Health, Wellness & Clinical Issues

  • Alzheimer’s Disease Education and Referral Center
    The Alzheimer's Disease Education and Referral (ADEAR) Center Web site contains current, comprehensive Alzheimer's disease (AD) information and resources from the National Institute on Aging (NIA)
  • The Center For Healthy Aging
    A resource center for aging service providers and those interested in healthy aging programs. The goal of the Center is to provide easy access to resources, such as manuals, toolkits, examples of model programs, and links to websites on topics related to healthy aging including health promotion, disease prevention and chronic disease management.
  • CDC Antimicrobial Resistance
  • CDC Guide on Safe Lifting and Movement of Nursing Home Residents
  • CDC Hand Hygiene Guideline
  • CDC Workbook for Designing, Implementing, and Evaluating a Sharps Injury Prevention Program
  • FDA Documents on Hospital Bed Safety and Assessment Guide to Reduce Entrapment
  • National Guideline Clearinghouse
    A public resource for evidence-based clinical practice guidelines sponsored by the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, in partnership with the American Medical Association and American Association of Health Plans.
  • National Pressure Ulcer Advisory Panel
    Raise awareness and provide information on pressure ulcers to improve patient outcomes.
  • Senior ACT Activities for a Geriatric Setting
    A website for any activity director working in long-term care facilities, adult daycare, retirement, assisted living, subacute, and skilled care centers providing instant activity program ideas, resources, and information on activity conferences in the nation.
  • Technology for Long-Term Care
    Technology for Long-Term Care is a free government funded resource containing information on hundreds of technology products to improve quality of life and care for people in long-term care settings such as nursing homes, assisted living, boarding care, and adult day care programs.
  • Try This: Best Practices in Nursing Care to Older Adults from the Hartford Institute for Geriatric Nursing
    A publication of the Hartford Institute for Geriatric Nursing that is a series of assessment tools to provide knowledge of best practices in the care of older adults.
  • Wound, Ostomy and Continence Nurses Society
    A professional nursing society that supports its members by promoting educational, clinical and research opportunities to advance the practice and guide the delivery of expert health care to individuals with wounds, ostomies and incontinence.