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American Association of Retired Persons (AARP)
American Association of Retired Persons
The American Association of Retired Persons (AARP) is a nonprofit organization dedicated to helping older Americans achieve lives of independence, dignity and purpose. As a member of AARP, individuals have access to an exceptionally wide range of benefits and services. Membership applications are available to those who are interested. A large collection of information, research and articles are available to everyone on the website. This site's content addresses relevant issues concerning seniors. Topics are diverse and interesting.

American Association for Geriatric Psychiatry
American Association for Geriatric Psychiatry
The American Association for Geriatric Psychiatry is dedicated to promoting the mental health and well being of older people and improving the care of those with late-life mental disorders. Site includes a number of publications/fact sheets on common mental health conditions. An attractive site that provides a comprehensive overview of the Association.

Alliance for Aging Research
Alliance for Aging Research
Citizen advocacy organization that strives to improve the health and independence of older Americans through public and private research. Promotes healthy aging among people of all ages. Provides statistics, and information/articles on the health and well being of older persons. Also conducts information campaigns.

BrightFocus Foundation
BrightFocus Foundation
BrightFocus Foundation is a nonprofit organization supporting research and providing public education to help eradicate brain and eye diseases, including Alzheimer's disease, macular degeneration, and glaucoma. The site provides fact sheets, publications and research in an easy to understand way.

National Center For Assisted Living
American Health Care Association
The National Center For Assisted Living website provides educational articles about assisted living: definitions, statistics and articles. Telephone numbers and website links are provided to state assisted living organizations which can help people to locate and evaluate assisted living facilities in their area. A variety of news and professional assisted living magazine links are also available. The site itself is minimal in design and easy to navigate.