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Medical Information Links

Alzheimers,Dementia,Memory

Falls an Early Clue to Alzheimer's

Preventing Falls for a Person with Dementia

The Benefits of Cooking with Alzheimer's: A Caregiver's Guide

Seven Steps to Staying Mentally Sharp as a Tack After 60

Caring for Alzheimer's and Dementia Patients

Alzheimer’s Disease and When to Stop Driving

Dementia Care Dos & Don’ts: Dealing with Dementia Behavior Problems

Preparing Your Home for a Loved One with Alzheimer’s: A Caregiver’s Guide

10 Stimulating Activities for Alzheimer's Patients

Everything You Need to Know to Prepare Your Home for a Loved One with Alzheimer's

Staying Sharp As You Age: Maintaining Cognitive Health

Well Travel: A Guide for Alzheimer’s Sufferers and Their Caregivers

Easy Day-Brighteners for Those with Dementia

Overcoming Apathy in Alzheimer’s

The Benefits of Cooking with Alzheimer’s: A Caregiver’s Guide

Addiction & Recovery

Alcohol Treatment

Addiction & Recovery - Lumiere Healing Centers

American Addiction Centers

Alcoholics Recovery Resources

Drug Treatment Centers Locations

Healing After a Lifetime of Struggling with Addiction: The Senior’s Guide to Reconnecting with Adult Children

The Elderly and Prescription Drug Misuse and Abuse

Help prevent substance abuse

How to Diagnose Opioid Addiction

Free Mental Health and Addiction Resources

Understanding Addiction

Seniors & Addiction. As the baby boomer generation continues to age, the demand for addiction treatment for older adults will continue to grow.

The 45 Warning Signs of Prescription Drug Abuse

Addiction Center provides the up-to-date information on addiction as well as reviews of top treatment centers across the country.

Guide to Addiction Prevention for Seniors

Issues from inhaling water vapor from an e-cig

RehabSpot

Drug Rehab Connections

Drug Dangers is committed to providing information on a range of medications and medical devices that have serious complications.

Breast Cancer Research Foundation

The Caregiver’s Guide to Understanding and Prioritizing Aging-in-Place Accommodations

11 Exercise Ideas for Seniors

Healthy Lifestyles

Pension Justice helps people recover their pension benefits is through class action lawsuits.

Safety for Seniors at Home

Nutritional Considerations for Seniors and the Elderly

Drugs & Pharmaceuticals

PharmacyChecker.Com

Canadian prescription drugs order processing

Dangerous Drugs & Products

Community Cares Rx

Online Pharmacy Search is an independent community, helping the customers to find a right place to buy medicines online. It is not an online pharmacy and hence neither sells medicines online nor processes customer orders.

Drugs.Com is an independent medicine information website for drug and related health information.

Good Rx can help you save at many U.S. pharmacies.

Blink Health has the mission to make prescription medications available at lower prices to Americans.

Medical Facilities

The Hospital Safety Score is a public service provided by The Leapfrog Group, a nonprofit organization committed to driving quality, safety, and transparency in the U.S. health system.

Cleveland Clinic

Johns Hopkins Medicine

Mayo Clinic

Top Hospitals 

Medicare & Insurance

How to Choose The Right Healthcare Provider

Health Markets

Search by Insurance for Geriatric Care

Health Insurance Options a service to compare and buy health insurance.

Medicare.gov:Forms, Help & Resources

Medicare Part D Coverage

Centers for Medicare and Medicaid: Regulations and Guidance

Disabilities

Moving an Aging or Disabled Parent Into Your Home: 4 Things You Should Know

Emergency Preparedness Guide for the Elderly and Disabled

Home Modifications Increase Senior Safety

Home Modifications for Disabilities - Checklists and Funding

Home Modifications and Selling Your Home

Renters' Rights for Tenants with Disabilities

Disaster Safety for People with Disabilities: What to Do When Emergency Weather Strikes

