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Medical Issues With Aging and Long-Term Care

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We promote and support planning for long term care. The links below will direct you to sites we believe are useful and informational eldercare resources. Our Guide to Long Term Care Planning also covers many eldercare and long term care planning topics.

All aging people, regardless of current health, should have a long term care plan. This includes (1) A knowledge of eldercare issues (2) Preparation and proper funding, and (3) Using long term care professionals. Failure to effectively plan for long term care can lead to the greatest crisis an older person will ever face.

1. "Communication for the Cognizant, Nonverbal Patient" Communication Book
2. AARP - Health and Wellness
3. Seek Wellness
4. Medicinenet.com ... Senior Health: Successful Aging
5. National Institutue on Aging
6. HelpGuide.org ... Seniors and aging
7. Mesothelioma Lawyer Center
8. AAOS On-Line Service
9. Eagle Card: The medical emergency contact card
10. International Health Directory
11. InfoAging
12. Long Term Care Diseases
13. medbroadcast -- Aging
14. Mental Health and Aging
15. Osteoporosis & Preventing Falls Information
16. Research into Aging
17. RxList
18. Senior Health
19. The Arthritis and Glucosamine Information Center
20. The Lewy Body Disease Association
21. The Merck Manual of Geriatrics