This web site includes information designed for older Americans and their families as well as those concerned about providing the opportunities and services to enrich the lives of older persons and support their independence. Over the past three decades, AoA has developed a nationwide network of State and Area Agencies on Aging and Tribal Organizations. Resources at this site include, but are not limited to, statistical information, a resource directory for older people, and retirement and financial planning resources.
Website for the the National Capital Area (formerly the Greater Washington and Northern Virginia Chapters) of the Alzheimer's Association. Provides information about programs and services in the chapter's area, as well as educational links for consumers and health professionals concerned about Alzheimer's.
ElderWeb is an independent business enterprise of Karen Stevenson Brown. She is a CPA by trade with a strong interest in the care of the elderly. She has created an excellent environment to examine the interdisciplinary needs of the elderly.
The Family Caregiver Alliance is a a nonprofit organization based in San Francisco. This site provides specialized information on Alzheimer's disease, stroke, traumatic brain injury, Parkinson's disease, ALS and other disorders and long-term care concerns for the elderly. Fact Sheets, reading lists, support groups, news publications, and research findings, are among the many links to educational resources found at this website.
Martin Bayne, co-founder of The National Long-Term Care Policy Institute, has pooled together a collection of links pertaining to the issues of aging and long-term care. The site also contains book reviews, news releases and interviews which focus on this topic.
Shepherd's Centers of America (SCA) is an interfaith, not-for-profit umbrella organization that coordinates nearly 100 independent Shepherd's Centers throughout the United States and Canada. The primary purpose of a Shepherd's Center is to enrich the later years with opportunities for service to others, self-expression, meaningful work, close friendships, and help older adults remain independent in living.--Title screen