Research into Ageing - This national registered charity in the UK furthers medical research in healthy aging at universities, hospitals and medical schools. Current research programs, newsletter, fundraising and links. Free pamphlets. "Exercise for Healthy Ageing" book and "More Active - More Often" video available for purchase.
AAOS On-Line Service - American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons. Public information area includes material about arthritis, osteoporosis, scoliosis, total joint replacement and the prevention of back pain and broken hips.
Aging-PA: Aging Information for PA - Aging information for Pennsylvania with links to long term care, educational programs, senior health sites, and other important issues.
International Year of Older Persons 1999 U.N. - 'Towards a society for all ages.' United Nations/Division for Social Policy and Development.
Action for Healthy Aging and Elderly Care - The Novartis Foundation for Gerontological Research. Areas of interest to physicians and researchers, other healthcare professionals, and patients. Weekly news updates from Reuter's Health Information. Patient area topics include impaired mobility and nutrition. The Ask the Expert forum is free to view, but does require registration if you wish to participate.
ElderHope, LLC - Provides information, support, links and book recommendations to the elderly, their caregivers, and the bereaved.
Senior Health - Listings on physicians, nutrition, drug trials and caregiver support for seniors.
ThirdAge Health - Starting point for people over 40 for information about a healthy life and life style.
AARP Research Center - Health and Long-Term Care - Information, research results and policy insights about access to health care and long-term care; financing care, benefits and services; Medicare, Medicaid and private insurance; managed care and consumer protection; advance directives and ethical issues; malpractice, fraud and abuse.
Staying Healthy at 50+ - AHRQ consumer information on ways people age 50 and older can stay healthy, tips on living habits, to help prevent disease, screening tests, and immunizations.
InfoAging.org - Provides research-based information on a wide range of age-related diseases, conditions, issues, features, and news.
Jannsen Eldercare - Information and resources on medical conditions related to aging, health insurance, Medicare, and nursing homes for the health care professional, consumer and caregiver.
Senior Health Week - News and information for seniors.
Senior Connections - Resources for seniors and their caregivers in Virginia
Senior One Source - Referral service and magazine designed to help seniors achieve a healthier life.
AgeNet.com - Health and drug information specific to seniors including online senior drugs reviews of commonly prescribed drugs for the elderly.
Healthy Aging Campaign - National, ongoing, health promotion designed to broaden awareness of the positive aspects of aging and to provide inspiration to adults, ages 50 plus, to improve their physical, mental, social and financial health.
SeniorWorld Online - A directory of health, fitness, and nutrition for seniors.
Latino Gerontological Center - A private, non-profit organization, devoted to improve the quality of life of Hispanic seniors and their communities.
Seniors Resource Guide - A guide to senior services and resources on healthcare providers, housing options, emergency services, community resources, and professional articles on aging.
Keiser Institute on Aging - Information on the enhancement of older adult wellness by changing the perceptions of aging and improving the quality of life.
Pro-Ops - Articles on common health conditions in senior citizens.
Avoiding Slips, Trips and Broken Hips - Supports the ongoing UK Department of Trade and Industry campaign on falls prevention aimed at older people in the home.
Network Of Care - Community-based resources and tools for seniors, people with disabilities, caregivers and service providers.
Pfizer for Living - Offering personalized articles, health management tools and health information. Requires free registration.
Aging Issues Message Board - Forum on the process and affects of aging.
Therubins.com - Health, medical and social information of interest to the elderly.
Medicare Rights Center - A not-for-profit organization that is the source for Medicare consumers and Medicare professionals
Lifesphere Retirement Communities - A not-for-profit family of services that offers exceptional retirement community living, home-delivered services, senior centers, a radio station, consulting services in Ohio.
The Patient Education Forum - The American Geriatrics Society. Aging FAQ.
Our Senior Years Health Topics - Articles on multiple health concerns for senior citizens, written by doctors and nurses.
Native Elder Research Center - Focuses the heath and well being of Native American elders.
When Does Someone Attain Old Age? - The Ohio Department of Aging, Senior Series. SS-101-96.
Wayne State University Institute of Gerontology - Information useful to those interested in geriatrics, the process of aging and services for the elderly. Designed for researchers, educators, practitioners, and the general public. Includes description of programs and courses, calendar of events, and tips.
Helpguide: Lifelong Wellness - Describes the aging process, discusses myths, statistics, and problems, and suggests ways of maintaining health into old age.
Lumetra - Information on Medicare for beneficiaries, their families and providers.
The National Advisory Council on Aging - The NACA is a Canadian federal government organization.
Care Pathways - Provides families and health professionals with details of the care options available in the USA, as well as offering support, needs assessment, and product sales.