- • Administration on Aging - AOA
from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. Find information on the older americans act, administration on aging, aging network, state and area agencies.
- • Aging in Place
connects seniors, families, and caretakers with the information and professional support they need to make the best decision for their physical, emotional, and financial well being.
- • Aging Well with a Physical Disability :: Factsheet Series
- • Air-Conditioning, Heating, and Refrigeration Institute – AHRI (formerly GAMA)
The mission of the Air-Conditioning, Heating, and Refrigeration Institute (AHRI) is to ensure human comfort, productivity, and safety, while practicing environmental stewardship.
- • American Society for Testing Materials - ASTM
provides a global forum for the development and publication of voluntary consensus standards for materials, products, systems and services. ASTM standards serve as the basis for manufacturing, procurement and regulatory activities.
- • American Society of Safety Engineers - ASSE
is the oldest and largest professional safety organization. Its members manage, supervise, and consult on safety, health and environmental issues in industry, insurance, government and education. Founded in 1911.
- • Builders Hardware Manufacturers Association - BHMA
is the sole U.S. organization to develop and maintain performance standards for architectural hardware. Also sponsors independent certification of builders hardware products.
- • Business and Institutional Furniture Manufacturers Association - BIFMA
works with ANSI to produce voluntary standards for manufacturers of office furnishings. Standards are intended to provide a common basis for the evaluation of safety, durability, and the structural adequacy of the specified furniture.
- • Consumer Product Safety Commission - CPSC
protects the public against unreasonable risks of injuries associated with consumer products. Search recalls, report unsafe products.
- • Disability Accommodation Guide
find insight into the steps to ensure the home is disability-friendly, and how to take these steps in the most cost-effective manner possible.
- • Disaster Preparedness for People with Disabilities and other Special Needs
in PDF pamphlet format.
- • Door and Hardware Institute - DHI
is a professional organization that serves as the resource for education and information on doors, hardware, security and specialty products for the architectural openings industry.
- • Environmental Protection Agency - EPA
is responsible for protecting human health and to safeguard the natural environment. Browse site to find info on laws and regulations, educational resources, and programs.
- • Fire Safety and Disabilities Guide
- • Guide: Housing and Mortgages for Seniors
helps seniors of all ages to understand some of the options open to them and precautions that they should take when it comes to owning a home, downsizing, paying a mortgage, taking out a reverse mortgage, and selling property.
- • HealthGrades
is the leading independent healthcare ratings company. Research hospitals, doctors, nursing homes, and more.
- • National Council on Aging
helps people aged 60+ meet the challenges of aging. Partnered with nonprofit organizations, government, and business to provide innovative community programs and services, online help, and advocacy.
- • Public Health Corps
to provide reputable information on health topics by applying library science and technical know-how to the public health sector, identifying quality authorities, tracking news and developments, then organizing it into handy references.
- • Recall Guide
is a free, effective, easy to use medication tracking platform that can help keep track of medications and provide information about important recalls and prescriptions medications.
- • Safety Online
presents accident information, products, news and resources for professionals in the occupational safety industry.
- • A Place for Mom
connects moms, dads, seniors and families to the right senior care. Find the right nursing home, dementia care or assisted living, research Veteran's benefits, and discover how to pay for senior care.
- • New Life Styles
is the ultimate source for senior living, this site helps find what's right when looking for assisted living, nursing homes, hospice care and independent retirement communities.
- • Nursing Home Compare from Medicare.gov
allows consumers to compare information about nursing homes, delivering quality of care information on every Medicare and Medicaid-certified nursing home in the country, including over 15,000 nationwide.
- • OSHA - Nursing Home
review commisson and administrative law judge decisions, common citations, OSHA directives, occupational safety and health reviews, and pre-selected SIC codes.
- • Texas Hospital Association Online
is an Austin-based trade association represents the interests of its member hospitals and health systems at both state and federal levels, providing a resource for patient and financial data on Texas hospitals.