Resources for seniors – help is just a click away.
Since 1975, the Jefferson Area Board for Aging, JABA, has been serving the needs of the aging community in the Thomas Jefferson Planning district (the city of Charlottesville and the counties of Albemarle, Fluvanna, Greene, Louisa and Nelson). Through the years, from our roots as a federally mandated Area Agency on Aging to our current position as one of the most innovative and successful aging organizations.
Alzheimer’s Association (Central Virginia)
The Alzheimer’s Association is the leading voluntary health organization in Alzheimer’s care, support and research. There are many helpful bits of information and blogs on their website.
From the latest treatments for Alzheimer’s to the eight healthy reasons to exercise, aarp.org is crammed with useful senior articles, videos and senior discounts. There is probably no other site as comprehensive. Even if you aren’t looking for anything specific, just browse the headlines – you’ll find something that catches your eye.
Retirement Life Matters
Hundreds of articles for the retired on topics ranging from health to relationships to spirituality.
Love to Know Seniors
Interviews with experts; fashion and beauty; arts and crafts for seniors – you’ll find a little bit of everything here.
The Senior’s Guide to Computers
Simple, useful, and uncluttered is the Senior’s Guide to Computers. And it shouldn’t be any other way with technology. This site walks you through everything computer and web related with their easy-to-navigate “Learning Center”. Want to backup your data? You’ll get written instructions complete with screenshots and animation.
Aging In Place Technology Watch
If you want to know the latest tools and advice for remaining in your home for as long as possible, bookmark this site. You’ll find topics (robots for caregiving, as an example) that you never knew existed.
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