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AIDS InstituteThe AIDS Institute provides leadership to alleviate the human toll of the HIV/AIDS epidemic through programs, policies and partnerships that exemplify compassion and empower individuals, communities and institutions. The institute is affiliated with the Division of Infectious Diseases and International Medicine at the University Of South Florida College Of Medicine.
Age PositiveAge Positive is a UK government website dedicated to promoting the elimination of age discrimination and the welfare of older people in the workplace. The site provides information on the UK legislation regarding the right of older people to training and employment. It also includes a "Code of Practice on Age Diversity in Employment" which includes a set of Good Practice standards, case studies, research and reports, to help employers recognize the business benefits of an age-diverse workforce.
Alzheimer's AssociationThe Alzheimer's Association is the largest national voluntary health organization committed to finding a cure for Alzheimer's and helping those affected by the disease. The Association also provides education and support for people diagnosed with the condition, their families, and caregivers.
Argentum (formerly Assisted Living Federation of America)The Assisted Living Federation of America (ALFA) represents over 7,000 for-profit and not-for-profit providers of assisted living, continuing care retirement communities, independent living and other forms of housing and services.
California Commission on AgingThe California Commission serves as the "principal advocate in the state on behalf of older individuals, including, but not limited to, advisory participation in the consideration of all legislation and regulations made by state and federal departments and agencies relating to programs and services that affect older individuals."
Centre For Policy on AgeingAn independent organization aiming to formulate and promote social policies which will allow all older people to achieve full potential of their later years. CPA promotes informed about issues affecting older age groups, stimulates awareness of the needs of older people and encourage good practice.
European Centre for Social Welfare Policy and ResearchThe European Social Welfare Information Network (ESWIN) is a network that enables professionals to obtain secondary and tertiary information on social welfare topics in various countries of the UN-European Region. The network has a web site which enhances access to information from member countries in the network that includes national information on social welfare systems, key resources and professional bodies active in the area.
Gray Panthers-NYCGray Panthers is an intergenerational advocacy organization. From age 9 to 93, they are Age and Youth in Action, activists working together for social and economic justice. Their issues include universal health care, jobs with a living wage and the rights to organize, preservation of Social Security, affordable housing, access to quality education, economic justice, environment, peace and challenging ageism, sexism, racism.
United Nations Programme On AgingGlobal Action on Aging (GAA), based in New York at the United Nations, reports on older people's needs and potential within the global economy.
Health In Action (Alberta Health Services)Health in Action is online access to health promotion and injury prevention resources in Alberta including programs, contacts, research, links, listservs, conferences, news, and feature articles. Health in Action is the ultimate networking resource for health promotion and injury prevention practitioners in Alberta.
Health On The Net - Ageing DossierHON Ageing Dossier proposes an overview of the ageing process completed with a section on related diseases like Alzheimer's, Parkinson diseases, osteoporosis, cancers...
Age UK (formerly Help The Aged)Help the Aged works to ensure vulnerable older people are able to live independent lives. There are many different services they offer to assist people in practical ways in the United Kingdom.
Isis International ManilaISIS International Manila is a feminist NGO dedicated to women's information and communication needs. Documenting ideas and visions. Creating channels to communicate. Collecting and moving information. Networking and building links. They focus on those advancing women's rights, leadership and empowerment in Asia and the Pacific.
International Association Of Gerontology & GeriatricsThe International Association of Gerontology was founded in 1950. Its objectives are to promote gerontological research, training in the field of aging and encourage the interests of gerontological organizations in international affairs. The IAG has members in more than 60 countries in five regions.
International Federation On Ageing (IFA)IFA is an umbrella organization that links organizations, associations, agencies, programs and individuals representing and serving older persons around the world at the grassroots level.
Leadership Council Of Ageing OrganizationsThe Leadership Council of Aging Organizations (LCAO) is a coalition of national nonprofit organizations concerned with the well-being of America's older population and committed to representing their interests in the policy-making arena.
MedicareMedicare is a Health Insurance Program for people 65 years of age and older, some disabled people under 65 years of age, and people with End-Stage Renal Disease (permanent kidney failure treated with dialysis or a transplant).
National Center On Elder AbuseNCEA site offers many resources to help you find the assistance, publications, data, information, and answers you need. It has information on conferences, community coalitions, statistics, laws, how to report elder abuse, and the basics facts about elder abuse.
United NationsThe United Nations gathers 189 Nations from the Developed Countries and the Developing Countries. Together they raise questions and try to resolve problems all over the World. Their website shows their work day after day.
United Nations Non-Governmental Liaison ServiceThe United Nations Non-Government Liaison Service promotes dynamic partnerships between the UN and NGOs. By providing information, advice, expertise and support services, NGLS is part of the UN’s effort to strengthen dialogue with civil society and gain public support for economic and social development. This is one of the best web sites to obtain information on UN activities.
UN Program On AgeingThe United Nations develop the UN program on Ageing to facilitate and contribute to the creation of a society for all ages. This website presents all the information about this program.
World Health Organization (WHO)The World Health Organization promotes healthy ageing and publishes its research on this website. WHO carries out work that demonstrates how to make Primary Health Care and Treating Older Persons in Emergencies more age-friendly.
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