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Resources

Campus Resources

Community Resources


On the Web

 

Resource Name

What is the focus?

AARP

AARP is a nonprofit, nonpartisan organization that helps people 50 and older improve the quality of their lives.

AbleData

 

Provides information on assistive technology and rehabilitation equipment to consumers, organizations, professionals, and caregivers within the US.

USA.gov Senior Citizens' Resources

 

Find government resources for seniors on money, housing, health, and consumer protection.

Alzheimer's Association

Their mission is to eliminate Alzheimer's disease through the advancement of research; provide and enhance care and support for all affected; and to reduce the risk of dementia. 

BrightFocus Foundation

A nonprofit supporting research and providing public education to help eradicate brain and eye diseases, including Alzheimer's disease, macular degeneration, and glaucoma. 

LeadingAge

 

Promotes adult day services, home health, hospice, community-based services, PACE, senior housing, assisted living residences, continuing care communities, and nursing homes.

American Health Care Association (AHCA)

As the nation’s largest association of long term and post-acute care providers, AHCA advocates for quality care and services for frail, elderly, and disabled Americans. 

American Medical Association (AMA)

AMA's mission is to promote the art and science of medicine and the betterment of public health.

Arthritis Foundation

The largest nonprofit organization dedicated to the prevention, control and cure of America's leading cause of disability.
Assisted Living Federation of America (ALFA) Dedicated to professionally-managed, resident-centered senior living communities and the seniors and families they serve. 

Caregiver's Home Companion

 

Caregiver’s Home is committed to serving the caregiver, with education, information, resources and support.

Children of Aging Parents (CAPS)

Assist the nation's nearly 54 million caregivers of the elderly or chronically ill with reliable information, referrals and support.

USA.gov Consumer Protection for Seniors

Learn about rights for the elderly, detect and prevent medicare fraud, and more.

Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF)

 

Assists service providers in improving the quality of their services, demonstrating value, and meeting internationally recognized organizational and program standards.

ecarediary.com

Product to help you organize your elder care duties — also a good source of information.

National Association for Home Care & Hospice (NAHC)

Represents the nation's 33,000 home care and hospice organizations. Advocates for the more than two million nurses, therapists, aides and other caregivers.

Meals On Wheels Association of America (MOWAA)

Meals on Wheels Senior Nutrition Programs provide well over one million meals to seniors who need them each day. Vision is to end senior hunger by 2020.

Medicare

The Official U.S. Government Site for Medicare

Medicare Rights Center

Ensure access to affordable health care for older adults and people with disabilities through counseling and advocacy, educational programs and public policy initiatives.

MetLife Mature Market Institute

 

MetLife’s center of expertise in aging, longevity and the generations and is a recognized thought leader by business, the media, opinion leaders and the public. 

National Academy of Elder Law Attrorneys, Inc. (NAELA)

 

Professional association of attorneys who are dedicated to improving the quality of legal services provided to people as they age and people with special needs.

National Council on Aging (NCOA)

 

Voice for older Americans and the community organizations that serve them. Works with nonprofits, businesses, and government to support older adults.

National Association of Professional Geriatric Care Managers (NAPGCM)

 

Mission to advance professional geriatric care management through education, collaboration, and leadership.

National Center on Elder Abuse (NCEA)

Serves as a national resource center dedicated to the prevention of elder mistreatment.

Social Security Administration

Mission to advance the economic security of the nation's people through compassionate and vigilant leadership in shaping and managing America's Social Security programs.

University of California Television (UCTV)

 Various video clips on the topic of healthy aging.

Veteran's Affairs (VA)

The VA's goal is to provide excellence in patient care, veterans' benefits and customer satisfaction. The VA strives for high quality, prompt and seamless service to veterans.