Resources

Healthcare Links & Resources

AARP

AARP is a membership organization leading positive social change and delivering value to people age 50 and over through information, advocacy and service. http://www.aarp.org/

Alzheimer’s Association

Learn about signs and symptoms, stages, diagnosis, research progress, treatment and care of Alzheimer’s disease and dementia. http://www.alz.org/index.asp

American Geriatrics Association

The AGS is one of the largest professional organization of health care providers. Includes membership, educational and publication information.  http://www.americangeriatrics.org/

Administration on Aging

Provides information on services to the elderly, especially to enable them to remain independent. Information on meals on wheels, transportation and at-home services.  http://www.aoa.gov/

Benefits Check Up

BenefitsCheckUp helps you find benefit programs that can help pay for medications, health care, food, utilities and more. All from a reliable and trusted source.  http://www.benefitscheckup.org/

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

The CDC maintains several departments concerned with occupational safety and health.   http://www.cdc.gov/aging/

ElderWeb

ElderWeb is a comprehensive overview of how our long term care system has evolved.   http://www.elderweb.com/

AAA Bucks County

Bucks County Area Agency on Aging.  http://www.buckscounty.org/government/humanservices/AAA

Health Finder

Your source for reliable health information from the Federal government.  http://www.healthfinder.gov/

Merck Medical Manuals

Merck is committed to bringing out the best in medicine. As part of that effort, Merck provides all of The Merck Manuals as a service to the community.  http://www.merck.com/mmhe/index.html

National Council on Aging

The National Council on Aging (NCOA) is a nonprofit service and advocacy organization that improves the lives of all older adults.   http://www.ncoa.org/

National Institutes on Health

Official website of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). NIH is one of the world’s foremost medical research centers.   http://www.nih.gov/

National Senior Citizens Law Center

http://www.nsclc.org/

Social Security On Line

National Senior Citizens Law Center advocates for low-income older adults on legal aspects of Medicare, Medicaid, long-term care.   http://www.ssa.gov/

Department of Veterans Affairs

The US Department of Veterans Affairs provides patient care and federal benefits to veterans and their dependents.   http://www.va.gov/

WebMD

The leading source for trustworthy and timely health and medical news and information.   http://www.webmd.com/

America Hears

Hearing Aids  www.americahears.com

 

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