|Advance Directives||Alternative Medicine||Alzheimer's & Dementia||Assisted Suicide / Euthanasia||Cancer|
|Directories||Drugs||Elder Abuse||Gays & Lesbians||Gerontology|
|Institutes||International||Journals||Legal Issues||Long Term Care|
|Managed Care||Medicare||Menopause||Mental Health||MidLife Issues|
|Newsletters||Nursing Homes||Organizations||Osteoporosis||Pain Management|
|Parkinson's Disease||Rehabilitation||Retirement||Senior Groups||Stroke|
Advance Directives International (ADI)- living will & advance directives registry.
Choice In Dying - free downloadable advance directives for all fifty states.
Alternative Medicine Homepage "jumpstation for sources of information on unconventional, unorothodox, unproven, or alternative, complementary, innovative, integrative therapies."
American Association of Naturopathic Physicians/ - resources, conferences, links, education, on-line data searches, educational programs
Ask Dr. Weil -"An interactive web site allowing for posting of direct questions to well-known guru of alternative medicine, Andrew Weil."
Homeopathy Home Page -domestic & international resources. [last visit:6/97]
MedWeb: Alternative Medicine -Emory University site of alternative medicine & more. [last visit:6/97]
Office of Alternative Medicine (OAM) -National Institute of Health -programs, news, events, research grants, and general information related to alternative medicine.
ALZHEIMER'S & DEMENTIA:
Alzheimer's Association Home Page -listings of chapters worldwide, resources, & information.
The Alzheimer's Bookshelf.Elder Books - publications:" practical, hands-on guidebooks for family and professional caregivers of persons with Alzheimer's."
Alzheimer's Disease Education and Referral Center (ADEAR) -National Institute of Health site focused on Alzheimer's Disease & related dementias.
Alzheimer's Disease Web Page -VA sponsored site with much practical & research information.
Alzheimer's Family Care Program -Warner-Lambert site.
Alzheimer's Page -Washington University's Alzheimer's Disease Research Center (ADRC), NIA grant-sponsered site, with "Caregiver Resources, Clinical Care Guides, Research Discussions and Opportunities, Commercial Products and Services, Job Listings in Aging and Dementia, Personal Home Pages, Nursing Homes/ Assisted Living, & Resources not in English".
A Year to Remember...with My Mother and Alzheimer's Disease- a caregiver's experiences; resources.
Doc-OnLine - Alzheimer's Disease-Good Health, Inc.'s information on AD & caregiving.
Institute for Brain Aging & Dementia -University of California's Institute site with definitions, resources, mental screening instruments, products & more. ]
ASSISTED SUICIDE / EUTHANASIA:
Euthanasia Research Page -discourages assisted suicide; information on euthanasia, mercy killing, physician assisted suicide, living wills, life and death issues
Euthanasia World Directory - promotes assisted suicide; comprehensive worldwide information & resources
American Cancer Society - programs, resources
American Institute for Cancer Research - national cancer charity focusing on diet, nutrition and cancer; provides research and consumer education programs
CancerNet- National Cancer Institute's PDQ information for patients
CenterWatch Clinical Trials Listing Service-"international listing of clinical research trials, physicians & medical centers performing clinical research, and drug therapies newly approved by the Food and Drug Administration"
The MEDINFO Cancer Archives- technical information about cancer
National Cancer Institute- publications, research, jobs, training, links
AARP's Caregiving Page-practical information for caregivers
Caregiving Online - professional counseling & support for the family caregiver
Caregiver Survival Resources for caregivers, including local, regional and state sources, and links
Eldercare Locator-AOA public service - many resources cited.
Eldercare Web - focus on internet resources for elder care
Family Caregiver Alliance - resource center for caregiving to those with cognitive disorders
National Family Caregivers Association - Caregiving as a family affair
One caretaker to another: "Can we talk?" - lots of practical caregiving information including personal responses to your questions
Seniors Computer Information Project-Teaching Seniors to use computers.
