Health Resources

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National Center for Creative Aging
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A national clearinghouse dedicated to fostering an understanding of the vital relationship between creative expression and quality of life for older adults. Focuses on three target areas: Health and Wellness; Lifelong Learning; and Community Engagement.
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National Family Caregivers Association
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Educates, supports, empowers and speaks up for the more than 65 million Americans who care for loved ones with a chronic illness, disability or the frailties of old age. Reaches across the boundaries of diagnoses, relationships and life stages to help transform family caregivers' lives by removing barriers to health and well being.
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SecondAct
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An online destination tailored to the needs and interests of readers over age 40. Provides inspiration, information and hands-on know-how for getting the most out of the second half of life with a wealth of news, features and profiles of successful "second-acters" in four key areas: Managing money and investing for financial independence; Finding an encore career or opportunities for making a difference in the world; Exploring healthy lifestyles and fitness options; and Enjoying the good life, including food, travel, tech, the arts, and simple living.
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Aging Parents and Elder Care
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Offers resources and tips for anyone providing care for an aging parent, elderly spouse, domestic partner or close friend.
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American Society on Aging
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Develops leadership, knowledge and skills to address the challenges and opportunities of a diverse aging society. Membership is multidisciplinary and inclusive of professionals who are concerned with the physical, emotional, social, economic and spiritual aspects of aging.
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Center on Aging, Health & Humanities, The
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An online network for George Washington University faculty and others who are working to improve the lives and health of older persons through education, research, and work in clinical arenas, with the inclusion of the humanities and creative arts to promote healing and wellness throughout the life span.
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Brain Resources for Seniors
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Created by the Dana Foundation this site offers a gateway to information related to brain health, education, and general information for older adults.
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The Dana Foundation
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Experience Corps
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A network of partners, schools and community service organizations in 19 cities across America whose volunteer members work to improve the lives of students by tutoring children who need basic literacy skills; mentoring students who need guidance; partnering with classroom teachers to make schools better places to learn; and creating healthier communities.
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International Longevity Center
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Based at Columbia University's Mailman School of Public Health, this Center serves as a research and educational hub for understanding and addressing issues in science, policy, and practice related to healthy aging and the larger implications for society of a longer life span.
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National Council on Aging
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Brings together nonprofit organizations, businesses, and government to develop creative solutions that improve the lives of all older adults from finding jobs and benefits, to improving their health, and remaining active in their communities.

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