WEBSITES & OTHER RESOURCES
"Late Life is a specific and special time of aging, and elders and their families need to engage this time more fully, consciously, practically, and successfully. Slow Medicine is not a plan for getting ready to die; it is a plan for understanding, for caring, and for living well in the time that is left."
Highlights of Dr. McCullough’s favorite web sites, articles, and tools. These key sites will lead you to a wealth of others through their links. Check back regularly for updates.
Slow Medicine could have benefits, Wit and Wisdom by Martha Bauman
Article promoting Slow Medicine in New Hampshire.
Slow Medicinela: medicina sobria, rispettosa, giusta
Italian site. Look for the English PDF.
Medication Use in Late Life and at End of Life: A Slow Medicine Approach
Journal of American Society on Aging, Feb 16, 2012
Slow Medicine — Katy Butler
National Association of Professional Geriatric Care Managers
Site to locate professional care managers throughout the country and to learn how care managers can help.
Information and resources for care managers.
Geriatric Nursing Resource List (www.guidetonursingschools.com/library/geriatric-nursing) for those currently working in the field and for those preparing to take their certification exam. Will also be of interest to those wanting to promote quality healthcare for senior citizens
Health in Aging Foundation
The official foundation of the American Geriatrics Society.
Created by the American Geriatrics Society's Health in Aging Foundation to provide consumers and caregivers with information on health and aging.
The American Association of Retired Persons
Broad range of health and aging resources and links.
Family Caregiver Alliance National Center on Caregiving
Useful information on caregiving issues.
National Family Caregiver Association
An excellent support resource.
National PACE Association
To locate PACE programs.
Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
Find information on Medicare.
American Academy of Family Physicians
Use "Patient Care" tab and then choose Geriatric Care.
A program of the National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization (NHPCO). A national consumer and community engagement initiative to improve care at the end of life.
National Institute on Aging
Alzheimer's education and referral center. Addresses Alzheimer's comprehensively.
Assisted Living Directory
Assisted living facilities information and senior care.