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Healthy Aging Resources

by Ron Kurtus (revised 7 November 2018)

The following material consists of aging related resources.

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General Health Issues

Health for Seniors -

22 Senior Health Risk Calculators for Healthy Aging

Planning Your Doctor Visit - NIH Senior Health

Guide to a Happy Retirement - Bloomsberg Univeristy, PA - PDF slide show

Healthy Aging: Physical Vitality - From WebMD

Boomer’s Roadmap for Aging in Place: How to Prepare for your Senior Years

Exercise and Physical Activity - Guide from the National Institute on Aging

Senior’s Guide to Using Computers and Software

NW Center for Creative Aging - Good list of resources

14 Health Benefits Of Walking For Seniors -

Guide To Online Shopping For Seniors -

Common Concerns

Most Common Health Concerns for Seniors -

What To Ask Your Doctor -

14 Ways to Help Seniors Avoid Isolation

Safety for Seniors at Home - Tips on home safety

Seniors Lifestyles Directory - Listing of senior housing areas

Senior Safe Driving Guide - Traffic Safety Store

Stress Management for Seniors

Hearing Loss -

Senior Citizen’s Guide to Privacy Online

Dental Care Tips for Caregivers

Guide to Cataract Surgery

Sleep Issues

Sleep and Aging – Senior Sleep Guide

Mattresses and Sleep Issues for Seniors

Sleep Help for Seniors - Sleep Help Institute

How Seniors Can Sleep Better


Keeping Your Home if Disabled - HouseHoldQuotes UK

Economic Security for Seniors

Aging in Place Home Loan Modification Programs

Financial Planning for Seniors with Special Needs

Senior Care Costs: How to Cover Life Transitions

Alzheimer’s and Dementia: Financial and Legal Planning

Retirement Planning Guide for Seniors

End of life Issues

How to Talk about End of Life Planning with Your Family

What To Do After A Loved One Passes Away - Neptune Society checklist

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Aging at Home

Aging at Home

Seniors Guide to Growing Old in Your Own Home

Senior-Friendly Home Remodeling

The Aging in Place Initiative

Top 10 Cities for Technology-Assisted Living

Aging in Place

Housing Tips and Advice - National Aging in Place Council

Aging at Home: Common Problems and Solutions

Legal Resources for Seniors with Special Needs

Senior Citizen's Guide to Moving - From

A Senior’s Guide to Healthy Eating -

Home Safety

Home Safety Checklists

Home Safety and Security for Aging-in-Place Seniors

Home Modifications for Older Adults

Fall Prevention

The 5 Biggest Causes of Seniors Falling

Preventing Falls at Home - PDF file

Fall Prevention Tips for Seniors - A Home Design Guide

Home Modifications to Prevent Seniors From Falling

Fall Prevention - From National Council on Aging

Home Safety Strategies for Seniors

Helping a Senior Regain Confidence After a Fall

Senior Fall Prevention

Helping Prevent Falls in the Home


Keeping Disabled Seniors Safe While Remodeling

Tips for Disabled Seniors to Declutter and Organize their Home

Home Accommodations for Persons with Disabilities

Mattress and Bedding Guide for People with Disabilities

Home Accommodations for Seniors with Special Needs

Mental Health for Seniors

Older Adults and Anxiety

Managing Your Anxiety Through Yoga Therapy

Mental Health Challenges for Aging Americans - Georgetown Univ.-Nursing

Brain Health

10 Early Signs & Symptoms of Alzheimer’s

Caregiver's Guide for Cooking with Alzheimer's

Make Home Safer For A Loved One With Alzheimer’s -

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Elderly Depression and Care for the Elderly

Depression is Not a Normal Part of Growing Older - CDC.GOV

Depression Treatment - Therapy, Medication and Lifestyle Changes

Depression is Not a Normal Part of Growing Older - CDC.GOV

Overcoming Holiday Depression for the Elderly

Elderly Depression and Care for the Elderly

Depression - Older Adults - NIH.GOV

Recognizing and Treating Depression: A Guide for the Elderly & Their Caregivers

Companion Animals

Cats and Seniors

Canine Caregivers for Alzheimer’s and Dementia Patients

Pets for the Elderly Foundation

Substance Abuse

Substance Abuse and Misuse Among Older Adults

Substance Abuse Among Seniors -

Addiction Prevention Guide for Seniors

Seniors and Addictions -

Treatment and Rehab

Inpatient Recovery Centers for Seniors -

Finding the Best Addiction Rehab for Older Adults -

Rehab Spot - Information on addictions and rehab

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Top-rated books on Aging

The Virtues of Aging by Jimmy Carter (1998)

A Full Life: Reflections at Ninety by Jimmy Carter (2015)



You can use these resources to find out information on aging issues, before you see a doctor.

Age gracefully

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