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Use this Resource Library to find more than 130 healthy aging resources from across the Web. Here are a few tips for searching the library:
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June 2015
Services for Individuals with I/DD in the U.S. Territories
Tags: Disabilities, Mental Health
Format: PDF, Report

This new grantee report outlines services for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities (I/DD) in the U.S.territories. The territory report includes information about employment status, employment and education services, and trends in community living for people with disabilities living in American Samoa, the Commonwealth of the Northern Marianas Islands, Guam, Puerto Rico, and the U.S. Virgin Islands. Source: Administration for Community Living (ACL)

May 2015
Preventing Suicide in Older Adults
Tags: Mental Health, Reducing Isolation
Format:

This fact sheet was created through a collaboration between Mental Health America, and the National Council on Aging.

May 2015
Depression in Older Adults
Tags: Mental Health
Format: Website

This fact sheet on Depression in Older Adults was created through a collaboration between Mental Health America and the National Council on Aging.

May 2015
Anxiety in Older Adults
Tags: Mental Health
Format: Website

This fact sheet on Anxiety in Older Adults was created through a collaboration between Mental Health America and the National Council on Aging.

December 2014
The Pets for the Elderly Foundation
Tags: Mental Health, Reducing Isolation
Format: Website

Pets for the Elderly Foundation works to provide companionship to seniors through pet ownership, while also saving animals from shelters.

December 2014
The Guide to Overcoming Holiday Depression for the Elderly and their Caretakers
Tags: Family Caregiving, Mental Health, Reducing Isolation, Social Engagement
Format: Website

This guide provides tips and advice for the elderly, their caregivers, and family members on how to beat holiday depression.

September 2014
Geriatric Mental Health Foundation
Tags: Mental Health, National
Format: Website

The American Geriatric Mental Health Foundation website provides resources on mental health and aging.

March 2014
Dance for Health: Promoting Physical, Mental and Social Well-­Being for Older Adults in Southwest Boston
Tags: Arts in Aging, Healthy Aging Forum, Massachusetts, Mental Health, Physical Activity, Reducing Isolation, Social Engagement
Format: PDF, Presentation

View this poster presented at the 2014 Healthy Aging Forum, “Dance for Health: Promoting Physical, Mental, and Social Well-Being for Older Adults in Southwest Boston.”

February 2014
National Council on Aging
Tags: Chronic Disease Self-Management, Elder Abuse, Fall Prevention, Family Caregiving, Medicare
Format:

Visit the National Council on Aging website for information on disease prevention, benefits checkups, elder abuse, falls prevention, Medicare, and more. Find resources in many topic areas geared toward aging professionals, older adults, aging advocates and caregivers.

January 2014
National Council on Aging – Behavioral Health
Tags: Mental Health
Format: Website

Explore tools, resources and community programs promoting behavioral health on the National Council on Aging website.