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America for Seniors http://www.seniors.gov/
This site is designed to facilitate immediate and
convenient access to various types of reliable health information
that will be valuable in improving availability to health information
for older adults.
Administration on Aging http://www.aoa.gov
Achieving Cultural Competence: A Guidebook
for Providers of Services to Older Americans and Their Families
Agency for Health Care Policy and Research
The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality
(AHRQ) research provides evidence-based information on health
care outcomes; quality; and cost, use, and access. Information
from AHRQ's research helps people make more informed decisions
and improve the quality of health care services.
Alzheimer's Association http://www.alz.org
The Alzheimer's Association, a national network of chapters, is
the largest national voluntary health organization committed to
finding a cure for Alzheimer's and helping those affected by the
American Academy of Family Physicians
Health information for the whole family from the American Academy
of Family Physicians
American Cancer Society http://www.cancer.org
Here you'll find answers to questions about the nature of cancer,
its causes, and risk factors. The latest strategies for prevention
and early detection, new diagnostic techniques, and the latest
American Dental Association
The American Dental Association will provide you with information
and resources about various issues related to you and your family's
oral health care.
Diabetes Association http://diabetes.com
Diabetes.com is one of the Internet's most trusted destinations
for diabetes information. We strive to help people with the disease
manage their health more knowledgeably, confidently, and effectively.
American Dietetic Association http://www.eatright.org
There are nearly 70,000 members of ADA in the US and abroad helping
shape the food choices and impact the nutritional status of the
public. The membership includes dietitians, dietetic technicians,
students, and others holding baccalaureate and advanced degrees
in nutrition and dietetics. This site offers reliable nutrition
information and excellent health resources.
on Aging http://www.aoa.dhhs.gov
Your source for information on aging.
The mission of the Arthritis Foundation is to support research
to find the cure for and prevention of arthritis and to improve
the quality of life for those affected by arthritis.
Assistant Secretary for Planning & Evaluation-
Disability, Aging, and Long-Term Care Policy http://aspe.os.dhhs.gov/daltcp/home.htm
The Office of Disability, Aging and Long-Term Care Policy (DALTCP)
is charged with developing, analyzing, evaluating and coordinating
policies and programs which support the independence, productivity,
health and long-term care needs of children, working age adults
and older persons with disabilities.
Big Web Links - http://www.bigweblinks.com
Big Web Links Directory is a human edited web directory that aims to
showcase the best
and most popular websites on the Internet.
Center on Aging Studies Without Walls http://iml.umkc.edu/casww/
This Web site is a joint venture between the Center on Aging Studies
at the University of Missouri- Kansas City University of Missouri
Outreach and Extension offering practical information to assist
in solving problems that arise in the lives of aging adults.
Center for Nutrition Policy and Promotion
The Center for Nutrition Policy and Promotion is the focal point
within the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) where scientific
research is linked with the nutritional needs of the American
Centers for Disease Control http://www.cdc.gov
CDC serves as the national focus for developing and applying disease
prevention and control, environmental health, and health promotion
and education activities designed to improve the health of the
people of the United States.
for Disease Control and Prevention http://www.cdc.gov/foodsafety/
Many people do not think about food safety until a food-related
illness affects them or a family member. While the food supply
in the United States is one of the safest in the world, CDC estimates
that 76 million people get sick, more than 300,000 are hospitalized,
and 5,000 Americans die each year from foodborne illness. Preventing
foodborne illness and death remains a major public health challenge.
CiteHealth is about free and open health information and community. We are an independent source for health care provider reports and information. We compile data from numerous sources to give you a complete picture of each provider.
This resource area is part of NOAHnet and provides a list of websites
about the prevention and early detection of colon cancer.
Consumer Information Center http://pueblo.gsa.gov/
The Federal Consumer Information Center serves as a trusted, one-stop
source for answers to questions about Federal agencies, programs
Extension at Family and Consumer Sciences http://www.fcs.uga.edu/ext/index.php
Publications and Resources of the College of Family Consumer Sciences
Cooperative Extension Services at the University of Georgia.
Cooperative Extension http://www.cce.cornell.edu/
Cornell Cooperative Extension Food and Nutrition provides research-based
information for consumers, educators and other professionals in
the areas of food, nutrition and health, and food safety.
Cyber Diet http://cyberdiet.com/
The best place to go to answer all your questions about adopting
a healthy lifestyle.
