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Best of the Web: Resources for Older Adults » Eldercare

  • Over 5,000 links to sites of interest to the over 50 group.
  • Information on charities.
  • This organization affiliated with the Council of Better Business Bureaus "collects and distributes information on hundreds of nonprofit organizations."
  • When faced with increasing frailty and changing needs, most older people chose to age in place. Home modifications are a key element in successfully accomplishing this.
  • Checklists to help you spot possible safety problems.
  • Helps consumers to distinguish between legitimate and fraudulent promotions in cyberspace
  • National eldercare resource, referral and consultation website for seniors promoting optimal health and independent living.
  • Senior & Assisted Living in New York, NY

  • A comprehensive source of non-profit housing and services for seniors. Provides a listing of nonprofit senior housing, assisted living facilities, and retirement communities that are members of the American Association of Homes and Services for the Aging.
  • The On-Line Community for Grown-Ups. Departments Include Chat Conferences, Wellness and Health, Money Matters Relationship, Travel and Leisure Seniors, Forums and What to Do.
  • Online home of active older adults filled with ideas and interactions generated and hosted by the view of its citizens - the Third Agers.

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