A non-profit organization, working in partnership with older persons in communities in metro Denver and mountain areas to the west, providing centralized and coordinated service, information, education and leadership. SRC is celebrating 30 years of preserving the independence and dignity of older adults through Adult Day & Respite Services, In-Home Care, Transportation, Care Management, referrals to community partners, and Job Training.
The CSI Office on Aging provides a wide range of services to seniors aged 60 and older and to family members of a senior citizen. The Office on Aging is located on the Twin Falls campus of the College of Southern Idaho with a satellite office in Burley. The CSI Office on Aging serves the eight counties of the Magic Valley (Blaine, Camas, Cassia, Gooding, Jerome, Lincoln, Minidoka, Twin Falls). Our Mission: We seek to promote independence in an environment of dignity and choice, with a good quality of life. Our Goal: To enable people to live in their own homes as long as they can, as comfortably as they can and as safely as they can.
Missoula Aging Services promotes the independence, dignity and health of older adults and those that care for them through advocacy, education, services and volunteer opportunities. Services include, but are not limited to: Senior Help Line, Meals on Wheels, Senior Diner Club, Care Management, Senior Transportation, Montana SMP, and the Missoula Senior Service Corps, which includes Foster Grandparents, RSVP, Senior Companions.
A nonprofit, nonpartisan membership organization for people 50 and over that provides information and resources; advocates on legislative, consumer, and legal issues; assists members to serve their communities; and offers a wide range of unique benefits, special products, and services for its members.
Examines law and policy issues affecting older persons. The 15-member multidisciplinary commission is composed of lawyers, judges, physicians, professors, aging network leaders, and advocates for older persons.
American Geriatrics Society
A professional organization of health care providers dedicated to improving the health and well-being of all older adults.
American Health Care Association
A federation of affiliated state health organizations, together representing nearly 12,000 non-profit and for-profit assisted living, nursing facility, long term care, and subacute care providers that care for more than one million elderly and disabled individuals nationally.
The CareGuide Assessment is designed to help you quickly locate the most relevant resources and information about your elder care situation.
Resources and a marketplace for family caregivers
Center for Medicare Education
A resource for public agencies and private organizations that provide consumer education about the Medicare program and its health plan options.
Centers for Disease Control
The lead federal agency for protecting the health and safety of people - at home and abroad, providing credible information to enhance health decisions, and promoting health through strong partnerships.
Check Your Health
Taking time to learn more about your health can help you and your family stay healthy and make good decisions about which health care services you should use.
Choosing Long-Term Care
An article about how to find a long-term care provider -- from community services like transportation for the elderly to full-time nursing home care.
Citizens for Long-Term Care
The purpose of CLTC is to raise the need for comprehensive long term care financing reform within the public debate at all levels of government and business so that nonpartisan reform becomes a priority among public and private leaders with leadership and support from the President of the United States.
Consumer Reports Online
Published by Consumers Union, an independent, nonprofit testing and information organization. Since 1936, CU's mission has been to test products, inform the public and protect consumers. We are a comprehensive source for unbiased advice about products and services, personal finance, health and nutrition, and other consumer concerns.
A nationwide toll-free service helping older adults and their caregivers find local services for seniors.
A not-for-profit organization dedicated to providing extraordinary learning adventures for people 55 and over.
Links to long term care information, a searchable database of organizations, and an expanding library of articles and reports, news, and events.
End of Life - Care for the Dying
A coalition of volunteers--both individuals and organizations--who are interested in combining their efforts and expertise to plan and implement changes to improve care for persons near the end of life and their families.
A national, nonprofit organization that provides training and employment services for mature workers.
Family Care America
Working with corporate and community partners and employers nationwide, we help family caregivers help themselves and the ones they love. Information and tools that can make caregiving easier.
Family Caregiver Alliance
A community-based nonprofit organization that address the needs of families and friends providing long-term care at home.
FirstGov for Seniors
Baby boomers are already contacting federal agencies to apply for disability and veterans' benefits. The unprecedented demand for services by this group is one of government's most pressing concerns in the new millennium. An Internet website geared specifically toward seniors provides an outstanding opportunity to help meet those demands.
Gerontological Society of America
A non-profit professional organization that provides researchers, educators, practitioners, and policy makers with opportunities to understand, advance, integrate, and use basic and applied research on aging to improve the quality of life as one ages.
An online resource for researchers, educators, practitioners, and others interested in aging and older individuals.
Health A to Z
A comprehensive, well-integrated health and medical resource developed by healthcare professionals.
A key resource for finding the best government and nonprofit health and human services information on the Internet.
A resource that brings together valuable information from trusted sources on topics such as medications, health, diseases, supplements and natural medicine.
An interface providing organized access to evaluated non-commercial, health-related, Internet-accessible resources.
