Best Government & Education Resource Sites 2014

Many federal, state and local government agencies do a fantastic job sharing information on the web about their programs with the public. We have highlighted the very best government sites out there. We also included Educational sector sites, such as geriatric, and gerontology departments at colleges and universities.

Winner

Winner

The winner of Best Government & Education Sites is awarded to the finalist that earns the highest rating during the Best Senior Living Awards. Congratulations to the winner of Best Government & Education Sites!

  • US Department of Veteran's Affairs

    US Department of Veteran's Affairs

    54 Judges Score  3 Popular Vote

    The US Department of Veteran’s Affairs website has a wealth of information for veteran’s about long-term care...

People's Choice

People's Choice

The people have spoken! The People's Choice Winner of Best Government & Education Sites is the best senior living resource that earned the highest number of votes during the voting period. Congratulations to the People's Choice Winner of Best Government & Education Sites!

  • Florida Department of Elder Affairs

    Florida Department of Elder Affairs

    56 Popular Vote

    Fostering an environment that promotes well-being for Florida’s elders and enables them to remain in their homes and communities is the mission of the Florida Department of Elder Affairs...

Finalists

finalist

To earn a spot as a finalist for the Best Senior Living Awards, the following senior living resources received the highest number of consumer votes. Our dedicated panel of experts rated these senior living resources. Here are the Best Government & Education Sites as ranked by our panel.

  • LGBT Aging Center

    LGBT Aging Center

    50 Judges Score  27 Popular Vote

    The National Resource Center on LGBT Aging is the first resource center established to improve the services available to lesbian, gay, bisexual and/or transgender older adults...

  • Hawai'i Aging and Disability Resource Center

    Hawai'i Aging and Disability Resource Center

    31 Judges Score  3 Popular Vote

    The Hawai'i Aging and Disability Resource Center website is the one-stop source for information, assistance, and access to community resources and services for older adults, people with disabilities a...

  • ElderCare Locator

    ElderCare Locator

    27 Judges Score  2 Popular Vote

    The Eldercare Locator is a public service of the U.S. Administration on Aging to help connect you to services for older adults and their families...

Nominees

nominee

The following senior living resources were nominated for a chance to earn the title of Best Government & Education Sites. All of our nominees deserve an honorable mention for the valuable resources they provide for the senior living community!

  • Aging Institute

    Aging Institute

    1 Popular Vote

    A collaboration between UPMC Senior Services and the University of Pittsburgh, the Aging Institute provides integrated, comprehensive and timely access to a full range of services for older adults, fa...

  • Medicare.gov

    Medicare.gov

    1 Popular Vote

    Medicare.gov is the go to resource for both caregivers and seniors for all things Medicare. With plenty of articles, resources and educational materials, Medicare.gov is a one-stop shop...

  • National Institute on Aging

    National Institute on Aging

    1 Popular Vote

    National Institute on Aging, one of the 27 Institutes and Centers of National Institute on Health, leads a broad scientific effort to understand the nature of aging and to extend the healthy, active y...

  • WVU Center on Aging

    WVU Center on Aging

    1 Popular Vote

    The West Virginia University Center on Aging works to improve the health, well being and security of older people and those who care for them, in West Virginia and across the nation, through research...

  • AgeWise Connection

    AgeWise Connection

    0 Popular Vote

    Atlanta Regional Commission's AgeWise Connection is your first stop in the Atlanta region for information about services and programs for older adults such as housing options, retirement planning, in-...

  • Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

    0 Popular Vote

    The materials found on the CDC's Healthy Aging page are designed to assist health professionals in learning about and engaging in activities of CDC's Healthy Aging Program and The Healthy Brain Initia...

  • Healthfinder.gov

    Healthfinder.gov

    0 Popular Vote

    Healthfinder.gov is a government Web site where you will find information and tools to help you and those you care about stay healthy...

  • K-State Research and Extension

    K-State Research and Extension

    0 Popular Vote

    K-State Research and Extension Adult Development and Aging programming enriches the lives of older Kansans, adults with disabilities, and their families by addressing health and wellness needs through...

  • Minnesota Board on Aging

    Minnesota Board on Aging

    0 Popular Vote

    The Minnesota Board on Aging serves as a central resource for services and information for seniors. This agency also serves as an advocate to protects the welfare of seniors in Minnesota...

  • NetWellness

    NetWellness

    0 Popular Vote

    NetWellness is a global, community service providing quality, unbiased health information from our partner university faculty...

  • Senior Corp

    Senior Corp

    0 Popular Vote

    Senior Corp is program under the National & Community Service organization that connects 55+ seniors with people and organizations for opportunities to volunteer. Seniors can volunteer as mentors, coa...

  • The National Academy on an Aging Society

    The National Academy on an Aging Society

    0 Popular Vote

    The National Academy on Aging Society is a non-partisan public policy institute that conducts and compiles research on issues related to seniors, and shares this info with the public as well as lawmak...

  • UCLA GeroNet

    UCLA GeroNet

    0 Popular Vote

    UCLA's GeroNet serves as the gateway to the university's extensive educational, research and clinical resources dedicated to aging and the health care of older persons...

  • West Virginia Aging & Disability Resource Centers

    West Virginia Aging & Disability Resource Centers

    0 Popular Vote

    West Virginia Aging & Disability Resource Centers serve as a central resource for the services and resources available to seniors in their communities...

Award Program Details

  • Federal, state and local government websites
  • Geriatric, gerontology & research websites at universities and colleges
  • Gov & EDU sites that provide consumer focused content related to senior living and caregiving including senior housing and care, financial aid programs, etc.