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Alzheimer's Association
A comprehensive resource for caregivers, health professionals and interested individuals provided by the "largest national voluntary health organization committed to finding a cure for Alzheimer's and helping those affected by the disease."

American Geriatrics Society
Web site of "the premier professional organization of health care providers dedicated to improving the health and well-being of all older adults."

Asthma and Older People
Fact sheet from the American Lung Association.

Fifty Plus Fitness
The Mission of Fifty-Plus is to improve the physical fitness of older adults and to promote an active healthy lifestyle. To encourage fitness and a more active lifestyle for those who are fifty years or older.

Healthfinder's Links for Older Adults
"Nearly 100 links to health-related information on topics of concern to older adults. healthfinder® is a free guide to reliable consumer health and human services information, developed by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services"

Hearing Loss and Older Adults
Health information from the National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders.

Medicare: Official US Government Site for Medicare Information 
"The Health Care Financing Administration of the US Department of Health and Human Services provides this site--a consumer gateway to information about Medicare, a national health insurance program that covers 37 million Americans, mostly over age 65."

Safety for Older Consumers
A checklist to help spot potential danger areas before they cause problems.