Reviewed Aging & Geriatrics Information Links
(viewing 6 - 10 of 13)Family Caregiver Alliance
The mission of Family Caregiver Alliance (FCA) is to improve the quality of life for family caregivers and the people who receive their care with physical and cognitive impairments, such as Parkinsonís, stroke, Alzheimerís and other types of dementia. The layout makes navigation easy with information divided into sections for education, policy and advocacy, and ways to connect with other caregivers.Positive Aging Sourcebook
Provides seniors and caregivers with a starting point to solving the difficult decisions associated with growing older. Includes information on retirement housing, health, accessibility, and daily living.ThirdAge
A concise, informative, and topical guide to third age health and medical concerns, questions, and resources -- diet, fitness, medical and caregiving info. Visitors can read the latest news on health and medicine or participate in various interactive forums on these topics. To take advantage of all membership benefits (such as discussion forums and chat), you need to register as a Third Age member. Instructions are provided for using such resources. Very informative!LeadingAge
LeadingAge (formerly American Association of Homes and Services for the Aging) promotes affordable long-term care options for America. The association represents 5,600 mission-driven, not-for-profit nursing homes, continuing care retirement communities, assisted living and senior housing facilities, and community service organizations. They present easy-to-read information on housing options for aging persons requiring varying levels of care.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.