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John Hopkins Health After 50
A monthly feature of an article from the Johns Hopkins Medical Letter: HEALTH AFTER 50, plus their House Calls question-and-answer forum.
With over 10 years of experience online JRS Medical continues to serve the needs of the elderly with real people answering the phones and orders delivered quickly.
Kansas Elder Law Network
A website devoted to topics of interest to America's senior citizens and their advocates. The website's databases are national in scope.
Long-Term Care Ombudsman Report (AoA)
Long-Term Care Ombudsmen are advocates for residents of long-term care facilities. This report provides national and state data and other information from the state ombudsman reports for FY 1998 and comparisons of national ombudsman data for FY 1996-1998.
Access to the experience and knowledge of the more than 2,000 physicians and scientists of the Mayo Clinic.
Founded by leading medical societies, Medem is the premier physician practice communications network on the Internet that provides secure communications and integrated Web-based services for the physician practice.
Medicaid is a jointly-funded, Federal-State health insurance program for certain low-income and needy people.
HCFA, administers Medicare, the nation's largest health insurance program, which covers over 39 million Americans. Medicare provides health insurance to people age 65 and over, those who have permanent kidney failure, and certain people with disabilities.
The Mesothelioma Center is an up-to-date resource for all issues ranging from mesothelioma facts to treatment options.
National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys
A non-profit association that assists lawyers, bar organizations and others who work with older clients and their families. This website provides a resource of information, education, networking and assistance to those who must deal with the many specialized issues involved with legal services to the elderly and disabled.
National Alliance for Caregiving
Provides support to family caregivers and the professionals who help them and to increasing public awareness of issues facing family caregiving.
National Association for Home Care
A trade association representing the interests and concerns of home care agencies, hospices, home care aide organizations, and medical equipment suppliers.
National Center on Elder Abus (NCEA)
NCEA exists to provide elder abuse information to professionals and the public; offer technical assistance and training to elder abuse agencies and related professionals; conduct short-term elder abuse research; and assist with elder abuse program and policy development. NCEA's website contains many resources and publications to help achieve these goals.
National Citizens' Coalition for Nursing Home Reform
Provides information and leadership on federal and state regulatory and legislative policy development and models and strategies to improve care and life for residents of nursing homes and other long term care facilities.
National Coalition for Cancer Survivorship
A survivor-led advocacy organization exclusively working on behalf of people with all types of cancer and their families, is dedicated to assuring quality cancer care for all Americans.
National Council on Aging
Works with community organizations and professionals to help them enhance the lives of older persons.
National Family Caregivers Association
A grass roots organization created to educate, support, empower and speak up for the millions of Americans who care for chronically ill, aged or disabled loved ones.
National Health Information Center
A health information referral service that puts health professionals and consumers who have health questions in touch with those organizations that are best able to provide answers.
National Institute on Aging
Provides leadership in aging research, training, health information dissemination, and other programs relevant to aging and older people.
National Senior Citizens Law Center
Advocates nationwide to promote the independence and well-being of low-income elderly individuals, as well as persons with disabilities, with particular emphasis on women and racial and ethnic minorities.
National Senior Games Association
A not-for-profit organization dedicated to motivating senior men and women to lead a healthy lifestyle through the senior games movement.
National Women's Health Information Center
A service of the Office on Women's Health in the Department of Health and Human Services. The NWHIC provides a gateway to the vast array of Federal and other women's health information resources. The website can help you link to, read, and download a wide variety of women's health-related material developed by the Department of Health and Human Services, other Federal agencies, and private sector resources.
Founded in 1994 by the University of Pennsylvania cancer specialists with a mission to help cancer patients, families, health care professionals and the general public get accurate cancer-related information at no charge.
Public resource of general information on the legal aspects of pain management and end-of-life care in the United States.
Partnership for Caring
A national nonprofit organization that partners individuals and organizations in a powerful collaboration to improve how people die in our society. Among other services, Partnership for Caring operates the only national crisis and information hotline dealing with end-of-life issues and provides state-specific living wills and medical powers of attorney. (Also called Advance Directives)
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The mission of Seniordrivers.org is not to teach anyone how to drive but to present some simple demonstration exercises that can keep one's aging body both flexible and less tired and to offer a set of "refresher" tips, some of which are presented in cutting-edge video format, to help seniors overcome some of the stickier situations found in everyday driving.
United Seniors Health Council
Make an informed decision on whether or not to purchase long-term care insurance. USHC is a not-for-profit organization composed of thousands of consumers, advocates and eldercare professionals who are committed to the belief that informed consumers are best able to help themselves.
United Seniors Association
A nonprofit, nonpartisan organization founded in 1991 is the leading group for citizen activists who want to cut taxes, safeguard the Social Security Trust Fund, and improve Social Security and Medicare for all generations.