Age-in-Place Resources


Aging Organizations and General Interest

Administration on Aging www.aoa.govsearch by state
AGS Foundation for Health in Aging
American Geriatrics Society
American Society on Aging
Benefits Check Up
Eldercare Locator
Federal Consumer Information Center
Gerontological Society of America
National Association of Area Agencies on Aging
National Council on the Aging www.ncoa.orgfitness_ideas_
National Hispanic Council on Aging
National Institute on Aging
The Seniors Coalition
Suddenly Senior


Assistive Devices and Senior Gadgets

Able Data
Active Forever
Alzheimer’s Store
Assisted Living Store
Dynamic Living
Easy Comforts
Golden Violin
HITEC Assistive Communication Products
Independent Living Aids
Magnifying Aids
Simple Comforts
Technology for Long Term Care
Telecommunications Equip. Distribution Program (hearing loss telephone equip.)
Used Medical Equipment


Caregiving and Support Services

Our Aging Parents
AARP Caregiving
Cancer Care
Catholic Charities USA
Children of Aging Parents
Daily Money Managers
Eldercare Locator
Family Caregiver Alliance
Gilbert Guide

LGBT Caregiving
Sage USA:
LGBT Aging Center:
AARP Prepare To Care Guide for LGBT:

Lotsa Helping Hands
National Adult Day Services Association
National Alliance for Caregiving
National Association of Home Care & Hospice
National Association of Professional Geriatric Care Managers
National Association of Area Agencies on Aging
National Family Caregivers Association
Respite Locator
Well Spouse Foundation

The Whole Care Network


Computer and Internet

AARP Computers and Technology
Generations Online
Microsoft Accessibility


Consumer Protection Organizations

A-Z Index of Consumer Organizations
Index of State and Local Consumer Protection Agencies
National Center on Elder Abuse
Federal Trade Commission Bureau of Consumer Protection



AARP Careers
Career One-Stop Centers
Experience Works
Monster: Career Changers
National Career Development Association
National Older Worker Career Center
Retired Brains
Retiree Careers
Senior Community Service Employment Program
Senior Job Bank
Too Young to Retire:
U.S. Department of Labor
U.S. Small Business Administration.


End of Life Issues

Aging with Dignity
American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine
American Hospice Foundation
Americans for Better Care of the Dying
Association for Death Education and Counseling
Association for Pet Loss and Bereavement
Caring Connections (advance directives)
Center to Advance Palliative Care
Completing a Life
Cremation Association of North America
Death with Dignity National Center
Funeral Consumers Alliance
Funeral Services Information Portal and Directory
Hospice Association of America
Hospice Foundation of America
International Association for Hospice and Palliative Care
Internet Cremation Society
National Funeral Directors Association
National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization
United Network for Organ Sharing
U.S. Living Will Registry
Who Gets Grandma’s Yellow Pie Plate


Finances and Retirement

AARP Tax-Aide
AARP: Reverse Mortgages
Choose to Save
Certified Financial Planner Board of Standards
Daily Money Managers
Financial Literacy and Education Commission
Financial Planning Association
Independent Information on Reverse Mortgages
Internal Revenue Service
Motley Fool
National Association of Personal Financial Advisors
National Association of Unclaimed Property Administrators
National Reverse Mortgage Lenders Association
Retire Early Home Page
Setting Priorities for Retirement Years
Social Security Retirement Planner
Pension and Welfare Benefits Administration
Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation
Too Young to Retire
Veterans Administration


Grandparenting and Intergenerational Family

Grandparents Forum
Grandparents’ Web
Generations Together
Generations United
Legacy Project


Government Resources and Assistance

Administration on Aging
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality
Alliance for Retired Americans
BenefitsCheckUp – find government programs and services
Eldercare Locator
Federal Citizen Information Center
Federal Trade Commission: Consumer Protection
Food and Drug Administration
National Academy on an Aging Society
National Active and Retired Federal Employees Association
National Association of State Units on Aging
National Council on Aging
National Institute on Aging
Railroad Retirement Board
Resource Directory for Older People
Social Security
Veterans Administration


