Virginia Department for the Aging
VDA's mission is to
help older Virginians live as independently as
possible, with the appropriate services in place to
maintain their dignity and security. Their web
site supports this mission by providing information
that older citizens and their families can use in
making important decisions about their lives and
their loved ones.
SeniorNavigator.com™ is a unique Internet
guidebook for Virginia’s seniors, their families,
and caregivers. It is designed to be a
“one-stop-shop” for all the information they need to
understand a particular illness PLUS find accurate,
in-depth details about local services and providers.
is a website developed for seniors, adults with
disabilities, their caregivers and the providers
that support them.
Access is full of helpful information about
services and supports that are available across the
Commonwealth. Virginia Easy Access is
the gateway to the VirginiaNavigator provider
database. The provider database will help
people find local services and supports.
The National Council on the
- NCOA is the nation's first association of
organizations and professionals dedicated to
promoting the dignity, self-determination, well
being, and contributions of older persons.
of Health and Human Services
- 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.
- Information designed for Older Americans and their
families as well as those concerned about providing
the opportunities and services to enrich the lives
of older persons and support their independence.
Association of Retired Persons
nation's leading organization for people age 50 and
older. It serves their needs and interests through
information and education, advocacy, and community
services, which are provided by a network of local
chapters and experienced volunteers throughout the
Mayo Health Oasis
The only Web site that gives you access to the
experience and knowledge of the more than 2,000
physicians and scientists of the Mayo Clinic.
find the answers and the support they need to manage
illness and stay healthy.
- AgeNet is an information and referral network
designed to "Bridge the Distance" between aging
parents and adult children. It provides information
about products and services that are important to
enhancing the quality of life of older adults and
- The official federal Medicare website, with useful
information for people with Medicare and anyone
involved in helping them with their health care
decisions. The site provides customized comparative
information about Medicare+Choice plans, nursing
homes, supplemental insurance policies for people
with Medicare, local events where Medicare is the
topic, and resources for additional information.
The Official U.S.
Government Site for Medicare Information
Medicare.gov is the official U.S.
Government Internet site for Medicare consumer
information. It is designed with the beneficiary in
mind to provide people with Medicare with up-to-date
health and insurance information. The Health Care
Financing Administration, the agency that
administers Medicare, created Medicare.gov in the
spring of 1998.
- This web site is temporarily off line.
Hopefully it will be back soon. We Media's
mission is to empower persons with
disabilities, their families and friends by being a
conduit for education, knowledge, technology,
entertainment, and numerous other services in an
exciting, convenient, and accessible fashion.
Resource Center on Aging and Injury
- The mission of The National Resource Center on
Aging and Injury is to apply state-of-the-art
technology to increase awareness, and to collect,
organize, and evaluate information about preventing
unintentional injuries among older Americans. The
information is provided to older adults, caregivers,
health care practitioners, policy makers, and other
people concerned about reducing injuries among older