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National Aging in Place Council

National Institute on Aging: There's No Place Like Home-For Growing Old

Consumer Product Safety Commission: Safety for Older Consumers Home Safety Checklist Senior Health - Falls and Fractures

The American Geriatrics Society: Safe Driving for Seniors

MedLine Plus: Nutrition for Seniors

AARP: Getting Motivated

U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA): How to Understand and Use the Nutrition Facts Label

To find a registered dietician in your area, call the American Dietetic Association at
1-800-366-1655 or visit

Geriatric Mental Health Foundations: Depression in Late Life: Not A Natural Part Of Aging

WebMD: Depression Health Center  

National Institute on Aging: Talking With Your Doctor - A Guide for Older People

FDA: Tips for Taking Medicines Medical Errors: Tips to Help Prevent Them

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services — healthfinder: Your Guide to Reliable Health Information

Strong Health: Senior Health Assessments

MedLine Plus: Senior Health Issues

Eldercare Online - The Do's and Don'ts of Communicating With Aging Parents

Eldercare Online - 6 Keys to Successful Family Communication

Family Caregiver Alliance: Holding a Family Meeting

Family Caregiver Alliance: Guide to Better Communications

A Guide to Living Wills and Health Care Proxies from Harvard Medical School
Harvard Health Publications, 10 Shattuck Street. Suite 612, Boston, MA 02115, or purchase online at and search for Guide to Living Wills

American Bar Association: Consumer's Tool Kit for Health Care Advance Planning

Family Caregiver Alliance: Durable Powers of Attorney and Revocable Living Trusts

AARP: Insurance Resources

Medicare site of the U.S. Dept. of Health and Human Services or call1-800-MEDICARE

Guide to Long-Term Insurance from America's Health Insurance Plans

National Council for Aging Care

Assisted Living Federation of America: Assisted Living Guide & Checklist for Seniors and their Families

Family Caregiver Alliance: Guide to Taking Care of Yourself

National Family Caregivers Association: TAKE CARE! Newsletter

And Thou Shalt Honor: Caregiving Community Resource Guide

Administration on Aging: Elders & Families Resources

National Alliance for Caregiving and National Family Caregivers Association's Family Caregiving 101 Website: Stages of Caregiving