Center for Successful Aging

Age Related Web Sites

The following age related websites provide information that may be useful for older adults and their families, health care professionals, students, faculty and anyone interested in learning more about aging issues.

Administration on Aging
This is a governmental website sponsored by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. It provides information for older adults including a resource directory and job opportunities geared towards seniors. Information is also provided for researchers, students, caregivers, and health professionals.

Age of Reason
This site was designed to provide practical information for people over 50, and also serves as a means of socialization for seniors. It includes an e-mail club, a senior discussion forum, and a search directory containing links to various aspects of aging (such as real estate, discount shopping, travel agents, health & fitness, finance, etc.).

Agency for Health Care Policy & Research
This site contains information for clinicians and researchers including funding opportunities, data and surveys, as well as results of various research studies. This site provides good information on wellness and disease for seniors.

Alzheimer's Association
Contained in this website are areas for patients with Alzheimer's Disease, family caregivers, friends, and health care professionals. There are also links to programs and resources that are related to Alzheimer's Disease, and provides general information about the disease.

Alzheimer's Disease and Education Center
This site provides links to clinical trials, federal resources, educational materials, referral information, and the National Institute on Aging Alzheimer's Centers listed by state. It also contains research updates related to Alzheimer's Disease.

American Association of Geriatric Psychiatry
This site contains information for patients and caregivers with a focus on depression and dementia. It also provides a section for healthcare professionals that includes research and teaching and training information.

American Association for Retired Persons (AARP)
This site provides information on tax aide and links to state level AARP organization. Topics include health and wellness, learning, legislation and elections, money and work, and travel and leisure.

American Geriatric Society
The American Geriatric Society is a professional organization of healthcare providers whose purpose is to improve the health and well being of older adults. The site includes a student section.

American Society on Aging (ASA)
This site contains a learning center designed to provide information and improve the skills of people working with older adults. It includes a directory of constituent group liaisons and persons involved with the society.

Centers for Disease Control & Prevention
This is a government site for consumers and healthcare professionals that contains information on a wide variety of health topics.

Department of Health & Human Services
This site contains links to various Health and Human Services agencies. It provides information on a wide variety of health topics and includes a news section.

Elderhostel
This site provides older adults with travel and educational opportunities and contains a section on programs currently being offered.

 Elder Suicide
This site discusses the causes and warning signs for elder suicide as well as myths about elder suicide. It is geared toward community agencies and lists various statistics and demographic information related to the occurrence of elder suicide.

Family Caregiver Alliance
This is a nationally recognized information center for caregivers. It provides information on grants, programs, and services and is also intended for use for people interested in developing programs and conducting research for caregivers.

Gerontological Society of America
This site provides an online version of The Gerontologist and the Journals of Gerontology. There are student and professional membership application materials provided.

Healthfinder
This site contains a health library, information on healthcare and a directory of organizations. It is intended for use by consumers of all ages.

Hearing Loss
Did you know that one in ten Americans have a hearing loss?  This website is considered the nation's voice for those people providing information, education, advocacy and support.

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Last Updated: 6/26/15