AARP — American Association of Retired Persons
This well-known nonprofit organization covers a broad range of concerns about money, health, politics and family, particularly as those areas relate to people over the age of 50
Agency for Health Care Administration
State agency tasked with overseeing accessible, affordable, quality health care for all Floridians
The largest voluntary health organization dedicated to finding prevention methods, treatments and an eventual cure for Alzheimer's Disease.
American Diabetes Association
A nonprofit health organization providing diabetes research, information and advocacy
American Health Care Association
The non-profit American Health Care Association (AHCA) advocates for quality care and services for frail, elderly and disabled Americans. The Washington, D.C.-based organization also monitors and fights for legislation that will preserve and further benefit health care for millions of elderly Americans. To learn about or participate in the organization's efforts to save health care during the debate over the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act of 2009, visit the AHCA's “Save Our Seniors” page for details.
American Heart Association
A national organization that provides a wealth of information about protecting your heart from disease. You'll find many links here, plus the latest news in heart research.
American Parkinson Disease Association
A national organization with many research sources and educational information about Parkinson's Disease.
Official government page for Broward County, with links to local services, agencies, and officials.
Florida Department of Health
A state agency tasked with promoting and protecting the health and safety of all Florida residents. Articles, reports, and links are very comprehensive.
Home Health Compare
Part of the federal government's official Medicare site, Home Health Compare allows you to input specific data to learn how well home health agencies in your area care for their patients. (See our step-by-step guide to make the most of this valuable tool.)
The official U.S. government site for people with Medicare. You'll find links to information and forms for Medicare billing, appeals, plan choices, and much more.
Mortgage Loan for Seniors
Offers detailed information about housing and mortgage options for seniors, with a list of related resource sites at the bottom.
Official portal to all things government in the state of Florida. The site provides comprehensive links to state agencies, tourist information, businesses, and more. It includes an e-mail link to the governor.
National Cancer Institute
Federal government's principal agency for cancer research and training.
National Council on Aging
A national network of organizations and individuals dedicated to improving the health and independence of older persons and increasing their continuing contributions to communities, society and future generations.
National Diabetes Information Clearinghouse
This agency is affiliated with the National Institutes of Health, one of eight health agencies of the Public Health Service, which is under the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. You can learn about the symptoms of diabetes, treatments, research and statistics.
National Kidney Foundation
Voluntary health organization that works to prevent kidney and urinary tract diseases, improve the health and well-being of individuals and families affected by these diseases, and increase the availability of all organs for transplantation.
National Lymphedema Network
An internationally recognized non-profit organization founded in 1988 by Saskia R.J. Thiadens, R.N. to provide education and guidance to lymphedema patients, health care professionals and the general public.
National Weather Service
Sponsored by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, this is a quick way to learn about daily weather events across the country. You can also type in your zip code to access your local weather.
Palm Beach County
Official government page for Palm Beach County, with links to local services, agencies, and officials.
Directory of services and housing for Florida seniors. Includes links and useful articles on elder law, assisted living, health concerns, and more.
Popular consumer site for learning about a variety of illnesses, their symptoms, and treatment methods.
Official government page for the White House. News about federal policy, politics, national security, health issues, education, the economy, and more.
Your Aging Resource Center
This non-profit resource center, overseen by the Area Agency on Aging for Palm Beach and the Treasure Coast, provides information on aging issues, advocacy, one-on-one assistance and a host of services that help seniors maintain their independence and dignity.