Aging in Place has found these agencies and companies to be handy resources for information and products. The web site list is by no means complete and will be updated as we make new friends and discoveries.
- The AARP HomeFit Guide was created to help people stay in the homes they love by turning where they live into a “lifelong home,” suitable for themselves and anyone in their household. The guide offers solutions that range from simple do-it-yourself fixes to improvements that are more involved and require skilled expertise but are well worth the expense.
- Aging in Place Technology Watch is a website dedicated to the dissemination of the latest articles and technologies of interest to adults who want to age in place.
- National Aging in Place Council, a network of professionals from the private, public and non-profit sectors who can help you plan for your future housing and care needs.
- Aging in Place and Senior Resources. Most American seniors desire to stay in their homes for the rest of their lives. In fact an AARP survey found this number to be greater than 80% of seniors.
- The Alzheimer’s Association is the world’s leading voluntary health organization in Alzheimer’s care, support and research.
- Alzheimers.net is an online community dedicated to education, advocacy and supporting those whose lives have been impacted by Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia.
- Department of Health and Human Services, a public service of the U.S. Administration on Aging connecting you to services for older adults and their families.
- Society of Certified Senior Advisors, educates professionals to improve the lives of seniors by providing an integrated approach to working with senior clients.
- Denver Post article on aging population.
- Huffington Post article on falling
- Moyer & Company excerpt from The Age of Dignity: Preparing for the Elder Boom in a Changing America byAi-jen Poo.
- Caregiver & Assisted Living Information Resource is an exhaustive compilation of resources that are of particular interest to Seniors. All content and guides are written by medical professionals.
- Social Security Disability Benefits Guide: Understand how Social Security disability works and how to calculate your benefits.
- Dr. David Williams is an alternative health advocate, and has been writing an “Alternatives” newsletter for years. His website has a Health A-Z Article Index with a host of topics. Entering your particular health key words into the search box, will show additional information, beyond what is shown online.
- Universal Design Products refers to broad-spectrum ideas meant to produce buildings, products and environments that are inherently accessible to older people, people without disabilities, and people with disabilities.
- Drugwatch is an awareness group that aims to educate the public about prescription/OTC drugs, medical devices, and the numerous health issues affecting the elderly.
http://www.drugwatch.com/seniors/ (Senior Health Overview)
http://www.drugwatch.com/cipro-levaquin-avelox/ (Antibiotic Information)
- Reviews .com New technologies can be quite confusing, therefore the Reviews.com team has worked hard to provide seniors and their families with a resource that will help guide them through all the available options. They do this by providing an in-depth guide featuring expert reviews, detailed comparisons, and data-driven ratings. All this information is completely free, accessible to everyone, and centralized in one location to help centralize all the available information.