– The American Association of People with Disabilities website offers information and support to those with disabilities.
A nonprofit membership organization dedicated to addressing the needs and interests of persons 50 and older
An online database that provides links to informational technology, accessibility and rehabilitation technology
This research web site offers links to recent aging related articles, which is updated monthly, real audio features, and research projects of interest
This national organization serves to protect the health and economic security of seniors, and voice the opinions of retirees and older Americans
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
Funds junior investigators and medical and Ph.D students to do biomedical research on aging and age-related conditions
This web site provides information for architectural professionals and helps consumers find the suitable architects
An organization which helps you to learn more about how occupational therapy can help you or your loved ones live life to its fullest.
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
The web site offers links to the organization’s continuing education, government affair, and information to design students with downloadable online application
This site provides information to the network’s services including seminars and care management, caregiver information, links to products and other services
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
This information center site contains links to HUD programs and initiatives, publications, other resources like Federal programs and private funding resources, and more
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
is the U.S. government’s online resource for people with disabilities. The housing section has information on accessible and affordable housing.
A nationwide toll-free service that helps older adults and their caregivers locate local senior services online and through 1-800-677-1116
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
This is a multidisciplinary organization dedicated to the scientific study of aging and to the translation/dissemination of research for practice and policy
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.
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
The same informative Healthfinder website is now available in Spanish to offer a large segment of Spanish-speaking elderly group health news and information
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
This national information resource center is designed to provide Medicare information through training programs, technical assistance and targeted research
This is a new feature of the National Center on Accessibility web site. The forum showcases best practices and accessibility projects that exceed the minimum standards and facilitate optimum access for visitors with disabilities
A comprehensive guide of state Medicaid programs (elder care, housing options, and long term care) with individual eligibility requirements
The website has a variety of links such as eldercare locator, N4A events, job announcements, and policy papers on topics like long-term care, Medicare, and more
Their website has links to legislative affairs, annual conferences and events, projects and programs that support county governments, publications and more
Works with contractor licensing and enforcement agencies and the construction industry to maintain standards and regulations that protect consumers.
An advocacy organization that furthers the concerns of persons with disabilities. The site contains information on upcoming conferences and training sessions. There are also links to other resources
This website has a legislative action center where people can send messages to the Congress, respond to legislative alerts; this site also offers links to joint legislative program, media center on facts and press release, information on renting vs. owning and more
A national cross-disability network organization that promotes the full and equal participation of people with disabilities in all aspects of American life. This site offers frequently updated news and resources concerning people with disabilities and employment; education; access to health care, transportation and technology; and community, political, and religious participation
This site offers a searchable database of all the research published by the National Institute on Disability Research, an annotated bibliography of ADA publications, an explanation of NARIC and links to other related site
Here one can find answers to all nursing home questions, such as how to select, costs, Medicare and Medicaid coverage, regulations, etc.
Find out more about the new Section 508 of the Rehabilitation Act that governs accessibility to information technology
The nonprofit SeniorNet provides adults 50+ access to and education about computer technology and the Internet to enhance their lives and enable them to share their knowledge and wisdom.
Provides a comprehensive and organized source of Spinal Cord Injury Information and Resources from recognized centers, organizations, researchers and educators
A service of the National Institute on Aging, the Center helps disseminate information about Alzheimer’s disease and other related disorder
The organization is a leader in the world of philanthropy for issues related to older Americans.
Visit this website for resources available to people with disabilities, information on educational programs, training, and conferences on disabilities issues as well as job opportunities at The Center on Disability
The website has a fact sheet with four messages on preventing falls, as well as tips, lists of CDC publications, research project information and other links fill the page
The Cohousing Network (TCN) is an organization whose purpose is to promote and encourage the cohousing concept, support both individuals and groups in creating communities, provide assistance to completed groups for improving their systems for living together in community, and provide networking opportunities for those involved or interested in cohousing
Founded in 2002, the National Association of Senior Move Managers (NASMM) is dedicated to assisting older adults and families with the physical and emotional demands of downsizing, relocating, or modifying their homes. Their Industry Partner, eSMMART, offers a Certificate in Senior Move Management (cSMM). If you are interested in obtaining a cSMM, go to eSMMART Training Center.
A private, nonprofit association committed to promoting the dignity, self-determination, well-being, and contributions of older persons and to enhancing the field of aging through leadership and service, education, and advocacy
(formerly Eastern Paralyzed Veterans Association) – The United Spinal Association is dedicated to enhancing the lives of veterans with spinal cord injuries or diseases by ensuring quality health care, promoting research, and advocating for civil rights and independence.
This organization promotes accessibility of the Web to people with disabilities through five primary areas of work: technology, guidelines, tools, education & outreach, and research & development. Visit their web site to find out how each area is implemented to promote accessibility of the Web
WheelchairNet is an online community and resource center for those that use wheelchairs. The site is also a resource for health professionals, community members and families who interact with wheelchair users.