The Internet provides access to a vast amount of information. Whatever your interest, you will likely find one or more sites pertaining to it on the Internet. Not surprisingly, there are literally thousands of sites where you can find information about our older population and about topics of particular interest to people as they age. We have listed here only a handful of sites that we find interesting and helpful. Most of these sites will also link you to other helpful locations.
The Central Ohio Area Agency on Aging (COAAA) helps people, communities and organizations prepare for and address the challenges of aging and the rapid growth of our older population. COAAA is a funding, advocacy, development, service, case management and education organization for older adults in eight Central Ohio counties: Delaware, Fairfield, Fayette, Franklin, Licking, Madison, Pickaway and Union.
|DATA (Delaware Area Transit Agency) is the public transit system for Delaware County, Ohio. DATA's services are available to anyone wishing to use them. DATA is owned, operated, and governed by the citizens of Delaware County through the Delaware County Transit Board. DATA's transportation services currently include Demand Response and Fixed Route with Point Deviation. Other Services, including services for individuals with special needs, are available.|
|Delaware County Visit here to find out all about Delaware County offices, elected officials and find many other links to businesses and organizations in the fastest growing county in the state.|
|The Delaware County Department of Job and Family Services provides a holistic approach to assist families and individuals.|
|The Delaware County Fair has a long and solid tradition of not only providing an enjoyable way for people to exchange ideas, demonstrate skills and exhibit products, but also providing a great source of family recreation, entertainment, and learning.|
Delaware County Humane Society This site offers information on adopting pets, neutering, medical and behavioral problems with pets and other programs offered by the Humane Society.
Delaware County Convention and Visitors Bureau Delaware County offers big-time attractions and small town charm just minutes north of Columbus, Ohio.
|Delaware County District Library The Delaware County District Library serves as the public information provider for our community using traditional and innovative technology to encourage curiosity, free inquiry and lifelong learning in a friendly environment.|
Visit here to find out all about the City of Delaware, Ohio. Link to churches, businesses, club & organization, education, government, classifieds, and many more fascinating things in Delaware, Ohio.
Delaware County Genealogical and Historical Society The Delaware County Historical and Genealogical Societies are dedicated to preserving our rich history for future generations. Numerous volunteers have donated countless hours to provide the information available through this website. We hope you find this website useful and visit our research Library soon.
For nearly 40 years, the Delaware-Morrow Mental Health and Recovery Services Board has served as the architect and supporter of the safety net of mental health and substance abuse services helping individuals in Delaware and Morrow Counties. The Board is also the area's leading advocate for innovation and quality for our providers of care.
The Delaware Speech and Hearing Center, www.delawareshc.org is the only local Agency that has consistently met the standards set forth by the American Speech-Language Hearing Association (ASHA) since 1959 and is licensed to provide the full range of speech pathology and Audiology services including the identification, assessment and treatment of speech, language, hearing and balancing disorders.
|The Franklin County Office on Aging is primarily responsible for planning and coordinating services and programs that assist older citizens in the maintenance of independent living. The Office on Aging administers Franklin County Senior Options, which is funded by the Senior Services Levy. This program provides "one-stop shopping" for callers needing information, advocacy or direct access to a wide range of community-based services.|
|Helpline of Delaware & Morrow Counties, Inc. is a private,-non-profit organization which provides Delaware and Morrow Counties with: telephone crisis management services, 24 hours a day, community information and referrals to needed services; prevention, training, and education activities; Sexual Assault Response Network, consumer development and advocacy for people with psychiatric disabilities and their families and volunteer recruitment, screening, and referral through CONNECTIONS, The Delaware County Volunteer Center.|
|The Stratford Ecological Center is a non-profit organization dedicated to the education of children and adults in understanding the relationships between living things and their environment, thereby fostering an appreciation of the land and all life that depends on it. Stratford is a working farm which also offers 3-1/2 miles of nature trails and classes on topics such as canning, soap making and herbs. Volunteer to help in the gardens, or just visit Stratford and enjoy a walk in the woods!|
|The United Way of Delaware County brings people together to identify critical community needs and forges partnerships to address them. United Way launched and led Delaware CARES, our local community needs assessment, and continues to be a convener of resources to elevate the quality of life in our community. By leveraging sources and directing funds where they are needed most, with the help of skilled volunteers, United Way multiplies the impact of each donor's gift.|
Willow Brook Christian Communities is a non-profit organization service seniors in the central Ohio area. Willow Brook operates two locations providing independent living, assisted living, adult day care, and skilled/intermediate nursing care.
