Center for Successful Aging

Age Related Web Sites

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

National Adult Day Services Association
This site contains a link to the NADSA Guide to Selecting and Adult Day Center as well as a directory of centers. It is primarily a site for caregivers.

National Alliance for the Mentally Ill
This site was designed to support and educate persons with mental illness, as well as to provide advocacy and research for this population. The website contains information and fact sheets on mental illness and was designed for patients, the public, healthcare professionals, and family members.

National Assoc. of Area Agencies on Aging
This site is for healthcare professionals and caregivers and contains links to Eldercare, a 1-800 number used to locate support services throughout the country.

National Association of Social Workers
This site was designed for social workers and contains information concerning current events affecting the practice of social work.

National Center on Elder Abuse
This site was designed for the public and healthcare professionals and lists the steps for reporting elder abuse. It gives a definition of elder abuse and provides a list serve for professionals.

National Council on the Aging
This site is for community organizations and professionals. It was designed to promote dignity, self-determination, and the well being of older adults through services and programs.

National Family Caregivers Association
This site was designed for caregivers. It provides information about projects and programs designed to educate, support, and validate caregivers and to raise public awareness for this population.

National Institute on Aging
This site contains information about aging research and related information.

National Mental Health Association
This site provides information on supported employment for persons with psychiatric disabilities as well as information for the public.

National Senior Citizens Law Center
This site is for older adults who need legal services and qualify as having low-income status. Specialized information can be obtained concerning Medicare, Medicaid, Social Security, SSI, and nursing facilities.

Ohio Health Care Association
This site is for healthcare professionals and consumers. It contains links to insurance provider resources and includes a section on educational opportunities.

Resources for Aging
This site was designed to provide information for caregivers.

Retirement Living Information Center
This site provides information for family caregivers on choosing facilities and services for older adults.  There is also information concerning Medicare education geared toward professionals so that they might educate their clients.

SeniorNet
This is an interactive site designed for seniors. It contains links to over 400 discussions on various topics.

Senior Sites
This site serves as a web source of non-profit housing and services for seniors.

Social Security Administration
This site provides information for consumers who have social security benefits. It contains fact sheets on understanding social security and information on employment support programs for people with disabilities.

The Merck Manual of Medical Information
This is an online sourcebook for geriatric health conditions. The site includes purchasing information.

The National Center on Women & Aging
This organization was designed to empower women, and to assist them with learning about midlife and older female concerns through research. It seeks to improve the lives of female older adults. The site was designed for consumers, researchers, and healthcare professionals.

Veterans Affair Department
This site contains information about services and rights provided to veterans including healthcare, education, and compensation and pension benefits.

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Last Updated: 6/26/15