Seniors Health Foundation CyberCentral -privately funded, non-profit organization that specializes in providing progressive senior computer education, fitness, research, advocacy & more
Seniors Helping Seniors seniors providing computer help for seniors
Too Old for Computers? - discussion of computer usage by seniors
NIA Exploratory Centers on the Demography of Aging Metapage
U.S. Census Home Page
Preventive Dental Health Association - "A non-profit educational corporation dedicated to providing public information and support"
American Dental Association - ADA Online - " access news, publications, and products and services related to dental health" [last visit: 6/97]
American Diabetes Association - customizes a personal page for you to search their databases
Diabetes.com-information resource & online community for diabetics of all ages
Diabetes Education and Research Center - non-profit organization provides education, conducts research, and takes part in local and national diabetes' forums
Penn State Diabetes Foot Clinic-"dedicated to the prevention of lower extremity complications in patients with diabetes mellitus, to the care of patients who have already developed complications, and to the advancement of this field through research"
SciWeb Center on Diabetes - presents an array of information relevant to anyone interested in topics surrounding diabetes
Directory of WEB and Gopher Aging Sites / Bruce M. Craig / Administration on Aging - large directory with many links
Gerontology Resources-numerous links
Health Resources- Geriatric
The Interactive Aging Network (IAN)- not-for-profit corporation with focus on "organizations that provide services to older adults"
Internet and E-Mail Resources on Aging / Joyce Post - Administration on Aging -It includes "metasites, web sites, e-mail discussion groups/listservs, freenets, the commercial online services, and USENET Newsgroups" plus much more
Senior*Com-private site with many resources for seniors
Senior Citizens' Web Pointer -resources & links
Senior Citizens' Web Site - links & links
Friendly4Seniors many many senior resources
Senior Frolic - the author puts it best: "this site will NOT provide medical sources, relevant political and sociological information or advice on how to lead a more productive life in the "GOLDEN YEARS.", but lots of other links
Pharmaceutical Information Network Home Page - numerous resources and informational links regarding drugs
PPS Online a private network for medical professionals only
RxList - The Internet Drug Index -" Database Consists Primarily of Products Currently on the US Market or close to approval"
B.E.A.R.--Elder Abuse Resources- Definitions of Elder Abuse, practice, policy, education and research, bibliography, resource people, projects (applied & basic research into elder abuse), links, Elder Abuse Online
Elder Abuse Prevention
National Center on Elder Abuse - performs clearinghouse functions, develops and disseminates information, provides technical assistance, and conducts research and demonstration projects
BC Institute on Family Violence
GAYS & LESBIANS:
Gay and Lesbian Association of Retiring Persons, Inc. (GLARP) -" non-profit group dedicated to encourage gay and lesbian individuals and businesses to help enhance the aging experience of all retiring gays and lesbians in exchange for tax and other benefits"
Golden Threads - works to end isolation and loneliness among midlife and elderly lesbians
Lesbian and Gay Aging Issues Network - American Society on Aging sponsored resources & newletter,
National Gay and Lesbian Task Force (NGLTF) national activist group with resources
American Society on Aging
Berkeley Center on Aging
Duke U. Center for Aging
Institute on Aging, University of Pennsylvania
Social Gerontology, Dept. of Sociology, Uppsala University
Suncoast Gerontology Center at USF- Alzheimer's disease, geriatric education and health promotion
Administration on Aging (AOA) Home Page
Internal Revenue Service
NIA Home Page The National Institute on Aging (NIA) is one of the National Institutes of Health, the principal biomedical research agency of the United States Government. The NIA promotes healthy aging by conducting and supporting biomedical, social, and behavioral research and public education.
The Social Security Educational Center
U.S. Department of Health & Human Services (HHS) Agencies on the Internet
GrandsRuS- grandparenting & senior resources
Grandparents being parents, AGAIN! - information and sharings
Bereavement Research Network-& Men's Grief Resources, on-line forums [last visit:6/97]
Bereavement and Grief-A book: Supporting Older People Through Loss
Compassionate Friends- "national nonprofit, self-help support organization which offers friendship, understanding and support to families who are grieving the death of a child of any age, from any cause"
Emotional Support Guide - Internet resources for physical loss, chronic illness, and bereavement
Pet Loss -grief issues surrounding the loss of one's pet
HOME CARE:Welcome to HOMECARE OnLine!
