daughter with smiling grandmother

Our goal is to help the aging, the disabled and their caregivers live the healthiest, safest, most fulfilling lives possible.

Terms

The following terms apply for users of this help center. Terms applying for the Area Agency on Aging that sponsors this help center may be found at AgingNetworkResources.org.

Website Services

This website is an online information and communications service (“the Service”) that offers a variety of information products, including instructional videos and guidebooks, decision-making tools, assessment tools, forums and other services designed to help caregivers provide better care.

Every aspect of the Service is subject to these terms of use. Additionally, we reserve the right to discontinue or change any service, program or aspect of our website without liability or prior notice. We also reserve the right to impose limits or restrict access to parts of or all of the website without prior notice or liability.

Disclaimer

Aging Network Resources, L3C (ANR) is the producer of the website and much of its instructional content. What follows are our terms and conditions.

The Service is made available “as is”, “as available” and “with all faults”. ANR makes no warranties whatsoever about the website, its content, its functions, messages and information sent to and from the website, any products or services offered through the website or security associated with the transmission of private information and its storage on the website. ANR does not warrant that the website is free of defects or that the servers that make it available are free of harmful components.

The Service is for educational use only. Any access to this website is voluntary and at the sole risk of the user. Nothing contained on or provided through this website is or should be considered, or used as a substitute for, medical advice, diagnosis or treatment or any other form of professional eldercare advice. This website and its services do not constitute the practice of any medical, nursing or other professional eldercare advice, diagnosis or treatment.

We advise users to always seek the advice of a physician or other qualified eldercare provider with any questions regarding personal care. Never disregard, avoid or delay in obtaining medical advice from your doctor or other qualified eldercare provider because of something you have read on this site.

We also do not warrant or guarantee that files available for downloading through the Service will be free of infections or viruses, worms, Trojan horses or other code that contains contaminating or destructive properties.

We, and our content providers, cannot and do not guarantee or warrant against errors, omissions, delays, interruptions or losses, including loss of data.

Limitation of Liability

We do not make any express or implied warranties, representations or endorsements of any kind whatsoever (including without limitation, warranties of title or noninfringement, or any warranties of fitness for a particular purpose) with regard to the Service, or with respect to any information, product, service, merchandise or other material provided on or through the Service. We do not warrant or guarantee the accuracy, completeness, correctness, timeliness or usefulness of any information, products, services, merchandise or other material provided through the Service. We make no warranty or guarantee that the service will be uninterrupted, timely, secure or error-free.

Under no circumstances will ANR, its owners, officers, instructors or representatives be liable to you for any loss or damages of any kind related to our website and products, their use, their content, downloaded documents, your upload information or your ability or inability to use the website. We are not liable to any user or anyone else for any decision made or action taken based on reliance upon the information contained on or provided through the Service.

Intellectual Property Ownership and License

All ANR website and product content is the property of ANR and no property rights are granted to you except as set forth in these terms of use or expressly granted to you in writing by ANR. ANR grants you a limited license to access and make personal use of this site and our products. The license does not include any commercial use of this site or our products, or their contents, and no content may be reproduced, copied, distributed, sold or otherwise exploited without the express written consent of ANR.

“Aging Network Resources” is a trademark of ANR.

Acceptable Use

You agree to use this website and our products in the spirit of our mission, which is to help caregivers provide better care. Specifically, you will not use this website to:

  • Upload, post, communicate or otherwise make available any content, information or statement that is false, misleading, defamatory, disparaging, threatening, abusive, offensive, obscene, profane, or otherwise objectionable in our sole discretion;
  • Upload, post, communicate or otherwise make available any unsolicited advertising, promotional material or other form of solicitation;
  • Upload, post, communicate or otherwise make available any content or information that is illegal, plagiarizes or otherwise infringes on the rights of others;
  • Impersonate any person or entity, or misrepresent your relationship with any person or entity;
  • Try to use another person’s account without permission;
  • Stalk, abuse, exploit or harass another user;
  • Upload any material that damages our website, its functioning or our ability to fulfill our mission.

Information You Submit

This website will be increasingly interactive and you may submit information, particularly in the form of survey responses and forum posts. When you upload information to our website, you irrevocably grant to ANR a royalty-free license containing, without limitation, all right, title and interest in your uploaded information.

We also reserve the right to delete, move or edit content you post in our user forums or place on our website. Furthermore, you are responsible for all content, information and statements you upload, post or otherwise make available on our website. ANR assumes no liability for its accuracy or any loss or damages incurred as a result of its use.

Links to Other Websites

ANR is not responsible for any content provided on linked websites. We provide links to such sites as a convenience and do not warrant their content as legal or accurate.

Indemnity

You agree to defend, indemnify and hold harmless ANR, its officers and its representatives with respect to any and all costs, claims, demands, liabilities, losses, damages, judgments, settlements, costs and expenses, including attorney’s fees, arising out of or in connection with your use of this website and its content.

Governing Law

These terms of use shall be governed by the laws of the State of Massachusetts.

Acceptance of Terms of Use

Your use of this website constitutes your acceptance of our current terms of use as described here. These terms of use may change without notice.