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Seniors' Health

  • 10 Legal Myths About Advance Medical Directives*
    Published by the American Bar Association's Commission on Law and Aging, this website exposes 10 of the legal myths regarding advance medical directives.  *This is an Adobe Acrobat file.  The free reader is available here.
  • AARP in Your State: Tennessee
    This website provides information for seniors on the issues of advocacy, community service, news, announcements, and contact information for the state of Tennessee.
  • Caring Connections
    Caring Connections is a program of the National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization.  It offers information on a variety of senior issues including advance care planning with “free state-specific advance directive documents and instructions.”
  • Consumer’s Tool Kit for Health Care Advance Planning
    Published by the American Bar Association's Commission on Law and Aging, this tool kit contains a variety of self-help worksheets, suggestions and resources to help users clarify and communicate what is important to them in the face of serious illness.
  • SeniorNet
    SeniorNet is “a nonprofit organization of computer-using adults, age 50 and older.  SeniorNet’s mission is to provide older adults with education for and access to computer technologies to enhance their lives and enable them to share their knowledge and wisdom.”
  • Administration on Aging
    AoA is a federal agency that has the single charge of serving the nation's 43 million seniors.
  • OWL
    OWL is a national membership organization that strives to improve the status and quality of life for midlife and older women.
  • National Alliance for Caregiving
    Provides support to family caregivers of older persons and the professionals who help them and tries to increase public awareness of issues facing family caregivers.
  • AARP: Health & Wellness
    Articles, advice, insurance options and community information are among the topics covered at this site provided by AARP.
  • WELLComeHome
    WELLCome Home is a “home-modification resource center.  The information on this site can help you determine how your house or the house of someone you know can be improved to allow you to stay there.”