State of Ohio Sites
Information on projects going on in Ohio and other states. Provides you with up-to-date information on special grants which become available as well as opportunities for your involvement in committees and senior programming efforts.
Creative Renovations is a non-profit organization that is committed to providing renovations that allow for the most safe and innovative barrier-free living.
Placing qualified older adults in gainful employment which is mutually beneficial to both the person and employer. Registration for individuals age 50+ is by appointment only.
The Ohio Department of Aging assists older Ohioans who wish to return to work and stay active by supporting a number of employment and training programs and resources.
Lawmakers must change how Ohio pays for long-term care. Advocates for Ohio’s older adults ask you to go to www.faircareohio.org, take a minute to learn more, and take action.
This Web site provides over 2,500 Internet resources to help nonprofit organizations with their legal and management questions.
The mission of Ohio's Aging Eye Public Private Partnership (AEPPP), an initiative supported by the Ohio Department of Aging, is to develop a strategic plan of action to address issues relating to vision care public policy, vision care services, vision education, and vision research that impact the quality of life for Ohio's seniors now and in the future.
Ohio's umbrella organization linking you to the many resources available to older adults in Ohio including Statewide Programs for Seniors, Frequently Asked Questions About Aging Services and Area Agencies on Aging, Legislative Agendas and much more.
Check out aging-related websites, Area Agencies on Aging, employment opportunities, home and community service programs, Medicare and lots more information for older adults.
The Ohio Department of Job and Family Services website contains information such as jobs available, information technology career opportunities, news, facts and press releases, county news, links to programs, policies and federal information.
The Ohio Department of Insurance/Ohio Senior Health Insurance Information Program (OSHIIP) is the site you should visit to find out information about insurance companies, HMO's, Medicare, Medicaid, Medigap. ODI protects the interests of the public through the consistent and fair application of Ohio's insurance laws and regulations, and to inform and educate the public on insurance issues.
ODOT offers information on road and weather reports, government funding, news reports and press releases, and updates on highway construction.
This organizations has general information on hospice care and hospice facilities in Ohio. Also general information for hospice caregivers and administrators.
This sight links all Ohio citizens to the Ohio Public Library Information Network so that they may have equal access to information, regardless of location or format and regardless of location of the user.
Find out information about Ohio elections, business services and 2000 Election Information
At this site you can find out about your state representative and the 123rd Ohio General Assembly
The Ohio Veteran's Home near Sandusky, Ohio which consists of a long-term care facility and a recently constructed domiciliary, which opened for occupancy in April 1992.
This is the University of Pennsylvania's Cancer Center which answers questions pertaining to all cancers, prevention, screening, FAQ's, conferences and financial issues for patients.
Prevent Blindness America is the nation's leading volunteer eye health and safety organization dedicated to fighting blindness and saving sight. Focused on promoting a continuum of vision care, Prevent Blindness America touches the lives of millions of people each year through public and professional education, certified vision screening training, community and patient service programs and research.
Site provides access to all of Ohio's Departments, Boards and state agency web sites.
An Internet website geared specifically toward seniors which provides an outstanding opportunity to help meet the demands of the ever growing population of seniors who want access to federal agencies.
The home page of the federal administration on aging provides a thorough overview of the aging network in the U.S. This site provides a very comprehensive list of hundreds of links to other national, state and local sites.
The National Alzheimer's Association's website is headquartered in Chicago. This site contains links to local chapters and information about the disease,
legislation and caregiver support.
