Community Resources

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  • A Place for Mom: Senior living advisors.
  • Age Span: enabler, on-line community geared to helping seniors with new technology.
  • Age Venture News Service: Lots of opinion, book reviews, info aimed at seniors. demko.com 
  • Aging Solutions - aging-parents-and-elder-care.com/- Advice, comprehensive checklists, and links to key resources ... designed to make it easier for family caregivers to quickly find the information they need ... and avoid missing things that are important in the care of their loved one.
  • Alliance for Aging Research: A private, not-for-profit advocacy organization fighting for science policies in the nation's capital
  • Alliance for Retired Americans: Union-backed organization advocating policy on senior citizen programs. ·
  • American Federation on Aging: "Knowledge we all need to live healthier, longer lives." 
  • American Society on Aging - the largest network of professionals in the field of aging. 
  • BenefitCheckUp: A helpful site by the non-profit National Council on the Aging. Guide to state, federal programs helping seniors and caregivers.
  • Caregiver Magazine: Caregiver Media Group (Today's Caregiver Magazine, Caregiver.com, etc.) and all of it's products are developed for caregivers, about caregivers and by caregivers. 
  • Caregivers Sourcebook: This site sells the Caregivers Sourcebook which they say, "serves the professional as a caregiving resource referral reference. For the individual, it is a reliable, jargon free guide that educates the care giver on issues of care giving, elder care, elder law..." 
  • Center for Healthy Aging:  A non-profit organization whose mission is to meet the needs of aging adults and their families.
  • Citizens for Better Medicare:  A non-profit group keeping Medicare improvement on the national agenda. Establishment-leaning group.
  • Civic Ventures:  Founded in 1998, works to expand the contribution of older Americans to society.
    Associated with the Experience Corps.
  • Experience Corps: that places a critical mass of older adult volunteers in schools and youth-focused organizations in their communities. 
  • Clairemont Community News:  What's going on in Clairemont! 
  • Consumer Consortium on Assisted Living: The only national consumer - focused advocacy organization dedicated solely to the needs and rights of assisted living residents 
  • Elder Law Answers:  A site with good legal information and more for seniors and the elderly. 
  • Eldercare Locator U.S.: service to find programs and supportive services to help people care for an older member of their family in their homes and communities. 
  • Elder Web: Sources of information for professionals and family caregivers. 
  • Experience Works: is the new name for Green Thumb, which claims to be the country's oldest and largest provider of mature-worker training and employment. 
  • Foundation Fighting Blindness -Mission is to find the causes, treatments, preventions, and cures for retinitis pigmentosa (RP), macular degeneration, Usher syndrome and the entire spectrum of retinal degenerative diseases. 
  • Genetics on Aging  Alliance for Aging Research: 
  • Glenner Memory Center: Specialized Adult Day Programs and Family Resources.
  • Go60:  "Go Sixty" Helping seniors improve with age. 
  • Health and Retirement Study: One of the leaders in researching aging. 
  • Impowerage: Senior Health & Wellness Magazine - 
An online magazine for active seniors and with articles on fitness, wellness, lifestyle and more.
  • Ivanhoe Broadcasting (Health News): Helping you embrace the aging wellness movement and ride the wave of success. This Website by Ivanhoe Broadcast News is emerging as a growing source of health news for senior citizens.
  • Long Term Care Link: A comprehensive, noncommercial source of long-term care information. 
  • MatureResources:  A monthly internet magazine and business directory for Baby Boomers and Seniors. 
  • McIver Brown:  Houston - An experienced national medical malpractice law firm, representing clients injured or killed in cases involving hospitals, nursing homes, doctors, nurses, and other health care facilities. 
  • MedicAlert: Founded in 1956, this is one of the world's largest nonprofit membership organizations with a mission to protect and save lives. MedicAlert provides a secure transfer of identification and medical information to health and safety professionals 24 hours a day anywhere in the world. Serve more than 4 million members around the globe. 
  • Medicare News Watch: Medicare news for beneficiaries, caregivers and healthcare professionals. 
  • Medicare Rights Center : A national, not-for-profit organization that helps ensure that older adults and people with disabilities get good affordable health care. 
  • National Awareness Coordinator for the Mesothelioma Center: Provides services and free resources for patients and families affected by mesothelioma. 
  • National Committee to Preserve Social Security: Broad-based group that speaks often on Social Security issues. 
  • National Council on the Aging (NCOA):  the nation's first national, nonprofit group of people and organizations dedicated to promoting the dignity, independence, well-being, and contributions of older people. 
  • National Council of Senior Citizens: The National Council of Senior Citizens works to improve the lives of the elderly and people of all ages. 
  • OASIS: A national nonprofit educational organization designed to enhance the quality of life for mature adults. Offering challenging programs in the arts, humanities, wellness, technology and volunteer service, OASIS creates opportunities for older adults to continue their personal growth and provide meaningful service to the community. 
  • PACE:  Programs of All-inclusive Care for the Elderly (PACE) provide and coordinate all needed preventive, primary, acute and long term care services so that older individuals can continue living in the community. 
  • RCFE Reform: Dedicated to improving resident care in assisted living facilities by educating consumers and increasing industry accountability 
  • Retirement Net: Claims to be the world's leading online retirement resource! Finding the right home has never been faster or easier. 
  • Retirement Research Foundation: A non-profit foundation to help retired senior citizens. 
  • SAGE Crossroads: The premier online forum for emerging issues of human aging. 
  • San Diego County Council on Aging: A Multidisciplinary Organization that Promotes Education, Awareness, and Networking in San Diego County to Enhance the Quality of Life for Seniors. 
  • Sam and Rosa Stein Institute for Research on Aging: An Organized Research Unit under the auspices of the University of California, San Diego with a commitment to advancing lifelong health and independence through research, education, and patient care. 
  • Savvy Senior: Website by the author of the nationally syndicated newspaper column "Savvy Senior."
  • Senior Center: Another senior portal site. 
  • Senior Citizens Bureau: Promotes senior networking and group intervention by providing entertaining and exciting outlets for seniors to meet, socialize and have fun. 
  • SeniorNet: Computer training for older Americans at 175 centers nationwide. ·
  • Seniors Coalition: A non-profit, 501c(4), non-partisan, education and issue advocacy organization that represents the interests and concerns of America's senior citizens at both the state and federal levels.
  • Seniors Guide: A site designed for seniors in Texas and, in particular, Austin. 
  • SeniorLinkOnline : A learning center dedicated to helping caregivers with information, support and expert advice about eldercare. Subscribers can contact a Seniorlink care advisor for personalized help and to create an eldercare plan. 
  • Seniors Search: (Lots of Links)
  • Senior-Spirit: E-zine for senior women 
  • Senior Sites: Lists non-profit providers of senior housing, health care, and services. 
  • Shepherd Centers: shepherdcenters.org - People of all faiths work together in Shepherd's Centers to help older adults sustain and celebrate life. 
  • St Pauls: A nonprofit retirement community with independent, assisted living and skilled nursing communities as well as an intergenerational day care program and Program of All-inclusive Care for the Elderly (PACE). 
  • SuddenlySenior.com: features humor and hope for those 50- to 75-years old who 'became senior before their time.' 
  • WELLComeHome: A well-done resource for the elderly to assist them in home modification planning.
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