Health & Wellness Site
General Information, Health
Articles, Insurance Options, Nursing Home Tips, Caregiving, etc.
Disease / Alzheimer's Association
Information for caregivers
including resources, medical and research information, and a glossary
of frequently used terms.
A caregiver's guide
to Alzheimer's Disease.
/ 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.
/ American Cancer Society
Many resources and information
for caregivers and patients. Types of cancers can be searched
/ 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.
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.
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.
This page offers several
links to Support Organizations and Resources for individuals with
Maturity Health Matters
Food and Drug Administration's online magazine filled with current healt topics for older adults, their families and caregivers.
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.
Comprehensive site with articles on healt topics and medicines, medical terms defined, and local resources.
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.
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.
Breif information on diseases and medical problems older adults face.
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.
/ American Stroke Association
Risk assessment; prevention
and intervention; recovery and support; and much more.
A disaster preparedness site geared towards helping older adults.
The leading provider of online
information, educational services and communities for physicians