Alzheimer's Association Green-field Library: Ask a librian a question. This exciting initiative will facilitate user-friendly access to library services in a digital environment and help all of us find information about the clinical, scientific and social aspects of Alzheimer's or related dementia.
These are the folks that probably sent you a membership application when you turned 50. A great site to learn about the organization and issues of interest to older adults and their families.
Designed for seniors losing their vision, their families, and the professionals who serve them. The site is rich with information-including photos, videos, articles, and resource links-to enhance the independence of older people beginning to experience vision loss. Visitors will also find inspiring messages from seniors who have been recently diagnosed with eye diseases. Their compelling stories offer a positive outlook and help dispel fears about what living with vision loss means.
Welcome to The American Society on Aging. Thousands of professionals throughout the country rely on the American Society on Aging to keep them on the cutting edge in an aging society. Through renowned educational programming, outstanding publications and state-of-the-art information and training resources, ASA members tap into the knowledge and experience of the largest network of professionals in the field.
Established in 1974 to advance gerontology as a field of study in institutions of higher learning. The objectives are to foster research, instructional, and service programs to enhance the capacities of institutions of higher education in the field of aging and to help make their resources available to benefit the wider community and society. AGHE is the only national membership organization devoted primarily to gerontological and geriatrics education.
A free, easy-to-use service that identifies federal and state assistance programs for older Americans. Researching these programs used to be a time-consuming, frustrating experience. But no longer.
This site assists both the caregiver and the elderly care receiver with a 9-part online posting of "The Caregiver's Handbook."
Caring.com was created to help you care for your aging parents and other loved ones. Their mission is to give you the information and other resources you need to make better decisions, save time, and feel more supported.
A resource center for aging service providers, Administration on Aging Evidence Based Disease Prevention Grants Program grantees, and those interested in healthy aging programs. We provide easy access to resources, such as manuals, toolkits, examples of model programs, and links to websites on topics related to healthy aging including health promotion, disease prevention and chronic disease management.
Charity Channel is an online resource that connects nonprofit professionals nationwide.
Find all the information you need about your Representatives. View spotlights and bill status search. You can also view the Capital Directory. Also available is Scorecard, where associations and advocacy groups give you the skinny on members of Congress on the set of issues and votes most important to that organization.
Connecting millions of Americans to their elected leaders, the award-winning CapitolWiz is the world's most widely-used Internet political tool.
Find good that needs doing and that fits you and your community.
A crime Statistics Site showing you where crime date comes from and the accuracy of it. Find out the relation between crime rates and federal crime statistics.
The Department of Health and Human Services is the United States government's principal agency for protecting the health of all Americans and providing essential human services, especially for those who are least able to help themselves.
This award-winning site is the oldest and largest eldercare sourcebook on the Web. It is a research site for professionals and family members, with a collection of over 5,000 on-site and off-site articles about eldercare and long term care, including legal, financial, medical, and housing issues, as well as policy, research and statistics.
This link takes you to the home page for the Administration on Aging. Once here you can go to their Quick Index and find Eldercare Locator.
A not-for-profit organization with 25 years of experience in providing high-quality, affordable, educational adventures for adults who are 55 and older. These short-term educational programs are a fun and exciting way for you to share new ideas, explore new places and make new friends.
The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission maintains this web site to enhance public access to the EEOC's information.
Experience Works is a national, nonprofit organization that provides training and employment services for mature workers. Established in 1965 as Green Thumb, and renamed Experience Works in 2002, the organization reaches more than 125,000 mature individuals in all 50 states and Puerto Rico each year.
This organization examines the reasons caregivers use different types of in-home respite, their satisfaction with services and quality of care, and related utilization and cost issues.
The Fed/World Information Network consists of an integrated network offering the public broad access to information.
This site give access to all Federal web sites and all state government aging web sites (Includes Social Security, Medicare, and the Administration on Aging.)
An independent nonprofit information clearinghouse established in 1956 with a mission to foster public understanding of the foundation field by collecting, organizing, analyzing and disseminating for information on foundations, corporate giving, and related subjects.
