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  1. AARP: Real Possibilities - "AARP is a membership organization leading positive social change and delivering value to people age 50 and over through information, advocacy and service."
  2. Administration on Aging - Everything you need to know about aging with links to government agencies.
  3. Aging Adult Guide to Medicare - "The Aging Adult Guide is website dedicated to helping seniors understand their Medicare options by reporting on the latest changes to policies and benefits."
  4. Aging Parents and Elder Care - This site offers advice, comprehensive checklists, and links to key resources designed to make it easier for caregivers to quickly find the information they need and avoid missing things that are important in the care for their loved one.
  5. Aging Research Centre (ARC) - dedicated to providing a service that allows researchers in this field to find information that is related to the study of the aging process.
  6. All Reverse Mortgage - "Get more from your equity with All Reverse Mortgage, an Award-Winning HUD Approved Lender. Try our free calculator, compare our lower rates & fees."
  7. Alliance for Aging Research - a private, not-for-profit advocacy organization fighting for science policies in the nation's capital to speed breakthroughs for greater health, vitality and longevity.
  8. American Association for Geriatric Psychiatry - AAGP is dedicated to promoting the mental health and well being of older people and improving the care of those with late-life mental disorders.
  9. American Heart Association
  10. Aging In Place: Guide to Recognizing Elder Abuse - Every month, one in 10 older adults worldwide experience some form of abuse. But with only 1 in 24 cases of elder abuse reported, the true figures are likely to be much greater.
  11. American Physical Therapy Association: Geriatric Care - site for physical therapy practitioners working with seniors. It provides a listing of physical therapists certified by the American Physical Therapy Association as geriatric-certified specialists. Anyone working within a senior facility can also benefit from the exercise and fitness tips included on this site.
  12. Assisted Living Federation of America - site provides information and resources for a diverse group of audiences, from senior housing professionals to consumers, researchers and the media.
  13. AssistedLiving.com - "Find and compare assisted living facilities, assisted living homes and assisted living communities in your area."
  14. Assisted Living Facilities - "AssistedLivingFacilities.org is a resource for assisted living that contains a directory of assisted living communities, an assisted living blog and senior care information."
  15. Assisted Senior Living - "A comprehensive and unbiased directory with over 100,000 senior living options including assisted living facilities, nursing homes, hospice care organizations, in-home senior care services and Alzheimer's care centers."
  16. Before I Die - companion site to the PBS special on death and dying in America.
  17. BGA Insurance Group Medicare & Retirement Planning - "BGA Insurance Group is an award winning agency that offers no obligation consultation services to seniors to help them plan their retirement."
  18. Boomly - "Shop at Boomly for things that help you live life to the fullest as you grow older. Carefully chosen, stylish, high quality products to make your life easier."
  19. BPI Medical Supply - We have been offering high quality home health care medical products to individual patients and care givers alike at low prices.
  20. CareCompare - "Find local senior care providers, read reviews, see photos, and more at Care Compare."
  21. Caregiver Network
  22. Cheeky Monkey: Using the Internet for Seniors - Beginner's Guide - "A beginner's guide to using the internet for seniors. Talk to family, find information, pay bills, shop online and much more from the comfort of your home."
  23. Cottages, The - "The Cottages offer senior care throughout ten locations in the southeast. With our CareSteps program, we offer personalized care for our residents."
  24. Crisis, Grief, and Healing

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  1. Elder Care Care Guide
  2. Engaging Data: When Can I Retire? Early Retirement Calculator / FIRE Calculator - "This early retirement calculator / visualizer is designed to project the number of years until you can retire, based upon a few key inputs such as annual income and spending, income growth rate, expected annual spending in retirement and asset allocation. It is a pre-retirement calculator that is useful before you retire to get a sense of how many years it is likely to take to accumulate enough money to retire."
  3. Elderhostel Home Page
  4. ElderWeb.com - WWW Center for Eldercare Information
  5. ElderWeb.org - a virtual community of computer using older adults.
  6. Elmcroft Senior Living -"Elmcroft Senior Living offers exceptional senior living options, including Assisted Living, Independent Living, Alzheimer's and Dementia Care options for Seniors."
  7. Families Under Construction -A place where users will find carefully crafted tools that provide practical solutions for building, maintaining, and repairing families.
  8. FHA Reverse Mortgages (HECMs) for Seniors - "The HECM is FHA's reverse mortgage program that enables you to withdraw a portion of your home's equity."

