Professional and Community Resources
Public Policy Institute produces publications on health and long-term care, economic security and work, independent living with data available at national and state levels.
Administration on Aging
Provides national and statistical information on a variety of aging topics.
ADRC (Aging and Disability Resource Center)
The Aging and Disability Resource Center, guided by the Idaho Commission on Aging (ICOA), serves Idaho’s seniors and people with disabilities by safeguarding their rights, fostering self-sufficiency, providing counseling, and advocating on their behalf. The ICOA provides opportunities for individuals to access a comprehensive array of private and public pay, long term care, support services through “Single Access Points” operated by the local Aging and Disability Resource Centers (ADRCs).
Agency for Health Care Research and Quality (AHRQ)
Research and data on healthcare…
Website of the Federal Interagency Forum on Aging related statistics.
Alzheimer’s Idaho Inc.
Assisted Living, Alzheimer’s Disease, and Long-Term Care
Listing of aging and caregiving resources.
Careers in Gerontology
The following professionals have shared some excerpts of their professional experience in gerontology. We hope these will provide an introduction to the wide variety of career opportunities available. For more information, please contact the Center at (208) 426-5899.
Biography of Annette Totten
Centers for Medicare/Medicaid
Responsible for the administration of Medicare and works in partnership with states to administer Medicaid and State Children’s Health Insurance Program.
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Directory of Eldercare. Search by city and state or by zip code.
Family Caregiver Alliance
Community-based nonprofit organization that addresses the needs of families and friends providing long-term care at home. Offers programs at national, state and local levels to support and sustain caregivers.
Statistics available from over 100 Federal Agencies
Support website for Grandparents raising children.
Idaho Area Agencies on Aging
The Aging and Disability Resource Center guided by the Idaho Commission on Aging (ICOA) serves Idaho’s seniors and people with disabilities by safeguarding their rights, fostering self-sufficiency, providing counseling, and advocating on their behalf. The ICOA provides opportunities for individuals to access a comprehensive array of private and public pay, long term care, support services through “Single Access Points” operated by the local Aging and Disability Resource Centers (ADRCs).
Idaho Commission on Aging
Mesothelioma Prognosis Network
National Center for Health Statistics
National Institute on Aging (NIA)
NIA leads a broad scientific effort to understand the nature of aging and to extend the healthy, active years of life. They do this through providing leadership in aging research, training, health information dissemination, and other programs relevant to aging and older people.
Provides services for senior citizens primarily in the City of Boise and Ada County, Idaho, to help them remain living independently in their own homes.
Social Security Administration
Official U.S. website of Social Security