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'''Massachusetts Senior Care Association'''\\
http://www.maseniorcare.org\\
This site lists organizations that deliver a broad spectrum of services to meet the needs of older adults and people with disabilities.

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'''SeniorNet: Health'''\\
http://www.seniornet.org/php/default.php?PageID=5536\\
This site contains guides to specific conditions and patient-doctor interactions as well as health discussions and other web resources.\\

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'''NIH Senior Health'''\\
http://nihseniorhealth.gov/\\
Overviews of health issues, in LARGE PRINT. Options for text-contrast and screen-readers.

'''SeniorNet: Health'''\\
http://www.seniornet.org/php/default.php?PageID=5536\\
This site contains guides to specific conditions and patient-doctor interactions as well as health discussions and other web resources.\\


'''The AGS Foundation for Health in Aging'''\\
http://www.healthinaging.org/index.php\\
This website offers all kinds of information on the health and care of older adults: among other things, an online textbook, a physician referral guide, personal stories, and lists of support agencies & organizations.  For instance, try the sidebar links "Public Education" and "Useful Resources."\\


'''The Merck Manual of Geriatrics'''\\
http://www.merck.com/mrkshared/mmg/home.jsp\\
Explains how diseases and conditions affect older adults.

'''Growing Stronger: Strength Training for Older Adults'''\\
http://www.cdc.gov/nccdphp/dnpa/physical/growing_stronger/index.htm\\
From the CDC. Describes practical exercises.

'''NeedyMeds.com'''\\
http://www.needymeds.com/\\
A reliable, non-profit organization providing assistance for seniors needing help paying for their medications.\\


'''Long Term Care Link'''\\
http://www.longtermcarelink.net/index.html\\
This site has lots of information on long term care issues.  While it has a number of links to for-profit businesses, it's still a very useful resource for anyone planning for long term care needs.\\



'''Family Caregiver Alliance'''\\
http://www.caregiver.org/caregiver/jsp/home.jsp\\
Information and support for caregivers and families.  Their mission statement says: "Our pioneering programs -- information, education, services, and advocacy -- support and sustain the important work of families nationwide caring for loved ones with chronic, disabling health conditions."\\
Page last changed: January 23, 2012, at 11:26 AM EST.