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There is a tremendous amount of heath information on the Internet. Some of the best resources concern healthy living, a goal shared by people of all ages. There is also good information for all ages about where and how to find medical care, including websites about alternative medicine, managed care and the relationship with your doctor.

Senior citizens often have special concerns, however, about age-related illnesses, such as Alzheimer's disease, Parkinson's disease, stroke, heart disease and other chronic conditions. ElderNet provides plenty of links on these subjects on information about specific illnesses and the medical reference desk. Seniors and their families also frequently need help with long-term care needs, including housing & long-term care options, and how to care for caregivers when long-term care is being provided in the home.

Healthy Living Fitness, nutrition and ideas for handling the transitions of age successfully.

Information About Specific Illnesses Alzheimer’s disease, Parkinson’s disease, stroke, terminal illnesses and other conditions. Links to hundreds of other sites.

Where and How to Find Medical Care Choosing a doctor, alternative medicine, where and how to find the best care, paying for care.

Care for Caregivers Ideas and contacts for coping with long-term care of a loved one at home.

The Medical Reference Desk Searchable sites for information about health and illness, including detailed drug information.

Housing & Long-Term Care Options Information and directories for Home Care, Continuing Care Retirement Communities, Independent Living, Assisted Living and Nursing Homes.

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