Aging in Home Resources

Living & Retirement Resources

A Place For Mom
This website is a free resource for families finding assisted living facilities.

Evergreen Club
Acting like the popular website Home Exchange, this club allows members to stay in other members’ homes for around $25 a day.

Home Care
This website is for seniors who want information about home care, but the site also offers advice in other areas, too.

HUD
This website has been set up by the Department of Housing and Urban Development and contains housing options for seniors.

National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization
A website that helps seniors or their caregivers locate the nearest care center in their location.

Retired Brains
This website is meant to help seniors find part-time post-retirement jobs.

Retirement Jobs
Seniors can look for jobs as well as job hunting advice on this website.

Retirement Life Matters
A website that provides articles on topics ranging from health and relationships to spirituality.

Retirement Living TV
This television network provides programming for the senior market.

Health Resources

Aging and Exercise
This document from the University of Toronto explains the science behind aging and exercise and shows seniors how physical activity will affect their daily lives.

Arthritis Foundation
The foundation provides updates on treatments for arthritis and has advice on how to minimize the effects of the condition in daily life.

Be Brain Fit
This website works with seniors in order to maintain their mental acuity.

Better Hearing Institute
A non-profit organization that helps with and conducts research about hearing loss.

Drug Interactions
A website from the FDA that details prescription drug reactions with other prescribed drugs, food, and mental conditions.

Malnutrition and Seniors
This article from the Mayo Clinic helps seniors to recognize malnutrition and instructs how to counteract it.

National Eye Institute
The site has information about eye disorders, clinical studies, and awareness activities for people affected with eye diseases or disorders.

National Osteoporosis Foundation
This association provides insights and help about preventing and living with osteoporosis.

Sleep Help
This website works to increase sleep health awareness and wellness. Our sleep needs change as we age.

Economic Check Up
This site helps seniors to better manage their money by setting financial goals and managing a budget.

Elder Law Answers
The website contains easy-to-read law information for regarding law-issues that concern seniors.

The Elders
Founded by Nelson Mandela, this association works to promote international rights, including rights for seniors.

Money & Retirement: CNN
This site offers advice on how to retire effectively as well as living comfortably within retirement.

National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys
A website that contains a directory for attorneys who practice elder law as well as articles on elder law issues.

PA Elder Law
This law firm is based in Pennsylvania, but its website has information that is useful for seniors all over the country.

Senior Job Bank
A website that searches for experienced employees.

Senior Discounts
Discounts and coupons for seniors

Work Force 50
The website is designed for any senior looking for gainful employment.

Research & Education Resources

Age in Place Tech
A website made for industry analysis and research about technological trends that help seniors live in their homes.

Aging Society
The institute has research on aging that is available to the press and to policymakers.

Alliance for Aging Research
This non-profit organization is dedicated to helping people live productive lives as they age and to provide legislation for age-related issues.

American Federation for Aging Research
Seniors can learn the latest developments about aging from this website.

American Society on Aging
Founded in 1954, the society helps seniors to improve their quality of life in physical, emotional, spiritual, and financial aspects.

CDC's Health Aging
This website by the CDC contains statistics and research material, care information, and links to other websites, organizations, and articles.

The Gerontological Society of America
Founded in 1945, the society is dedicated to the research and education about the process of aging.

Medical News Today: Seniors
A website that lets seniors search for the latest medical news, look through clinical trials, or look for other medical material.

National Council on Aging
This non-profit organization represents senior citizens and the community organizations that serve them.

Pioneer Network
Dedicated to patient-centered care, this group advocates improved care within hospices.

Community & Travel Resurces

Grandparents.com
The website helps grandparents connect with their grandchildren and pass on a meaningful legacy to their children and grandchildren.

Senior.com
This website is an online community for seniors and provides tips on subjects such as healthy living, travelling, housing, and money.

Seniors for Living
A website that connects seniors with living options nationwide.

Silver Sneakers
If seniors want a community that encourages them to get fit, then this association is the place to start. The programs include hiking excursions and training at the gym as a group.

 

Road Scholars
Founded in 1975, the website is for an association that sponsors programs in order to help seniors travel the world.

The Roaming Boomers
This couple travels the world and provides online travel guides, travel plans, and group tours in Arizona for seniors who are interested in traveling.

Safe Driving for Older Adults
This site helps senior citizens decide what they should do if their driving is affected by eyesight, mental state, or medications.

Senior Corp
This government website is for programs that enable seniors to give back to their community.

Resources For Caregivers

The National Alliance for Caregiving
Dedicated to providing support to family caregivers and the professionals who help them.

National Family Caregivers Association
A non-profit organization that offers information to help caregivers with a variety of day-to-day issues and situations.

Family Caregiving Alliance
Website provides caregiving tips and programs for caregivers.

Alzheimer’s Association
Provides information about caregiving, how to deal with disruptive behaviors, and other issues.

Caring.com
This website helps those seeking information and support as they care for aging parents, spouses, and other loved ones.

Alzheimer’s.net
An online community dedicated to education, advocacy, and supporting those whose lives have been impacted by Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia.

Home Instead Senior Care
Home Instead is a for-profit senior care provider. They provide this website, whose motto is “care for yourself while caring for an aged loved one.”

The Rosalynn Carter Institute for Caregiving
This non-profit organization provides information and support for caregivers.