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Page index          For new items, look for New in 2003 and New in 2004
 
    Information About Elders
           Statistics and Demographics
           Health  New in 2003
           Nutrition
           Diseases
    Course Development and Resources   
           Illustrations of Normal and Pathological Conditions
           Video programs
           Grants
           College and University sites
           AGHE sites
    Scientific Literature Searches
    Organizations
    Resources for Students in Gerontology


Information About Elders

        Administration on Aging
             http://www.aoa.gov/  

        AARP AgeLine database 
             http://research.aarp.org/ageline/home.html

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    Statistics and Demographics 

         Data 2010 

        http://wonder.cdc.gov/data2010/

        Trends in Causes of Death Among the Elderly 
        http://www.cdc.gov/nchs/data/agingtrends/01death.pdf 

        Trends in Vision and Hearing Among Older Americans 
        http://www.cdc.gov/nchs/data/agingtrends/02vision.pdf 

       
The Oral Health of Older Americans 
        http://www.cdc.gov/nchs/data/agingtrends/03oral.pdf
 


        New in 2003 

        Health, United States, 2003 
            With Trend Tables on 65 and Older Population
        http://www.cdc.gov/nchs/data/misc/hus2003excerpt.pdf

 

        Health, United States, for prior years

        http://www.cdc.gov/nchs/hus.htm


       
Demographic projections 

         http://www.biologyofhumanaging.com/Graphs/Grphindx.htm

         65+ in the United States - U.S. Census Bureau
         http://www.census.gov/prod/1/pop/p23-190/p23-190.html

         Administration on Aging  
         http://www.aoa.gov/AoARoot/Aging_Statistics/index.aspx New in 2009 
            Statistics pages

        Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
         http://www.cdc.gov/epo/prevent.htm
             Prevention and cost estimates of diseases 

         National Archive of Computerized Data on Aging (NACDA) 
            http://www.icpsr.umich.edu/nacda/ 

         National Institute on Aging    http://www.nia.nih.gov/ 

         National Center for Health Statistics   http://www.cdc.gov/nchs/  
                New in 2004 
                     Passed Annual News Releases    http://www.cdc.gov/nchs/releases.htm
  
                 2004 News Releases    http://www.cdc.gov/nchs/pressroom/04news/04news.htm

                   Passed Annual Fact Sheets     http://www.cdc.gov/nchs/releases.htm
                   2004 Fact Sheets     http://www.cdc.gov/nchs/pressroom/04facts/04facts.htm

         U.S. Census Bureau   http://www.census.gov/  

         International statistics - U.S. Census Bureau   http://www.census.gov/ipc/www/  

        Health Topics - World Health Organization Health Topics 
        http://www.who.int/health_topics/en/

         Mortality statistics - National Center for Health Statistics 
         http://www.cdc.gov/nchs/about/major/dvs/mortdata.htm 

             New in 2004 
             List of resources showing present and passed trends in mortality    
                 http://www.cdc.gov/search.do?action=search&queryText=mortality+trends&x=16&y=12
                         Or search for mortality trends at http://www.cdc.gov/az
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Health

            New in 2003  
           
Health and Well-Being - AARP Internet Resources on Aging     Click here 

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    Nutrition

           New in 2003  
           National Policy and Resource Center on Nutrition and Aging 
              http://www.fiu.edu/~nutreldr/

           U.S. Department of Agriculture
 
                http://www.usda.gov/ 
                Nutrition Index  http://www.nalusda.gov/fnic/index.html 
                Food Guide Pyramid   http://schoolmeals.nal.usda.gov/py/pmap.htm
                Food Guide Pyramid for elders 
                    http://nutrition.tufts.edu/1197972031385/Nutrition-Page-nl2w_1198058402614.html

               Specialized Food Guide Pyramids New in 2009 
                    http://fnic.nal.usda.gov/nal_display/index.php?info_center=4&tax_level=3&tax_subject=256&topic_id=1348&level3_id=5732
                    http://fnic.nal.usda.gov/nal_display/index.php?info_center=4&tax_level=2&tax_subject=256&topic_id=1348
                    http://www.webmd.com/food-recipes/healthtool-food-pyramid



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    Diseases

            New in 2007 (Thanks to Laurie Cooper - Librarian - Reference Daily)

           
Healthopedia.com    http://www.healthopedia.com/

            New in 2003  
           
Health and Well-Being - AARP Internet Resources on Aging     Click here 

            New in 2003
            Alzheimer's Disease Education & Referral Center    http://www.alzheimers.org

            American Cancer Society   http://www.cancer.org/  

            American Medical Association   http://www.ama-assn.org 
                  Specific Conditions 
    http://www.medem.com/MedLB/medlib_entry.cfm?sid=103AF635-C640-11D4-8C0100508BF1C1F1&site_name=Medem    

            Centers for Disease Control and Prevention   http://www.cdc.gov/ 
              Health Topics A-Z   http://www.cdc.gov/health/diseases.htm  

            Department of Health and human Services   http://www.os.dhhs.gov/ 
                  Healthfinder   http://www.healthfinder.gov/  

           Internet
                Search the Internet for information about specific diseases. Use the name of the disease and your favorite search engines. Be cautious about information in sites that offer to sell you any products or services. Also search for national organizations concerned with the disease or condition of interest to you.

