Tags: Age-Friendly Communities, Environment, Medication Management, Safety
Format: PDF, Website
These easy-to-read fact sheets for caregivers are intended to provide advice about environmental hazards ranging from air pollution to drinking water contaminants. For example, how to stay safe during a heat wave, or how to find out about the air quality where you live and how knowing about the air quality could prevent an asthma or heart attack. Source: EPA
Tags: Advanced Care Planning, Chronic Disease Self-Management, End of Life, Fall Prevention, Family Caregiving, Home Care and Care Transitions, Medication Management, Nutrition, Pain Management, Vision Loss/Blindness
ZocDoc is a searchable database used find doctors and dentists by specialty and location.
Tags: Advanced Care Planning, Chronic Disease Self-Management, Elder Abuse, End of Life, Fall Prevention, Family Caregiving, Medication Management, Mental Health, Nutrition, Pain Management, Vision Loss/Blindness
This guide by the National Institute of Health provides useful information on planning your doctor visit.
Tags: Chronic Disease Self-Management, Medicare, Medication Management, Mental Health, Pain Management, Vision Loss/Blindness
This guide to Medicare preventive services and screenings provides information on services covered by Medicare, preventative visits, and costs associated with visits. Source: Medicare.com
Tags: Medication Management
This organization is an awareness group that aims to educate the public about prescription drugs, over-the-counter medications, and medical devices that have the potential to cause patients serious harm. DrugWatch.com is continually updated with drug recall news, recent FDA approvals, drug interactions, side effects, and current developments in the medical field. In addition, patient advocates at DrugWatchare working with patients to help them get the treatment and care they deserve.
Tags: Advanced Care Planning, Alzheimer's Disease, Chronic Disease Self-Management, Dementia, Elder Abuse, End of Life, Fall Prevention, Family Caregiving, Home Care and Care Transitions, Housing, Intergenerational Programs, LGBT Aging, Medication Management, Mental Health, Older Workers, Pain Management, Physical Activity, Reducing Isolation, Social Engagement
The Eldercare Locator is a database by the U.S. Administration on Aging that connects users to services for older adults and their families.
Tags: Chronic Disease Self-Management, Medication Management
This article by the National Council on Aging (NCOA) explains why managing your medication matters.