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Health Resources for Seniors


AARP Health Guide - Web sites for older adults, searchable by topics like health, work, free time.

Care Guide - Describes services and provides links to articles and resources regarding care of elderly. Includes a Care Guide Assessment with relevant information and links.istock_medical_clipboard_xsmall

Family Caregiver Alliance National Center on Caring - This organization provides "information, education, services, research and advocacy" programs for caregivers.

Growth House - Information and referral services to agencies working with death and dying issues.

Health and Wellness on the Internet - Plymouth District Library health links.

Hospice Net - Lists of hospices by state, FAQs, and links to related sites.

Infoaging - Learn about healthy aging here

Medicare - Official government site with up-to-date information on all aspects of Medicare and the prescription plan coverage.

MedLine Plus - Search for information (indications, precautions, side effects, storage, et. al.) on prescription and over-the-counter drugs.

Merck Manual of Geriatrics - "a comprehensive review of geriatric medicine and care of the elderly"

Michigan Consumer Guide to Nursing Homes - This guide from the Health Care Association of Michigan locates and describes nursing home facilities (type, services offered, payments accepted, regulatory information and family satisfaction ratings).

Michigan Go Local - a directory of healthcare services, programs and providers covering the entire state.

My Senior Care - new - a community for senior housing, home care and health. 

NIH SeniorHealth

Aging-related health information easily accessible and designed especially for seniors.

North Coast
Health and wellness resources provided by the staff of the Cleveland Public Library.

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