Helpful Online Resources
AARP is a membership organization for seniors. It operates as a non-profit advocate for its members.
American Society on Aging is a diverse website that aims to improve the quality of life for aging adults and their loved ones.
Children's Tough Stuff A collection of online resources to assist parents, teachers, caregivers, ad leaders in helping a child cope with life's difficult situations. Includes resources for grief, drug abuse, bullying, and more.
Common Sense Media This website includes reviews of movies, websites, games and more for parents. It also has advice and education for parents and teachers regarding online interactions, websites and safety. Finally, it offers complete lesson plans regarding media usage that include safety and privacy awareness issues. These lesson plans are currently free to download.
Grandparents.com From the website: "At Grandparents.com our goal is to connect and inspire today's families. As the Trusted Resource for Grandparents, we strengthen the ties between family members, promoting well-being and giving timely information and expert advice on what really matters to you, from health and money, to travel and retirement. Our stories and videos celebrate the role of grandparents, and encourage you to tell your story, passing on a meaningful legacy to your children and grandchildren."
Kids In Mind This movie rating website for parents discards the MPAA movie guidelines and instead rates movies from 1 to 10 in three categories: Sex/Nudity, Violence/Gore, Profanity. They also include whether a movie has substance abuse, and offer a short review of the message of the movie as well as discussion guidelines for questions children might have after seeing a movie.
Kids Health has a lot of great resources for kids and parents including articles on staying safe, growing up, and staying healthy.
National Council on Aging is dedicated to improving the lives of older adults. They also have information for disabled or disadvantaged older adults.
Parent Further helps build strong family relationships to help kids thrive and overcome challenges.
Presbyterian 101 is a general guide to facts about the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.).
Stop Cyber Bullying This special resource page includes online resources all about the national epidemic of cyber-bullying. Links to websites with crisis information, prevention tips, and statistics are available.