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Senior Links

AARP
http://www.aarp.org
AARP is a nonprofit, nonpartisan organization dedicated to helping older Americans achieve lives of independence, dignity and purpose.

Care.com's Senior Care Directory
https://www.care.com/senior-care-p1023-articles-resources.html
The Senior Care Directory is free to anyone and everyone, and provides a comprehensive listing of resources by state in seven categories: housing resources, transportation resources, home care, end-of-life care, legal resources, financial planning and management, and health care.  Also enables access to articles that include how-to guides and even a blog on senior care issues.
Care.com also provides access to caregiver listings as well as articles and advice for seniors, their families, and their caregivers.

The Environmental Alliance for Senior Involvement(EASI)
http://www.easi.org/
The springboard by which senior citizens can become active, positive participants in determining the sustainability of their communities, their nation and their world.

Grand Times
http://www.grandtimes.com/
A unique weekly magazine published for active older adults.
Controversial, entertaining and informative, we celebrate life's
opportunities and examine life's challenges.

Beginner’s Guide to Retirement Planning & Saving
Planning and saving for retirement can be daunting.
You're not sure how much money you'll need or how to start saving.
http://www.kanetix.ca/how-to-plan-and-save-for-retirement-when-you-dont-have-a-clue

My Senior Care
http://www.MySeniorCare.com
A community on the topic of senior care providing information on home health care, assisted living facilities and hospice.  Includes a comprehensive directory of senior care providers across the country.

Senior*Com
http://www.senior.com/
SeniorCom's Online Community provides products, services, information and entertainment to the 50-Plus market.

Senior Law
http://www.seniorlaw.com
This is a Web site where senior citizens, their families, attorneys, social workers, and financial planners, can access information about Elder Law (Elderlaw), Medicare, Medicaid, estate planning, trusts and the rights of the elderly and disabled.

SeniorLink
http://www.seniorlink.com/
Welcome to SeniorLink, the first national eldercare resource, referral and consultation web site for seniors, their families, and providers.

Assisted Living Directories
http://www.assisted-living-directory.com/
One of the differences between Assisted Living Directory and many other senior care sites is that they allow facilities to be contacted directly, and safely. Any licensed facility in good standing may appear on this site. Editors and contributors have been through the process of finding assisted living for our own family members, and work hard to share their experiences and expertise with their users!  Also provides trusted ways for you to get additional help, should you need it!

http://www.assistedliving.com/new-york/amityville/
Senior Living Advisors are skilled matchmakers who help thousands of families find assisted living for their loved ones each year. As a free service to the public, we provide expert senior care referrals and information to help families with the stressful, often emotional process of finding assisted living.

Mortgages for Seniors
http://www.mortgageloan.com/seniors/
A guide to help seniors understand options and precautions when it comes to owning a home, downsizing, paying a mortgage, taking out a reverse mortgage, and selling property

SENIOR HEALTH LINKS

American Medical Association
http://www.ama-assn.org/
Physicians dedicated to the health of America. Visit AMA Health Insight, your link to health and medical resources; use AMA Physician Select to locate a doctor by name, specialty and location from over 650,000 physicians licensed to practice in the US.

MedicineNet
http://www.medicinenet.com/hp.asp
Medical information for diseases, treatments, procedures and more.

Medicare
http://www.medicare.gov
The official U.S. government site for Medicare information.

Vitals
http://www.vitals.com
Source for comprehensive medical information on doctors nationwide.

Drug Watch

Important information on stroke prevention medication
http://www.drugwatch.com/pradaxa/

Article regarding Pradaxa and patient use
http://www.drugwatch.com/2013/01/04/fda-pradaxa-patients-with-mechanical-heart-valves/

Stroke medication bleeding risk information
http://www.drugwatch.com/pradaxa/bleeding/

Information on medications and devices specific to seniors
http://www.drugwatch.com/seniors

GOVERNMENT SENIOR LINKS:

NYS Office for the Aging
http://www.aging.ny.gov/
Information designed for Older New Yorkers and their families and those concerned about providing opportunities and services to enrich the lives of older people and support their independence.

Suffolk County Office for the Aging

http://www.suffolkcountyny.gov/Departments/CountyExecutive/OfficefortheAging.aspx

Social Security
http://www.ssa.gov
The official web site of the Social Security Administration.

U.S. Administration on Aging
http://www.aoa.gov/
Includes information designed for Older Americans and their families as well as those concerned about providing the opportunities and services to enrich the lives of older persons and support their independence


More Senior Links

Age in Place | The National Aging in Place Council
http://www.ageinplace.org/
Seniors' Guide to Aging at Home Safely and with Dignity http://www.mortgagecalculator.org/helpful-advice/aging-with-dignity.php
Care Management | National Association of Professional Geriatric Care Managers
http://www.caremanager.org/why-care-management/what-you-should-know/
Home Accommodation Cost Guide for People with Physical Disabilities
http://www.homeadvisor.com/cost/disability-accommodation/
Medicare Cost Overview
http://www.medicare.gov/your-medicare-costs/index.html
Planning Your Doctor Visit
http://nihseniorhealth.gov/talkingwithyourdoctor/planningyourdoctorvisit/01.html
ZocDoc Search: Geriatric Care Physicians
http://www.zocdoc.com/morespecialties
Geriatric Mental Health Foundation
http://www.gmhfonline.org/gmhf/
Guide to Addiction Prevention for Seniors http://www.newbeginningsdrugrehab.org/guide-to-addiction-prevention-for-seniors/
Exercise and Fitness Over 50
http://www.helpguide.org/life/senior_fitness_sports.htm
Swimming and Osteoporosis
http://blog.poolproducts.com/swimming-osteoporosis/
Exercise for Seniors
http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/exerciseforseniors.html
Benefits of Swimming for Seniors
http://www.backyardocean.com/Swimming-Benefits-Safety-Seniors-a/269.htm

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