FuneralWise is a complete funeral guide. Here you'll have free access to everything you need to know about funerals ... objective, factual information that will simplify funerals for you.
Anything and everything you need to know about planting gardens, and a directory of garden-related businesses and events and tons of information on garden related subjects.
Search for your family's heritage with the help of Genealogy Home Page and links to many other sites of libraries, maps and societies that will help you find your roots.
The premier national organization that focuses solely on promoting intergenerational strategies, programs and policies. Represents more that 130 national, state, and local organizations representing more than 70 million Americans and is the only national organization advocating for the mutual well-being of children, youth and older adults.
Complete information on the Gerontological Society of America including jobs, resources, awards, press releases, publications and more.
An online resource for researches, educators, practitioners, and others interested in aging and older individuals featuring The GeroWeb Virtual Library on Aging.
Dedicated to service grandparents and their families, the primary goal of Grandparents Resource Center is to assist grandparents and their families, and to reach out to grandchildren who stand at risk of being torn apart from their biological families and displaced through the legal system.
Your tool for finding and exchanging information about Health & Human Services and selected other Federal grant programs.
This site is a federal agency within the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services which runs the Medicare and Medicaid programs - two national health care programs that benefit about 75 million Americans.
The iHealthRecord is your secure and confidential interactive record that lets you keep all your health information organized accurate and in one place. This is a free service. Learn how an iHealthRecord can protect you and your loved ones. Allow controlled access to your physician or in case of an emergency.
As a citizen education organization, the League registers voters, provides unbiased information on candidates and issues, sponsors debates and candidates' nights, and produces informational publications on critical public policy issues.
The Life Extension Foundation searches around the world for methods to slow and reverse human aging; for therapies to prevent, treat and cure the diseases of aging; and for ways to improve the quality of life at any age.
The official Government site for Medicare information.
The Federal Government's website which contains a vast amount of information on medical conditions, treatments and pharmaceutical products.
A support group for heart patients and their families. Offers support through visits with the patients in the hospital and with the families, monthly meetings, speakers, social events, phone calls and health fairs
A leading provider of information technology for healthcare and human services.
Information site covering travel, travel tips, ticket purchases, maps and other information on traveling.
We are dedicated to providing support to family caregivers of older persons and the professionals who help them and to increase public awareness of issues facing family caregiving.
An umbrella organization for the 655 area agencies on aging and more than 230 Title VI Native American aging programs in the U.S. Through is presence in Washington, D.C., N4A advocates on behalf of the local aging agencies to ensure that needed resources and support services are available to older Americans.
The National Center on Elder Abuse (NCEA), www.ncea.aoa.gov, directed by the U.S. Administration on Aging, is committed to helping national, state, and local partners in the field be fully prepared to ensure that older Americans will live with dignity, integrity, independence, and without abuse, neglect, and exploitation. The NCEA is a resource for policy makers, social service and health care practitioners, the justice system, researchers, advocates, and families.
The world's leading organization representing agencies and individuals committed to the well-being of our increasing older population.
The only national, charitable organization dedicated to making life better for all of America's family caregivers.
Leading the Federal effort on aging research
An overview and introduction to NIH including an employee directory, visitor information, public liaison, the Director's page, FOIA information, and maps of the NIH "campus" in Bethesda, Maryland.
Our mission is to gather and share the best information and resources on senior safety, including fall prevention, pedestrian and motor vehicle safety, and prevention of elder abuse.
A university-based, non-profit organization dedicated to promote aging in place and independent living for persons of all ages and abilities.
PBGC is a federal government corporation established by Title IV of the Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA) in 1974 to encourage the growth of defined benefit plans, provide timely and uninterrupted payment of benefits, and maintain pension insurance premiums at the lowest level necessary to carry out the Corporation's obligations.
The Pension and Welfare Benefits Administration (PWBA) protects the integrity of pensions, health plans, and other employee benefits for more than 150 million people.
This site focuses on issues about and the providers of nursing home care, continuing care retirement communities, independent living and assisted living.
