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Healthy Aging Resources

by Ron Kurtus (revised 7 March 2016)

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


General health issues

Health for Seniors -

Ultimate Guide to Rehab & Medicare

Senior Resource Guide to Healthy Living - eHealth Medicare

Holistic Seniors - Holistic approach for seniors

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

Common concerns

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

Caregiver Guide to Senior Health Issues -

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

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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

19 User-Friendly Apps for Seniors

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

Mental health for seniors

Brain Health

Why You Should Care About Mental Health -

Older Adults and Anxiety

Managing Your Anxiety Through Yoga Therapy


10 Early Signs & Symptoms of Alzheimer’s

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

Get the Facts on 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

Senior Mental Health: Grief vs. Depression

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

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

Addiction Prevention Guide for Seniors

Seniors Guide to Drug and Alcohol Recovery

Addiction Treatment for Seniors

Elder Abuse and fraud

Stop Elder Fraud and Financial Exploitation

National Center on Elder Abuse

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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 health issues, before you see a doctor.

Age gracefully

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