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We understand how challenging it can be to find accurate and useful information as you think about the next steps for you or your loved one. At times, it feels like you are navigating through a maze of confusing acronyms and websites filled with misinformation! We are here to help! Our residents, staff and families have suggested the following links that may prove helpful to you. Please contact the UMH community nearest you for further assistance.

Aging Websites


AARP

www.aarp.org

Academy Health

www.academyhealth.og

Aging Parents and Elder Care

www.aging-parents-and-elder-care.com

Administration on Aging (AoA)

www.aoa.gov

Agency for Health Research and Quality

www.ahrq.gov

Alzheimer's Association

http://www.alz.org/ 

AGS Foundation for Health in Aging (FHA)

www.healthinaging.org

Alliance for Aging Research

www.agingresearch.org

American Geriatrics Society

www.americangeriatrics.org/products/positionpapers/index.shtml

American Federation for Aging Research

www.afar.org

American Medical Association

www.ama-assn.org

American Society on Aging

www.asaging.org/index.cfm

Benefits CheckUp

www.benefitscheckup.org

Center for Economic and Policy Research

www.cepr.net

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (health information for older adults)

www.cdc.gov/aging/aginginfo/index.htm

CT Agencies on Aging

http://www.ctagenciesonaging.org/

CT Assisted Living Association

http://www.ctassistedliving.com

Economic Policy Institute

www.epi.org

Elder Web

www.elderweb.com

Families USA

www.familiesusa.org

Family Caregiver Alliance

www.caregiver.org/caregiver/jsp/home.jsp

Gerontological Society of America

www.geron.org

Grantmakers in Aging

www.giaging.org

Government Made Easy (Senior Citizen Resource)

www.usa.gov/topics/seniors.shtml

Hutington's Disease Society of America

http://www.hdsa.org /

U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs - Health Benefits
http://www.va.gov/healthbenefits/online

Kaiser Family Foundation

www.kff.org

Leading Age

http://www.leadingage.org

Medicare Rights Center

www.medicarerights.org

Medicare’s Nursing Home Compare Site

www.medicare.gov/NHCompare/Include/DataSection/Questions/SearchCriteriaNew.asp?version=default&browser=IE%7C8%7Cwindows+Vista&language=English&defaultstatus=0&pagelist=Home&CookiesEnabledStatus=True

Medicare.gov - Nursing Home Compare

http://www.medicare.gov/NHCompare

National Academy on an Aging Society

www.agingsociety.org/agingsociety

National Academy on Social Insurance Media Sourcebook

www.nasi.org/press

National Adult Day Services Association

www.nadsa.org

National Association of Area Agencies on Aging (n4a)

www.n4a.org

National Association of State Units on Aging

www.nasua.org

National Center on Senior Transportation

http://seniortransportation.easterseals.com/site/PageServer?pagename=NCST2_homepage

National Citizens Coalition for Nursing Home Reform

www.nccnhr.org

National Committee to Preserve Social Security and Medicare

www.ncpssm.org

National Council on Aging

www.ncoa.org

National Senior Citizen’s Law Center

www.nsclc.org

Naturally Occurring Retirement Communities (NORC) Programs

www.nsclc.org

Older Women’s League

www.owl-national.org/welcome.html

Pioneer Network:  Culture Change in Long Term Care

www.pioneernetwork.net

Planetree

http://planetree.org/

The Retirement Research Foundation

www.rrf.org/agingrelatedwebsites.htm

Long Term Care Improvement Guide

http://www.residentcenteredcare.org/

SAGE Crossroads Project

www.sagecrossroads.net

The SCAN Foundation

www.thescanfoundation.blogspot.com

Special Committee on Aging, U.S. Senate

http://aging.senate.gov

Shaping Long-Term Care in America Project

http://ltcfocus.org/default.aspx

Social Security Online

http://ssa.gov

State Health Facts

www.statehealthfacts.org

Veteranaid.org

http://www.veteranaid.org/

WOW – Wider Opportunities for Women

www.wiserwoman.org/portal

Women’s Institute for a Secure Retirement

www.wiserwoman.org/portal

The Urban Institute

www.urban.org

 

Journals


Gerontology Journal Information UMASS BOSTON

http://umb.libguies.com/gerontology

UMASS BOSTON EJournal Library Website

http://www.lib.umb.edu/find/journals

Generations (Journal of the American Society on Aging)

www.generationsjournal.org/generations/gen33-3/home.cfm

Gerontology

http://content.karger.com/ProduckteDB/produckte.asp?Aktion=JournalHome&ProduktNR=224091&Contentonly=false

Journals of The Gerontological Society of America

www.gerontologyjournals.org

The Journals of Gerontology Series A (Biological Sciences and Medical Sciences)

http://www.biomedgerontology.oxfordjournals.org

The Journals of Gerontology Series B (Psychological Sciences and Social Sciences)

http://psychsocgerontology.oxfordjournals.org

The Gerontologist

http://gerontologist.oxfordjournals.org

Annual Review of Gerontology and Geriatrics

www.springerpub.com/prod.aspx?prod_id=0228X

Family Relations

www.wiley.com/bw/journal.asp?ref=0197-6664

Journal of Intergenerational Relationships

http://jir.ucsur.pitt.edu

Marriage & Family Review

www.informaworld.com/smpp/title-content=t792306931~db=all

Journal of Aging and Health

http://jah.sagepubl.com

Journal of Aging Studies

www.elsevier.com/wps/find/journaldescription.cws_home/620198/description#description

Journal of Aging and Social Policy

www.informaworld.com/smpp/title~content=t792303967~db=all

Journal of Aging, Humanities and the Arts

www.tandfdc.com/journals/journal.asp?issn+1932-5614&linktype=1

Journal of Aging and Physical Activity

http://hk.humankinetics.com/JAPA/journalAbout.cfm

Journal of Aging Research

www.sage-hindawi.com/journals/jar

Journal of Nursing Administration

http://journals.lww.com/jonajournal/pages/default.aspx

Aging and Mental Health

www.tandf.co.uk/journals/titles/13607863.asp

Journal of Aging and Identity

www.springerlink.com/content/104886

Journal of Marriage and Family

http://www.wiley.com/bw/journal.asp?ref=0022-2445

International Journal of Aging and Human Development

www.baywood.com/journals/PreviewJournals.asp?Id=0091-4150

Journal of Family Issues

http://jfi.sagepub.com

Sourcebook of Family Theory and Research

http://www.sagepub.com/refbooksProdDesc.nav?prodID=Book226285

Social Service Review

www.journals.uchicago.edu/toc/ssr/current?cookieSet=1

 

 

 

 

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