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Valuable Website Resources

AARP

Information including chronic disease management, health and wellness, caregiver support.

http://www.aarp.org/health/

American Geriatrics Society

Website features resources including publications, educational and clinical tools, and advocacy papers on health-related topics.

http://www.americangeriatrics.org/

Alzheimer’s Association

Location of local chapters, caregiver information, other resources.

http://www.alz.org/

American Federation for Aging Research

Information on aging research centers and experts and assistance in making research grants.

http://www.afar.org/

American Society on Aging

A range of topics including depression, living with disabilities, home modification.

http://www.asaging.org/

Benefits CheckUp

A source of public and private benefits information for adults over 55.

http://www.benefitscheckup.org/

Center for Healthy Aging

Sponsored by the National Center on Aging, helps community providers implement evidenced-based interventions that improve health for older people.

http://www.ncoa.org/improve-health/center-for-healthy-aging/

Dying in America: Improving Quality and Honoring Individual Preferences Near the End of Life

Report by former Institute of Medicine (now known as the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine).

http://www.nationalacademies.org/hmd/Reports/2014/Dying-In-America-Improving-Quality-and-Honoring-Individual-Preferences-Near-the-End-of-Life.aspx

ElderCare Workforce Alliance

A group of 29 national organizations joined together to address the immediate and future workforce crisis in caring for an aging America.

http://www.eldercareworkforce.org/about-us/who-we-are/

Family Caregiver Alliance

Information on research, education, services, advocacy for family caregivers.

http://www.caregiver.org/caregiver/jsp/home.jsp

Families Caring for an Aging America

Comprehensive report published by the Institute of Medicine, a division of the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine.

http://nationalacademies.org/hmd/Reports/2016/families-caring-for-an-aging-america.aspx

National Alliance for Caregiving

Research, consumer brochures, reference materials.

http://www.caregiving.org/

National Council on Aging

Information on falls prevention, chronic disease management, and other topics.

http://www.ncoa.org/

National Institute on Aging

Information and research on health and aging. Includes health information page organized by topic.

http://www.nia.nih.gov/

National Institute of Mental Health

Information and materials on mental health of older people.

http://www.nimh.nih.gov/index.shtml

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