Use these websites as resources to provide up-to-date, evidence-based information and care to older adults.
Internet resources on aging
This source, part of AARP's database on aging, hosts over 1,200 of the best websites for people age 50 and older. Readers selecting a topic link from the main list will be directed to a new page with the best websites on the topic. Aging of minority populations, death and dying, legal issues, and housing and long-term care are some of the topics for selection. The information is free for members and nonmembers.
Administration of Aging
This government agency's mission is to inform older adults about lower-cost nonmedical services that support their independence. The web page provides links to information on such topics as health reform and the Aging Network (the nation's largest provider networks of home- and community-based care), an older adults HIV/AIDS toolkit, and resources for the Aging Services Network and other professionals.
Elder care locator
Elder care locator connects older adults and their families to services for elder abuse prevention, health insurance, healthy aging, in-home services, and more. To search, either select a specific topic or enter the patient's city, state, or zip code. Additional tools and resources at the bottom of the web page include informational brochures and federal websites.
NIH Senior Health
The National Institute of Health has a web page dedicated to helping older adults learn more about their health and aging. Videos offer important medical information on surgery, addiction, cancer, and medication, as well as training tools that help nurses and families teach older adults how to research health information themselves.