AARP Research Databases
AgeLine is an extensive bibliographic database summarizing aging-related research and policy reports, articles, and books from many publishers and organizations.
The AgeSource Worldwide database features information resources about aging from around the world, and offers search navigation in three languages.
The Internet Resources on Aging database includes descriptions and links to over 900 carefully selected and reviewed web sites of interest to those 50 and older.
GSU Gerontology Library Research
Click on Research Guides. Then click on Gerontology. This link connects to the Library Liaison for the Gerontology Institute providing library resoruces to support the academic and research needs of the students and faculty researching the subject of Gerontology.
The Alzheimer's Association, a national network of chapters, is a voluntary health organization committed to finding a cure for Alzheimer's and helping those affected by the disease. The site provides information for persons with Alzheimer's disease, caregivers, health care professionals, researchers, and the media.
Alzheimer's Association - Georgia Chapter
Offers support for individuals, their families, and caregivers.
Alzheimer's Disease Education and Referral (ADEAR) Centers
This web site provides information about Alzheimer's disease and related disorders and links to other federal resources on dementia. The ADEAR Center is a service of the National Institute on Aging (NIA).
An Area Agency on Aging offering services for older adults in Atlanta region.
Everything families need to understand, plan, and manage care for their elderly loved ones through the caregiving years.
Center for Family Caregivers
Caring for family members with a chronic illness or disability.
Offers a nationwide toll-free service to help find community assistance for seniors.
A guide to reliable health information.
The Well Spouse Foundation
Gives support to partners of the chronically ill and/or disabled.
Senior Web Sites
Online information on services, discounts and news for seniors.
An AARP database that describes clearinghouses, databases, libraries, directories, statistical resources, bibliographies and reading lists, texts and websites on aging and related topics.
A comprehensive site, developed by a private-sector CPA and consultant, provides information on eldercare and long-term care for both professionals and family members. There are numerous links to information on legal, financial, medical, and housing issues, as well as policy, research, and statistics.
FirstGov for Seniors
Extensive information for and about seniors can be found on this site maintained by the Social Security Administration. The site was designed as a one-stop comprehensive web site to help seniors access information about government services and the agencies that provide them.
Created for people 55 and older, the program has 3 components: Foster Grandparents, Senior Companions, and Retired and Senior Volunteers (RSVP).
Medicare and Medicaid
Official US Government site for people with Medicare.
Provides medical assistance for certain low-income families.
Administration on Aging (AoA)
TheAoA develops programs and coordinates delivery of community services specified by the Older Americans Act through a national network of State and Area Agencies on Aging (AAA's). This comprehensive website provides information for older adults, family caregivers, and professionals. It includes a Resource Directory for Older People and information on using the Eldercare Locator, a national, toll-free directory assistance service designed to help older persons and their caregivers locate support services in their local areas.
AgeWise Connection helps connect older citizens and their families to a vast array of services through comprehensive computer database of aging service providers in the Atlanta region.
Area Agencies on Aging
Area Agencies on Aging provide a link to services for older adults and their caregivers.
Atlanta Regional Commission
The Atlanta Regional Commission is a regional planning and intergovernmental coordination agency for the 10-county metro Atlanta area.
Georgia Council on Aging
GCOA serves in an advisory capacity to state agencies on aging issues.
Georgia Council of Community Ombudsmen
This site offers information about Georgia Ombudsmen listings, long-term care FAQs, aging links, Georgia long-term care rules and regulations, and other concerns about long-term care.
Georgia Department of Human Resources Division of Aging Services
The Division of Aging Services works with other DHR divisions, state agencies, and community programs to meet the challenge of caring for Georgia 's older citizens. An overview of programs and services can be found on the site as well as in-depth information about the Community Care Services Program, the Health Insurance Counseling, Assistance, and Referral for the Elderly Program (HICARE), and the Preventing and Combating Health Care Fraud, Waste, and Abuse Project. There is a link to a directory of Georgia's Area Agencies on Aging.
Georgia Ombudsman Long Term Care Residents' Advocate
This site provides information about their services, advocacy updates, news and how to contact the Georgia Ombudsman office.
National Institute on Aging (NIA)
The NIA is the Federal Government's principal agency for conducting and supporting biomedical, social, and behavioral research on the aging processes and the diseases and special problems of older people. The NIA is one of the National Institutes of Health under the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.
American Society on Aging (ASA)
The site of this national membership association of professionals from many disciplines in the field of aging contains information about the association's resources, publications, and more. There is a job bulletin board.
Association for Gerontology in Higher Education (AGHE)
AGHE is a national membership association of colleges and universities and other organizations interested in gerontological education and research. The site provides information about careers in aging, fellowship and scholarship opportunities, and the association's programs and services, including a national database and a Directory of Educational Programs in Gerontology and Geriatrics.
Georgia Gerontology Society (GGS)
The GGS was founded as a membership organization of people with a common interest in the field of aging. This site includes: information and resource exchange, annual meetings and conferences, advocacy for public and social policy development.
Gerontological Society of America (GSA)
The site of this national membership association of professionals from all disciplines in aging contains information about the society's mission, history, publications, and programs. It maintains AgeWork, an online job bulletin board.
National Council on the Aging (NCOA)
The site of this national association of organizations and professionals in aging contains information about the association's programs, services, and advocacy endeavors.
Southern Gerontological Society (SGS)
This is the site of the Southern Gerontological Society. SGS is a network of the South's most respected gerontology professionals. SGS members are educators, aging network personnel, researchers, health professionals, and policy makers. The society provides a bridge between research and practice, translating, and applying knowledge in the field of aging.