Reviewed Aging & Geriatrics Associations Links
(viewing 6 - 9 of 9)American Geriatrics Society
The American Geriatrics Society (AGS) is the premier professional organization of health care providers dedicated to improving the health and well-being of all older adults. With an active membership of over 6,000 health care professionals, the AGS has a long history of effecting change in the provision of health care for older adults. Use this site to read about AGS activities (educational, political, research, ethical, etc.), access publications, browse a list of geriatric health care links, look for jobs in geriatric health care, etc. National Association for Continence
NAFC is the world's largest consumer advocacy organization dedicated to public education and awareness about the causes, prevention, diagnosis, treatments, and management alternatives for incontinence. This site is a clearinghouse of information on incontinence. The organization provides a membership option, which gives access to further information for both consumers and healthcare professionals.The Gerontological Society of America
The Gerontological Society of America sponsors this Web site as part of its founding goal which is to promote the scientific study of aging and to foster growth and diffusion of knowledge relating to problems of aging and of the sciences contributing to understanding. While much of the information is simply organizational information, there are some publications available, as well as a long list of links to other organizations for more information.The American Association for Geriatric Psychiatry
The American Association for Geriatric Psychiatry is a national association representing and serving its members and the field of geriatric psychiatry. It is dedicated to promoting the mental health and well being of older people and improving the care of those with late-life mental disorders. AAGP's mission is to enhance the knowledge base and standard of practice in geriatric psychiatry through education and research and to advocate for meeting the mental health needs of older Americans.