Excluded websites

We don't rate every health resource available on the internet. In some cases, entire health-related websites are excluded if they do not meet our inclusion criteria.

Websites we include must be:

  • Not directly funded by a company trying to sell you a product or service
  • Relevant to optimal aging
  • Intended for citizens, or include content intended for citizens
  • Free access

If you cannot find a website or Web Resource that you are looking for, check out our list of excluded websites below. If you still can’t find it, let us know; we may be rating it now!

Name of websiteReason for exclusionDate of review/exclusion
Aetiology Science Blog
  • Content not relevant to optimal aging
2015/07/31
Age Well Canada
  • Directly funded by a company trying to sell you a product or service
  • Website not freely accessible
2014/10/22
American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP)
  • Content not relevant to optimal aging
2014/09/23
Authority Nutrition
  • Directly funded by a company trying to sell you a product or service
2016/03/18
Baby Boomer Care
  • Directly funded by a company trying to sell you a product or service
2014/09/24
Balance Blog
  • Directly funded by a company trying to sell you a product or service
2014/10/22
CARP
  • Website not freely accessible
2015/01/28
Centre for Healthy Aging
  • Website not freely accessible
2014/08/07
Coalition Against Drug Abuse
  • Directly funded by a company trying to sell you a product or service
2015/03/10
Cystic Fibrosis Canada
  • Content not relevant to optimal aging
2014/08/15
Daily Strength
  • Directly funded by a company trying to sell you a product or service
2014/09/24
Dairy Nutrition
  • Directly funded by a company trying to sell you a product or service
2015/07/22
Dr Mercola
  • Directly funded by a company trying to sell you a product or service
2014/03/07
Drug Digest
  • Content not relevant to optimal aging
2016/03/21
Drug Watch
  • Directly funded by a company trying to sell you a product or service
2014/12/16
Elderly Journal
  • Directly funded by a company trying to sell you a product or service
2014/09/24
eMedicine Health
  • Directly funded by a company trying to sell you a product or service
2015/01/28
Everyday Health
  • Directly funded by a company trying to sell you a product or service
2014/09/24
Evidence Updates
  • Website not freely accessible
2014/09/24
Good Health, Sharp Mind & Great Sex after 40
  • Directly funded by a company trying to sell you a product or service
2014/10/22
Home Instead Senior Care
  • Directly funded by a company trying to sell you a product or service
2014/09/24
HowStuffWorks "Health"
  • Directly funded by a company trying to sell you a product or service
2016/03/21
Intelihealth
  • Directly funded by a company trying to sell you a product or service
2014/08/15
Lilly for Better Health
  • Directly funded by a company trying to sell you a product or service
2014/07/15
Mama's Health
  • Directly funded by a company trying to sell you a product or service
2014/09/24
Medical Guardian Blog
  • Directly funded by a company trying to sell you a product or service
2014/10/22
Merck Be Well
  • Directly funded by a company trying to sell you a product or service
2014/07/15
Merck Engage
  • Directly funded by a company trying to sell you a product or service
2014/10/22
My Directives
  • Directly funded by a company trying to sell you a product or service
2014/11/24
National Clearinghouse on Abuse in Later Life
  • Not intended for citizens
2016/11/16
Novartis Canada
  • Directly funded by a company trying to sell you a product or service
2014/10/22
Nurse Barb
  • Directly funded by a company trying to sell you a product or service
2014/09/24
Nutra Ingredients
  • Directly funded by a company trying to sell you a product or service
2014/10/22
Pfizer Health and Wellness
  • Directly funded by a company trying to sell you a product or service
2014/10/22
Prevention
  • Directly funded by a company trying to sell you a product or service
2014/09/24
Prostate.com
  • Directly funded by a company trying to sell you a product or service
2014/10/22
Public Health EU
  • Content not relevant to optimal aging
2014/12/17
Senior Journal
  • Directly funded by a company trying to sell you a product or service
2014/09/24
ShareCare
  • Directly funded by a company trying to sell you a product or service
2014/09/24
The Dr Oz Show
  • Directly funded by a company trying to sell you a product or service
2014/09/24
The EasierLiving Blog
  • Directly funded by a company trying to sell you a product or service
2014/10/22
The Joanna Briggs Institute EBP Database
  • Website not freely accessible
2014/10/22
The Merck Manual Home Health Handbook
  • Directly funded by a company trying to sell you a product or service
2014/10/22
Wiser Now, Inc
  • Directly funded by a company trying to sell you a product or service
2014/09/24
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