Division of Aging Services, Georgia Department of Human Resources
Dole Food Company, Inc. http://www.dole.com
The Dole website has a variety of health and nutrition information
including recipes and a nutrient analysis of their line of produce
and other foods.
ElderNet is composed primarily of links to other Web sites with
the goal offering the best information on the Web in reference to
health, housing, financial and legal issues facing elders today.
and Drug Administration http://www.fda.gov
The FDA has numerous brochures, articles and other publications
with information for older adults on a wide range of health issues,
including arthritis, cancer, health fraud and nutrition.
for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition
FDA shields Americans whether at home, at work or at play against
public health hazards that range from debilitating to deadly.
It does this day in and day out by ensuring the safety and in
most cases the quality and effectiveness of a trillion dollars'
worth of products that constitute nearly one-fourth of the total
consumer expenditures of U.S. citizens.
and Nutrition Information Center http://www.nal.usda.gov/fnic
The Food and Nutrition Information Center (FNIC) is one of several
information centers at the National Agricultural Library. You
can access all of FNIC's resource lists, databases, and many other
food and nutrition related links from this award winning site.
Food and Nutrition Services http://www.fns.usda.gov/fns/
FNS increases food security and reduces hunger in partnership
with cooperating organizations by providing children and low-income
people access to food, a healthful diet, and nutrition education
in a manner that supports American agriculture and inspires public
Food Safety http://www.FoodSafety.gov
A web site focusing on food safety with topics relating to nutrition
for older adults.
Stamp Nutrition Connection
Designed to improve access to nutrition resources. Educators nationwide
can use this site to identify curricula, lesson plans, research,
training tools and participant materials. This site provides nutriton
tools and information specifically addressing the needs of low-income
Stamps Step 1 http://www.foodstamps-step1.usda.gov
The primary purpose of the Web site is to make it easier for people
to applying for aid.
Stamp Program - Nutrition Education http://www.fns.usda.gov/fsp/nutrition_education/
The goal of the food stamp nutrition education program is to increase
the liklihood that food stamp recipients make healthy food choices
within their limited food budget.
Stamp Nutrition Education Contract Guidelines
This site links to many resources about the Food Stamp Program as well as resources and templates for Food Stamp Nutrition Education Plans and templates
This electronic mailing list enhances communication among national,
regional and state Food Stamp program (FSP) nutrition education
contacts. The web site provides details about joining.
Care Financing Administration http://www.cms.hhs.gov/default.asp?
The Health Care Financing Administration (HCFA) is a federal agency
within the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. HCFA runs
the Medicare and Medicaid programs - two national health care programs
that benefit about 75 million Americans. HCFA also runs the Children's
Health Insurance Program, a program that is expected to cover many
of the approximately 10 million uninsured children in the United
Healthfinder®'s seniors' health information page offers health information
for seniors in different living and working situations.
Healthy People http://www.health.gov/healthypeople
Healthy People 2010 is a set of health objectives for the Nation
to achieve over the first decade of the new century. Many different
people, States, communities, professional organizations can use
this program to help develop other programs to improve citizen's
Food Information Council http://ific.org
IFIC's purpose is to bridge the gap between science and communications
by collecting and disseminating scientific information on food safety,
nutrition and health and by working with an extensive roster of
scientific experts to help translate research into understandable
and useful information for opinion leaders and ultimately, consumers.
Mayer USDA Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging http://www.hnrc.tufts.edu/
The Jean Mayer United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Human
Nutrition Research Center on Aging (HNRCA) at Tufts University is
one of six mission-oriented research centers designed to study the
effects of human nutrition on health. The HNRCA is operated by Tufts
University under a cooperative agreement with the USDA.
on Wheels Association of America http://www.mowaa.org/
This site is designed to serve as a resource for visitors interested
in the MOW program.
Medicaid is a jointly-funded, Federal-State health insurance program
for certain low-income and needy people. It covers approximately
36 million individuals including children, the aged, blind, and/or
disabled, and people who are eligible to receive federally assisted
income maintenance payments.
HCFA administers Medicare, the nation's largest health insurance
program, which covers approximately 39 million Americans. Medicare
provides health insurance to people age 65 and over and those
who have permanent kidney failure and certain people with disabilities.
