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This list of links is divided into three sections:


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

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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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Access Center for Independent Living (ADAPT)

A community for people with disabilities

Accessible Space

This non-profit organization develops affordable housing, supportive living, and rehabilitation services for people with traumatic brain injuries and seniors. The site provides information on how to find housing for both people with disabilities and older adults.

Acessiblidade (in Spanish)

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

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Administration for Community Living (ACL)

The federal agency focused on increasing access to community support and resources for and older Americans.

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

An organization which helps you to learn more about how occupational therapy can help you or your loved ones live life to its fullest.

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American Physical Therapy Association

An organization representing professionals in the field of physical therapy whose goal is to increase awareness and support of physical therapy as an important part of health care.

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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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.

Bipartisan Policy Center

A non-profit organization dedicated to promoting health, security, and opportunities for all Americans by promoting the unison of both parties on polarizing issues.

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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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

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

A part of the Department of Health and Human Services that provides health information and conducts research on expensive and dangerous health issues.

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

Eden Alternative

An alternative philosophy to raditional long term care institutional settings

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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Fall Prevention Center of Excellence

A center at the University of Southern California Leonard Davis School of Gerontology dedicated to developing programs for seniors, families, and professionals to reduce fall risks in elderly adults.

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

Gary Sinise Foundation

Providing injured, wounded, ill and/or aging Veterans with the resources they need to regain their mobility and independence, including home modifications.


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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Georgia Institute of Technology

A rehabilitation and research center focused on supporting aging-in-place for people with disabilities.

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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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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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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Home Modification Occupational Therapy Alliance (HMOTA)

A professional organization of home modification occupational therapists throughout the United States that specialize in home modifications for accessibility and provide home evaluations based on diagnosis as well as product recommendations.


Homes Renewed

An organization focused on increasing the amount of American homes equipped to have residents living in them for the entirety of their lifespan.

Hometime Home Page

Information and excerpts from the home remodeling show, Hometime are available here.

Housing and Rehabilitation Association

This web site offers useful links to many public housing redevelopment projects and contacts, publications, information on conferences, and other related links on housing and rehabilitation


program transforms public housing projects into mixed-income, diverse, and stable neighborhoods in order to attract middle-income persons to developments that include a wide range of incomes and housing types

IDEA Center for Inclusive Design Environmental Access

This inclusive web site provides links to the Center’s various research, development, and design programs, publications, special interests on home modifications, and offers innovative ideas on products that promote accessibility, as well as software to educate professionals about providing accessibility.

Independent Living

Serving self-help organizations of disabled people who work for equal opportunities, self-determination and self-respect. They offer training materials, technical assistance and information on personal assistance, advocacy, access, legislation and peer support.

Institute for Advanced Studies in Immunology and Aging

The institute offers many programs in the categories of research, education, and clinical care, their web site also features publications and reports on their research findings

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Institute for the Future of Aging Services

This national information resource center is designed to provide Medicare information through training programs, technical assistance and targeted research

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International Code Council

The Council’s web site has links to development of international codes, government relations, information on certification to professionals and Project Impact

John Hopkins University School of Nursing

The top rated graduate nursing program in the nation dedicated to improving the health of individual and communities around the world and producing extraordinary nursing graduates.