Resources

We do our best to share reliable and reputable resources, and invite your suggestions and comments. We are not connected to law firms or other businesses, but want to provide seniors with a wide range of resources so they can be informed consumers. Inclusion in this list does not imply endorsement.

Aging and the Study of Aging 

  • Aging 2.0: A global innovation platform on a mission to accelerate innovation to improve the lives of older adults around the world, by connecting, educating and supporting innovators through community building, events and programming.
  • American Society on Aging: Offering nationally recognized professional education, publications, and online information and training resources.
  • Association for Gerontology in Higher Education: AGHE’s mission is two-fold: to advance gerontology and geriatric education in academic institutions; and to provide leadership and support of gerontology and geriatrics education faculty and students at education institutions
  • Coming of Age: An organization that helps people 50+ “explore their future; connect and contribute through opportunities, both paid and unpaid, in their communities; and provides training to nonprofits about how to build their capacity to capture the energy and expertise of this population.” You can sign up to receive their newsletter. 
  • National Center for Creative Aging: Dedicated to fostering an understanding of the vital relationship between creative expression and healthy aging, and to developing programs that build upon this understanding.
  • NextAvenue: Public media’s first and only national service for America’s 50+ population. Their mission is to meet the needs and unleash the potential of older Americans through the power of media by providing news, information and advice to help their audience navigate their lives and inviting them to join in an ongoing conversation about the issues and transitions we all face.
  • Personal Safety Nets: A pragmatic way of preparing for the surprises in life by building a plan to increase resourcefulness and resilience for you and those you care about
  • Sage-ing: “Looking at life in a new way as we grow older, a spiritual practice that involves harvesting the wisdom of our lives, transmitting that wisdom as a legacy to future generations and giving back through service.” They offer workshops, webinars, Sage-ing Chapters, and more.

Aging in Place 

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