Emergency Preparedness for People with Disabilities - Guide and Checklist

Information on Stair Lifts

Guide to Home Accommodations for Persons with Disabilities

Home Modification Grants for People with Disabilities

Emergency Power Planning for People Who Use Electricity and Battery-Dependent Assistive Technology and Medical Devices

Elderly Care House Design for Our Old Age

Budget-Friendly Smart Home Accommodations for Seniors and Individuals with Special Needs

Guide to Traveling with Disabilities

Senior Living

The Complete Resource Guide for Home Improvement

Guide to Spending and Saving Wisely During Retirement

Compare Medical Alert Systems

Senior Sleep Guide

2018 Medicare Enrollment Guide

Complete Resources Guide for Couponing

Elder Fraud: Safeguarding Seniors Against Cybercrime

The 60+ Lucrative Ways for Seniors to Earn Money Online

Should I Sell My House? A 3 Step Guide to Deciding

How to Prepare to Sell you Home

How Much Is My House Worth?

A Senior's Guide to Healthy Eating

Family Assets Senior Care Resources

Lightning Safety: How to Keep Safe During a Storm

Guide to Home Modifications to Prevent Falls

Home Modifications and Selling Your Home

Fall Prevention & Mobility

Senior Fall Prevention: Navigating Resources & Benefits

Aging in Place in Your Own Home

Consumer Safety Guide

Senior Living Housing Guide

Senior’s Guide to Computer Basics

A Guide to Downsizing for Seniors and Their Loved Ones

Should You Own or Rent a Home in Retirement?

7 Home Improvement & Remodeling Ideas That Increase Home Value (And What To Avoid)

How to Deter Burglars: Keeping Potential Robbers Away From Your Home

Senior Related Resources

Tips, Resources, and Discounts for Senior-Proofing Your Home

Travel Tips for the Elderly and Disabled

A Comprehensive Guide to Keeping Seniors Safe Online

Assisted Living and Senior Communities

The Checklist for Aging in Place

Finding Credible Medical Information and Advice

Assistive Technology Buying Guide for Seniors and their Caregivers

Best Medical Alert Systems

Elder Care Planning

Senior Citizen’s Guide to Moving

Peaceful Passing: How to Make a Loved One's Final Days at Home Comfortable

Substance Abuse and Caregiving: When to Ask for Help for Your Own Health and Well-Being

Tips to Declutter and Organize Your Home for Seniors

Assisted Living Facilities: Tips for Choosing a Facility and Making the Transition

The Senior Citizen’s Guide to Privacy Online

Retirement Living Information Center

50 Ingenious Ways to Earn Money in Retirement

Taking Over Your Aging Parents' Finances

Disaster Preparedness for Senior By Seniors

Safe Travels: Disaster Preparedness on the Road

Family Communication Plan for Parents

A Guide to Downsizing for Seniors and Their Loved Ones

Gardening for Beginners

Stress Management Guide for Seniors

Legal Resources for Seniors

Making the Move to Assisted Living

Keeping Seniors Safe While Remodeling

Disaster Preparedness for Seniors

Advance Care Planning

Tips for Seniors to Declutter and Organize Their Home

Elder Care Resources

Nutritional Needs for Seniors

The 7 Worst Senior Exercises, and What to Do Instead

National Council for Aging Care's guide on Elder Abuse: Guide to Senior Safety At Home

Find assisted living, independent living,memory/alzheimer's care, retirement communities and more

Senior Care Resource Guide

Senior Health

Resources for Ensuring a Long, Happy and Healthy Life

Staying Healthy Over 50

RBAssociation source for disability, retirement and Medicare guidance.

http://www.leiomyosarcoma.org/ provides information and news on causes and preventative treatments for Leiomyosarcoma, a type of malignant tumor that affects supportive tissues of the body.

Nursing Home Abuse Guide helps identify the many forms for nursing home abuse.

Nursing Home Abuse Center

NIHSeniorHealth  makes aging-related health information easily accessible. This site was developed by the National Institute on Aging (NIA) and the National Library of Medicine (NLM) both part of the National Institutes of Health (NIH).

