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Administration on Aging
AoA is a U.S. website that provides information about programs that offer services and opportunities for older Americans and their caregivers.

Jurisdiction: U.S.A.
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Age Concern North Shore
Age Concern is a not-for-profit, charitable organisation, dedicated to promoting quality of life and well-being of older people, and advocating positive healthy ageing for people of all ages.

Jurisdiction: New Zealand
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Age UK
Age UK’s mission is to improve later life for everyone through its information and advice, campaigns, products, training and research.

Jurisdiction: U.K.
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AgeInfo
Great Britain’s Library and Information Service of the Centre for Policy on Ageing publishes AgeInfo, an information service about old age and ageing.

Jurisdiction: International
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Ageing Research Online
Ageing Research Online (ARO), a networking initiative sponsored by the
Australian Government, provides access for researchers and students to information on ageing research, including relevant policy responses and research initiatives.

Jurisdiction: Australia
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Alliance for Aging Research
The Alliance for Aging Research is a citizen advocacy organization that promotes the health and independence of Americans as they age.

Jurisdiction: U.S.A.
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American Association of Retired Persons
AARP provides information on health and other issues affecting the 50+ population.

Jurisdiction: U.S.A.
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American Geriatrics Society
The American Geriatrics Society is a not-for-profit association of geriatrics healthcare professionals and research scientists. It produces Geriatrics at Your Fingertips, an annually updated, comprehensive pocket-sized reference with practical information on the evaluation and management of common older adult diseases and disorders.

Jurisdiction: U.S.A.
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Assessing Care of Vulnerable Elders (ACOVE)
ACOVE is a collaboration between Pfizer Inc and RAND Corporation which aims to improve the quality of healthcare for older adults. It offers healthcare providers, consumers, and healthcare systems up-to-date evidence-based tools useful in improving the quality of care for their older adult patients.

Jurisdiction: U.S.A.
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Australian Government-Department of Health and Aging
The Department aims to strengthen evidence-based policy advising, improve program management, research, regulation and partnerships with other government agencies, consumers and stakeholders in Australia.

Jurisdiction: Australia
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BC Network for Aging Research (BCNAR)
BCNAR provides opportunities for reserchers from different disciplines, research streams, academic institutions, community-based organizations, and health regions. to collaborate in generating innovative aging research and to leverage funding. BCNAR provides access to shared resources, hosts workshops and conferences, supports team building, capacity development and KT.

Jurisdiction: Canada
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BioPsychoSocial Assessments in Aging
Compiled by the Health & Aging Masters Students (HAMS) of the University of Western Ontario’s Health and Rehabilitation Sciences program,, this database of biological, psychological, and social health assessment tools used within older adult populations aims to provide students, interdisciplinary professionals, and researchers, with access to information about tools they may require for their research or clinical practice.

Jurisdiction: Canada
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British Geriatrics Society
The Society is a professional association of doctors practising geriatric medicine. It publishes a compendium of clinical guidelines

keywords: general, dementia
Jurisdiction: U.K.
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Campbell Collaboration
The Campbell Collaboration (C2) aims to promote well-informed decisions by policy makers, practitioners, researchers and the public about the effects of interventions in the social, behavioural, and educational arenas. It prepares, maintains, and disseminates systematic reviews of studies of interventions.

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Canadian Task Force on Preventive Health Care (General)
This task force’s recommendations about a variety of evidence-based preventive health interventions are of interest to healthcare providers, planners, and consumers.

Jurisdiction: Canada
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Caregiver Network Inc
CNI is a resource centre created to help caregivers of the elderly and ill

Jurisdiction: Canada
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Cochrane Collaboration
This organization provides up-to-date information in its resource for evidence-based healthcare, the Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews.

Jurisdiction: International
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Consortium of E-learning in Geriatrics Instruction
The Consortium aims to faciliate the development and portability of innovative, high-quality e-learning materials for gerontology and geriatrics professionals.

Jurisdiction: U.S.A.
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Cornell Institute for Translational Research on Aging
The mission of the Cornell Institute for Translational Research on Aging (CITRA) is to cultivate and maintain close ties between Cornell researchers in social science, clinical research and mental health, with community-based practitioners from throughout the five boroughs of New York City.

