Websites of the Month
Researchers interested in aging will find job listings and funding opportunities at this site. The site also provides links to volunteer opportunities, federal jobs, U.S. government reports and other government Web sites. AgeWork is a collaborative project by the Association for Gerontology in Higher Education, the National Academy on an Aging Society and the Gerontological Society of America.
Fighting AIDS Together
Sponsored by the White House Office of National AIDS Policy, this site offers visitors links to HIV/AIDS education resources, prevention, information on support and care, and several other topics. The site also links to other state agencies and health departments for the latest information, as well as links about the global effects of HIV/AIDS.
The Child and Adolescent Health Measurement Initiative
Need the latest information on improving child and adolescent health? Visitors to this site will find data on teen health and children with chronic conditions, news briefs, and links for parents and consumers. The Web site is sponsored by the Foundation for Accountability, working in collaboration with other agencies, such as the American Academy of Pediatrics, Children Now and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Developed by Lorraine Williams Greene, PhD, and Ellen Kirschman, PhD, and funded through a grant from the National Institute of Justice and Metropolitan Police Department of Nashville and Davidson County, this site provides online support for police families. Greene and Kirschman created the site to promote resiliency among law enforcement families. Visitors can "talk" via message boards and chat rooms, find useful links for police partners and the concerns of police survivor families.