Resources
Erin Vogt, Senior Service Department of Alexian Brothers Medical Center of Elk Grove Village, Illinois, graciously provided AADA with her list of resources for Caregivers of Older Adults. Please contact Erin if you are aware of any additional sites you would like to share.
Caregiver Related

National Alliance for Caregiving
National Family Caregivers Association
Nursing Home Abuse Guide
Care There.com*
Caregiving Online*
Caregiver Zone*
Care Pathways
Family Caregiver Alliance*
Wellspouse Foundation*
ElderCare Online*
Healthy Caregiver*
* Has on-line support groups
Caregivers Who Are Also Employed
US Department of Labor (Family Medical Leave Act)
Benefits
National Council on Aging— benefit eligibilityHealth
Health
American Geriatrics Society
American Assoc. of Geriatric Psychiatry
Healthfinder
Mayo Clinic Online
National Institutes of Health
The National Library of Medicine
Medical Dictionaries

Disease Specific
Alzheimer’s Association
American Cancer Society
American Diabetes Association
American Heart Association
American Lung Association
American Pain Society
Arthritis Foundation
Eye Diseases
National Cancer Institute
National Parkinson Association
National Multiple Sclerosis Society
National Osteoporosis Foundation
National Spinal Cord Injury Association
National Stroke Association

Legal
National Association of Elder Law Attorneys
Medications
Clinical Pharmacology
RXLIST
Needy Meds
Pharmaceutical Assistance Program

Housing
Amer. Assoc. of Homes& Services for the Aged
Assisted Living Federation
Continuing Care Community Information
IL Housing Development
New Lifestyles
Nursing Home Information
Nat’l Citizens Coalition for Nursing Home reform
Illinois Department of Public Health
Senior Alternative for Living
US Dept– Housing & Urban DevelopmentResources
Admin on Aging: Resource for Older People
Elder Care Locator
Private Duty Home Care
Federal
Medicare
Social Security
Physicians
American Medical Association

Donna Ford identified these websites as outstanding resources:

American Association of Retired Persons
Centers for Medicare & Medical Service
Computers Made Easy for Senior Citizens
Corporation for National and Community Service
Dubuque TCP Portfolio: Programs– Intergenerational Internet
Elderhostel: Welcome!
FirstGov for Seniors Home Page
Growth House: Guide to Death, Dying, Grief, Bereavement, and of Live Resources
Media Coverage: Senior Citizen Mastering the Internet
The National Council on thee Aging
National Senior Citizens Law Center
New LifeStyles Online– The Source for Seniors
OCPL Senior Citizens Resources Web Links
Senior Citizens
Senior Citizens’ Home Page
Senior Citizens Online Continues Increase
Senior Law Home Page
Senior Net
Social Security Online
Usability for Senior Citizens
The US Administration on Aging (AOA)
Web Site Links for Senior Citizens