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HONcode status
Certificate of compliance with the Code of Conduct HONcode

HONcode status The health Website
The AGS Foundation for Health in Aging
is in compliance with the HONcode

Title of the site:The AGS Foundation for Health in Aging
Web address:http://www.healthinaging.org/
HONcode PIN number :HONConduct295562
Date of initial review: 07 Jul 2001
Validity of certificate13 Oct 2010 - Oct 2012
Date of last visit25 Feb 2014

This certificate confirms the revision of the site by the HONcode Team at the above date.
It respects and pledges to honor the 8 principles of the HON Code of Conduct (HONcode).

* 1. Authoritative   2. Complementarity   3. Privacy   4. Attribution   5. Justifiability   6. Transparency
    7. Financial disclosure   8. Advertising policy

HONcode status
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The Health on the Net (HON) certificate serves as a guarantee that this website, at the date of its certification, complies with and pledges to honor the 8 principles of the HON Code of Conduct as drawn up by the HON foundation.

The responsible of the certified site commits to keep the site in compliance with the HON code principles for the duration of the certification.

Although measures such as a complaint mechanism, the periodical review and the automatic surveillance mechanisms are put in place to guarantee the compliance of the certified website with the ethical principles of HON as much as possible, incidental inaccuracies cannot be completely excluded. In no event the HON foundation and/or its partner(s) can be held liable for any damages resulting from the use or inability to use HON certified websites nor can the HON foundation and/or its partner(s) be held liable for the content of these certified websites, including, but not limited to the information of third-parties or hyperlinks accessible via HON certified websites.

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You will find below the elements identified by the HONcode team at a precise date to justify the respect of the 8 ethical principles.

The content of this certificate has been collected and written by the Health On the Net Foundation (HON) and should not be used without previous permission granted by HON. A request for permission can be sent to: HON.

1. Information must be authoritative
Special Advisors and Editors
  (11 Feb 2012) - Link

2. Presentation of the site
Welcome to Aging in the Know: Your Gateway to Health and Aging Resources on the Web. Created by the American Geriatrics Society Foundation for Health in Aging (FHA), Aging in the Know offers up-to-date information for consumers on health and aging.
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offers up-to-date information for consumers on health and aging.
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Purpose of the website
The AGS Foundation for Health in Aging (FHA) provides links from this site to the Web sites of other organizations for informational purposes only. The links do not imply an endorsement by The AGS Foundation for Health in Aging of these other organizations or the content of their Web sites. The AGS Foundation for Health in Aging also posts material prepared by other organizations and individuals not employed by The AGS Foundation for Health in Aging for informational purposes. The AGS Foundation for Health in Aging does not necessarily agree with the opinions expressed in such material.
  (13 Oct 2010) - Link

3. Confidentiality
The FHA respects the confidential nature of health/medical information provided by visitors to this site.
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4. Information must be documented: Referenced and dated
Only data for one sample are displayed among those selected.
Overseen by a team of experts on caring for older adults, Aging in the Know content is based on resources that the American Geriatrics Society has developed for its professional members.
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Published: 4/1/2005
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5. Justification of claims
This principle is not applicable for this site 

6. User support and adequation
Contact the FHA
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  (20 Oct 2009) - Link

7. Disclosure of funding sources
This website, funded by unrestricted donations made to the Foundation, is designed to provide public education and information.
  (11 Feb 2012) - Link

8. Advertising policy
Currently, this site does not accept advertising.
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