This page contains hyperlinks to various national, state, and local web sites that provide resource and educational information related to aging. Enjoy!
Is an excellent starting point when researching information related to aging. It offers an extensive array of links, pages, other sites, resources, on-line directories, etc.
American Association of Retired Persons Web Page
This site offers quite a bit, including a number of forms and applications that can be downloaded and printed
Medicare and Medicaid information
Contains research information related to aging
The National Council on the Aging created BenefitsCheckUp to help older adults to quickly identify programs that may improve the quality of their lives. Family and friends can also obtain facts about benefits that their loved ones may qualify for. Chances are, you will be surprised to learn what benefits are available to you, regardless of your income.
National conferences, Learning Center information, educational offerings and a database of speakers, trainers, websites, learning products, and model programs
The web site of a multidisciplinary society of professionals in the field of aging
An online version of The Gathering of the Wisdom People, a unique photo/oral history exhibit on aging. This online version includes not only photographs and text, but also a sort of music soundtrack and video clips of a few of the wisdom people.
A comprehensive collection of video and print resources
Producer and distributor of videos on all aspects of aging
This new site offers an encyclopedic arsenal of senior-related health information, support and Q&A opportunities, information on common ailments/diseases and conditions, and features articles that are both entertaining and informative
The only search directory exclusively for the over 50 age group
Provides older adults with education for and access to computer technology to enhance their lives and share their knowledge and wisdom
Interests and lifestyle information for persons 50 and over
Offers extensive information on Alzheimer's Disease and Related Dementia
For information and resources on Cancer
The official web site of the American Geriatrics Society
The one-stop Internet source for all your healthcare informational needs
The site of the National Council on Aging. This site contains loads of research and political information on crucial issues related to aging
Is an online resource and daily online "magazine" for mature persons
Living to Learn: A Continuing Education Guide For Seniors
MySeniorCare’s mission is to support families and their aging loved ones during a highly stressful time as they search for information, resources and providers of senior care.
This site offers original videos, interviews, tutorials, and contributions from industry expertson all things related to Assisted Living.
LivingSenior connects you to a vast network of senior living options, for you to research and explore.
A consumer ratings and reviews site for senior living communities nationwide. Providing easy access to the information families need when making a senior living decision.
This website provides insight and advice into a variety of issue areas related to Seniors Health and Safety.
PAACT is a non-profit Prostate Cancer advocacy group providing a wealth of accurate and reliable information on Prostate Cancer and also BPH, and Prostatitis.Michigan Sites.
The nation's largest senior living referral service with more than 300 highly trained, experienced and compassionate Senior Living Advisors located in cities across the country. These Advisors provide personal help and information to those seeking senior living and eldercare. 877-369-9261.
Provides information on the costs of living in each senior community in Grand Rapids, details about the area, populations stats, and interesting facts.
The American Recall Center, is devoted to providing health and wellness news in simple, straightforward terms.
SeniorCare.org is a free and reliable resource that provides answers to questions about everything from independent living options to assisted living options.
This official web site of the Michigan Department of Community Health. This site contains a variety of Medicaid and aging related information
Western Michigan Sites
The purpose of the Area Agency on Aging of Western Michigan is to provide older persons, including those in the greatest social and economic need, with an array of human services designed to maintain independence and dignity in their homes and communities.
A useful free online resource for Greater Grand Rapids area Assisted Living, Alzheimer's, and long-term care information.
The purpose of CALL is to enrich the lifelong spiritual, intellectual, cultural, and social lives of its members, and second, to create an abiding partnership between Calvin College and senior citizens in Greater Grand Rapids who wish to share knowledge, talents and experience.
This program located in Grand Rapids and provides day services for individuals with dementia or other age onset disabilities.
The web site of the Kent District Library system (Kent County/Grand Rapids, Michigan area)
The web site of HHS, Health Options (a Grand Rapids, Michigan based non-profit service provider organization committed to being a leader in managing, coordinating, and improving healthcare for individuals and the community)