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Access America for Seniors
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
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
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 disease.

American Academy of Family Physicians
Health information for the whole family from the American Academy of Family Physicians

American Cancer Society
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 treatment options.

The 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.

American Diabetes Association 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
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.

Adminstration on Aging
Your source for information on aging.

Arthritis Foundation
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
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.

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Big Web Links Directory is a human edited web directory that aims to showcase the best
and most popular websites on the Internet.

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The Center on Aging Studies Without Walls
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 public.

Centers for Disease Control
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.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
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.

Cite Health
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.

Colon Cancer Connection
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
The Federal Consumer Information Center serves as a trusted, one-stop source for answers to questions about Federal agencies, programs and services.

Cooperative Extension at Family and Consumer Sciences
Publications and Resources of the College of Family Consumer Sciences Cooperative Extension Services at the University of Georgia.

Cornell Cooperative Extension
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
The best place to go to answer all your questions about adopting a healthy lifestyle.

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Division of Aging Services, Georgia Department of Human Resources

Dole Food Company, Inc.
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.

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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.
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Food and Drug Administration
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.

FDA/Center 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.

Food and Nutrition Information Center
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
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 confidence.

Food Safety
A web site focusing on food safety with topics relating to nutrition for older adults.

Food 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 audiences.

Food Stamps Step 1
The primary purpose of the Web site is to make it easier for people to applying for aid.

Food Stamp Program - 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.

Food 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.

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  Health Care Financing Administration
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 States.

Healthfinder®'s seniors' health information page offers health information for seniors in different living and working situations.

Healthy People
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 health.
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  International Food Information Council
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.
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  Jean Mayer USDA Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging
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.
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Meals on Wheels Association of America
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.

Modified Food Guide Pyramid for 70+ Adults
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 public.

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National Agricultural Library
A database of nutrition education and training materials available for loan.

National Association of Nutrition and Aging Services Programs
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
The National Cancer Institute assists you with locating answers to your cancer-related questions and inquiries about the Institute's activities.

National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion
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
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.

New York State Office for the Aging
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.

North 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
National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion discuss topics on Nutrition and Physical Activity.

Nutrition Navigator 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.

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  Partnership for Solutions
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.
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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.
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  Teachers Educational Resources for Holidays
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.
  Thermy (tm) Web Page
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 (USDA).
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United States Department of Health and Human Services
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.

The University of Georgia
Home of the Georgia Bulldogs and NOAHnet.

University of Nebraska Cooperative Extension in Lancaster County
Check out the 10 steps to Food Safety Success!

USDA/Food Safety and Inspection Service
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.

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  VISTA - University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
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.
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