General Health and Medical Care

Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality
American Academy of Dermatology
American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
American Cancer Society
American Diabetes Association
American Heart Association
American Heart, Lung, Blood Institute
American Hospital Association
American Lung Association
American Medical Association
American Nurses Association
American Occupational Therapy Association
American Osteopathic Association
American Parkinson Disease Association
American Physical Therapy Association
American Physical Therapy Association, Section on Geriatrics
American Podiatric Medical Association
American Stroke Association
Arthritis Foundation
American Vascular Association
BrightFocus Foundation
Center for Disease Control and Prevention
Clinical Trials
Diabetes Mall
Epilepsy Foundation
Flu Shot Locator
Harvard Medical School Family Health Guide: Health of Seniors
Health and Age Centers
Health Assistance Partnership
Health Grades
Hill-Burton Free Health Care
Huntington’s Disease Society of America
International Tremor Foundation
Intercultural Cancer Council: Elderly and Cancer
Johns Hopkins Health After 50
Legs for Life
Leukemia and Lymphoma Society
Life Line Screening
Lupus Foundation of America
Mayo Clinic Senior Health Center
Medical Billing Advocates
MEDLINEplus Health Information
My Family Health Portrait
National Association for Continence
National Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Disease Information Clearinghouse
National Cancer Institute
National Center for Complementary and Alt. Medicine
National Diabetes Education Program
National Digestive Diseases Information Clearinghouse
National Health Information Center
National Heartburn Alliance
National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute
National Institutes of Health
National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases
National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke
National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism
National Institute on Drug Abuse
National Kidney and Urological Diseases
National Kidney Foundation
National Multiple Sclerosis Society
National Organization for Rare Disorders
National Osteoporosis Foundation
National Pain Foundation
National Rehabilitation Information Center
National Stroke Association
National Women’s Health Network
National Women’s Health Resource Center
Office of the Surgeon Genera
Patient Advocate Foundation
Vitals (doctor research site)


Mental Health, Alzheimer’s and Dementia

Alzheimer’s Association
American Counseling Association
American Psychological Association Office on Aging
Institute for Brain Aging and Dementia
National Center on Elder Abuse
National Institute of Mental Health
National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke
National Mental Health Association
Silver Dawn Training Institute: Creators of The Dementia RAW Method



American Pharmaceutical Association
American Society of Consultant Pharmacists
Benefits Check Up Rx
Food and Drug Administration
Medication Reminders
National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine
National Council on Patient Information and Education
National Library of Medicine
On Time Medication Reminder
Partnership for Prescription Assistance
Physicians Desk Reference
Senior Care Pharmacists



American Dental Association
National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research (dental discount plans)
Donated Dental Services (free dental care for elderly and disabled)



American Academy of Audiology
American Hearing Research Foundation
American Speech-Language Hearing Association
American Tinnitus Association
Audient (discounted hearing aids for income qualified)
Better Hearing Institute
Deafness Research Foundation
Association of America
National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders



All About Vision
American Academy of Ophthalmology
American Council of the Blind
American Foundation for the Blind
American Macular Degeneration Foundation:
American Optometric Association
Choice Magazine Listening,
Ears for Eyes
EyeCare America (free eye care)
Glaucoma Foundation
Glaucoma Research Foundation
Lighthouse International
Macular Degeneration Network:
National Eye Health Education Program
Prevent Blindness America
The National Library Service for the Blind and Physically Handicapped
Reader’s Digest Partners for Sight Foundation



American Academy of Sleep Medicine
American Sleep Apnea Association
National Center on Sleep Disorders Research
National Sleep Foundation
Restless Legs Syndrome Foundation


