National Institute on Aging (NIA)
Building 31, Room 5C27
31 Center Drive, MSC 2292
Bethesda, MD 20892
NIA funds research on the science of aging and provides information and materials for the public and for professionals. It is the primary Federal agency for Alzheimer’s disease research and education.
For NIA publications:
National Institute on Aging Information Center
P.O. Box 8057
Gaithersburg, MD 20898-8097
This is a senior-friendly website from the National Institute on Aging and the National Library of Medicine. This website has health information for older adults. Special features make it simple to use. For example, you can click on a button to have the text read out loud or to make the type larger.
American Geriatrics Society (AGS)
The Empire State Building
350 Fifth Avenue, Suite 801
New York, NY 10018
AGS has programs in patient care, research, professional and public education, and public policy. The AGS website also offers many clinical resources, including:
- Geriatrics at Your Fingertips, a pocket-sized guide to caring for older patients
- The Geriatric Review Syllabus, featuring relevant online educational programs
American Medical Association (AMA)
515 North State Street
Chicago, IL 60610
The AMA has several ongoing initiatives to address a variety of aging issues.
Gerontological Society of America (GSA)
1030 15th Street, NW, Suite 250
Washington, DC 20005-1503
GSA is a non-profit, professional organization whose members include researchers, educators, practitioners, and policymakers.