Information on health problems affecting the older population including dementia, anemia, a drug database and nutrition information.
Consumer Information on Reverse Mortgages from the only independent nonprofit national organization specializing exclusively in reverse mortgage education & analysis
The Scripps Gerontology Center at Miami University of Ohio conducts the Ohio Long Term Care Research Project. The Project provides applied research, policy analysis, technical assistance, and training and education for Ohio legislators, public administrators, service providers, and the community at large.
SeekWellness.com is a website owned by a group of professional health care providers and consumers. Our mission is very simple: Through SeekWellness.com, we will encourage, empower, and support health care consumers to improve their level of wellness by providing information, services and products, all chosen with the consumer’s best interests in mind.
Learn about proposed national aging legislation and activities of the Senate Aging Committee.
Senior Corps connects today’s over 55s with the people and organizations that need them most. We help them become mentors, coaches or companions to people in need, or contribute their job skills and expertise to community projects and organizations.
The National Council on the Aging (NCOA) and The Quigley Corporation are working together to increase awareness of drug interactions and their possible side effects through an educational program called, “Seniors and Medicine: Proper Use for Good Health.” This Web Site can give you information that we hope you find helpful. If you have questions of a Pharmacist, you can post your questions and a pharmacist will respond back to you via email.
An online community that provided products, services, information and entertainment to the 50-Plus market.
This is a Web site where senior citizens, their families, attorneys, social workers, and financial planners, can access information about Elder Law (Elderlaw), Medicare, Medicaid, estate planning, trusts and the rights of the elderly and disabled.
The Senior Job Bank web site offers an easy, effective and free method for our senior citizens to find occasional, part-time, flexible, temporary and even full-time jobs. Through the Senior Job Bank web site, homeowners and businesses deal direct with older, more mature, more experienced and more reliable workers.
A nonprofit organization of computer-using adults, age 50 and older. SeniorNet's mission is to provide older adults education for and access to computer technology to enhance their lives and enable them to share their knowledge and wisdom.
The first national eldercare resource, referral and consultation web site for seniors, their families and providers. Senior Link provides access to eldercare professionals, programs, providers, facilities, and agencies that provide information on a variety of senior related services.
SeniorPrograms.com is a new community site organized by the Mature Market Resource Center (MMRC), a national clearinghouse for older adult programs and resources.
A non-profit organization that helps provide training and employment opportunities to older adults who work to fill community needs.
A nationwide online Career Center and the #1 place on the Internet for U.S. job seekers 50 and over to find job openings from businesses that value a diverse workforce and actively recruit and hire older workers, retirees and/or senior citizens. Free membership for job seekers 50 years of age and over.
Senior Sites is the most comprehensive web source of non-profit housing and services for seniors. With over 5000 listed communities, Senior Sites is a valuable resource for seniors and their families interested in exploring the non-profit housing option.
Learn how to conserve energy and save money by using this interactive tool.
Lots of up to date information about Supplemental Security Income and Social Security. You can even request personal earning and benefit information on line.
Social Security wants to make retirement planning as easy as possible. One way they’re doing this is by introducing a new online financial and retirement planning tool, called the Retirement Estimator. The Retirement Estimator allows individuals to get an immediate and personalized estimate of their potential Social Security retirement benefits to help them in their retirement planning.
Universal design is a framework for the design of living and working spaces and products benefiting the widest possible range of people in the widest range of situations without special or separate design. Universal design is human-centered design, accommodating people of all sizes, ages, and abilities.
Connect with your Senators. All you have to do is visit their Web sites. And locating them is easy through this informational site.
Learn the latest about veterans benefits.
Learn about the President and Vice-President. Browse through a guide to information about the Federal government. Take a White House tour. Visit the Virtual Library and man, many more interesting sites.
wiredseniors.com gives Seniors a "Web of Your Own" and serves as the Main Hub of the many Seniors Related Web Sites that makes up the wiredseniors.com Web Network. Just like any other network, we make a wide variety of Seniors Oriented information and programs available to our audience.