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Healthy Aging Resources

by Ron Kurtus (revised 1 March 2017)

The following material consists of aging related resources. If you have any suggested additions or corrections to this list, let me know about them.

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General health issues

Health for Seniors -

Ultimate Guide to Rehab & Medicare

Comprehensive Center on Brain Aging - New York University

22 Senior Health Risk Calculators for Healthy Aging

Planning Your Doctor Visit - NIH Senior Health

Guide to a Happy Retirement - Bloomsberg Univeristy, PA - PDF slide show

Healthy Aging: Physical Vitality - From WebMD

The Boomer’s Roadmap for Aging in Place: How to Prepare Today for your Senior Years

Exercise and Physical Activity - Everyday Guide from the National Institute on Aging

A Senior’s Guide to Using Computers and Software

How Seniors are Designing Social Support Networks

Common concerns

Talking To Your Kids About Your Terminal Illness: A guide for parents - ACLS Training Center

Eating Well as You Age -

Most Common Health Concerns for Seniors -

What To Ask Your Doctor -

14 Ways to Help Seniors Avoid Isolation

Economic Security for Seniors

Safety for Seniors at Home - Tips on home safety

Seniors Lifestyles Directory - Listing of senior housing areas

Keeping Your Home if Disabled - HouseHoldQuotes UK

Senior Safe Driving Guide - Traffic Safety Store

Sleep and Aging – Senior Sleep Guide;

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Home care

Aging at Home

Senior-Friendly Home Remodeling

The Aging in Place Initiative

Top 10 Cities for Technology-Assisted Living

Technology Innovations That Could Help the Elderly - Wall Street Journal

Aging in Place

Aging in Place Home Loan Modification Programs

Housing Tips and Advice from The National Aging in Place Council

Preventing Falls at Home

Fall Prevention Tips for Seniors - A Home Design Guide

Home Safety and Security for Aging-in-Place Seniors

Ways to Accommodate Aging at Home

Aging at Home: Common Problems and Solutions

Dental Care Tips for Caregivers

The Ultimate Guide to Home Accommodations for Persons with Disabilities

Mental health for seniors

Brain Health

Older Adults and Anxiety

Managing Your Anxiety Through Yoga Therapy

The Benefits of Emotional Support Animals


10 Early Signs & Symptoms of Alzheimer’s

A Caregiver's Guide to the Benefits of Cooking with Alzheimer's

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Elderly Depression and Care for the Elderly

Depression is Not a Normal Part of Growing Older - CDC.GOV

Depression Treatment: Therapy, Medication and Lifestyle Changes

Depression is Not a Normal Part of Growing Older - CDC.GOV

The Guide to Overcoming Holiday Depression for the Elderly and their Caretakers

Elderly Depression and Care for the Elderly

Depression - Older Adults - NIH.GOV

Recognizing and Treating Depression: A Guide for the Elderly & Their Caregivers

Companion animals

Cats and Seniors

Canine Caregivers for Alzheimer’s and Dementia Patients

Pets for the Elderly Foundation

Substance abuse

Substance Abuse and Misuse Among Older Adults

Why Substance Abuse Among Seniors can be Devastating -

Addiction Prevention Guide for Seniors

Seniors Guide to Drug and Alcohol Recovery

Addiction Treatment for Seniors

Seniors and Addictions -

Elder fraud

Stop Elder Fraud and Financial Exploitation

How To Prevent Credit Card Fraud

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Top-rated books on Aging

The Virtues of Aging by Jimmy Carter (1998)

A Full Life: Reflections at Ninety by Jimmy Carter (2015)



You can use these resources to find out information on aging issues, before you see a doctor.

Age gracefully

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