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This Second Edition, completely updated for 1999/2000, is a comprehensive guide to resources for and about Older Americans, detailing National and State Organizations, Government Agencies, Health, Research Centers, Libraries and Information Centers, Legal Resources, Discount Travel Information and Continuing Education Programs. The first edition was published by Gale Research in 1994. Older American's Information Directory now includes 4, 000 new listings and two new chapters -- Disability Aids & Assistive Devices and Health: Associations, Support Groups and Hotlines, which provides important information on 16 conditions, including Alzheimer's Disease, Arthritis, Heart Disease and Stroke. This Second Edition also contains two new indexes, including a Geographic Index and a Website Section. This comprehensive resource is a highly useful source of information for Older Americans searching for information and for those who care for and support them.



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