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The Rhode Island Geriatric Education Center (RIGEC)

at the University of Rhode Island

Internet LinkAges

Click on any of the categories/topics below for an annotated, hyperlinked list of Web sites on that topic. Please note that some of these sites ask you to register and/or pay a subscription fee before granting full access to all of the content areas.

Best Practice Guidelines & Clinical Trials
Complementary & Alternative Medications and Strategies
Dentistry and Oral Health
Diet and Nutrition
Educational Video Sources
Geriatric Education Centers
Geriatric Medicine
Gerontology and Aging
Health Care Information & Assistance, Resource Guides, Manuals, & Electronic Databases
Health Literacy
Hearing, Speech & Language
Massachusetts Aging Links
Mental Health and Behavioral Health
Minority Health & Ethnogeriatrics
Pharmacy and Drug Information
Physical & Occupational Therapy
Rhode Island Aging Links
Social Work
U.S. Government Agencies

Our goal in developing and providing these links to web sites is to provide practical information specifically targeted for health care and human service professionals and educators who work with elderly populations.

While we have made efforts to review the content of these web sites, we are not responsible for their development, accuracy or timeliness. Links on these pages to external sites do not represent endorsement by the University of Rhode Island.

We update/revise this list periodically, so your suggestions for linking to additional Web sites related to health and aging are welcome. Please feel free to provide feedback on the this page and the linked sites.

CIPG Workshops and Faculty Development Programs

The 2014-2015 CIPG workshop series will begin in September. Stay tuned for more details.

Applications are now being accepted for the 2014-2015 RIGEC Faculty Fellows Program.


Alzheimer's Disease Training

Offered in partnership with the Alzheimer's Association of RI.


Stay tuned for a additional programs this year!


View RI's State Plan on Alzheimer's Disease and Related Dementias