Nutrition and Exercise

American College of Sports Medicine
American Dietetic Association
American Volkssport Association
Food and Drug Administration
Food and Nutrition Information Center
National Association of Area Agencies on Aging
National Association of Health and Fitness
National Association of Nutrition and Aging Services Programs
National Senior Games Association
The Walking Site


Housing, Long Term Care and Universal Design

AARP Housing and Mobility
American Association of Homes and Services for the Aging
Assisted Living Federation of America
Care Like
Continuing Care Accreditation Commission
Eden Alternative
Eldercare Locator
Independent living center
Medicare Nursing Home Compare
My Guide for Seniors
National Association of Senior Move Managers
National Center for Assisted Living
National Long Term Care Ombudsman Resource Center
National Resource Center on Supportive Housing and Home Modification
National Reverse Mortgage Lenders Association
A Place for Mom
Rebuilding Together
Retirement Living Information Center
SeniorDecision –
Senior Housing Net
Senior Living
Seniors Real Estate Specialists
Sharp Seniors



American Association for Long-Term Care Insurance
eHealthInsurance – health insurance policy finder
Families USA
Health Insurance Association of America – free insurance quotes
Kaiser Family Foundation
Long-Term Care Financial Partners
Long Term Care Insurance Information Page
Medical Billing Advocates
Patient Advocate Foundation
State Health Insurance Assistance Program (SHIP) – free health insurance counseling to people with Medicare
Viatical and Life Settlement Association of America


Legal Issues and Resources

AARP Legal Services Network
American Bar Association
Elder Law Answers
Federal Trade Commission Identity Theft Resource Center
Senior Legal Hotlines
Legal Services
National Center on Elder Abuse
National Senior Citizens Law Center
Nolo Law Center:
Pension Rights Center
U.S. Department of Labor: Equal Employment Opportunity
U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission


Leisure, Learning and Personal Growth

Cyndi’s List of Genealogy Sites on the Internet
U.S. National Archives and Records Administration
Age Exchange
Fifties Web
Old-Time Radio
National Assembly of State Arts Agencies
National Center for Creative Aging
National Senior Games Association
Senior Golfers Association of America
Retirement With a Purpose
Senior Adult Ministry
American Horticultural Therapy Association
American Music Therapy Association
Pet Partners


Medicare, Medicaid and Social Security

Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
Medicare Rights Center
State Health Insurance Assistance Program – free health insurance counseling to people with Medicare
Social Security
Railroad Retirement Board


Older Drivers and Transportation

AARP Driver Safety Program
American Public Transportation Association
American Occupational Therapy Association
Association for Driver Rehabilitation Specialists
Community Transportation Association
Easter Seals Transportation Solutions for Caregivers
I DRIVE SAFELY Mature Driver Improvement
National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Older Driver Safety
Older Drivers
The Hartford Financial Services Group and MIT AgeLab – How to Talk with Older Drivers
U.S. Licensing Renewal Procedures for Older Drivers


Relationships and Online Dating

AARP: Message Boards
Write a Senior Citizen
Silver Singles
Senior Friend Finder
Prime Singles
Senior Circle
Senior Match


Research and Statistics

Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality
AgeLine Database
AgeSource Worldwide
Alliance for Aging Research
American Federation for Aging Research
American Geriatrics Society
American Society on Aging
Association for Gerontology in Higher Education
Cognitive Neurology and Alzheimer’s Disease Center
Gerontological Society of America
Grantmakers in Aging
Health and Retirement Study
Institute for Brain Aging and Dementia
International Longevity Center
Kaiser Family Foundation: State Health Facts Online
MetLife Mature Market Institute
National Archive of Computerized Data on Aging
NIA Demography Centers



AARP: Travel
Elder Treks
Evergreen Club
Smart Travel
Transitions Abroad: Senior Travel



Big Brothers Big Sisters of America
Experience Corps
Habitat for Humanity
Little Brothers: Friends of The Elderly
Network for Good
Peace Corps: Older Applicants
Senior Corps