Food Guide Pyramid for 70+ Adults http://nutrition.tufts.edu/information/pyramid.shtml
The ever-increasing population of adults aged 70 and older now
have their own Food Pyramid to use. Thanks to the work of Tufts
Nutrition faculty Robert Russell, Alice Lichtenstein and Helen
Rasmussen, along with the assistance of artist Rebecca Bardol,
the Modified Food Pyramid for 70+ adults is now available to the
A database of nutrition education and training materials available
Association of Nutrition and Aging Services Programs http://nanasp.org
The National Association of Nutrition and Aging Services Programs
is a professional membership organization with members drawn primarily
from persons working in or interested in the field of aging, community-based
services, and nutrition and the elderly.
National Cancer Institute http://www.nci.nih.gov
The National Cancer Institute assists you with locating answers
to your cancer-related questions and inquiries about the Institute's
National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention
and Health Promotion http://www.cdc.gov/nccdphp/index.htm
The National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health
Promotion's vision is to enable all people in an increasingly
diverse society to lead long, healthy, satisfying lives.
National Heart, Lung, Blood Institute
The National Institutes of Health is one of the world's foremost
medical research centers in the U.S. The goal of NIH research
is to acquire new knowledge to help prevent, detect, diagnose,
and treat disease and disability, from the rarest genetic disorder
to the common cold. The NIH mission is to uncover new knowledge
that will lead to better health for everyone.
National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive
and Kidney Diseases http://www.niddk.nih.gov
The National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases
conducts and supports research on many of the most serious diseases
affecting public health. The Institute supports much of the clinical
research on the diseases of internal medicine and related subspecialty
fields as well as many basic science disciplines.
There is help available for the many millions of people who have
no insurance and can't afford to purchase their medicines. NeedyMeds
is the place to learn about patient asistance programs and other
programs designed to help those who can't afford their medicines.
NeedyMeds is not a program. It's an information source.
York State Office for the Aging http://www.agingwell.state.ny.us/
Aging Well is a Web site devoted specifically to helping mature
New Yorkers maintain proper health and nutrition practices as
they age. This wellness village can take you to places where you
can learn about medicines you may be taking and their side effects,
light exercises to help keep joints and limbs limber or test whether
you are nutritionally at-risk.
Carolina Cooperative Extension, North Carolina State University
Educating individuals and families throughout North Carolina about
nutrition, health issues related to nutrition, and food safety
for all ages.
Nutrition and Physical Activity http://www.cdc.gov/nccdphp/dnpa
National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion
discuss topics on Nutrition and Physical Activity.
Nutrition Navigator http://nutcomm.tufts.edu/academic/navigator.html
The Tufts University Nutrition Navigator is the first online rating
and review guide that solves the two major problems Web users
have when seeking nutrition information: how to quickly find information
best suited to their needs and whether to trust the information
they find there. The Tufts University Nutrition Navigator is designed
to help you sort through the large volume of nutrition information
on the Internet and find accurate, useful nutrition information
you can trust.
for Solutions http://www.partnershipforsolutions.com/
Partnership for Solutions is bringing together leading organizations
representing children, the elderly, various disease-specific organizations
and health care professionals with the goal of improving the day-to-day
lives of people with chronic conditions. This site provides research
findings in a clear, concise format.
The nonprofit SeniorNet provides adults 50+ access to and education
about computer technology and the Internet to enhance their lives
and enable them to share their knowledge and wisdom.
||Teachers Educational Resources for Holidays http://partysupplieshut.com/education.htm
The Party Supplies Hut provides education materials beneficial for lesson planning. Topics include holiday history, word find, free printable games, word scramble, and word search.
(tm) Web Page http://www.fsis.usda.gov/thermy
Thermy is the messenger of a national consumer education campaign
designed to promote the use of food thermometers, developed by the
Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS), U.S. Department of Agriculture
States Department of Health and Human Services http://dhhs.gov
The Department of Health and Human Services is the United States
government's principal agency for protecting the health of all
Americans and providing essential human services, especially for
those who are least able to help themselves.
University of Georgia
Home of the Georgia Bulldogs and NOAHnet.
of Nebraska Cooperative Extension in Lancaster County
Check out the 10 steps to Food Safety Success!
Safety and Inspection Service http://www.fsis.usda.gov/
The Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS), a public health
regulatory agency of the U.S. Department of Agriculture, protects
consumers by ensuring that meat, poultry, and egg products are
safe, wholesome, and accurately labeled.
- University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign http://www.ag.uiuc.edu/~vista/welcome.html
This Web site contains publications written by faculty and staff
of University of Illinois Extension and Departments of the University
of Illinois College of Agricultural, Consumer and Environmental
Sciences offering a helpful series of nutrition lessons for seniors.