Seniors’ Health

  • 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.
  • CaringInfo 
    CaringInfo 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.
  • National Institute on Aging
    NIA, one of the 27 Institutes and Centers of NIH, leads a broad scientific effort to understand the nature of aging and to extend the healthy, active years of life.
  • Administration for Community Living 
    ACL’s mission is to maximize the independence, well-being, and health of older adults, people with disabilities across the lifespan, and their families and caregivers.
  • 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.
  • CDC Older Adult Falls 
    Get the background, news and resources for preventing injuries among older adults from the CDC’s Home and Recreational Safety page.
  • AARP: Health 
    Articles, advice, insurance options and community information are among the topics covered at this site provided by AARP.

See Also:
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