org/ - 20-Jan-2000 - Hits: 591 - 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: 176 - 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: 199 - 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://wisernow.com/ - 3-Jul-2008 - Hits: 967 - Rate This | Details