University of Hawaii


University of Hawaiʻi Mānoa - John A. Burns School of Medicine

Mini-Medical School on Healthy Aging

List of Useful Online Resources on Health Aging (Aug. 2014)

(Note: This resource list is in alphabetical order and will be updated periodically.)

National Senior Health Connective Caregivers

Harvard Medical School-HEALTHbeat Email Newsletter

Hawaii Association for the Advancement of Retired Persons (AARP)

Health in

Johns Hopkins University HealthAlerts: Health After 50

The Mayo Clinic Healthy Aging website

MedlinePlus, the US National Library of Medicine

National Institutes of Health (NIH), Senior Home Page: (Categories-Healthy Aging

NCOA-National Council on Aging, Center for Healthy Aging Resource Library


U.C. Davis-Mini Medical School on Healthy Aging: Pearls of Wisdom

U.S. Dept. of Health and Human Services (DHHS)-Administration on Aging

U.S. Centers for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC)-Healthy Aging Topics

City and County of Honolulu, Elderly Affairs Division

City and County of Honolulu, Elderly Affairs: Senior Info and Assistance Handbook 2012-14

Generations Magazine-Hawaiʻi's Resource for Life

Hawaiʻi Aging and Disability Resource Center

Hawaiʻi Caregivers

Hawaiʻi State Executive Office on Aging

Hawaiʻi State Public Library System, Homepage (note: you will need HSPLS library card to access materials on this system)

Health Trends in Hawaiʻi: Demographics on Elderly Population Growth in Hawaiʻi

KKV-2011 Services and Housing Options for Seniors Guide

Kokua Mau- Hawaiʻi's Hospice & Palliative Care Organization: POLST (Physician's Orders for Life-Sustaining Treatment)

Kupuna Education Center, Kapiolani Community College

University of Hawaiʻi Mānoa John A. Burns School of Medicine (JABSOM) Health Sciences Library-Library Guides, Consumer Health Resources

University of Hawaiʻi Mānoa School of Law-Elder Law Program

University of Hawaiʻi Mānoa School of Social Work - Ha Kupuna, the National Resource Center for Native Hawaiian Hawaiian Elders
Specific Diseases


American Cancer Society

Mesothelioma Guide

Mesothelioma Prognosis Network

National Cancer Institute

Association of Cancer Online Resources

Cancer Care

Heart Disease

American Heart Association

National Blood and Lung Institute

Congenital Heart Information Network


American Diabetes Association

National Diabetes Education Program

Joslin Diabetes Center

Diabetes Monitor

Alzheimer's disease

Alzheimer's Association

Fisher Center for Alzheimer's Research Foundation

Care Managers - Working with the Aging Family
Cathy Jo Cress, 2009

A Long Bright Future
Laura Carstensen, 2012

How to Live to 100 - Be Healthy, Be Happy and Afford It
U.S. News and World Report, 2012

Rules for Aging
Lorenn Walker, 2012

Aging With Strength
Lorenn Walker, 2012

Healthy Aging
Mayo Clinic, 2013