This section is limited sites on social and economic policy issues affecting senior citizens. Older Citizens Issues Society.
- Non-profit The Coalition of Wisconsin Aging Groups www
Non-profit grassroots advocacy organization concerned with issues affecting older persons and their families. Coalition of Wisconsin Aging Groups. List of member services and consumer advocacy information. The Coalition of Wisconsin Aging Groups.
- The Health and Retirement Study (HRS) www
The Health and Retirement Study (HRS) is a source of longitudinal, and Retirement Study (HRS), cross-sectional data for researchers and policymakers who study aging. The HRS is based on a national sample of over 22,000 individuals who are interviewed every other year. Health and Retirement Study (HRS).
- Forum Washington State Senior Citizens' Lobby www
Forum for senior advocacy groups throughout the state. State Senior Citizens' Lobby. List of key issues, officers and member organizations. Washington State Senior Citizens' Lobby.
- Non-partisian Center on an Aging Society www
Non-partisian public policy institute that studies the consequences and opportunities of population aging for all aspects of society. Center on an Aging Society.
- Conducts U.S. Senate Special Committee on Aging www
Conducts a continuing study of matters pertaining to problems and opportunities of older people. Senate Special Committee on Aging. Hearings, events, and links to related government agencies. U.S. Senate Special Committee on Aging.
- News, Almanac of Policy Issues: Seniors Issues www
News, Policy Issues: Seniors Issues, background information and links on the Older Americans Act and other federal programs affecting the nation's senior citizens, including Meals on Wheels. Almanac of Policy Issues: Seniors Issues.
- Pasadena Beverly Foundation www
Pasadena non-profit organization focusing on important issues affecting older adults especially mobility and transportation within the community. Beverly Foundation.
- Organizations CARIE www
Organizations whose mission is to improve the well being, CARIE, rights, and autonomy of older persons through advocacy, education, and action. CARIE.
- Promotes National Policy and Resource Center on Nutrition and Aging www
Promotes active healthy aging through good nutrition. Policy and Resource Center on Nutrition and Aging. Includes monthly reviews of related journals, public policy and legislation updates. National Policy and Resource Center on Nutrition and Aging.
- Umbrella National Association of Area Agencies on Aging (N4A) www
Umbrella organization advocating to ensure that needed resources and support services are available to older Americans. Association of Area Agencies on Aging (N4A). Includes policy papers and press releases. National Association of Area Agencies on Aging (N4A).
- Non-profit Texas Silver-Haired Legislature www
Non-profit group advocating on issues affecting older adults in the state. Silver-Haired Legislature. Includes details of resolutions, a directory, newsletters and a calendar of events. Texas Silver-Haired Legislature.
- The IBM guilty of age discrimination www
The company's US pension scheme unfairly favored younger employees, guilty of age discrimination, a judge finds in a ruling that could affect millions of workers. [BBC] IBM guilty of age discrimination.
- Long NYTimes.com - Too Old to Work? www
Long article summarizing a recent upswing in US age-discrimination lawsuits with a focus on a recent suit by former employees of Allstate. Too Old to Work?. [Requires free NYTimes.com registration to view.] NYTimes.com - Too Old to Work?.
- The Long-Term Care for the Elderly: Profiles of Thirteen States www
The Urban Institute Long-Term Care for the Elderly: Profiles of Thirteen States.
- Resources New York State Bar Association - Elder Law Section www
Resources available include reports on recently decided cases, York State Bar Association - Elder Law Section, elder law resources and access to helpful publications prepared by the Section. New York State Bar Association - Elder Law Section.
- Provides Legal Corner at SeniorMag www
Provides information related to senior's legal issues such as wills, Corner at SeniorMag, trusts, probate, social security and grandparent rights. Legal Corner at SeniorMag.
- Official Social Security Online www
Official US government site for the Social Security Administration, Security Online, with news, trends, budget, publications, and comparison with systems in more than 170 countries. Social Security Online.
- Information Whitehouse.gov - Issues: Seniors & Social Security www
Information on the current government agenda. Whitehouse.gov - Issues: Seniors & Social Security.
- This American Psychological Association - Elder Abuse and Neglect www
This APA Office on Aging site describes the different types of abuse and neglect, Psychological Association - Elder Abuse and Neglect, why abuse occurs, warning signs, caregiver issues, cultural issues and reporting guidelines. American Psychological Association - Elder Abuse and Neglect.
- Offers National Center on Elder Abuse (NCEA) www
Offers fact sheets, Center on Elder Abuse (NCEA), reporting numbers, news, a list of NCEA publications, bibliographies, statistics and resources. National Center on Elder Abuse (NCEA).
- Library Speakout.com: Issues www
Library of online information and links related to (mostly U. Issues.S.) public policy issues. Formerly Policy.com. Speakout.com: Issues.
- A MillionSoulsAware.org www
A not-for-profit project aiming to raise awareness of issues of concern. MillionSoulsAware.org. Once a million persons have read the current featured article, the site will cover another topic. MillionSoulsAware.org.
- Alexa: Older Citizens Issues
Alexa Directory Top Sites: Older Citizens Issues
- DMOZ: Older Citizens Issues
dmoz.org Directory: Older Citizens Issues