AARP Grandparent Resources http://www.aarp.org/relationships/friends-family/
AIDS Community Research Initiative of America (ACRIA) www.acria.org/
Administration on Aging www.aoa.gov
Alliance for Aging Research www.agingresearch.org
Alzheimer’s Disease Education and Referral Center (ADEAR) www.alz.org
Alzheimer’s Research Forum www.alzforum.org
American Association for Geriatric Psychiatry http://www.aagponline.org/
American Federation for Aging Research http://afar.org/
American Hospice Foundation www.americanhospice.org
American Parkinson’s Disease Association, Inc. www.apdaparkinson.org
American Society on Aging (ASA) http://www.asaging.org/
Association for Gerontology in Higher Education http://aghe.org/
Black Women’s Health Imperative www.blackwomenshealth.org
Caregiver Action Network http://www.caregiveraction.org/
Center to Advance Palliative Care www.capc.org
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention www.cdc.gov
Council of Senior Centers and Services (NYC) www.cscs-ny.org
Elderhostel (now called Road Scholar) http://www.roadscholar.org/
“Five Wishes” document for writing dying wishes www.agingwithdignity.org/five-wishes.php
Foster Grandparents http://www.nationalservice.gov/programs/senior-corps/foster-grandparents
Foundation for Grandparenting www.grandparenting.org
Generations United www.gu.org
Gerontological Society of America (GSA) www.geron.org
Gray Panthers www.graypanthers.org
Institute for Women’s Policy Research www.iwpr.org
International Federation on Ageing www.ifa-fiv.org
International Longevity Centre http://www.ilc-alliance.org/
National Adult Day Services Association (NADSA) www.nadsa.org
National Alliance for Caregiving www.caregiving.org
National Asian Pacific Center on Aging www.napca.org
National Association for Hispanic Elderly www.anppm.org
National Association for Home Care and Hospice (NAHC) www.nahc.org
National Association of Local Long Term Care Ombudsman Resource Center www.ltcombudsman.org
National Caucus and Center on Black Aged http://www.ncba-aged.org/
National Center for Policy Analysis www.ncpa.org
National Consumer Voice for Quality Long-Term Care http://www.theconsumervoice.org/
National Committee to Preserve Social Security and Medicare www.ncpssm.org
National Council on Aging www.ncoa.org
National Institute of Senior Centers http://www.ncoa.org/national-institute-of-senior-centers/
National Indian Council on Aging www.nicoa.org
National Institute on Aging www.nia.nih.gov
National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke www.ninds.nih.gov
National Kinship Alliance for Children www.grandparentsforchildren.org/
New York City Department for the Aging (DFTA) http://www.nyc.gov/html/dfta/html/home/home.shtml
New York State Office for the Aging (NYSOFA) www.aging.ny.gov
Older Women’s League (OWL) www.owl-national.org
Services and Advocacy for Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender Elders (SAGE) http://www.sageusa.org/index.cfm
Social Security Administration (SSA) www.ssa.gov
State Society on Aging of New York http://ssany.org/
United Spinal Association (2008). Disability etiquette: Tips on interacting with people with disabilities http://www.unitedspinal.org/pdf/DisabilityEtiquette.pdf
The following websites on gerontology and geriatrics are recommended by the Internet Public Library 2:
Aging Stats: Website of the Federal Interagency Forum on Aging-Related Statistics, which coordinates preparation and disclosure of age-related statistics for more than a dozen Federal agencies.
Bureau of Labor Statistics: Older Workers: The agency of the U.S. Department of Labor with principal responsibility for measuring labor market activity, working conditions, and price changes in the economy.
Centers for Disease Control: Healthy Aging: Website of the CDC’s National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, which promotes the health and quality of life of Americans age 50 or older.
Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services: The federal agency with primary responsibility for providing health insurance for senior citizens (Medicare) and the poor (Medicaid).
National Institute on Aging: The institute of the National Institutes of Health that leads government funding of research in aging.
New York State Office for the Aging: The state agency the provides home and community-based programs for older persons in New York.
NIH Senior Health: Health and wellness information for older adults from the National Institutes of Health.
Social Security Administration: The Federal agency that provides pensions for retired American workers.
Academic, Research, and Advocacy Organizations
Alliance for Aging Research: Washington-based advocacy group for older Americans.
Alzheimer's Association: The leading non-profit organization supporting research on Alzheimer's disease and improved care for its victims.
American Association of Retired Persons: The leading advocacy group for older Americans.
American Federation for Aging Research: A non-profit that supports research in aging through fellowships and research grants.
American Geriatrics Society: A non-profit of more than 6,000 healthcare professionals serving older Americans.
American Society on Aging: An organization of more than 5,000 gerontology practitioners, educators, administrators, policymakers, business people, researchers, and students.
Center on an Aging Society: A Washington-based, non-partisan public policy institute that fosters critical thinking about the implications of an aging society.
Gerontological Society of America: The oldest and largest interdisciplinary organization in the United States devoted to research, education, and practice in aging.
International Council on Active Aging: An organization dedicated to improving the quality of life and dignity of older Americans.
Medscape Public Health and Prevention: Geriatrics: Medical information and educational tools for medical professionals and the general public from WebMD.
National Association of Professional Geriatric Care Managers: Organization of healthcare professionals serving older patients.
National Academy on an Aging Society: Organization that aims to provide clear and unbiased research and analysis on public policy issues relating to aging.
BMC Geriatrics: An open access, peer-reviewed journal on the health of older people.
Human Ageing Genomic Resources: Databases and other tools to help researchers study the genetics of human ageing.
Merck Manual on Geriatrics: Information on treatment of older patients from a leading medical reference source.
Social Gerontology and the Aging Revolution: Web portal on gerontology maintained by Trinity College.
WHO: Aging and Life Course: Information on healthy aging from the agency of the United Nations with a mandate to improve human health.