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.
Alzheimer's Association 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.
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.
Broward County Official government page for Broward County, with links to local services, agencies, and officials.
Falls and Older Americans Presented by the federal government's NIH Senior Health, learn what risk factors and solutions there may be to help you from taking a tumble that could result in a broken hip or worse. The section on "fall proofing your house" is particularly excellent.
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.
Health Information from the CDC for Older Adults A wealth of information on diseases and more presented by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Hiring an In-Home Caregiver: What You Don't Know Could Hurt You For older adults, in-home non-medical care might be the key to independence. However, the quality of care depends on the quality of the caregiver. When looking for in-home care, finding the best service can be a challenge. This article offers suggestions on what to look for when hiring a caregiver. Click link below to read full article.
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.
Medicare 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.
Mended Hearts Mended Hearts is a national and community-based non-profit organization that offers the gift of hope to heart disease patients, their families and caregivers.
Mesothelioma Group Support and resources from a team of healthcare professionals, patient advocates, and communication specialists dedicated to supporting and encouraging mesothelioma patients and their families.
Mortgage Loan for Seniors Offers detailed information about housing and mortgage options for seniors, with a list of related resource sites at the bottom.
Multiple Sclerosis Information Page Vast resource page for multiple sclerosis, presented by the National Institute of Neurological Disorders. Learn about what Multiple Sclerosis is, government resources, and much more.
My Florida.com 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 Institute on Aging Learn about the latest research impacting older Americans, as presented by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.
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. This link will bring you to the organization's FAQ page.
National Stroke Association A valuable resource in which you can learn nearly anything you need to know about strokes and their impact on people who experience them.
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.
Parent Giving's Ultimate Senior Care Resource A terrific resource for making homes safer, much through do-it-yourself methods important to an aging population.
Parkinson's Disease Foundation A solid resource filled with information about this debilitating disease.
Senior Providers Directory of services and housing for Florida seniors. Includes links and useful articles on elder law, assisted living, health concerns, and more.
Web MD Popular consumer site for learning about a variety of illnesses, their symptoms, and treatment methods.
White House 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.