Swimming and Water Aerobics Best Exercises for Seniors

Aging in Place at Home: The Definitive Guide Part 1

Mesothelioma

Asbestos Dangers

Mesothelioma Cancer Alliance is dedicated to serving mesothelioma victims and their families.

Mesothelioma Veterans Center

Mesothelioma + Asbestos Awareness Center is an online support and advocacy center that offers educational support to mesothelioma patients, family members, and caregivers.

Other

ACLS Heart Health Guide to Preventing Obesity

Talking To Your Kids About Your Terminal Illness

Buy Medical.Com – Wholesale Medical Supplies

Every Day Health

Home Improvement Resource Guide

Online Nursing Guide Basic First Aid Resources.

American Red Cross Top Ten Cold Weather Safety Tips.

National Institute on Aging Warning Signs of Hypothermia.

LifeScience Seven Scientific Tips for Staying Warm.

HealthinAging.org, is a website providing information on health and aging.

Nutritional Considerations for Seniors and the Elderly

14 Ways to Help Seniors Avoid Social Isolation .

Mental and Behavioral Health and Older Americans

Home Design for Fall Prevention for Seniors.

How Therapy Can Help in the Golden Years.

Traveling with a Medical Condition

Tips for Traveling With Diabetes


Information, Advocacy & Assistance Links

ADA: Disabilities & Your Rights as an Employee

American Academy of Actuaries operates a pension assistance list of actuaries. 

Articles for Seniors

Benefits Link is an independent website that provides free information and tools for benefit plan sponsors, service-providers and participants. 

Benefitnews.com  is a complete online resource for benefits and HR professionals.

Benefits CheckUp is a service to screen benefits for older adults.

Benefits Pro is the #1 online destination for benefits professionals.

Taking Care of YOU: Self-Care for Family Caregivers

Cato Institute is a public policy research organization dedicated to the principles of individual liberty, limited government, free markets and peace.

The Guide to Securing Life-long Accommodations for Adult Children with Special Needs

ConsumerDangers.Com is dedicated to protecting the public from unreasonable risks of injury or death associated with the use of the thousands of types of consumer products.

Continuous Chest Compression CPR View a video to learn a hands-only CPR method that doubles a persons chance of surviving cardiac arrest.

CountyOffice.org is an Internet database of county government offices in the United States.

Debt Consolidation - The Best Practice

A Sobering Diagnosis: Coping with a Terminal Illness Diagnosis as a Recovering Addict

Grants for Home Modifications: 16 Resources for Homeowners with Disabilities

Renting with Disabilities

A Complete Guide to Service, Therapy and Emotional Support Dogs

Federal Service Dog Law in Plain English

Employee Benefit Research Institute is committed to original public policy research and education on economic security and employee benefits.

The ERISA Industry Committee (ERIC is dedicated exclusively to representing the employee benefits and compensation interests of Americas major employers.

Expertise is a website to revolutionize the way consumers and experts connect.

Free Resume Builder

Free Resume Templates

Guide to Retirement: Strategies for Retirement Investing

Nursing Home Negligence

Older Adults’ Health and Age-Related Changes

Help with Paying Bills, a website that helps low income families with finding financial assistance programs.

Leadership Council of Aging Organizations (ICAO) is a large coalition of the nation's non-profit organizations serving older Americans.

Medicare Rights Center is a national, nonprofit consumer service organization that works to ensure access to affordable health care for older adults and people with disabilities through counseling and advocacy, educational programs and public policy initiatives.

OpenSecrets.Org is a comprehensive resource for federal campaign contributions, lobbying data and analysis.

National Pension Lawyers Network can refer retirees to employee-benefits lawyers in your area.

Nationwide Senior Guide

5 Part-Time Jobs for Retirees

Pension Help America is a product of the Pension Rights Center.

The Pension Rights Center protecting and promoting retirement security. 

