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