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Drug Addiction Resource - Addiction Resource connects those fighting addiction with rehab centers and treatment. Find free help, advice and information on treatment centers. Also take a look at the National Institute on Drug Abuse website for Principles of Drug Addiction Treatment: A Research-Based Guide.
The Rheumatoid Arthritis Support Network - Living Your Life with Rheumatoid Arthritis Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) doesn’t have to stop you from living your life. Although the symptoms of RA can be painful, there are many treatments and therapies to help you take your life back. Learn More About Life with Rheumatoid Arthritis
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Sleeping and Aging - As we age, most of us will experience bodily changes that affect how we sleep. These changes often become more pronounced later in life, and the effects may be influenced by chronic illness or the side effects of prescription medication.
Drug Watch for Seniors - This awareness group educates seniors on healthy aging, medication and device complications, nursing homes and assisted living facilities.
Eldergym Senior Fitness - If you are looking for one of the best online resources on exercises for the elderly, you found it! Below you will find all the information you need to get started.
Wellness Mama - While we were researching the benefits of using coconut oil we came across this interesting site.
Let's read what the doctor has to say about using coconut oil . . . WebMD.com
NIHSeniorHealth - This easy-to-use website features basic health and wellness information for older adults from the National Institutes of Health. Use the buttons at the top of each page to make the text bigger, change text color, or hear the text read aloud.
MedicineNet.com - Aging is the process of becoming older, a process that is genetically determined and environmentally modulated. You can change how you think, feel and act when you are older simply by changing how you think, feel and act now. Staying healthy, fit and active are the keys to successful aging.
MedlinePlus - People in the U.S. are living longer than ever before. Many seniors live active and healthy lives. But there's no getting around one thing: as we age, our bodies and minds change. There are things you can do to stay healthy and active as you age.It is important to understand what to expect. Some changes may just be part of normal aging, while others may be a warning sign of a medical problem. It is important to know the difference, and to let your healthcare provider know if you have any concerns.
MAYO Clinic, Healthy Aging - Healthy aging is a hot topic for baby boomers everywhere. Whether you're concerned about weight gain, sex drive or chronic diseases, the key to healthy aging is a healthy lifestyle. Eating a variety of healthy foods, practicing portion control and including physical activity in your daily routine can go a long way toward promoting healthy aging. Better yet, it's never too late to make healthier lifestyle choices.
Arthritis Foundation - The Arthritis Foundation is the only national not-for-profit organization that supports the more than 100 types of arthritis and related conditions.
Everyday Health, Healthy Aging - The senior population is booming. Researchers estimate that by 2030, 20 percent of Americans will be 65 or older, making senior health and related issues more important than ever. Unfortunately, aging often comes with an array of common ailments: joint pain, fading eyesight, weak bones, memory glitches. But by taking steps to understand your changing body and learning how to adapt to a healthy lifestyle — eat well, stay physically active, visit your doctor regularly — you can manage those unwelcome aches and pains and live happily. Remember: A long life is a gift — if it's a healthy one.
USA.gov, Health for Seniors - Find doctors and healthcare facilities, get Medicare and Medicaid resources, lookup information about prescription drugs, and more.
WebMD.com - The leading source for trustworthy and timely health and medical news and information. Providing credible health information, supportive community, and educational services by blending award-winning expertise in content, community services, expert commentary, and medical review.
MedHelp.org - Find a Doctor to answer your medical questions, or find health information from our health communities. MedHelp has hundreds of forums for medical information and medical answers.
Health Central - HealthCentral.com is one of the most trusted sources of medical information and up to date news and contains a doctor-approved health encyclopedia of diseases and conditions, the ability to find symptoms and treatments. Also drug information with side effects and interactions.