The Gerontology Center

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Items of Interest

  • Alzheimer's Disease: View streaming video of the HBO program on Alzheimer's disease
  • Social Security: Read a Summary of the Social Security and Medicare Trustees Annual Report

Psychological Issues

Psychological issues facing the elderly are as diverse as the very people themselves. Some big concerns like mental illness and memory impairments are addressed on many websites. Included in our list are links to reputable sites with information that is both medically sound and research driven.

mentalhealth.net/selfhelp is a site designed to be a starting point for locating support groups and networks.

nia.nih.gov is the National Institute on Aging with information on many age-related illnesses. Another important compilation of web sites focused on aging can be found at the University of Miami web page.

The National Institute on Aging's Alzheimers site and alz.org gives information about Alzheimer's Disease.