Jurisdiction: U.S.A.
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Dementia Advocacy and Support Network
DASN provides information and resources that help improve the system of care for persons with dementia, their families, and caregivers.

Jurisdiction: U.S.A.
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Dementia Collaborative Research Centre (DCRC)
DCRC aims to improve assessment in care by translating research into practice. Their projects range from pre-clinical diagnosis to general practitioner management to nursing care and finally to palliative care.

Jurisdiction: Canada
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Eldercare Locator
The Eldercare Locator, a public service of the U.S. Administration on Aging, is your first step for finding local agencies, in every U.S. community, that can help older persons and their families access home and community-based services like transportation, meals, home care, and caregiver support services.

Jurisdiction: U.S.A.
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Encyclopaedia of Elder Care
This Springer Publishing reference contains practical guidance for nurses, physicians, social workers, and counsellors caring for elderly patients. There are 300 articles by experts on acute and chronic disease, home care including family-based care provisions, nursing home care, rehabilitation, health promotion, disease prevention, education, case management, social services, assisted living, advance directives, and palliative care.

Jurisdiction: U.S.A.
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EPPI-Centre
The Evidence for Policy and Practice Information and Co-ordinating Centre (EPPI-Centre) is part of the Social Science Research Unit at the Institute of Education, University of London. They have been at the forefront of carrying out systematic reviews and developing review methods in social science and public policy. They are dedicated to making reliable research findings accessible to the people who need them, whether they are making policy, practice or personal decisions.

Jurisdiction: International
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Fall Prevention Center of Excellence
The Fall Prevention Center of Excellence’s mission is to identify best practices in fall prevention and to help communities offer fall prevention programs to older people who are at risk of falling.

Jurisdiction: U.S.A.
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GEC Clearinghouse
This national online directory, hosted by the University of Kansas Medical Center, is a clearinghouse for Geriatric Education Centers (GECs) throughout the United States. It aims to provide healthcare professionals with educational resources available through the GECs.

Jurisdiction: U.S.A.
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Geriatric Survival Manual
A 160-page McMaster University manual authored by Dr. Brian Misiaszek offers physician trainees a quick reference for assessing elderly patients.

Jurisdiction: Canada
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Hartford Institute for Geriatric Nursing
The U.S.’s Hartford Institute for Geriatric Nursing promotes geriatric competence in all nurses. It publishes best practices in nursing care of older adults, and information of interest to staff development educators, nurse administrators, nurse managers, nursing faculty, and policy makers

Jurisdiction: U.S.A.
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HealthInsite
HealthInsite is an Australian Government initiative, funded by the Department of Health and Ageing. It aims to improve the health of Australians by providing easy access to quality information about human health. The website includes ageing and age-related topics.

Jurisdiction: Australia
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Institute for Geriatric Social Work (IGSW)
Boston University’s Institute for Geriatric Social Work aims to provide practicing B.S.W. and M.S.W. social workers with the knowledge, skills, and tools to serve older adults and their family members. IGSW also conducts research to demonstrate the effectiveness of social work interventions and influence policy makers regarding the efficacy, benefits, and outcomes of empirically based geriatric social work practice.

Jurisdiction: U.S.A.
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Merck Manual of Geriatrics
The Merck Manual of Geriatrics is a geriatric medicine reference book that provides specific and comprehensive information on the care of older people.

Jurisdiction: U.S.A.
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National Center for Gerontological Social Work Education (Council on Social Work Education Gero-Ed Center)
Funded by the U.S.’s John A. Hartford Foundation, the Center is part of an initiative to “gerontologize” accredited social work programs throughout the United States. This includes incorporating gerontological competencies into the foundation curriculum and the overall organizational structure of social work programs.

Jurisdiction: U.S.A.
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National Guideline Clearinghouse
The Clearinghouse provides links to websites containing guideline-related information on specific health conditions, surgery, prescriptions, heath plans, and other healthcare issues.

