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Health


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Senior Health



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Administration on Aging Elders and Families page

Subject:

Health


Category:

Senior Health


Description:

Elders and Families is designed to assist older persons and their caregivers quickly obtain information and resources on a variety of aging-related topics.


CDC's Healthy Aging Section

Subject:

Health


Category:

Senior Health


Description:

This site provides information on chronic and infectious diseases, immunization information and and provides links to in-depth Medicare information.


Merck Manual of Geriatrics

Subject:

Health


Category:

Senior Health


Description:

A free full-text geriatric care manual, this 3rd edition (Fall 2000) includes information ranging from health care funding and quality of life to injuries, diseases and care issues as they particularly effect seniors. Chapters on diseases typically cover symptoms and diagnostic tests, causes and treatment choices and complications.


NIH SeniorHealth

Subject:

Health


Category:

Senior Health


Description:

From the National institutes of Health.


Nursing Home Compare

Subject:

Health


Category:

Senior Health


Description:

Compare data on nursing homes in Connecticut and elsewhere. Search either by using the drop down menu or by zip code. Comparative data on size, bed occupancy, ownership, services available, Medicare and Medicaid participation, and other categories.


Southwestern Connecticut Agency on Aging Benefits Checkup

Subject:

Health


Category:

Senior Health


Description:

Fill out an online form to see what assistance is available to you based on your personal profile.




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