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JOURNALS ON AGING

AGING AND DIVERSITY
American Society on Aging
World Health Organization
Stanford Geriatric Education Center
National Center for Gerontological Social Work Education
UCLA/Drew Center for Health Improvement for Minority Elders
National Resource Center on LGBT Aging
Lesbian Health & Research Center (at UCSF)

ALZHEIMER’S DISEASE AND RELATED DEMENTIAS
Alzheimer’s Association Northern California and Northern Nevada
Alzheimer’s Association, National Site
Alzheimer’s Disease Education and Referral Center (ADEAR)
California Alzheimer's Disease Centers
Jagust Lab-engaged in the study of brain aging and dementia
Alzheimer's Disease Facts and Figures in California
The Shriver Report: A Woman's Nation Takes on Alzheimer's

THE ARTS, HUMANITIES, AND MEANING
Charles Nicholas, the Elderquest, Film and Aging (UMass Boston Lifelong Learning Institute)
Stagebridge
Time Slips
Think Back Films
The University of Delaware Library: Gerontology- A Videography
The Soul of Gerontology: Recent Writing on Religion and Aging by Harry R. Moody
Center for Elders, Youth, and the Arts
Shaleece Haas, Film: "Old People Driving"

ASSESSMENT TOOLS
University of Iowa Geriatric Education
Dr. Robert Stall's Home Page
Hartford Institute for Geriatric Nursing

CAREERS IN AGING
AgeWork (Jobs in Aging)
UC Berkeley Resource Center on Aging Jobs in Aging E-listing, California: email desiowens@berkeley.edu to be placed on the list
Resources for Developing Your Career in Aging- Association of Gerontology in Higher Education
American Society on Aging Career Advantage

CAREGIVING-RELATED
Family Caregiver Alliance
Alameda County Adult Day Services Network
Eldercare Locator

COMMUNITY LEARNING INSTITUTES/PROGRAMS
Osher Lifelong Learning Institute, National Resource Center (University of Southern Maine)
Elderhostel

CONSUMER SITES
Assisted Living Facilities Directory
National Institute on Aging- Age Pages
AARP
Medline Plus- National Library of Medicine and National Institutes of Health
SeniorNet

CURRICULA IN AGING
The UCSF Academic Geriatric Resource Center Online Curriculum
National Center for Gerontological Social Work Education: Gero-Ed Center
Hartford Foundation Geriatric Interdisciplinary Team Training Program


END OF LIFE/PALLIATIVE CARE
The End of Life: Exploring Death in America, National Public Radio
National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization
Last Acts (archive)
GeriPal- Geriatrics and Palliative Care Blog
Physicians Orders for Life-Sustaining Treatment Paradigm (POLST)
Gawande.com-- see "Letting Go" article and more!

Facing Death: An Interview with Jerome Groopman, MD
Center to Advance Palliative Care
Education in Palliative and End-of-life Care (The EPEC Project)

GERIATRICS
Merck Manual of Geriatrics
http://www.merck.com/mrkshared/mmg/home.jsp
The UCSF/AGRP Online Curriculum
http://www.ucsfagrc.org/
The Hartford Consortium for Geriatrics in Residency Training
http://sugerc.stanford.edu/index0.html
American Geriatrics Society
http://www.americangeriatrics.org/
Portal of Geriatric Online Education (POGOe)
http://www.pogoe.org/
New Yorker article and broadcast- Atule Gawande
http://www.newyorker.com/reporting/2007/04/30/070430fa_fact_gawande
http://www.radioopensource.org/the-new-age-of-old-age/

HEALTH ISSUES/POLICY/HEALTH CARE SYSTEMS
Harry R. Moody’s Aging Concepts and Controversies book, 5th edition, and accompanying web resources:
http://www.sagepub.com/booksProdDesc.nav?currTree=Subjects&level1=100&prodId=Book227643
http://www.sagepub.com/moody5study/
Aging Policy and Politics Group A Related Group of the American Political Science Association
http://www.silcom.com/~anag999/APPG.htm
A History of Long Term Care by Karen Stevenson Brown
http://www.elderweb.com/home/
White House Conference on Aging Final Report
http://www.whcoa.gov/about/about.asp#report
UCLA Center for Health Policy Research
California Senior Legistature
The National Association of Healthcare Advocacy Consultants

HEALTH AND AGING
Live Well, Live Long—CDC & ASA
http://www.asaging.org/cdc/index.cfm
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention: Healthy Aging Research Network
http://depts.washington.edu/harn/members.shtml
National Institutes of Health
http://nihseniorhealth.gov/
Merck Manual of Geriatrics
CDC’s National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS)

INTERDISCIPLINARY TEAMS
Report from Hartford Foundation five-year Initiative “Geriatric Interdisciplinary Teams in Practice”
http://www.jhartfound.org/program/interdisciplinary_training.htm
The Royal College of Nursing: Developing and Sustaining Effective Teams
http://www.rcn.org.uk/publications/pdf/003115.pdf
National Academies of Practice

