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Seniors - Health

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Health - Seniors

 

 

Aging Well

http://www.aging.ny.gov

From the New York State Office for the Aging and Department of Health, information about fitness, eating well, safety, and self care.

 

Alzheimer’s Association

http://www.alz.org/index.asp 

Resources for people living with the ailment and for those who care about them.

 

ALZ Connected

https://www.alzconnected.org/default.aspx#

 ALZConnected (alzconnected.org), powered by the Alzheimer's Association®, is a free online community for everyone affected by Alzheimer's or another dementia, including:

  • People with the disease.
  • Caregivers.
  • Family members.
  • Friends.
  • Individuals who have lost someone to Alzheimer's.

 

BenefitsCheckUp

http://www.benefitscheckup.org

"Developed and maintained by The National Council on Aging (NCOA), BenefitsCheckUp is the nation's most comprehensive Web-based service to screen for benefits programs for seniors with limited income and resources. BenefitsCheckUp includes more than 1,550 public and private benefits programs from all 50 states and the District of Columbia."

 

End-of-Life Issues - Helping with Comfort and Care

https://www.nia.nih.gov/health/publication/end-life-helping-comfort-and-care/introduction

Caregivers' resources, coping with loss, funerals, hospice, and living trust offers.

 

GovBenefits.gov

http://www.benefits.gov 

The official benefits Web site of the U.S. government. Use the "Benefit Finder" feature to learn which services can help you.

 

Healthfinder.gov

http://healthfinder.gov/HealthAtoZ

From the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, find information by browsing alphabetically from the list of available topics.

 

Infoaging.org

http://www.infoaging.org

News in aging research, information about diseases, ask an expert, and more. Created by the American Federation for Aging Research.

 

Medicare Plan Finder

https://www.medicare.gov/find-a-plan/questions/home.aspx

Information about Medicare prescription drug plans and Medicare Health plans.

 

MedlinePlus: Seniors' Health

http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/seniorshealth.html 

Links to articles and other online resources on a variety of health topics. From the U.S. National Library of Medicine and the National Institutes of Health.

 

Merck Manual of Geriatrics

http://www.merck.com/mkgr/mmg/contents.jsp 

A vast, easy to search compendium of health information for senior citizens.

 

National Institute on Aging

http://www.nia.nih.gov

"Find a wide variety of research-based information and resources related to health and aging."

 

Needy Meds

http://www.needymeds.com 

A directory for people trying to find assistance getting and paying for their medications.

 

NIH Senior Health Information

http://nihseniorhealth.gov 

Designed for seniors with short ,informative articles on topics such as Alzheimer's disease, depression, osteoporosis, and more. 

 

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