Resources for Seniors

Resources

FDA Information for Seniors

The FDA has numerous articles, brochures and other publications with information for older people on a wide range of health issues, including arthritis, cancer, health fraud, and nutrition.

FDA Website

 


Department of Veteran Affairs

The Department of Veteran Affairs provide helpful information for the veterans and/or their spouses on Aid and Attendance and Housebound benefits.

Department of Veteran Affairs


Senior Referral Network Resources

Senior Referral Network provides you with some great resources to help you educating and better understanding your options.

Senior Referral Network


HelpGuide

HelpGuide provides over 170 non-commercial articles on the topics of Mental Health, Healthy Lifestyles, Families Relationships and Seniors Aging.

HelpGuide


American Heart Association’s Delicious Decisions

This AHA Web site provides a healthy selection of nutrition tips, menu suggestions, heart-wise supermarket shopping tips and even advice on healthier dining out.

American Heart Association


Alzheimer’s Association

This AHA Web site provides a healthy selection of nutrition tips, menu suggestions, heart-wise supermarket shopping tips and even advice on healthier dining out.

Alzheimer’s Association


AARP

The AARP website provides articles on the latest research and industry trends.

AARP


ALFA (Assisted Living Federation of America)

Alfa Aesar is a leading manufacturer and supplier of research chemicals, metals, and materials for a wide span of applications.

ALFA


Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services

We pledge to put patients first in all of our programs – Medicaid, Medicare, and the Health Insurance Exchanges. To do this, we must empower patients to work with their doctors and make health care decisions that are best for them.

CMS


Nursing Home Abuse Center

The Nursing Home Abuse Center (NHAC) was founded on time-honored principles of restoring dignity for some of our most vulnerable and valuable citizens. Before we can begin to resolve the issue of nursing home abuse, we must understand what it is.

Nursing Home Abuse Center


American Health Care Association

The American Health Care Association is a non-profit federation of affiliated state health organizations, together representing more than 13,500 non-profit and for-profit nursing facility, assisted living, developmentally-disabled, and subacute care providers that care for approximately one million elderly and disabled individuals each day.

American Health Care Association


Health and Age

Health and Age


National Clearing House for Long-Term Care

The Administration for Community Living, an agency of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, brings together the efforts and achievements of the Administration on Aging, the Administration on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities, and the HHS Office on Disability to serve as the Federal agency responsible for increasing access to community supports, while focusing attention and resources on the unique needs of older Americans and people with disabilities across the lifespan.


National Institute on Aging

National Institute on Aging


Administration on Aging

The Administration for Community Living was created around the fundamental principle that older adults and people with disabilities of all ages should be able to live where they choose, with the people they choose, and with the ability to participate fully in their communities.

Administration on Aging

 


The Mesothelioma Center

Malignant mesothelioma is a rare, asbestos-related cancer that forms on the thin protective tissues that cover the lungs and abdomen. A combined approach to treatment is helping people improve their survival and ease symptoms.

The Mesothelioma Center


PACE is a Medicare and Medicaid program that helps people meet their health care needs in the community instead of going to a nursing home or other care facility. PACE stands for Programs of All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly.

P.A.C.E.


Marlene’s Kaleidoscope

Marlene’s Kaleidoscope is dedicated to improving the lives of people affected by all forms of Lupus. We strive to empower people by providing information about Lupus and offering support, so that their voices can be heard in service of creating a better quality of life through research, public awareness, advocacy and education.

Marlene’s Kaleidoscope