LEGAL ISSUES
The National Elder Law Network
http://wmitchell.edu/elderlaw/index.html

LONG TERM CARE: CULTURE CHANGE
Pioneer Network
http://gerinet.com/
The Eden Alternative
http://www.edenalt.com/welcome.htm
Lumetra
http://www.lumetra.com/nursinghomes/index.asp
California Culture Change
Live Oak Institute
The Green House Project
Planetree

LIST SERVS
Gerinet
—Gerinet is a mailing list of individuals interested in geriatric social and health care.  It is intended to have multidisciplinary representation (e.g. physicians, nurses, social workers physical therapists, occupational therapists, psychologists, speech therapists, lawyers, nursing home administrators, etc.) that includes individuals concerned about the well-being of older adults. 

NATIONAL ORGANIZATIONS IN AGING
AARP
Administration on Aging (AoA)
American Society on Aging (ASA)
Gerontological Society of America (GSA)
National Institute on Aging (NIA)
United States Senate Special Committee on Aging

NUTRITION
International Academy of Nutrition & Aging
http://www.healthandage.com/html/min/iananda/index.htm
Nutrition and Aging—Colorado State University Cooperative Extension
http://www.ext.colostate.edu/pubs/foodnut/09322.html

ORAL HEALTH
Oral Health in America (includes information on older adults)
http://www.surgeongeneral.gov/news/pressreleases/pr_oral_52000.htm
University of Manatoba Centre for Community Oral Health
http://umanitoba.ca/dentistry/ccoh/ccoh_longTermCare.html

PHARMACOLOGY/DRUGS
Merck Manual of Geriatrics: Chapter 6: Clinical Pharmacology
http://www.merck.com/mrkshared/mmg/sec1/ch6/ch6a.jsp

RESEARCH/REPORTS
Pub Med- A service of the National Library of Medicine & the National Institutes of Health
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/entrez/query.fcgi?DB=pubmed
Cornell Institute for Translational Research on Aging (CITRA)
http://www.citra.org/index.php
Social Work Leadership Institute
How to Use AgeLine: Online Demo & Related Resources
This site offers an introduction to using AARP's AgeLine Database for gerontology research. It is  particularly helpful for students and others to use before preparing term papers, presentations, and literature searches.  See:  http://www.aarp.org/research/ageline/gero.html
Government Accounting Office
http://www.gao.gov/ (Type aging in their search engine, or a more specific topic, e.g. long-term care or Medicare)
Office of the Inspector General (Type aging in their search engine, or a more specific topic, e.g. long-term care or Medicare)
AARP Public Policy Institute
http://research.aarp.org/ppi/
National Bureau of Economic Research
http://www.nber.org/aginghealth/
Urban Institute
http://www.urban.org/retirees/index.cfm
National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)
http://www.nber.org/programs/ag/datacd.html (working papers on NIA-funded research)
http://www.nber.org/wwp.html (a complete list of NBER working papers with searchable abstracts and full texts of working papers since Nov. 1994)
Evaluating & Citing WEB sites for research
http://www.lib.berkeley.edu/TeachingLib/Guides/Internet/Evaluate.html
How to Cite WEB Resources in Research Papers
http://www.lib.berkeley.edu/PUBL/cite.html

STATISTICAL/DEMOGRAPHIC DATA
AgingStats.Gov—Web Site of the Federal Interagency Forum on Aging-Related Statistics
www.agingstats.gov
Age Data at the Census
http://www.census.gov/population/www/socdemo/age.html
Developments in Aging
http://www.gpo.gov/congress/senate/senate22lp106.html
Profile of Older Americans: 2007
http://www.agingcarefl.org/aging/AOA-2007profile.pdf
California Department on Aging
http://www.aging.ca.gov/
Population Pyramids-This page allows you to obtain population pyramids (graphs that show the distribution of population by age and sex) for one country.  For fun, click on dynamic and watch the pyramid change.
http://www.census.gov/ipc/www/idb/pyramids.html
Life Expectancy- Nation Master
http://www.nationmaster.com/graph-T/hea_lif_exp_at_bir_tot_pop (before visiting this site, guess what nation has the highest life expectancy

UC BERKELEY AGING-RELATED CENTERS/PROGRAMS
Resource Center on Aging
Center for Economics & Demography in Aging
Center for Research & Education in Aging (CREA)
Center for the Advanced Study of Aging Services
Center for Learning in Retirement (CLIR)
California Senior Leaders Program—School of Public Health
The Retirement Center
Osher Lifelong Learning Institute
Elder Care Program

WEB SITES ON AGING
AARP- more than 900 sites on aging.
AgeNet

This site is a service of the Resource Center on Aging, University of California, Berkeley. Inclusion of material in any section of this WEB site is for informational purposes only, and does not constitute endorsement by the University of California, the Academic Geriatric Resource Program, or the UC Berkeley Resource Center on Aging.

Portions of this page were last revised December 2010 by Desi Owens, Website Administrator/Content Manager

 
     
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