Health Web Sites
AARP: Health and Wellness: This site contains current health news and information from the American Association for Retired People (AARP).
Family Doctor: On this site, run by the American Academy of Family Physicians, you can read health tips on a number of health issues appropriate for seniors.
USA.gov for Seniors: This site offers information for US seniors on many different topics, including health, tax assistance, seniors and computers, and travel and leisure.
Health Compass: This site is a free self-guided learning program designed to help you locate and better understand information on aging and health.
Healthy.net: Healthy Aging: This is an alternative health site. It contains articles on alternative therapies, self-care, and natural health.
Helpguide: Active Healthy Lifestyle: This site offers helpful tips for understanding changes in appetite in older adults and the importance of maintaining healthy eating habits.
InteliHealth: Senior Health: This is a wonderful site full of articles on all aspects of health for seniors.
MayoClinic.com: Healthy Aging: This site offers pieces about staying healthy and aging happily.
National Institute on Aging: Publications List: Here you will find brochures, including “Aging and Your Eyes,” “Talking With Your Doctor,” “In Search of the Secrets of Aging,” and more.
New Lifestyles Online: This site helps you research housing and elder care by state. It also provides several informative articles.
New York State Office for the Aging Resource Guide: This is a great site that provides health and wellness information for seniors. Read articles on health, fitness, and safety for your mind and body as well as guidance for eating well.
Patient Empowerment: Lots of expert advice and resources to help you take charge of your health care and that of your loved ones. Articles cover topics from dealing with medical bills to speaking effectively with doctors.
Senior Living: Find helpful advice, information and support on everything from health and finances to traveling and relationships.
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Administration on Aging: Elders and Families: This is a resource to find organizations, read health fact sheets, and much more.