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Gerontology Resources

Resource Center

The Gerontological Resource Center is located in the Psychology Center. Various books, journals, videos, directories, etc., related to Gerontology are available for use by the Nazareth community and the Rochester community. The Resource Center is also used to network with others who have similar interests, as well as to hold small group sessions.

  • AARP’s WebPlace
    A nonprofit, nonpartisan membership organization for people 50 and over providing information and resources; advocate on legislative, consumer, and legal issues; assist members to serve their communities; and offer a wide range of unique benefits, special products, and services for members.
  • Administration on Aging
    A U.S. Department of Health and Human Services subdivision.
  • Adult Development and Aging (Division 20) of the American Psychological Association
    The current Guide includes academic units providing a specialization in adult development and aging.
  • Alzheimer’s Association
    This site provides information about the disease and what can be expected as it progresses.
  • American Geriatrics Society
    A professional organization of health care providers comprised primarily of physicians, nurses, researchers, medical educators, pharmacists, physician assistants, social workers, physical therapists, health care administrators, and others dedicated to improving the health and well-being of older adults.
  • American Physical Therapy Association
    The section on geriatrics supports those therapists, assistants, and students that work with an aging population in roles of advocacy, direct patient care, consultation, supervision, and education.
  • American Society on Aging
    A site for researchers, practitioners, educators, business people and policymakers concerned with the physical, emotional, social, economic and spiritual aspects of aging.
  • Assisted Senior Living
    A comprehensive and unbiased directory of senior living options created by caregivers, for caregivers.
  • Assisted Living Directory
    The Directory lists numerous facilities and, at times, other senior care options, organized by state, and then by city.
  • Association for Gerontology in Higher Education (AGHE)
    A national membership organization devoted primarily to gerontological and geriatrics education. Its membership consists of over 300 colleges, universities, and other organizations interested in gerontological education and research and providing aging-related instructional and research programs.
  • Comprehensive Consumers’ Guide to Elder Services
    This comprehensive guide includes all the levels of services and housing in Monroe County.
  • DrugWatch
    A comprehensive database providing information about medications and drugs available worldwide. DrugWatch includes current information about both prescription and over-the-counter medications and includes details about associated side effects for consumer and patient protection.
  • Elderhostel
    America's first and the world’s largest educational travel organization for adults 55 and over.
  • Ethnogeriatrics Core Curriculum
    This curriculum was developed by the Stanford GEC group and other GEC faculty.
  • Finger Lakes Geriatric Education Center
    FLGEC is one of 34 centers currently supported by the Bureau of Health Professions, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services dedicated to strengthening the multidisciplinary training of health professionals working in the field of geriatrics. Our target area is the 13+ county Finger Lakes region of Upstate New York, anchored by the cities of Rochester and Ithaca.
  • Formal Interest Group on Technology & Aging<
    Role of technology in promoting a healthy quality of life for older Americans.
  • Geriatrics, Healthy Aging and Elderly Care
    A site maintained by Novartis Foundation for Gerontology. Consumers can access the latest health news, recent reports, reviews or in-depth articles. HealthandAge specialist staff scan important news sources on a daily basis, and present the major items related to healthy aging.
  • Gerontological Society of America
    A site for professionals that promotes education, research and public understanding of the well-being of older persons to evaluate the public policy implications of the longer lives and growing proportion of older persons in our society.
  • GeroWeb
    Designed as an online resource for researchers, educators, practitioners, and others interested in aging and older individuals. The Virtual Library on Aging contains information in gerontology, geriatrics, the process of aging, services for the elderly, or concerns of senior citizens in general.
  • Hartford Geriatric Enrichment in Social Work Education
    Information on grants that cultivate faculty leaders in gerontological education and research.
  • Minority Health Professions
    The Minority Health Professions Foundation (MHPF) is a nonprofit educational, scientific and charitable organization that provides support for professional education, research and community service that promote optimum health among poor and minority people.
  • Monroe County Office For The Aging
    Responsible for planning, coordinating, funding and advocating for programs and services of Monroe County residents age 60 and over. Services are targeted to individuals with the greatest social and/or economic need, placing emphasis on serving those older persons who are low-income, minority and/or those with physical and mental disabilities.
  • National Council on the Aging Home Page
    NCOA is a national voice and powerful advocate for public policies that promote the dignity, self-determination, well being, and contributions of older persons.
  • National Institute on Aging
    For the general public and health professionals, offers consumer-oriented information on a wide range of topics important to older people and their families as well as descriptions of research programs. Scientists will find detailed information on areas of research and funding opportunities.
  • New York State Office for the Aging Web Site
    New York State Citizen Guide for older New Yorkers and their families, professionals, and students in aging where answers to State-related questions, toll-free help lines, local offices, services and programs, facts, and resource links can be found.
  • Senior Living Map
    The most comprehensive set of senior living facilities and assisted living resources online, allowing you to search and sort through a nationwide directory of senior living communities to find the option best suited for you and your family.
  • SeniorNet
    A nonprofit site that provides adults 50+ access to and education about computer technology and the Internet.
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