American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine (AAHPM)- international physicians' organization dealing with terminal patients
Hospice Foundation-programs,resources, experience sharing & more
The Hospice Page- hospice & pallative care information
National Hospice Organization (NHO) -searchable database for your area hospice
National Prison Hospice Association- resources for those expecting to die in prison and those working with them
Zen Hospice Project
Centre for Activity and Ageingcombines research investigation of the interrelationship of physical activity and ageing, and the translation of research findings into strategies in order to maintain the ageing population in independent lifestyles, or to maintain or improve the functional levels of those living in a more dependent environment.
Institute on Aging-University of Penn-Turtle Springs Virtual Senior Community
Los Angeles Gerontology Research Group - longevity, anti-aging medicine, life extension.
Michigan Exploratory Center on the Demography of Aging - promotes research at the intersection of demography, sociology, economics and health
Pepper Institute on Aging and Public Policy - multidiciplinary and comparative research on public issues related to population aging, health care, and economic security
Stein Gerontological Institute - dedicated to improving the quality of life and increasing independence for the aging and disabled.
Wayne State University - Institute of Gerontology
Cancer Control Journal -USF's Moffitt Cancer Center's journal
Journal of the American Geriatrics Society - online journal about geriatrics
Journal of Geratric Dermatology
Medical Sciences Bulletin - drug information and more
New England Journal of Medicine On-line -weekly journal "reporting the results of important medical research worldwide"
The National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys, Inc. -"non-profit association which assists lawyers, bar organizations and others who work with older clients and their families"
National Senior Citizens Law Center (NSCLC) -legal work in support of elderly poor clients, client groups, and Elder Law Attorneys
SeniorLaw- information about Elder Law, Medicare, Medicaid, estate planning, trusts and the rights of the elderly and disabled
LONG TERM CARE:
Long Term Care Reimbursement, Inc.
National Institute on Life Planning Home Page
Welcome to "Mr. Long-Term Care"
Health Scope -aims to help consumers make informed choices about managed care plans
The HMO Page - strongly voiced private practice phsycian supported site
Managed Care Magazine - industry publication
National Committe for Quality Assurance-nonprofit evaluation of managed care organizations
Facts on ...Medicare
Health Care Financing Administration - The Medicare & Medicaid Agency
MedicareNet -Florida based Medicare information provider with lots of resources
Midlife Woman - independent, international newsletter providing in-depth information on the challenges and opportunities of menopause and midlife
North American Menopause Society (NAMS) - - information, advice and more
Power Surge - online network for women in menopause; live chats, active database, & monthly newsletters.
American Association for Geriatric Psychiatry (AAGP)-professional association & consumer information about late-life mental disorders
American Counseling Association-" educational, scientific and professional organization whose members are dedicated to the enhancement of human development throughout the life span", lots of resources
American Psychiatric Association - professional organization & consumer resources
American Psychoanalytic Association-professional organization with literature searches, public information & more
American Psychological Association - Division 20: Aging
Geropsychology - great site of information
Mental Health Infosource -lots of interactive features & resources
Mental Health Net -super site with databases and many many resources
Psych Central / Dr. John Grohol's Mental Health Page - helpline & resources from a mental health professional
PsychCrawler-American Psychological Association's web search engine
Self & Psychology Magazine - site with search features, articles, and more
Mid-Life Dimensions-" a counseling service that focuses on mid-life adults and their families through seminars, radio, television, books, articles and tapes".
Midlife Mommies - Parenting site for mothers over 35.
Midlife Options for Women
Mid-life Transition-the Journey
Advice & Consent-newsletter for "adult children who are caring for their parents", advice, help, aging exploration
Caregiving Newsletter- Wellness for Caregivers of an Aging Relative, Friend or Neighbor
Grand Times Senior Magazine:
Senior Threads:- Senior Group newsletter
Senior News Network SNN)-online magazines for a variety of senior interest
Today's Caregiver Online Magazine
Nursing Home and Long Term Care Topics
Nursing Home Charges In Florida On-Line - how to choose a nursing home, interactive keyword and regional searches, and comprehensive listings of aging resources.
Nursing Home Information Site - answers to all your nursing home questions, such as how to select, costs, medicare, medicaid, regulations, etc.
