Aging & Developmental Disabilties

Canadian

Calgary Council on Aging Individuals with Developmental Disabilities (CAID)
A coalition of major stakeholders representing the interests of individuals with disabilities who are aging. Major stakeholders include: aging individuals with disabilities, their families, guardians, advocates, service providers, funders and other relevant members from the community.

Canadian Study of Health and Aging
The Canadian Study of Health and Aging is a study of the epidemiology of dementia in Canada.

COTA Health
COTA Health is a leading provider of comprehensive rehabilitation, mental health & support services in Ontario.

The Canadian Women’s Health Network - Women with Disabilities
Links to web sites featuring information on women and disabilities

Aging and Disability
This site offers wisdom and practical tools to face the challenge of aging with grace and dignity.

International

Aging and Intellectual Disabilities

Dementia and Intellectual Disabilities

Disabled Peoples’ International
Links to Topics on Aging and Developmental Disabilities

Indiana Institute on Disability and Community: Center on Aging and Community
Provides leadership that enables older persons and older adults with disabilities to lead self-determined lives within their communities. The Center promotes practices that ensure access to opportunities for meaningful, productive, and healthy lifestyles.

Rehabilitation Research and Training Center on Aging and Developmental Disabilities (University of Illinois at Chicago)
This web site is designed to provide information on the latest research, model programs, and policy issues pertaining to persons with a developmental disability who are aging. It describes training and technical assistance opportunities, conferences, and available resources.

Association on Aging with Developmental Disabilities (AADD)
The Association develops links, support opportunities and services for older adults with developmental disabilities.

United Nations Enable
The Division for Social Policy and Development of the United Nations Secretariat in New York is the focal point within the United Nations system on matters relating to disability. It is also the focal point for activities related to global social development, to youth, older persons and the family. The Division's programme on Disabled Persons deals with promotion, monitoring and evaluating the implementation of the World Programme of Action and the Standard Rules. In addition it prepares publications and acts as a clearing-house for information on disability issues; promotes national, regional and international programmes and activities; provides support to Governments and non-governmental organizations; gives substantial support to technical co-operation projects and activities.