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AARP Idaho

Public Policy Institute produces publications on health and long-term care, economic security and work, independent living with data available at national and state levels.
http://states.aarp.org/region/Idaho/

Administration on Aging

Provides national and statistical information on a variety of aging topics.
http://www.aoa.gov/Aging_Statistics/

ADRC (Aging and Disability Resource Center)

IDAHO ADRCThe Aging and Disability Resource Center, guided by the Idaho Commission on Aging (ICOA), serves Idaho’s seniors and people with disabilities by safeguarding their rights, fostering self-sufficiency, providing counseling, and advocating on their behalf. The ICOA provides opportunities for individuals to access a comprehensive array of private and public pay, long term care, support services through “Single Access Points” operated by the local Aging and Disability Resource Centers (ADRCs).
http://www.aging.idaho.gov

Agency for Health Care Research and Quality (AHRQ)

Research and data on healthcare…
http://www.ahrq.gov/

AgingStats.Gov

Website of the Federal Interagency Forum on Aging related statistics.

http://www.aoa.acl.gov/Aging_Statistics/index.aspx

Alzheimer’s Association

http://www.alz.org/

Alzheimer’s Idaho Inc.

http://www.alzid.org/

Assisted Living, Alzheimer’s Disease, and Long-Term Care

Listing of aging and caregiving resources.
http://www.assisted-living-directory.com/content/boise.cfm

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Careers in Gerontology

The following professionals have shared some excerpts of their professional experience in gerontology. We hope these will provide an introduction to the wide variety of career opportunities available. For more information, please contact the Center at (208) 426-5899.
Biography of Annette Totten

Centers for Medicare/Medicaid

Responsible for the administration of Medicare and works in partnership with states to administer Medicaid and State Children’s Health Insurance Program.
http://www.cms.gov/

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Links to CDC Publications on Aging
http://www.cdc.gov/aging/
http://www.cdc.gov/aging/publications/

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Eldercare Locator

Directory of Eldercare. Search by city and state or by zip code.
www.eldercare.gov

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Family Caregiver Alliance

Community-based nonprofit organization that addresses the needs of families and friends providing long-term care at home. Offers programs at national, state and local levels to support and sustain caregivers.
http://caregiver.org/

FedStats

Statistics available from over 100 Federal Agencies
https://www.data.gov/

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Generations United

Support website for Grandparents raising children.
http://www.gu.org/HOME.aspx

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Idaho Area Agencies on Aging

http://idahoaging.com/contact.html

Idaho ADRC

IDAHO ADRCThe Aging and Disability Resource Center guided by the Idaho Commission on Aging (ICOA) serves Idaho’s seniors and people with disabilities by safeguarding their rights, fostering self-sufficiency, providing counseling, and advocating on their behalf. The ICOA provides opportunities for individuals to access a comprehensive array of private and public pay, long term care, support services through “Single Access Points” operated by the local Aging and Disability Resource Centers (ADRCs).
http://www.aging.idaho.gov

Idaho Commission on Aging

http://www.idahoaging.com/

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Mesothelioma Prognosis Network

https://www.mesotheliomaprognosis.com/

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National Center for Health Statistics

Aging Publications
http://www.cdc.gov/nchs/products.htm

National Institute on Aging (NIA)

NIA leads a broad scientific effort to understand the nature of aging and to extend the healthy, active years of life. They do this through providing leadership in aging research, training, health information dissemination, and other programs relevant to aging and older people.
http://www.nia.nih.gov/

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Senior Solutions

Provides services for senior citizens primarily in the City of Boise and Ada County,  Idaho, to help them remain living independently in their own homes.
http://www.seniorsolutions.bz/

Social Security Administration

Official U.S.  website of Social Security
http://www.ssa.gov/