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Geriatrics and Gerontology

Virginia Info

  • SeniorNavigatorcom: Virginia's resource for Health and Aging
    A subsidiary of the Virginia Health Care Foundation, this site links to over 17,000 resources for health, legal, financial, caregiving, and aging information for seniors. Area businesses, hospitals and health care systems sponsor the site.
  • VCUHS Consumer Health Education Center
    A multimedia health information center for patients, their families and the local community to research health topics and get answers to health questions.
  • The Virginia Center on Aging at VCU
    Located on the Medical College of Virginia Campus of Virginia Commonwealth University, the Center was created by the Virginia General Assembly in 1978 to "be an interdisciplinary study, research, information and resource facility for the Commonwealth of Virginia utilizing the full capabilities of faculty, staff, libraries, laboratories and clinics for the benefit of older Virginians and the expansion of knowledge pertaining to the aged and to the aging process."
  • Virginia Department for the Aging
    The mission at the Virginia Department for the Aging is to help older Virginians live as independently as possible, with the appropriate services in place to maintain their dignity and security. The web site provides information that older citizens and their families can use in making important decisions about their lives and their loved ones.
  • VCU Department of Gerontology and Virginia Geriatric Education Center
    Located on the Medical College of Virginia Campus of Virginia Commonwealth University, VGEC provides comprehensive educational services and materials to professionals involved in the health care of older adults. See also the National Association of Geriatric Education Centers.
  • Virginia Geriatrics Society
    The Virginia Geriatrics Society website offers information for conferences and resources related to geriatrics issues.