Life Span Websites

Contact Laurie Near, R.N., Parish Nurse at
(419) 885-5791, ext. 254 or email her by
clicking HERE
 

Healthfinder  (click on “Just for You” and then “Seniors”)
healthfinder® is an award-winning Federal Web site for consumers, developed by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services together with other Federal agencies.  Since 1997, healthfinder® has been recognized as a key resource for finding the best government and nonprofit health and human services information on the Internet.  healthfinder® links to carefully selected information and Web sites from over 1,500 health-related organizations. 

Web MD 
WebMD is a leader in providing services that help physicians, consumers, providers and health plans navigate the complexity of the healthcare system. Their products and services are advertised to streamline administrative and clinical processes, promote efficiency and reduce costs by facilitating information exchange, communication and electronic transactions between healthcare participants.                

Senior Health Websites

NIH SeniorHealth 
This website for older adults was developed by the National Institute on Aging and the National Library of Medicine, both part of the National Institutes of Health.

AARP Health Guide 
A health information service that provides reliable, easy-to-use information designed to help seniors take charge of their health.  Has its own link to internet resources on aging.

Medicare 
Consumer Medicare site which provides information regarding Medicare benefits.

Infoaging 
Infoaging.org is dedicated to providing the knowledge we all need to live healthier, longer lives. The site delivers the latest research-based information on a wide range of age-related diseases, conditions, issues, features, and news. Infoaging.org is one of the only SITE on the web offering the latest information about groundbreaking new aging research tailored for a non-medical audience. Planning even more extensive content, links, and regular updates, Infoaging.org's goal is to become one of the leading consumer resources for aging and research-related information.

The following sites are not a health related ones, but do provide some valuable information for seniors 

SeniorNet 
SeniorNet is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization of computer-using adults, age 50 and older. SeniorNet's mission is to provide older adults education for and access to computer technologies to enhance their lives and enable them to share their knowledge and wisdom
Librarians Index to the Internet – Long Term Care 
This is a link to multiple other links which provide information about various aspects of long term care including accreditation, caregiver information, etc.

 

Men's Health Websites

Men's Health
The Center for Disease Control has a men’s health site which includes “Tips for a Healthy Life for Men” as well as articles and links to resources of men’s health topics and issues. 

Men's Health Network
The Men's Health Network (MHN) is a non-profit educational organization comprised of physicians, researchers, public health workers, individuals and other health professionals. MHN is committed to improving the health and wellness of men through education campaigns, partnerships with retailers and other private entities, workplace health programs, data collection, and work with health care providers to provide better programs and funding for men's health needs.