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We're pleased to introduce our readers to some groups and companies we think are helping to make America a better place as we age. Some offer free services; some charge for services.

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Caregiving

Aging Solutions - A company providing edlerly care and advocacy solutions in Northern and Southern California.

American Society on Aging - Studies all aspects of aging.

CareSquare.com - A free network connecting families and caregivers.

Family Caregiver Alliance - Free information for families caring for loved ones chronic health conditions such as stroke or Alzheimer's.

Help With Elders - A company providing consulting services about legal, healthcare and emotional needs of aging parents and caregivers.

Marin Center for Independent Living - A "Match.com" for caregivers, based in Marin County, Calif.

Help Starts Here - A guide to caregiving by the nonprofit National Association of Social Workers.

 

Gimme Shelter

N Street Cohousing - A pioneering cohousing nonprofit in Davis, Calif.

Shelter Partnership - A nonprofit studying housing for elders in Los Angeles.

 

Non-Mainstream Media

Eldr - A quarterly magazine for the over-60 crowd.

NewsDesk - Important news you might have missed.

Boomer Babe - Cool innovations that enrich the ways we experience life.

 

Nutrition & Organics

American Community Garden Association - Touchstone for 18,000 community gardens in North America.

Larkspur Community Garden - A textbook example of an organic community garden in Northern California.

 

Volunteering, Careers & Gigs

Encore - Online community that helps boomers find paid jobs that focus on solving social problems.

Corp. for National and Community Service - US government site on volunteering.

Jobs 4.0 - A commercial job-matching service for workers over 40.

Small Business Majority - A progressive nonprofit that speaks for small businesses.

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