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  1. Gerontological Society of America - multidisciplinary organization dedicated to the scientific study of aging and to the translation/dissemination of research for practice and policy.
  2. Grand Times Magazine - weekly magazine for active seniors. Controversial, entertaining and informative, we celebrate life's opportunities and examine life's challenges.
  3. Guide to Retirement Living - Features articles related to aging and retirement living.
  4. Health Finder - site links with health and human services information from the federal government.
  5. InfoAging - This site is dedicated to providing the knowledge we all need to live healthier, longer lives. The site delivers the latest research-based information on a wide range of age-related diseases, conditions, issues, features, and news. Also provided is the latest information about new aging research tailored for a non-medical audience.

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  1. Little Brothers - Friends of the Elderly - a national, nonprofit organization committed to relieving isolation and loneliness among the elderly.
  2. Merck Manual of Geriatrics, The - full-text and searchable online copy of the 2nd edition (1995) provides information on the medical problems of the elderly, providing clinical information to all those involved in the care of elderly patients.
  3. Minute Women Home Care - "Over 50 great senior caregiving tools online, including tools for home care, assisted living, nursing facilities, rehab centers, and adult day care."
  4. Mr. Long Term Care - comprehensive source of information on long-term health care.
  5. Making nursing homes of the future better
  6. MySeniorCare - Find trustworthy & timely senior care news & information. Providing credible information about home health care, assisted living, and hospice for seniors, an interactive member community & more."

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  1. National Council on the Aging
  2. National Institute on Aging - The National Institute on Aging (NIA) serves as a branch of the National Institutes of Health. The NIA conducts age-related research on issues such as biomedical, social, and behavioral health, as well as provides public education.
  3. National Senior Citizens Law Center
  4. New LifeStyles - guide to senior housing and care options, including nursing homes and residential care facilities.
  5. Otterbein: Senior Lifestyle Choices - "Otterbein offers many types of care, from independent or assisted living to home and rehab care. Find more info today about our Ohio nursing and retirement options."
  6. Psychology.Com

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  1. Recall Guide: FDA Prescription Drug Recalls - "Recall Guide is the most effective, easiest to use medication tracking platform on the market. Best of all, it's free! Keep track of your medications, and learn about important recalls and prescription information that may directly affect you."
  2. Retirement Income - "We provide valuable free financial planning information and resources to seniors and retirees and those seriously planning for retirement. Everything on this site is oriented to people age 50+ who pay taxes in the US."
  3. Retail Savings Guide for Seniors
  4. SPRY Foundation - Brings together information from federal agencies and national associations on issues of interest to older adults.
  5. Senior Advisor - The best information available so you can make confident choices about senior care and services.
  6. Senate Special Committee on Aging
  7. Social Security Benefit Calculator - "Estimate your potential benefit amounts using different retirement dates and different levels of potential future earnings."
  8. Senior Care Compass - "Senior Care Compass was built by a passionate entrepreneur seeking to provide a comprehensive resource for anyone searching for care for a loved one, everything from in-home companionship care or fully managed memory care."
  9. Senior Center, The - information on travel bargains, free books, and health news for senior citizens.
  10. SeniorCom - Dedicated to providing senior citizens with information, products and services.
  11. SeniorHomes.com - "Site contains hundreds of expert-written articles concerning all of the pressing issues that seniors today have to face as well as a comprehensive directory of senior care options."
  12. Senior Living.org - "Senior Living is the most complete senior living communities directory with every care option from active independent living to assisted living and nursing homes."
  13. Senior Living Communities - Helping seniors during their most difficult times.
  14. Seniorly - "Seniorly has helped hundreds of California families find the senior housing options that are right for them."
  15. SeniorNet.org - The nonprofit SeniorNet provides adults 50+ access to and education about computer technology and the Internet to enhance their lives and enable them to share their knowledge and wisdom.
  16. Senior Resource - information on housing options, finance and insurance for seniors and their caregivers.
  17. SeniorsSite.com - a Web community for adults 55 and older.
  18. Senior Summer School - designed for independent, active and healthy seniors, who want to get a feel for today's college life.
  19. Sharp Seniors - "Find Quality Assisted Living Centers, Nursing Homes, Retirement Communities in your area. Learn more about senior issues like Alzheimers, retirement planning, and living life after 60."
  20. Sixty and Me - "Where women over 60 go to be inspired. Travel, grandchildren, retirement advice for women over 60."
  21. Social Gerontology and the Aging Revolution - exploring the impacts of the aging revolution on both self and society.
  22. Social Security Online

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  1. Tech50+ - "This space is for folks aged 50+, who haven't lost our passion for technology, who want tech that works for our generation. We look at it all. Through your eyes."
  2. ThirdAge - "For over a decade, ThirdAge has been a leading source of information for "boomer and beyond" women. Our writers cover what means most to women 50+: the empty nest, living solo, finding love, coping with caregiving, and remaking their lives the way they want them to be. We also feature the latest approaches to brain fitness, diet, exercise, and age-related health conditions."

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