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Healthy Aging Resources

by Ron Kurtus (revised 4 November 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 - USA.gov

Ultimate Guide to Rehab & Medicare

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 for your Senior Years

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

A Senior’s Guide to Using Computers and Software

Financial Planning for Seniors with Special Needs

NW Center for Creative Aging - Good list of resources

Common concerns

Most Common Health Concerns for Seniors - EverydayHealth.com

What To Ask Your Doctor - NIHSeniorHealth.gov

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

Stress Management for Seniors

Hearing Loss - HearStore.com

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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

Aging in Place

Aging in Place Home Loan Modification Programs

Housing Tips and Advice - National Aging in Place Council

Preventing Falls at Home - PDF file

Fall Prevention Tips for Seniors - A Home Design Guide

Home Safety and Security for Aging-in-Place Seniors

Aging at Home: Common Problems and Solutions

Dental Care Tips for Caregivers

Home Accommodations for Persons with Disabilities

Mattress and Bedding Guide for People with Disabilities

Legal Resources for Seniors with Special Needs

Keeping Disabled Seniors Safe While Remodeling

Home Accommodations for Seniors with Special Needs

Tips for Disabled Seniors to Declutter and Organize their Home

Mental health for seniors

ElderImpact.org

Older Adults and Anxiety

Managing Your Anxiety Through Yoga Therapy

The Benefits of Emotional Support Animals

Alzheimer's

Brain Health

10 Early Signs & Symptoms of Alzheimer’s

Caregiver's Guide for Cooking with Alzheimer's

Make Home Safer For A Loved One With Alzheimer’s - HomeSecurityList.com

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Depression

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

Overcoming Holiday Depression for the Elderly

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

Substance Abuse Among Seniors - AddictionResource.com

Addiction Prevention Guide for Seniors

Seniors and Addictions - DrugRehab.com

Treatment and rehab

Addiction Treatment for Seniors

Inpatient Recovery Centers for Seniors - Recovery.org

Finding the Best Addiction Rehab for Older Adults - Rehab.org

Elder fraud

Stop Elder Fraud and Financial Exploitation

How To Prevent Credit Card Fraud

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Books

Top-rated books on Aging

The Virtues of Aging by Jimmy Carter (1998)

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

Miscellaneous


Summary

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


Age gracefully


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