AARP - resources & resources for researchers & seniors
AgeScapeprograms & resources for seniors
American Board of Family Practice, Inc.
American College of Physicians
American Federation for Aging Research - funds student biomedical research on aging and age-related conditions [last visit: 6/97]
American Geriatrics Society
American Health Assistance Foundation - provides education & research funding on age-related and degenerativediseases educating the public about these diseases, and providing emergency financial assistance
American Medical Association Home Page
American Medical Directors Association (AMDA) Home Page
American Society on Aging -interdisciplinary resources and services within the field of aging
Council For Jewish Elderly - provides a full range of social and health care services for seniors
Foundation for Infinite Survival, Inc. comprehensive approach to long-range health; cancer research reports, philosophy, infinite survival
Generations United - national coalition of intergenerational groups
Gerontological Society of America (GSA) -"multidisciplinary organization dedicated to the scientific study of aging and to the translation/dissemination of research for practice and policy"
Gray Panthers Project Fund
IdeaList- mega database of nonprofits
National Council on the Aging - lots of resources for a variety of senior interests and needs
United Seniors Health Cooperative- resources for "health and independence for seniors, persons with disabilities, children and families"
National Osteoporosis Foundation
Growth House, Inc.endeavors to " improve the quality of compassionate care for people who are dying through
public education about hospice and home care, palliative care, pain management, death with dignity, bereavement, and related end of life topics."
Hospice and Palliative Care -listing of related links
Roxane Pain Institute
Dick Chapman's Home Page - many many links to resources for exploring, dealing with, and experiencing pain
Parkinsons/Movement Disorders Clinic Menu
Awakenings - aims to increase dialogue among people with PD, caregivers, primary care physicians and specialists
Barrett L. Dorko P.T. - The Clinician's Manual
NARIC Bookmarks File
National Rehabilitation Information Center
America's Guide to Retirement Living & Senior Care
Article--"Eight Common Mistakes in Retirement Planning"
Dreyfus Retirement Info
Merrill Lynch Retirement Info
Research Magazine-Online financial magazine with investment and financial planning info.
RetireWeb Home Page
Savingsnet-Financial news from USA Today and Wall Street Journal, Social Security info, etc.
Social Security Online
Senior Site -provides "a unique, informative, interesting, and entertaining Internet website for: senior cititizens, adults 50+, your children, grandchildren, and caregivers"
Third Age Network -an interactive site with links, resources, on-line forums, writer's format, and more
National Stroke Association
Creative Learning Stroke Support Site on the Web - provides interactive software for the recovery of language impariment caused by strokes or other neurological disorders.
Stroke and Aging Research Projectlist of references to the major publications of the Stroke and Aging Research Project
for Marriage and Family Therapy
Aquaticnet: Home Page-information & resources to"Aquatic Professionals, Referral Sources, Third Party Reimbursers and Patients/Clients"
ElderHostel -educational adventures for older adults at college campuses in the US & abroad
Eldertreks -active travel for the over 50 group [last visited 6/97]
Senior Travel Page-links to travel companies that cater to baby boomers and / seniors
Senior Summer School -"designed for independent, active and healthy seniors, who want toget a feel for today's college life"
Sylvia Jaffe's Sculpture Workshop - a workshop and travel study to Italy for adults and senior
Walking the World -personalized small groups for hiking and walking trips worldwide for those 50 plus
The C areer O riented S ervice -volunteer in areas of your career
National Senior Service Corps - volunteer opportunities for those 55 and older through 3 programs: Foster Grandparents, Senior Companions, and Retired & Senior Volunteers
Service Corps of Retired Executives (SCORE) - "Working and retired executives and business owners donate their time and expertise"
Shepherd's Centers - an interfaith nonprofit organization of older adults who volunteer their skills to help seniors in their communities
Volunteers of America- Information & resources about volunteering.
America's Job Bank-searchable database provided by US Dept of Labor and state public employment service agencies
Career Path.com newspaper employment ads from 18 different papers
Employment Tips for Seniors-lots of information for the senior work search
JobCenter-online job listings
Senior Community Service Employment Program Fact Sheet-opportunties for low income seniors to gain new job skills through community service; contact your local Area Agency on Aging