Reviewed Aging & Geriatrics Information Links
(viewing 11 - 15 of 16)Senior Housing Net
This site provides a nationwide searchable database of senior residences across varying levels of care including Independent Living, Assisted Living & equivalents*, Nursing Homes, Continuing Care (CCRC), and Alzheimer's Care faclities. A needs evaluation questionnaire is provided that may help you determine what level of care will be required. The site also provides overviews and resources about the different types of housing options, as well as payment options, moving information, and tips for making the transition.
This site offers a collection of articles, calculators, and resources regarding the financial aspects of retirement. The information is detailed, yet understandable, and a good place to start thinking about your finances.National Association of Area Agencies on Aging
The National Association of Area Agencies on Aging (n4a) is the umbrella organization for the 655 area agencies on aging (AAAs) and more than 230 Title VI Native American aging programs in the U.S. n4a's primary mission is to build the capacity of its members to help older persons and persons with disabilities live with dignity and choices in their homes and communities for as long as possible. The website contains news, events, policy papers, publications and research and more.Institute of Gerontology
The Institute of Gerontology at Wayne State University brings together science and service to advance the cause of aging research. Its multidisciplinary faculty, post-doctoral fellows, and pre-doctoral trainees focus on the social and behavioral aspects of lifespan health and cognitive development. The website provides a number of publications for families and health care professionals, as well as research summaries.Today's Seniors
This site contains a variety of articles, checklists and links to resources that provide helpful information for family caregivers. Also provides a free newsletter that you can sign up to receive.