The World Wide Web is a comprehensive information network that provides invaluable access to resources to our area of specialty. Browse this section for a listing of recommended specialty-specific resources on the Web and other sites that we think you may find interesting. See our book list!

USEFUL LINKS

AARP Website   click HEALTH and WELLNESS on the left tool bar

AgeNet click HEALTH on left tool bar
American Geriatrics Society

American Society on Aging

AGS Public Education Page

Alzheimer's Association
Caregiverhelper.com - free online resource community for family caregivers
Department of Health and Human Services
Family Caregiver Handbook: Finding Elder Care Resources in Massachusetts, First Edition
Elder Web
Intelihealth
Learn about Health and Illness
 Mass Aging

Mental Health Links within Mass General-targeted to patients, families, caregivers, and the public
moodandanxiety.org
schoolpsychiatry.org

 Mass General Shingles Center
MIT Age Lab
National Council on Aging
National Institute on Aging
National Institute of Health
PrimeCare - Services to assit caregivers looking after an elder

Books and Publications

Through the generous contributions of patients, MGH Senior Health has accumulated a comprehensive catalogue of informational tapes, books, pamphlets, and fact sheets that allow our patients, their families and other professionals easy access to up to date information. Information ranging from health to housing to insurance. The following book titles represent just 10 to 60 books available at our Boston site.

Aging in Good Health, A Complete, Essential Medical Guide for Older Men and Women and Their Families, By Mark H. Beers, MD and Stephen K. Urice, Ph.D., J.D., Pocket Books, New York 1992

Caring for Yourself While Caring for Your Aging Parents, By Claire Berman, An Owl Book, Henry Holt and Company, New York 1996
Growing Older Together, By Barbara Silverstone and Helen Kandel Hyman, Pantheon Books, New York 1992

Growing Older & Wiser, By Nathan Billig, MD, Lexington Books, An Imprint of the Free Press, New York 1993

How To Care for Aging Parents, By Virginia Morris, Workman Publishing, New York 1996

The 36-Hour Day, By Nancy L. Mace, MA and Peter V. Rabins, MD, MPH, The Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore 1991

The Wellness Book, By Herbert Benson, MD and Eileen M. Stuart, RN, C, MS, A Fireside Book Simon & Schuster, New York 1992

Timeless Healing The Power and Biology of Belief, By Herbert Benson, MD, Scribner, New York 1996

The American Geriatrics Society's Complete Guide to Aging & Health, By Mark E. Williams, MD, Harmony Books, New York 1995