Jurisdiction: U.S.A.
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National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence - General
NICE is an independent British organization responsible for providing national guidance on the promotion of good health and the prevention and treatment of ill health. NICE guidance is issued on health technologies and clinical practice. It also publishes research recommendations on questions that emerge during the development of NICE guidance.

Jurisdiction: U.K.
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National Institute on Aging
As part of the NIH, the NIA Supports and conducts research related to the aging process, and communicates information about aging and advances in research on aging to the scientific community, health care providers, and the public

Jurisdiction: U.S.A.
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National Institutes of Health
This easy-to-use website features health and wellness information for older adults from the National Institutes of Health.

Jurisdiction: U.S.A.
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National Resource Center for Safe Aging
National Resource Center for Safe Aging's mission is to increase awareness and knowledge about injuries among older Americans by providing reliable and useful information to public health professionals; and also to older adults, caregivers, family members and others who share their concerns. The NRCSA is funded by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and produced by the College of Health and Human Services at San Diego State University.

Jurisdiction: U.S.A.
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Portal of Geriatric Online Education
POGOe is an online clearinghouse that disseminates geriatric educational products. POGOe promotes geriatric education through the provision and encouragement of free exchange of teaching and assessment materials that support the fields of geriatrics and gerontology.

Jurisdiction: U.S.A.
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Public Health Agency of Canada
The Canadian Best Practices Portal for Health Promotion and Chronic Disease Prevention was established as part of a federal government best health practices strategy. It aims to build capacity among those working in chronic disease prevention by providing relevant and accessible best practices.

Jurisdiction: Canada
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Regional Geriatric Program (RGP)
Seven Ontario RGPs offer a range of specialized geriatric services including assessments, short-term treatment and rehabilitation. On their websites are best practice guides and links to reference materials.

Jurisdiction: Canada
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Registered Nurses Association of Ontario (RNAO) - General
RNAO’s Nursing Best Practice Guidelines Program currently has approximately 30 published guidelines. The Toolkit and Educator's Resource supports their implementation.

Jurisdiction: Canada
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Stanford Geriatric Education Center
The Stanford Geriatric Education Center (SGEC) provides a variety of multidisciplinary ethnogeriatric programs and curriculum resource materials to educate health care professionals on the cultural issues associated with aging and health.

Jurisdiction: U.S.A.
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The Active Aging Community Center
The Active Aging Community Center (AACC) is an online community, published by Human Kinetics, a supplier of informational and educational products in the physical activity and health fields. The AACC is for, about, and by researchers and practitioners in the active aging field, with an emphasis on physical activity and health, and helps researchers and practitioners in the field to further their work and facilitate the sharing and discussion of active aging issues. The ultimate goal is to help professionals advance their study of active aging and enhance the delivery of services to older adults.

Jurisdiction: International
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The Center on Age & Community
The Center on Age & Community strives to combine the UWM's (University of Wisconsin Milwaukee) expertise with the experience of those who work in the field of aging to create innovative ways of improving our lives as we age.

Jurisdiction: U.S.A.
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The Centre for Reviews and Dissemination
The Centre for Reviews and Dissemination is a department of the University of York and is part of the National Institute for Health Research, a supporter of leading edge research funded by the U.K. government . CRD is one of the largest groups in the world engaged exclusively in evidence synthesis in the health field and undertakes high quality systematic reviews that evaluate the effects of health and social care interventions and the delivery and organisation of health care

Jurisdiction: International
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The National Association of Social Workers
The National Association of Social Workers (NASW) is the largest membership organization of professional social workers in the world. NASW works to enhance the professional growth, development, and continuing education of its members, to create and maintain professional standards, and to advance sound social policies.

Jurisdiction: U.S.A.
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The Resource Center on Aging
The Resource Center on Aging at the University of California at Berkeley disseminates information on education, research, grants, publications, fellowships, internships, job opportunities and community resources in aging. They also maintain a small lending library available to students, faculty, staff, and the general public

Jurisdiction: U.S.A.
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University of Minnesota Center for Gerontological Nursing
The Center aims to improve the quality of nursing care to older adult through facilitating research on health promotion, symptom management, health restoration, care delivery and disseminating research findings to various audiences.

Jurisdiction: U.S.A.
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