Medical Resources

Loneliness

Health Forums

Government and Organizational websites

  • National Institutes on Health
    • National Institute on Aging  Scroll down for many topics.  Also, see drop-down menu at the top of the page under “Health Information”
    • NIH News in Healthwebsite: health topics written in lay language with an option to subscribe for email alerts announcing new issues.
    • ClinicalTrials.gov: a website listing clinical trials available in the U.S. (not all are NIH-sponsored; any group can list, so it is important to read the information carefully)
    • List of NIH Institutes, Centers, and Offices:  Each of the 27 institutes and centers at NIH has its own website with some information for the public so that people interested in a particular disease can search in more depth.  This is a link to the listing of all 27 institutes and centers with links to their homepages.
  • MedlinePlus: U.S. National Library of Medicine: It brings you information about diseases, conditions, and wellness issues in language you can understand. MedlinePlus offers reliable, up-to-date health information including a section on Older Adult Health
  • American Cancer Society: They fund and conduct research, share expert information, support patients, and spread the word about prevention.
  • Alzheimer’s Association: the leading voluntary health organization in Alzheimer’s care, support and research.
  • 10 Organizations That Support Parkinson’s Disease Patients and Their Families
  • Set up or manage your own Private Online Medicare Account on www.MyMedicare.gov. Access claims history, print Medicare Card, and add names of persons authorized to Access your Medicare Records in your stead.

Medicare Rights and Elderlaw websites

Accessibility / Adaptive Devices

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