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AARP Health & Wellness Site
       General Information, Health Articles, Insurance Options, Nursing Home Tips, Caregiving, etc.

Alzheimer's Disease / Alzheimer's Association
       Information for caregivers including resources, medical and research information, and a glossary of frequently used terms.

Alzheimer's Solutions
       A caregiver's guide to Alzheimer's Disease.

Area Hospitals

Arthritis / Arthritis Foundation
      Full of resources including comprehensive, current information and resources about arthritis, fibromyalgia, local services and organizations, and links.

Benefits Check Up
       A service of the National Council on Aging provides information on receiving federal, state and local medical benefits and financial assistance for utilities and other necessities.

Cancer / American Cancer Society
       Many resources and information for caregivers and patients. Types of cancers can be searched by category.

Cancer / Cancer Care
       A non-profit organization whose mission is to provide free professional help to people with all cancers. Comprehensive site!

Directory of Health Organizations
       Type in a condition and this site will provide you with a list of organizations that deal with it.

Elderweb
Pertinent news for Seniors. Up to date articles and advice on a wide range of topics.

EPA - Aging Initiative
The Environmental Protection Agency's website on how the environment effects the health of older adults and how they plan to proctect it.

Heart Disease / American Heart Association
       Warning signs for heart attack and stroke; A to Z Guide to heart attack and stroke; prevention and awareness; and more!

Living with Serious Illness
       A resource for those in the Dayton area, this page offers information regarding living with and caring for those with serious illness and community resources. This website is provided by Crossroads Hospice.

Low Vision
       This page offers several links to Support Organizations and Resources for individuals with low vision.

Maturity Health Matters
      Food and Drug Administration's online magazine filled with current healt topics for older adults, their families and caregivers.

Medical Information / Center for Disease Control
       The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is recognized as the lead federal agency for protecting the health and safety of people - at home and abroad, providing credible information to enhance health decisions.

MedlinePlus
      Comprehensive site with articles on healt topics and medicines, medical terms defined, and local resources.

MyPyramid Tracker
      USDA's resource to help you determine the quality of your diet and physical activity status.

National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine
      Provides information on complementary and alternative medicine in relation to health issues facing older adults.

National Institute on Aging
       This organization provides information on general health, conditions and diseases.

NeedyMeds.com
      Information on prescription drug programs that offer discounts to those who qualify.

Net Wellness - Senior Health Center
      Articles, medical databases and Ask an Expert, where doctors, nurses,pharmacists, dentists, psychologists, optometrists, dietitians, physical therapists, social workers and allied health professionals will answer your questions.

NIHSeniorHealth
      Breif information on diseases and medical problems older adults face.

Nutrition Central
       Nice site all about nutrition. Articles, tips, sensible eating, weight management and more. Daily articles.

Social Security Administartion - Compassionate Allowance
       Information and standards by the SSA to get benefits to people with serious medical conditions.

Stroke / American Stroke Association
      Risk assessment; prevention and intervention; recovery and support; and much more.

VNAReadySeniors.org
      A disaster preparedness site geared towards helping older adults.

WebMD
      The leading provider of online information, educational services and communities for physicians and consumers.

 



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