Formerly known as the American Association of Retired People. The website provides information about advocacy, articles on popular topics related to aging, and more geared towards individuals 50 years of age or older.
Caregivers will find helpful resources here on health topics, financial and legal concerns, and health care administration. Search for senior housing and assisted living facilities within a given geographic area.
Includes a checklist of what caretakers should ask healthcare providers, summaries of recent studies published in The Journal of The American Geriatrics Society (JAGS), and funding opportunities for healthcare researchers.
A research repository that supplies information on careers in geriatrics, free articles on the specialized care needs of the elderly, and a free online newsletter, “AGS Week in Review.” AGS also tracks and provides opinion pieces from qualified experts on advocacy and pending legislation. impacting the elderly.
ASA is a multidiscipline organization that focuses on improving the quality of life for older adults and their family members. The resources page offers information on mental health, lifelong learning, motor vehicle safety, and how to encourage civic engagement among the elderly population.
Information, services and support for caregivers and families of those with chronic, often disabling health conditions. Some fact sheets are offered in different languages. Also provided are statistics, public policy data and reports.
This site gives information on issues of concern that impact the elderly such as reverse mortgages and how to avoid scams, preventing and addressing elder abuse, records management for surviving spouses and family members, and estate administration.
Site is aimed at Seniors and features web accessibility functions for enlarged print, etc. Provides access to scores of online resources including AARP The Magazine, a health encyclopedia, and longevity and retirement fund calculators.