General Information and Mental Health



Web sites of interest

AARP (American Association of Retired Persons)

Administration on Aging (includes Eldercare Locator)

Mental Health: A Report of the Surgeon General.

National Institute of Mental Health.

National Depressive and Manic Depressive Association.

National Foundation for Depressive Illnesses, Inc.

National Mental Health Association

Administration on Aging

National Council on Aging.

National Alliance of the Mentally Ill.

Mayo Clinic.

American Society on Aging

Caregiving web sites:

Alzheimer's Association.

Alzheimer's comprehensive information, resources, symptoms

Alzheimer's Disease, Education and Referral

Message board for Alzheimer's / dementia

Bookstore with information for caregivers

Links to a number of good sites

National Family Caregivers Association

Online magazine (articles, shopping, bulletin boards, chats) - magazine

National Alliance for Caregiving

Alzheimer's specific information - includes customized resource/provider list- building, shopping

Products and gadgets for easier living; shopping

Medicaid consumer information

I&R to improve quality of life for older adults

Assisted Living Federation of America - brochures & info

Utah specific, end of life issues and grief info

Family Caregiver America

Because We Care - A Guide for People Who Care

America for Seniors

Healthfinder - a gateway consumer health information web site

The Center for Family Caregivers

Family Caregiving Alliance

Well Spouse Foundation

Caregivers World

CareThere - magazine with links

Empowering Caregivers

Healthy Caregiver

AARP articles on caregiving; information on many issues of older adults

Caregiver's Handbook, University of Buffalo

Do You Have a Difficult Parent? (Aging Network Services)

Prepare for Your Role as Caregiver (American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees, AFL-CIO)

Free needs assessment survey for families to plan care needs; also fee-for-service care planning and monitoring; employee assistance services for caregivers (for corporations)

CaregiversCount designed to educate, inform and empower family caregivers about developments in Washington, DC

General: search on "family caregivers" and/or for specific disease / syndrome for additional information and links

Concerns health and safety of older adults;links to Alzheimer's newsletter; good articles and tips for caregivers

Good starting place if looking for birth/death/military / marriage records; see site directory for array of links to topics of interest to older adults

Coming soon; learn about programs and services and eligibility for older adults; sponsored by National Council on Aging

Exercise links



Cognitive Engagement

Other Links

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