Marianjoy Library

Geriatrics

Below is a listing of  Web sites selected by the library staff. They are listed in alphabetical, NOT ranked, order.  Clicking on any of the links below will open the professional site in a new window.

Administration on Aging (AoA)
The AoA web site is designed to provide a comprehensive overview of a wide variety of topics, programs and services related to aging. The site provides detailed information about the Older Americans Act, the federal legislation establishing the AoA, and links to other resources.
 

 

Alzheimer’s Association
The Alzheimer’s Association, the world leader in Alzheimer research and support, is dedicated to finding prevention methods, treatments and an eventual cure for Alzheimer’s. The web site offers information for local chapters, library services, and education resources.
 

 

The American Geriatric Society (AGS)
The (AGS) is a nationwide, not-for-profit association of geriatrics health care professionals, research scientists, and other concerned individuals dedicated to improving the health, independence, and quality of life of all older people. The web site has a huge section on health links. Available online is the Journal of the American Geriatrics Society, the official publication of the AGS.
 

 

American Society on Aging (ASA)
ASA, the largest organization of professionals in the field of aging, offers a diverse array of renowned educational programming, publications and state-of-the-art information and training resources, and the largest network of professionals in the field of aging.
 

 

Center for Healthy Aging
This site helps community-based organizations serving older adults to develop and implement evidence-based health promotion/disease prevention programs. It is a resource center for the Administration on Aging Evidence Based Disease Prevention Grants Program. The site provides an extensive collection of resources, including toolkits, research, and examples of model programs, web sites, and more.
 

 

Evidence-Based Geriatric Medicine
The goal of this website is to help develop, disseminate, and evaluate resources that can be used to practice and teach EBM for undergraduate, postgraduate, and continuing education for health care professionals relating to geriatric medicine. 

 

The Gerontological Society of America (GSA)
The Gerontological Society of America (GSA) is a national, non-profit, multidisciplinary scientific organization devoted to the advancement of gerontological research. GSA publications include The Journals of Gerontology, The Gerontologist, and special books and papers.
 

 

National Gerontological Nursing Association (NGNA)
The NGNA was founded in 1984. Members include clinicians, educators, and researchers with vastly different educational preparation, clinical roles, and interest in practice issues. The web site provides membership information, resources, career and networking information.
 

 

National Institute of Aging (NIA)
The National Institute on Aging (NIA) is one of the 27 institutes and centers at the National Institutes of Health. NIA provides leadership in aging research, training, health information dissemination, and other programs relevant to aging and older people.
 

 

Population in Aging Research Center (PARC)
The Population Aging Research Center (PARC) was established in 1994 with a grant from the National Institute on Aging which fosters research on the demography and economics of health and aging. The Web site provides links for research, training, resources, news, publications, and data.
 

 

PubMed’s Senior Health Topics
MEDLINE/PubMed is a database of the National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health, Public Health Service, United States Department of Health and Human Services. PubMed’s has links to the full text of articles at participating publishers' web sites.

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