Guide to Attending a Sporting Event for Disabled, Special Needs & Senior Citizens

Senior-Friendly Remodeling

Re-entering the Workforce – Marketable Skills After 50

RetiredBrains is the largest independent job and information resource for retirees and people planning their retirement.

DIY Safety Tips for Seniors

United Benefits Advisors brings together the expertise, products, and services of many independent employee benefits firms.  

Hear In America offers complimentary hearing screening and discounts on hearing aids.

Streaming Television Solutions for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing

Web MD 

Planning Your Doctor Visit

Federal Government Links

SocialSecurity.Gov is the official website of the Social Security Administration.

Medicare.Gov is the official website for Medicare participants.

USA.gov is the official U.S. gateway to all government information and services.

Centers for Medicare & Medicaid (CMS) is the federal agency that administers Medicare, Medicaid and the Childrens Health Insurance Program.

HealthCare.Gov provides information about health care insurance plans.

White House is the official website of The White House and The President of the United States.

U.S. Senate includes a directory of Senators and legislative activities in the Senate.

U.S. House of Representatives includes a directory of Representatives and legislative activities in the House.

Congress.gov provides legislative information from the Library of Congress.

Congressional Budget Office (CBO) assists Congress by preparing objective and impartial reports and analysis.

U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) is devoted to the welfare of the wage earners, job seekers, and retirees by assuring work-related benefits and rights

Employee Benefits Security Administration(EBSA) is the branch of the U.S. Labor Department committed to educating and assisting Americans covered by private retirement plans and health plans.

Pension Benefits Guaranty Corporation (PBGC) is the U.S. Government Agency with the responsibility of protecting the retirement incomes of Americans in private-sector defined benefit pension plans.

U.S. Department of the Treasury is responsible for formulating and recommending economic, financial, tax and fiscal policies for the U.S. Government.

Internal Revenue Service (IRS) provides America's taxpayers with help to understand and meet their tax responsibilities and enforce the tax laws.

Government Accounting Office (GAO) is an independent, nonpartisan agency that works for Congress to investigate how the federal government spends taxpayer dollars.

U.S. National Debt Clock shows the national debt and debt by state.


Assistance For Veterans

Stores that Offer Military Discounts

Resources for Veteran-Owned Businesses

Discounts for Military and Veterans

U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs – Health Benefits

How to Qualify for Social Security Disability Insurance While Receiving VA Benefits

Guide to Finding a PTSD Therapist

National Coalition for Homeless Veterans

Financial Benefits of a Military Career

Support for Veterans and Their Struggles

Legal Advice for Veterans

A Guide to Cremation and Burial for Veterans

VA Loans – Benefits, Eligibility and Requirements

Veterans Car Donations

Navy Credit Union Retirement Center provides information on saving for retirement and managing savings during retirement.

Veterans Administration can provide U.S. military veterans with services and benefits that can result in significant savings.

Veterans Health and Identification Card

Access VA Health Benefits

VA Dental Insurance Programs

VA Medical Benefits Package

Prescription Drugs

Military and Veterans Discount Guide

Geriatrics and Extended Care

Home Health Care

VA Transportation Program

General Benefits Information

Live Cycle of a VA Appeal

Burial and Memorial Benefits

Retirement Planning for Veterans provides guide to help Veterans with retirement planning.

American Addiction Centers  helping combat veterans cope with the psychological and emotional trauma of their battlefield experiences and the toll it takes on their mental health.

Veterans Benefits for Seniors

Aging Veteran’s Guide to Planning for the Future

WristbandSupplies.com helps small, non-profit Veteran organizations spread their cause with free custom wristbands.

Veterans and Mesothelioma

Veteran Asbestos Exposure During Service

QuitDay.org helps veterans live longer and healthier.

Wounded Warrior Project provide programs and services to meet the needs of injured military service members.


