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WEBSITE CONTAINING HEALTH & WELLNESS ISSUES
   

National Counsel on Aging
  BenefitsCheckUp — a free, easy-to-use service that identifies federal and state assistance programs for older Americans. Researching these programs used to be a time-consuming, frustrating experience. But no longer.
 

Independent Living
  The AARP Andrus Foundation is committed to making a positive difference in the lives of older adults across the nation through funding aging-related research and educational grants. As one of the few grantmaking foundations continuing to focus solely on aging issues, our goal is simple; to provide the public with aging-related information that can positively impact their quality of life.
 

Alzheimer's Association
  The Alzheimer’s Association is here to help. This site is your gateway to a wealth of information. Call us at (800) 272-3900 if you have more questions — and we’ll help you find the answers.  

AARP
   

AAA FOUNDATION FOR TRAFFIC SAFETY
  The AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety is dedicated to saving lives and reducing injuries by preventing traffic crashes. It is a not-for-profit, publicly-supported charitable educational and research organization.
 

MEDICARE
  Call 1-800-MEDICARE (1-800-633-4227) to speak to a Medicare Customer Representative  

LINKS TO CARE for the AGING
   

American Association of Homes & Services for the Aging
  The American Association of Homes and Services for the Aging (AAHSA) is committed to advancing the vision of healthy, affordable, ethical long-term care for America. The association represents 5,600 mission-driven, not-for-profit nursing homes, continuing care retirement communities, assisted living and senior housing facilities, and community service organizations. Every day, AAHSA’s members serve one million older persons across the country. AAHSA has state association partners that represent AAHSA members in 39 states.
 

LANGUAGE AND CULTURE
  The Center for Applied Linguistics aims to promote and improve the teaching and learning of languages, identify and solve problems related to language and culture, and serve as a resource for information about language and culture.

 

ELDERCARE
  Our goal is to provide information, education and support to families caring for aging loved ones, especially those coping with Alzheimer's Disease and related dementias. We believe that whether you are caring for a spouse, parent, relative or neighbor, you can learn and grow from the caregiving journey. To that end, we provide knowledge, tools and community to help caregivers improve the quality of life for both themselves and their aging loved ones.



 

IRS
   

Social Security
  The Top 10 Most Requested Services
from Social Security Online
 

AM. COLLEGE OF TRUST & ESTATE COUNSEL
  Resources for Trusts and Estate Planning  

HEALTHY EATING
   

AM. HEART ASSOCIATIONS'S SITE ON EXERCISE
   

LARGE MEDICAL SITE
  Med Help International is dedicated to helping patients find the highest quality medical information in the world today. We offer patients the tools necessary to make informed treatment decisions within the short time lines dictated by their illness or disease.

 

American Moving and Storage Association
   

ASSOCIATION OF CANCER ONLINE RESOURCES
  ACOR.org cancer information system currently offers access to 143 electronic mailing lists and a variety of unique websites.
The mailing lists are specifically designed to be public online support groups providing information and community to 71,755 patients, caregivers or anyone looking for answers about cancer and related disorders. Last week ACOR delivered 1,897,386 individual emails across the globe, a 4.2% increase over the prior week.
 

MAYO CLINIC
   

LINKS FOR COMPARING NURSING HOME FACILITIES
  Healthfinder® is a free guide to reliable consumer health and human services information, developed by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. Healthfinder® can lead you to selected online publications, clearinghouses, databases, Web sites, and support and self-help groups, as well as government agencies and not-for-profit organizations that produce reliable information for the public.  

DISCIPLINARY HISTORIES OF U.S. PHYSICIANS
  Over the last several years, there has been increased public demand for access to physician disciplinary information. For many years, this type of information was only available to state medical boards and health care organizations. But starting now, the public can access the most comprehensive nationally consolidated data bank of disciplinary histories on U.S. licensed physicians in existence. Obtaining this type of information is essential to your overall safety and well-being because it will enable you to make more informed decisions about the physicians you see.