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Links

This list of links is divided into three sections:

A Place for Mom

– A Place for Mom is the nation’s largest senior living referral service, each month helping 15,000 families make informed decisions, save time, and feel less alone as they search for care.

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AAPD

– The American Association of People with Disablities website offers information and support to those with disabilities.

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AARP

A nonprofit membership organization dedicated to addressing the needs and interests of persons 50 and older

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Abilities Expo

The one show for assisted living products and services

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ABLEDATA

This comprehensive web site on products that support independent living was created by the National Institute on Disability, Independent Living, and Rehabilitation Research as part of the Administration for Community Living.

Access Center for Independent Living (ADAPT)

A community for people with disabilities

Accessible Home Design

an easy to read online book that gives tips on making a home accessible. The site also has an architecture section with more information on accessible homes and healthcare architecture.

Accessible Space

A non-profit organization, develops affordable housing, supportive living, rehabilitation services for people with traumatic brain injuries and seniors. The site provides information on how to find housing for both diabled people and senior citizens.

Accredited Online Colleges and Disability Education

This article discusses the benefits accredited online colleges provide students with disabilities

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Accredited Schools Online

created a Guidebook for Visually Impaired students, providing a comprehensive list of resources ranging from scholarships to information about assistive technology.

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Acessiblidade (in Spanish)

An online database that provides links to informational technology, accessibility and rehabilitation technology

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AgeNet

Provides actionable information on health, geriatric drugs, legal, financial, insurance, housing and caregiver support issues

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Aging Research Centre (ARC)

This research web site offers links to recent aging related articles, which is updated monthly, real audio features, and research projects of interest

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Alliance for Retired Americans

This national organization serves to protect the health and economic security of seniors, and voice the opinions of retirees and older Americans

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American Association for Geriatric Psychiatry

This inclusive web site has many resources related to aging and psychiatry; it has links to AAGP bookstore, consumer information, advocacy and public policy, American Journal for Geriatric Psychiatry, a bulletin for health professionals, and information from the press

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American Federation for Aging Research

Funds junior investigators and medical and Ph.D students to do biomedical research on aging and age-related conditions

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American Institute of Architects

This web site provides information for architectural professionals and helps consumers find the suitable architects

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American Occupational Therapy Association

Provides tips, consumer information, a consumer fact sheet and many more services

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American Planning Association

This web site provides various information, such as consultant services, how to become a certified planner, updates about the National Planning Conference, various research projects, and links to educational opportunities and careers and more

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American Society of Interior Designers

The web site offers links to the organization’s continuing education, government affair, and information to design students with downloadable online application

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American Society on Aging

An interdisciplinary organization in the field of aging

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ANFA

The Academy of Neuroscience for Architecture was founded to promote and advance knowledge that links neuroscience research to a growing understanding of human responses to the built environment.

BrightFocus Foundation

BrightFocus Foundation is a nonprofit organization supporting research and providing public education to help eradicate brain and eye diseases, including Alzheimer’s disease, macular degeneration, and glaucoma

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Caregiver Network

This site provides information to the network’s services including seminars and care management, caregiver information, links to products and other services

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Caregiver911.com (Today’s Caregiver Magazine)

Dedicated for caregivers, including local, regional and state sources, and a regularly-updated clearinghouse of links to caregiver resources available on the Internet

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CarePathways.com

An Internet community created and maintained by Registered Nurses (RNs) dedicated to providing seniors and their families access to quality information and creditable services

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Center for Health Design

Creating a future where the built environment supports the highest level of human health, well-being, and achievement in all aspects of life and work

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Center for International Rehabilatation Research Information Exchange

an informative and interactive website that attempts to facilitate the sharing of information and expertise in rehabilitation research between the U.S. and other countries

Community Connections

This information center site contains links to HUD programs and initiatives, publications, other resources like Federal programs and private funding resources, and more

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Concrete Change

Free basic construction guidelines and cost information, suggestions for heating up a nationwide and international movement for basic access in ALL new homes.

Council of Large Public Housing Authorities

The Council of Large Public Housing Authorities (CLPHA) is a national non-profit organization dedicated to the preservation and improvement of public housing

Department of Justice Home Page

This site has all the Department of Justice materials for technical assistance such as status reports on enforcement, information on the ADA resources in public libraries and other lists are available

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Disabilityinfo.gov

is the U.S. government’s online resource for people with disabilities. The housing section has information on accessible and affordable housing.

Easy Living Home

is a coalition of organizations that certifies builders who use accessible design. Home buyers can also find out about homes in their area. Most of the builders are located in Georgia but Easy Living Home is planning to expand to other states.

Eden Alternative

An alternative philosophy to raditional long term care institutional settings

Elder Law Answers

Provides a depth of information on long-term care and other elder law issues not found elsewhere on the Internet, as well as a directory of leading elder law attorneys nationwide

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Eldercare Locator

A nationwide toll-free service that helps older adults and their caregivers locate local senior services online and through 1-800-677-1116

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Eldercare Web

A site full of resources for healthcare, death, legislation, caregivers and finance

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Family Nurse Practitioner Programs

Family Nurse Practitioner Programs strives to provide readers with the best information available about family nurse practitioner degrees

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Federal National Mortgage Association

This web site of the FannieMae Foundation provides extensive information on mortgage loans to single-family, multifamily, housing & community development, as well as company news, listings of property on-sale, business opportunities with the Foundation, and information to both investors and consumer

Fraud.org

This online resource is designed to assist seniors, their families, and others who work with older people understand telemarketing fraud and learn how to strike back

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Generations United

This site has extensive information on intergenerational policy, programs, and issues with links to public policy, legislative alerts, training, special initiatives, services learning, and intergenerational programs

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Gerontological Society of America

This is a multidisciplinary organization dedicated to the scientific study of aging and to the translation/dissemination of research for practice and policy

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GiveTech

provides computer tools designed specifically for those with severe physical disabilities that allow increased self-reliance and a vastly enhanced computing and Internet experience. GiveTech’s goal is to provide such technological tools to those in need.

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Guide to Retirement Living

Features articles related to aging and retirement living

HealthCare Design

Learn new ways of working in harmony to improve the health of your patients and the profitability of your organization

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Healthfinder

This website is the federal government’s portal to reliable health information online, it has extensive features that offer health news, online checkup and many more

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Healthfinder® Espanol

The same informative Healthfinder website is now available in Spanish to offer a large segment of Spanish-speaking elderly group health news and information

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Homeplans

This site features a vast collection of home plans and an exclusive section on many aspects of Universal Design.

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