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(viewing 1 - 5 of 13)National Institute on Aging
The National Institute on Aging (NIA) is one of the National Institutes of Health, the principle biomedical research agency of the United States Government. The NIA promotes healthy aging by conducting and supporting biomedical, social and behavioral research, and public education. The website provides press releases and media advisories of significant findings from NIA-supported research are available at this site, in addition to a large collection of publications and links to additional resources on health and aging topics. This site is frequently updated.
Manitoba Seniors and Healthy Aging Secretariat
The Seniors and Healthy Aging Secretariat acts as a central point of contact for seniors, their family members and organizations in Manitoba. Staff also work to ensure government policies, programs and legislation reflect the needs of seniors. The website provides copies of its publications on topics such as organizations, financial benefits, housing, independent living, health care services, counselling services, health resources, legal rights, fitness & recreation, as well as valuable links to other seniors' websites and information on how to contact the Secretariat.
This site provides information for families and friends of the elderly (ages 60+). They offer referrals to area agencies on aging for information on insurance, medicaid, taxes and respite care and also provide information for disabled persons.
This is the home page for the Medicare branch of the government. The website contains information about benefits, allows people to file online, and also provides access to a large collection of reports, research and links for related topics, such as long-term care, reports on hospitals and health care facilities in your area and more.
National Institute on Aging Information Center
This site features a collection of publications, Alzheimer's Disease information, general health information for the aging population, and related research.