- Alzheimer's Association
Is an excellent source for information, support and assistance on
issues related to Alzheimer's disease and related disorders. Find
links to local chapters.
- Alzheimer's Association (Physicians
and Health Care Professionals)
Offers a wealth of information for health care professionals.
- American Association for Geriatric
Dedicated to promoting the mental health and well being of older people
and improving the care of those with late life mental disorders.
- American Federation for Aging
Promotes healthier aging through biomedical research. AFAR seeks to
help scientists with their careers in geriatric medicine.
- The American Geriatrics
Promotes quality research and education for all health professionals,
addresses the health care problems of older people. Offers current
news, extensive resources, public policy, etc.
- American Physical Therapy
Contains information for physical therapists, geriatric clients and
families, those considering a career in physical therapy and anyone
concerned with healthcare issues for older individuals.
- Association for Gerontology in
Fosters research, instructional and service programs to enhance the
capacities of higher education institutions in the field of aging
- The Gerontological Society of
Provide researchers, educators, practitioners, and policy makers with
opportunities to understand, advance, integrate and use basic and
applied research on aging.
- National Institute on Aging
Offers a wide range of topics, from specific diseases, health conditions,
treatments and research. In addition, specific information from NIA
about Alzheimer's Disease is available.
- Australian Society for Geriatric
Engaged in the practice of Geriatric Medicine or related disciplines.
Offers information to members, or any persons or organisations that
have an interest in Geriatric Medicine/ Gerontology and the care
of the older person.
Brookdale Center on Aging of Hunter College.
- American Society of Nephrology
Enhance and assist the study and practice of nephrology, to provide
a forum for research, and to meet the professional and continuing
education needs of its members.
- The International Society for
Promotes the clinical application and scientific investigation
of peritoneal dialysis for renal failure. Members include RN's to
- The Kidney Transplant/Dialysis
Dedicated to providing financial aid and information to chronic
renal disease patients. An all-volunteer, non-profit organization
that uses 100% of all the funds it raises to benefit kidney patients.
- The National Institute of
Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK)
Conducts and supports research on many of the most serious diseases
affecting public health.
- The Renal Network
The Renal Network, Inc., is a not-for-profit organization that
monitors quality of dialysis care in the states of Indiana, Kentucky,
Ohio and Illinois.
- United Network
for Organ Sharing - UNOS
Advances organ availability and transplantation by uniting and
supporting its communities for the benefit of patients through education,
technology and policy development.