Weblinks - Aging Related Web Sites
The listing below is of WEB sites which may be of use to you in getting additional aging related information. The listings are broken into various categories. New categories will be added as needed. We do not include any strictly commercial listings. If you have a Web page you would like to have included, please complete the form.
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Area Agencies on Aging offers elderly home-based care services, senior information counselors, Meals On Wheels, adult day care, child care, plus other services.
- Southern Maine Area Agency on Aging
- Spectrum Generations
- Eastern Agency on Aging
- Aroostook Area Agency on Aging
- Seniors Plus
The mission of the Senior College is to provide a curriculum of intellectually stimulating learning opportunities and special activities for persons 55 years of age or older.
of Maine - Center on Aging
The mission of the Center is to promote and facilitate activities on aging in the areas of education, research and evaluation, and community service to maximize the quality of life of older citizens and their families in Maine and beyond.
HealthWeb of Maine
of Maine provides direct access to a searchable database of health data
and statistics for the State of Maine and links to other health-related information at the state
and national level.This site was constructed to meet the needs of experts in the health care
field as well as the public at large.
- BundleMeUp features links and energy conservation tips. Information to help Maine citizens get facts on conserving energy, safety tips, access to available resources, and assistance programs. Additional Information is continually added, as it becomes available.
Long Term Care Ombudsman Program
Services for the Elderly
- Maine State Housing Authority
and Community Based Services Resource Network
The mission of the Resource Network is to work with states, the disability and aging communities, and others who are committed to high quality consumer-directed services in integrated settings through cost-effective delivery models.
- Community Partnerships for Older Adults Community Partnerships for Older Adults is a national program funded by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation to help communities develop leadership, innovative solutions and options to meet the needs of older adults over the long term. Please visit our website to learn more about how communities are doing this. www.cpfoa.org
|The first-ever government website to provide the public with easy, one-stop access to all online U.S. Federal Government resources.|
- Administration on Aging
- FTC Consumer Information
- Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) [formerly HCFA]
- National Institute of Health Age Pages
- US Department of Health and Human Services
- Social Security Administration
- US Department of Veterans Affairs
- The National Rehabilitation Information Center (NARIC)
- Maine Department of Labor - Job Service Division
- Occupational Outlook Handbook
- America's Job Bank
- U.S.Department of Labor Employment and Training Administration
- State of Maine Career Opportunities
- Maine Nutrition Network - Seniors
- Maine Cooperative Extension
- Maine Department of Agriculture
- Maine Attorney General's Elder Issues
- American Society on Aging
- Elder Web - An international collection of 4,000 reviewed links to eldercare information
- Families USA
- Home and Community Based Services Resource Network
- Univerity of Georgia Gerontology Center
- The Kansas Elder Law Network
- Department of Food Science & Nutrition/ Univesity of Minnesota
- National Center on Adult Literacy
- Wayne State University Institute of Gerontology
|Resources for the senior retired investors|
|Providing emotional support, information, and practical help to people with cancer and their loved ones.|
|Includes resources for people with disabilities and other barriers to access, including the homebound.|
|HandsNet empowers organizations to effectively integrate online communications strategies, strengthening their programs and policies for children, families and people in need.|
|Talking Books is a free library service available to eligible individuals of any age whose low vision, blindness, or physical handicap makes reading a standard printed page difficult. Through its national network of cooperating libraries, NLS mails books and magazines on cassette and in braille, as well as audio equipment, directly to enrollees at no cost.|
|American Foundation for the Blind - If you or someone you care about has recently been diagnosed with vision loss, then you probably have a lot of questions. We're confident that the information here will give you useful answers. But that's only part of what AFB Senior Site is about: our goal is to change your life.|
Additional WEB sites
Additional sites related to aging are added periodically. If you are aware of any that you think would be appropriate to add or need to be revised, please complete this form. Thank you.