Housing, Mortgage, Loan Information Links:

Mortgage Calculators

Housing & Mortgage Information for Seniors

Mortgage Calculators, Loan Rate, Brokers-Lenders & Financial Glossary

SeniorHomes.Com helps seniors and their families find housing and care for themselves.


Senior Discount Links:

The Ultimate Guide to Senior Discounts

Guide to Online Shopping for Seniors

Stores & Brands Offering Senior Discounts

Ambit Energy competitive rates.

Senior Discounts [Ultimate List]

Stores & Brands Offering Senior Discounts

Travel discounts on airfares, hotels, car rentals and vacation packages.

Restaurants / Retail and Apparel Discounts

Coupon Lawn   presents a list of service providers and retailers that offer discounts exclusively to seniors.

Grocery / Travel / Entertainment Discounts

Get travel tips, trends and deals

Senior Discounts.com is an online directory of U.S. businesses that offer discounts to people 50 years of age and older. It currently list over 250,000 business locations, which include the contact information, discount information and other information necessary to receive each discount.
Brand’s Deals.com is a one-stop source for the latest coupons & deals from thousands of leading retailers.
Gift Card Granny.com  is an onslaught of discounts for everything from groceries and clothing to travel and restaurants.


Discount Ideas From Members:

Discounts on Other Products and Services

Kiplinger Retirement Freebies.

I have a membership to Citizen's Oil Co-Op which has its base in West Hartford, CT and also provides services in Massachusetts and Rhode Island. I pay $20 a year (senior rate) for membership. I get discounts on oil and on my electric/generation service charge. I saved over $540 this year on oil alone. And I can save on the membership with 2 referrals to the organization. They also discount propane. Website is: http://oilco-op.com/. Toll free phone is: 1-860-561-6011.

Discount prices on reading glasses are available at Dollar Store , Dollar General, Family Dollar, Dollar Tree , and Dollar General to name a few.

National Association of Area Agencies on Aging  is an umbrella organization advocating to ensure that needed resources and support services are available to older Americans.


Prescription Drugs ideas provided by NRLN members.


Special Interests Links:

National and Local Weather

The Weather Channel


Sports

Word Press Sports Links

NCAA College Sports

Major League Baseball

National Football League

National Basketball Association

Professional Golf Association

Ladies Professional Golf Association

ESPN

Fox Sportshttp://msn.foxsports.com/


Entertainment

Access Hollywood http://www.accesshollywood.com/
Entertainment Tonight http://www.etonline.com/
Extra http://www.extratv.com/
Inside Edition http://www.insideedition.com/
People Magazine http://www.people.com/people/
US Magazine http://www.usmagazine.com/


Home, Cooking, Gardening, Arts & Crafts:

Home & Garden TV

Food Network

Do It Yourself

Gardening

Arts & Crafts

Preserving and Passing on Your Historic, Precious Heirlooms


News Links:

Associated Press http://www.ap.org/
Reuters http://www.reuters.com/
Bloomberg News http://www.bloomberg.com/news/
MarketWatch http://www.marketwatch.com/
ABC News http://abcnews.go.com/
CBS News http://www.cbsnews.com/
NBC News http://www.nbcnews.com/
CNN News http://www.cnn.com/
Fox News http://www.foxnews.com/
MSNBC News http://www.msnbc.com/
PBS News http://www.pbs.org/


Financial News Links:

Baron’s http://online.barrons.com/home-page
Bloomberg Financial News http://www.bloomberg.com/personal-finance/
CNBC Financial News http://www.cnbc.com/
Cost of Living Calculator https://www.moneygeek.com/cost-of-living-calculator/.
Forbes http://www.forbes.com/
Fox Business News http://www.foxbusiness.com/index.html
Kiplinger http://www.kiplinger.com/

Mortgage Refinancing Calculator https://www.moneygeek.com/mortgage/refinance/#Calculating-Your-Refinance

The Simple Dollar is ranked as a top-ten personal finance blog on Kiplinger.

The DealRoom http://www.firmex.com/thedealroom/ delivers relevant information on financial and legal issues.

 


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