Aging Parents and Elder Care - This site offers advice, comprehensive checklists, and links to key resources designed to make it easier for caregivers to quickly find the information they need and avoid missing things that are important in the care for their loved one.
Aging Research Centre (ARC) - dedicated to providing a service that allows researchers in this field to find information that is related to the study of the aging process.
Alliance for Aging Research - a private, not-for-profit advocacy organization fighting for science policies in the nation's capital to speed breakthroughs for greater health, vitality and longevity.
American Association of Retired Persons - The American Association of Retired Persons (AARP) offers a valuable resource in addition to standard AARP membership information. The AARP answers questions concerning multiple topics from Medicare and social security issues to exercise and fitness tips for seniors.
American Physical Therapy Association: Geriatric Care - site for physical therapy practitioners working with seniors. It provides a listing of physical therapists certified by the American Physical Therapy Association as geriatric-certified specialists. Anyone working within a senior facility can also benefit from the exercise and fitness tips included on this site.
Assisted Living Facilities - "AssistedLivingFacilities.org is a resource for assisted living that contains a directory of assisted living communities, an assisted living blog and senior care information."
Assisted Senior Living - "A comprehensive and unbiased directory with over 100,000 senior living options including assisted living facilities, nursing homes, hospice care organizations, in-home senior care services and Alzheimer's care centers."
Before I Die - companion site to the PBS special on death and dying in America.
Health Finder - site links with health and human services information from the federal government.
InfoAging - This site is dedicated to providing the knowledge we all need to live healthier, longer lives. The site delivers the latest research-based information on a wide range of age-related diseases, conditions, issues, features, and news. Also provided is the latest information about new aging research tailored for a non-medical audience.
Merck Manual of Geriatrics, The - full-text and searchable online copy of the 2nd edition (1995) provides information on the medical problems of the elderly, providing clinical information to all those involved in the care of elderly patients.
National Institute on Aging - The National Institute on Aging (NIA) serves as a branch of the National Institutes of Health. The NIA conducts age-related research on issues such as biomedical, social, and behavioral health, as well as provides public education.
SeniorLink - A national eldercare resource, referral and consultation service for seniors and their families.
Senior Living.org - "Senior Living is the most complete senior living communities directory with every care option from active independent living to assisted living and nursing homes."
SeniorNet.org - The nonprofit SeniorNet provides adults 50+ access to
and education about computer technology and the
Internet to enhance their lives and enable them to
share their knowledge and wisdom.
Senior Resource - information on housing options, finance and insurance for seniors and their caregivers.
Seniors-Site - services including information on everything from law to pet care.
Senior Summer School - designed for independent, active and healthy seniors, who want to get a feel for today's college life.
Sharp Seniors - "Find Quality Assisted Living Centers, Nursing Homes, Retirement Communities in your area. Learn more about senior issues like Alzheimers, retirement planning, and living life after 60."