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by Ron Kurtus (revised 13 October 2021)

The following material consists of aging related resources.

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General Aging Issues

Health for Seniors -

22 Senior Health Risk Calculators for Healthy Aging

Boomer’s Roadmap for Aging in Place: Prepare for your Senior Years

What is Normal Aging? - WebMD

How Communities Can Prepare for the Growing Aging Population - Baylor Univ.

What is Normal Aging? - From WebMD


Exercise and Physical Activity - From the National Institute on Aging

14 Health Benefits Of Walking For Seniors -

Research Shows Exercise Helps Older Adults - Baylor Univ.

Using the Computer

A Senior’s Guide to Computer Basics - From Nursing Home Law Center

Senior’s Guide to Using Computers and Software

Guide To Online Shopping For Seniors -

Smart Tech for Seniors - Using digital items at home

Internet Safety Guide for Seniors - From

Safe Online Shopping for Seniors

Online Scams Targeting Seniors -

Internet Security Center - Information from


Guide for Seniors Going Back to Work -

Self-Employment After 65 -

Best Jobs for Seniors -

Common Concerns

Most Common Health Concerns for Seniors -

A Senior’s Guide to Healthy Eating -

14 Ways to Help Seniors Avoid Isolation

Safety for Seniors at Home - Tips on home safety

Seniors Lifestyles Directory - Listing of senior housing areas

Senior Safe Driving Guide -

Stress Management for Seniors

Dental Care Tips for Caregivers

Seniors' Guide to Medication Management -


Moving Tips for Seniors with Disabilities -

Moving Advice for Seniors with Disabilities


Senior Citizen's Guide to Moving - From

Donation Pick Up or Drop Off Options -

Moving for Seniors -

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Hearing Loss

Signs of Hearing Loss -

Hearing Aid Buying Guide -

Hearing Aids - National Institute on Deafness

Age-Related Hearing Loss - Institute of Deafness -

Age-Related Hearing Loss - Genetics Home Reference -

Age-Related Hearing Loss (Presbycusis) - John Hopkins Medicine

Hearing Loss for Older Adults - National Institute on Aging

Nursing Home Issues

Living in Nursing Home During COVID-19 Outbreak

Elder Abuse

Nursing Home Abuse Center - Information about possible abuse

Guide to Preventing Elder Abuse - From Maryville Univ.

Sleep Issues

Mattresses and Sleep Issues for Seniors

How Sleep Changes When You Age - Information on sleep habits

Better Sleep for Seniors Guide - From

Sleep Tips for Older Adults - From

Sleeping Tips for Older Adults - From

Guide To Better Sleep For Seniors - From

Aging Seniors and Insomnia - From

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Keeping Your Home if Disabled - HouseHoldQuotes UK

Economic Security for Seniors

Financial Planning for Seniors with Special Needs

Retirement Planning Guide for Seniors

Financial Resources for Seniors in Debt

Financial Help & Benefits for Widows -

Financial Tips for Seniors

Aging With Economic Insecurity - From MSW@USC, the online Master of Social Work program at the University of Southern California.

Grants for Seniors - Information on financial help for seniors


Assisted Living Costs - Average Costs by State

Permanent Life Insurance

Aging in Place Home Loan Modification Programs

Senior Discounts - From

Guide to Using a Personal Loan to Pay for Long-term Care

Cost of Prescription Drugs - Global list from

Fraud Prevention

Elder Fraud Prevention - Good illustrations


How Does Medicare Work When You Turn 65?

How to Make Medicare Work for You

Medicare Advantage vs Medicare Supplement Plans

Understanding Medicare Savings Programs

Medicare Savings Options - From

How Medicare Works When Living Abroad -

End of life Issues

How to Talk about End of Life Planning with Your Family

What To Do After A Loved One Passes Away - Neptune Society checklist

End-of-Life Planning for Families and Seniors

End-of-Life Planning - Infographic from Bradley Univ.

Aging at Home

Seniors Guide to Growing Old in Your Own Home

Senior-Friendly Home Remodeling

The Aging in Place Initiative

Top 10 Cities for Technology-Assisted Living

Aging in Place

Housing Tips and Advice - National Aging in Place Council

Aging at Home: Common Problems and Solutions

Legal Resources for Seniors with Special Needs

Make Your Home Safe for Aging in Place - From

"Granny Pod" Guide for Senior Living

Home Modifications & Accommodations for Seniors

Gardening Resources for Seniors - From

Guide to Downsizing and Decluttering - From

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Home Safety

Home Safety Checklists

Home Safety Strategies for Seniors

Home Modifications for Older Adults

Keeping Disabled Seniors Safe While Remodeling

Tips for Disabled Seniors to Declutter and Organize their Home

Home Accommodations for Persons with Disabilities

Mattress and Bedding Guide for People with Disabilities

Home Accommodations for Seniors with Special Needs

Home Improvement Resources for Elderly & Disabled

Senior’s Guide to Protecting from Coronavirus

Fall Prevention

The 5 Biggest Causes of Seniors Falling

Preventing Falls at Home - PDF file

Fall Prevention Tips for Seniors - A Home Design Guide

Home Modifications to Prevent Seniors From Falling

Fall Prevention - From National Council on Aging

Helping a Senior Regain Confidence After a Fall

Senior Fall Prevention

Helping Prevent Falls in the Home

Fall Prevention and Management - Dequesne Univ. School of Nursing

A Fall-Proof Guide For Landlords and Tenants -

Mental Health for Seniors

Managing Your Anxiety Through Yoga Therapy

Mental Health Challenges for Aging Americans - Georgetown Univ.-Nursing

Brain Health

Link Between Poor Sleep and Mental Health - From

Hallucinations in the Elderly - Causes, Symptoms and Treatment

How Diet and Mental Health Are Linked - Rider University

How to Manage Mental Health Conditions in Seniors

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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

Overcoming Holiday Depression for the Elderly

Elderly Depression and Care for the Elderly

Depression - Older Adults - NIH.GOV

Alzheimer's and Dementia

10 Early Signs & Symptoms of Alzheimer’s

Alzheimer's / Dementia News - Articles from Medical News Today

Caregiver's Guide for Cooking with Alzheimer's

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

Alzheimer’s and Dementia: Financial and Legal Planning

Canine Caregivers for Alzheimer’s and Dementia Patients

Arts and Crafts for People with Alzheimer’s

Financial Planning for Alzheimer's

Companion Animals

Cats and Seniors

Pets for the Elderly Foundation

Guide to Pet Ownership for Seniors - From

Substance Abuse

Substance Abuse Among Seniors -

Substance Abuse And Addiction In The Elderly - AddictionCampus,com

Addiction Prevention Guide for Seniors

Seniors and Addictions -

Disabilities Guide to Substance Abuse

Treatment and Rehab

Inpatient Recovery Centers for Seniors -

Finding the Best Addiction Rehab for Older Adults -

Rehab Spot - Information on addictions and rehab

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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.

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