Senior Health Information
As many of you know, the NIH Senior Health website will be discontinued as of August 1. As unfortunate as it is to lose this great resource, other senior health information resources do exist. Not all of these are National Library of Medicine (NLM) resources but do provide an array of information pertaining to aging and health for seniors themselves, for caregivers and for those whose work focuses on older adult concerns. MedlinePlus provides information with a Seniors demographic group which includes a listing of health topics related to this age group. The NIH National Institute on Aging provides a number of resources for Seniors. The Health & Aging tab includes links to: A-Z health topics listing Aging & Health news stories Clinical Trial information ADEAR (Alzheimer’s Disease and Education Referral Center) provides a variety of information for caregivers and providers Go4Life- an exercise, nutrition, and safety resource to help motivate seniors to stay healthy Health information in Spanish and other languages American Indian Health provides culturally appropriate health information for elders. NIHSeniorHealth YouTube Channel will continue to offer its 110+ videos about a variety of health and wellness information. NLM4Caregivers provides links to health and other relevant information needed by caregivers to assist for a variety of needs. National Resource Center on LGBT Aging provides training, technical assistance, and educational resources for provid...
Source: Dragonfly - Category: Databases & Libraries Authors: Carolyn Martin Tags: Health Literacy/Consumer Health News from NLM News From NN/LM PNR Public Libraries Source Type: news
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