When it comes to retirement living your way, research is power — so we’ve compiled some Web resources to get you started.
- American Association for Retired Persons
The nation’s leading organization for people age 50 and older.
- Administration on Aging
Provides an overview on a variety of topics, programs and services related to aging.
- Alzheimer’s Association
Considered the world leader in Alzheimer’s research and support, the association is the first and largest voluntary health organization dedicated to finding prevention methods, treatments and an eventual cure for Alzheimer’s.
- American Cancer Society
Answers to questions about the nature of cancer, its causes and risk factors.
- American Geriatrics Society
The premier professional organization of health care providers dedicated to improving the health and well-being of all older adults.
- American Health Assistance Foundation
A charitable organization that has dedicated more than 30 years to funding research on age-related and degenerative diseases, educating the public about these diseases, and providing emergency financial assistance to Alzheimer’s disease patients and their caregivers.
- American Heart Association
Offers information on heart attacks, strokes and family health.
- Arthritis Foundation
Provides information on arthritis: types, treatments, coping tips and research information.
- DeLand Chamber of Commerce
Serving businesses in numerous cities in Volusia County, including Orange City.
- Double Nickels 55
An electronic magazine for active adults.
- Experience Works
A national, non-profit organization that offers training, employment and community service opportunities for mature workers.
- Federal Drug Administration Information for Older People
Numerous articles, brochures and other publications with information for older people on a wide range of health issues.
- Health and Age
Supports education and innovation in healthy aging, geriatrics and the care of elderly people.
A government website that provides links to numerous health-related information resources on the Internet.
Enriching the lives of grandparents and their grandchildren.
An association of 6,000 not-for-profit organizations dedicated to making America a better place to grow old.
Official U.S. government Medicare site.
- National Association of Senior Move Managers
NASMM members are experienced professionals who help older adults and their families with downsizing and moving to a new residence.
- Reader’s Digest
Focusing primarily on products meeting the needs of adults age 50+, with emphasis on health and home, family, faith, finance and computers.
- Senior Corps
Helps people 55+ find service opportunities related to their interests and close to home: Foster Grandparents, Senior Companions, and Retired & Senior Volunteers.
- Senior Health
Senior-friendly website featuring health information from the National Institutes of Health.
- Senior Net
Provides older adults computer education technology and access to enhance their lives.
- Social Security Administration
The official website of the U.S. Social Security Administration.
- Stetson University
A private four-year university in DeLand, Florida, an ideal choice for lifelong learning.
- Third Age
Community of active older adults featuring information on health, romance, technology, investing and travel.
- United Way of America
Offering numerous programs and services to a variety of individuals, United Way of America helps support the independence of today’s seniors.
The leading provider of online information, research, educational services and communities for physicians and consumers.
- Wired Seniors
A portal website serving the needs of the over-50 age group.
- Yahoo! Seniors Guide
An online community for older adults.