The Aging and Disability Resource Center helps people find assistance for aging, disability and caregiving, such as with Nutrition, Housing, Transportation, and Financing.
The Executive Office on Aging (EOA) is the designated lead agency in the coordination of a statewide system of aging and caregiver support services in the State of Hawaii, as authorized by federal and state laws.
The ACGME-accredited fellowship program in Geriatric Medicine at the University of Hawaii began in 1986 as a two-year program, and has grown to its current size of 11 fully funded fellowship positions.
Ha Kupuna, the National Resource Center for Native Hawaiian Elders, is one of three National Resource Centers for Native Elders funded by the U.S. Administration on Aging, Department of Health and Human Services. Ha Kupuna was established in September 2006 at the University of HawaiÊ»i School of Social Work.
The Aging and Disability Resource Center (ADRC) is a one-stop source for long term care information and services for older adults, people with disabilities and caregivers who need help in caring for a family member or loved ones.
Hawaii Community Caregivers Network promotes, enhances, and supports caregiving though education, net-working, planning, coordinating, and clearinghouse activities.
Organized in 1979, the Hawaii Pacific Gerontological Society (HPGS) is a nonprofit organization dedicated to improving the quality of life of Hawaiiâ€™s older adults. HPGS promotes the understanding of the aging process, supportive services, and legislation that help people age with dignity and grace.
Imi Hale is a program developed and managed by Native Hawaiians to increase cancer awareness and research capacity among Native Hawaiians.
The Kokua Council is one of Hawaii’s oldest advocacy groups. Kokua Council seeks to empower seniors and other concerned citizens to be effective advocates in shaping the future and well-being of our community, with particular attention to those needing help in advocating for themselves.
Kokua Mau is Hawaii’s hospice and palliative care organization that provides information and resources on hospice, palliative care, end-of-life care and advance care planning.
Founded in 1997, the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI) at the University of Hawai’i at MÄnoa (UHM) is an educational membership program that offers non-credit, college-level courses and other activities to encourage older individuals to engage their minds, enrich their lives, and serve the community.
Sigma Phi Omega (SPO) is the National Honor Society formed in 1980 to recognize the excellence of those who study gerontology/aging, as well as of the professional aging service personnel.
UHELP is part of the William S Richardson School of Law at UHM. Its goal is to enhance, protect and preserve the autonomy and independence of older persons through education, training and direct legal services. UHELP places particular emphasis on assisting socially and economically needy older persons and their caregivers.
AARP is a nonprofit, nonpartisan, social welfare organization with a membership of nearly 38 million that helps people turn their goals and dreams into real possibilities.
BrightFocus drives innovative research worldwide and promotes awareness of Alzheimerâ€™s, macular degeneration, and glaucoma.
The Administration on Aging (AOA) is the principal agency of the U.S Department of Health and Human Services designated to carry out the provisions of the Older Americans Act of 1965 (OAA)
Since 1974, the NIA — one of the 27 Institutes and Centers of theNIH — has been at the forefront of the Nation’s research activities dedicated to understanding the nature of aging.
The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality’s (AHRQ) mission is to produce evidence to make health care safer, higher quality, more accessible, equitable, and affordable.
The U.S. Congress created the Alzheimer’s Disease Education and Referral (ADEAR) Center in 1990 to “compile, archive, and disseminate information concerning Alzheimer’s disease” for health professionals, people with AD and their families, and the public.
Founded in 1954 as the Western Gerontological Society, the American Society on Aging is an association of diverse individuals bound by a common goal: to support the commitment and enhance the knowledge and skills of those who seek to improve the quality of life of older adults and their families.
Established in 1974, the Association for Gerontology in Higher Education (AGHE) is a membership organization of colleges and universities that offer education, training, and research programs in the field of aging. AGHE currently has more than 160 institutional members throughout the United States, Canada, and abroad.
The organizationâ€™s original name was born: Founded as Elderhostel in the summer of 1975, Road Scholar began as a learning program conceived to combine not-for-credit classes with inexpensive lodging for older adults. Five New England colleges offered the first programs to 220 pioneering participants in the first year.
Family Caregiver Alliance is first and foremost a public voice for caregivers. Founded in the late 1970s, we were the first community-based nonprofit organization in the country to address the needs of families and friends providing long-term care for loved ones at home.
We dedicate research in social and behavioral sciences and cognitive neuroscience
to issues of aging and urban health.
The National Library of Medicine (NLM), on the campus of the National Institutes of Health in Bethesda, Maryland, has been a center of information innovation since its founding in 1836. The worldâ€™s largest biomedical library, NLM maintains and makes available a vast print collection and produces electronic information resources on a wide range of topics that are searched billions of times each year by millions of people around the globe.
Thank you for visiting the website of the National Center on Elder Abuse (NCEA). The NCEA is one of 27 Administration on Aging-funded Resource Centers. The NCEA is the place to turn to for up-to-date information regarding research, training, best practices, news and resources on elder abuse, neglect and exploitation.
The National Council on Aging is a respected national leader and trusted partner to help people aged 60+ meet the challenges of aging. NCOA partners with nonprofit organizations, government, and business to provide innovative community programs and services, online help, and advocacy.
Since 1974, the NIA — one of the 27 Institutes and Centers of the NIH — has been at the forefront of the Nation’s research activities dedicated to understanding the nature of aging, supporting the health and well being of older adults, and extending healthy, active years of life for more people.