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View Resource Resource Directory for Older People

A joint effort of the National Institute on Aging and the Administration on Aging, the Resource Directory for Older People offers annotated links for close to 300 organizations and agencies that provide information or assistance to the elderly. Designed to serve the needs of older people, their families, professionals who work with the elderly, and librarians, the directory is browseable by...

https://www.acl.gov/
View Resource SeniorNet

Older persons have had many different websites aimed at their own special interests for years, but the SeniorNet site may prove to be one of the more interesting ones out there. As the homepage declares, the site is intended to "Bring Wisdom to the Information Age", and this it does quite well. Visitors can peruse one of the main headings located on the top of the homepage, and the choices range...

http://www.seniornet.org/php/default.php
View Resource National Institute on Aging

The National Institute on Aging (NIA) is the research arm of the U.S. National Institutes of Health (NIH) that focuses on aging research. Their website is geared both toward researchers and laypeople, particularly seniors. Visitors can click on the links, such as "Publications", "Alzheimer's Disease Information" and "Clinical Trials" next to the "Health Information" heading, on the right side of...

https://www.nia.nih.gov
View Resource Alliance for Aging Research

Founded in 1986, to "promote medical and behavioral research into the aging process", the Washington D.C.-based Alliance for Aging Research has a website that covers many different "Topics". Visitors can explore general topics, such as "Caregiving", "Longevity", "Medical Innovation", and "Policy", as well as "Focus Areas". The focus areas include "Access to Breakthroughs", "Drug Development",...

https://www.agingresearch.org/