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Course Development and Resources

        New in 2003 
        Aging Under the Microscope: A Biological Quest 
        http://www.niapublications.org/pubs/microscope/index.asp  
          This site presents an overview of theories of aging and normal age changes. It includes brief descriptions of current and future research at the molecular, cellular, and organism levels, including use of non-human organisms (e.g., yeast, fruit flies, nematode worms).

        Illustrations of Normal and Pathological Conditions
        http://www-medlib.med.utah.edu/WebPath/webpath.html 
            This site has an extensive collection of photographs of human pathologies from the gross to the electron microscopic levels. Each illustration has a brief useful legend. The site also has tutorials and other pedagogical aids for many diseases including Alzheimer's disease, heart disease, cancers, and diabetes mellitus. Use the extensive index to find many "treasures". The contents of the site can be purchased on a CD-ROM and installed on institutional sites with a site license. Then selected illustrations can be incorporated conveniently into lectures, student activities, and assignments.

        Medical Images Library   ISBN Number: 0-7365-7109-4 New in 2004 
        http://www.films.com/FIlms_Home/item.cfm/1/32064/c_JOJ
            This site offers an extensive and relatively expensive DVD-ROM for sale. The DVD-ROM has more than 12,000 photos and other medical images showing many diseases, treatments, and healthcare practices. It has user-friendly interactivity that allows one to incorporate the images into presentations or to print them.

        The Pathology Atlas—on CD-ROM  ISBN Number: 1-4213-0115-6  New in 2004
        http://www.films.com/Films_Home/Item.cfm/1/7888/ixs
            This site offers a less extensive and less expensive CD-ROM for sale. It has 600 pathology slides and user-friendly interactivity that allows one to incorporate the images into presentations or to print them.

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    Video programs

       Terra Novas Films 
           http://www.terranova.org/  

       Films for the Humanities and Sciences 
           http://www.films.com/
            Use "search the catalog". Search for "aging", for "The Living Body", and for specific topics like "osteoporosis"

      Insight Media Inc.
         2162 Broadway    New York, NY 10024-0621
         800-233-9910    212-799-5309     FAX: 212-721-6316   cs@insight-media.com
           http://www.insight-media.com/public_html/IMHome.htm

        The Retirement Research Foundation  
        http://www.rrf.org/
            National Media Owl Awards  
            http://www.library.unt.edu/owl/topic.htm  and  http://www.rrf.org/overview/nationalawards.html
            The John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation Library Video Project 
       
     http://librarymedia.org/aging/Age_main.html  
            http://librarymedia.org/health/Health_main.html 

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    Grants

       The Retirement Research Foundation
            http://www.rrf.org/



    College and University sites

        New in 2003
       University of Chicago - Center on Aging - NORC - “Unraveling the Secrets of Human Longevity”
          http://longevity-science.org/

         UCLA Geronet
           http://www.geronet.ucla.edu/

        Wayne State University Institute of Gerontology - GeroWeb
           http://www.iog.wayne.edu/edlinks.html
  
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    AGHE sites http://altrue.he.net/~aghe/site/aghewebsite/
        Syllabi
          https://www.geron.org/geronmembers/aghesub.asp?cat_id=10
        Helpful AGHE publications
           http://altrue.he.net/~aghe/site/aghewebsite/section.php?id=6633
        Consultants from AGHE
          http://altrue.he.net/~aghe/site/aghewebsite/section.php?id=8188
        Career information
          http://www.careersinaging.com/careersinaging/

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Scientific Literature Searches

        National Library of Medicine - PubMed
           http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/PubMed/ 



Organizations

        New in 2003
        AARP (American Association of Retired Persons) 
             http://www.aarp.org/

        Association for Gerontology in Higher Education (AGHE)
             http://altrue.he.net/~aghe/site/aghewebsite/

        Gerontological Society of America (GSA)
            http://www.geron.org/   



Resources for Students in Gerontology

        AGHE Student Page
            http://altrue.he.net/~aghe/site/aghewebsite/section.php?id=7970

         AgeWork - jobs in aging 
            http://www.agework.com

         Association for Gerontology in Higher Education (AGHE)
            http://altrue.he.net/~aghe/site/aghewebsite/

         Gerontological Society of America (GSA)
            http://www.geron.org/

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