Resources for Families

Finding and securing the very best
for your loved ones.

The Amsterdam is a valuable resource, not only for living options that suit your needs and preferences today, but for information and referrals to other resources in senior living. Whether for yourself or someone you love, we can help steer you toward the help you need. Start with these useful links.

AARP
The nation’s leading organization for people age 50 and older.
www.aarp.org 

American Geriatrics Society
The premier professional organization of health care providers dedicated to improving the health and well-being of all older adults.
www.americangeriatrics.org

American Heart Association
Offers information on heart attacks, strokes and family health.
www.americanheart.org

Care Central
Site helps family members manage loved ones’ calendars and documents remotely.
www.carecentral.com

Care Pathways
Site created and maintained by RNs to provide older adults and their families access to quality health care information, products and services.
www.carepathways.com

FDA Information for Older People
Articles, brochures and other publications with information on a wide range of health issues.
www.fda.gov/oc/seniors

Health and Age
The Novartis Foundation for Gerontology supports education and innovation in healthy aging, geriatrics and the care of elderly people.
www.healthandage.org

Medicare Rights Center
The largest independent source of health care information and assistance in the United States for people with Medicare.
www.medicarerights.org

National Clearinghouse for Long-Term Care
Site developed by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services to provide information and resources to help you and your family plan for future long-term care needs.
www.longtermcare.gov

Administration on Aging
Site provides an overview on a variety of topics, programs and services related to aging.
www.aoa.gov

Alzheimer’s Association
The world leader in Alzheimer’s research and support. The first and largest voluntary health organization dedicated to finding prevention methods, treatments and an eventual cure for Alzheimer’s.
www.alz.org

American Health Assistance Foundation
A charitable organization dedicated to funding research on age-related and degenerative diseases, educating the public about these diseases, and providing emergency financial assistance to persons with Alzheimer’s and their caregivers.
www.ahaf.org

Arthritis Foundation
Provides information on arthritis: types, treatments, coping tips and research information.
www.arthritis.org

Care Managers
Referral sites to locate geriatric care managers who assess needs, identify and coordinate care resources.
www.caring.com
www.caremanager.org

Healthfinder
A government website with links to health-related information resources on the Internet.
www.healthfinder.gov

Medicare
Official U.S. government Medicare site.
www.medicare.gov

National Institute on Aging
The National Institute on Aging leads a broad scientific effort to understand the nature of aging to extend the healthy, active years of life.
www.nih.gov/nia

RetirementHomes.com
North America’s largest senior living directory that offers the most up-to-date detailed listing information on many types of senior housing options, covering the continuum of care and beyond.

www.retirementhomes.com

WebMD
The leading provider of online information, research, educational services and communities for physicians and consumers.
www.webmd.com