Here is a excellent explanation of how the Affordable Care Act works.
Understanding the Affordable Care Act.
This article includes information on learning a new language or taking a college
course (we need to keep those brain cells working)! The number one key to having
a happy and healthy retirement is exercise, but exercise doesn't have to be a chore.
This article tells how Baby Boomers are having fun while exercising.
THIS IS AN ARTICLE ABOUT HAVING A HAPPY HEALTHY RETIREMENT
This website offers a help guide for health after age 50. It also has information
on Alzheimer's and dementia, senior housing, and caregiving.
If you want to learn more about your health, this website can be very useful.
You can find current topics having to do with health and health plans.
HERE IS AN AARP WEB SITE THAT OFFERS CONSTANT UPDATES ON HEALTH TOPICS.
These are short informative articles about ways cultures from around the world live
healthy lifestyles. In India, spices rich in antioxidants are used in cooking, in
the Netherlands bikes are used for daily errands instead of cars, and a larger meal
is consumed at lunchtimes instead of dinner in Mexico, plus there are more health
lessons from around the world.
This Site has an article about health lessons from around the world
This USA Government website allows you to get Medicare and Medicaid information,
research information on prescription drugs, find doctors and healthcare facilities,
and more resources.
USA GOVERNMENT WEBSITE FOR HEALTH FOR SENIORS
This website offers information for family members or people suffering with the
disease of alcoholism. You can also search for local meetings.
Official site of the Alcoholics Anonymous World Services Inc.
People who lose wait more slowly tend to keep it off. This government website explains
how to do it.
This is a government site for how to lose weight safely
The American Diabetes Association is leading the fight against the deadly consequences
of diabetes and fighting for those affected by diabetes. This website offers many
resources concerning diabetes.
The American Diabetes Association
Friends and families of problem drinkers find understanding and support at Al-Anon
meetings. You can use this website to find local chapters.
Here is the site for AL-ANON
This website has information on dietary salt intake, heart disease, stroke, and
cholesterol. Get educated on how to control your blood pressure if it is high.
Division for Heart Disease and Stroke Prevention
If you know someone who is suffering from elder abuse you can get the telephone
numbers in your state to report to. This website also has a list of frequently asked
questions concerning elder abuse.
National site for Elder Abuse
This article tell about some ways to make new friends. My spouse and I both retired
at the same time and will be doing two of the things on this list shortly- visiting
a senior center and starting a new activity ( learning to play bridge at the senior
center). We already joined the senior travel club and are looking forward to the
trips and meeting new friends.
Loneliness . Are you retired and looking to make new friends?
This website lists the common cancer types, definitions, treatments, clinical trials,
and more resources. It also contains research news on cancer related articles.
National Cancer Institute
This is a great site on Mental Health that covers most categories
National site for Mental Health
This article gives you tips on things you can do that may add years to your life.
For example: eat vegetables and fruit, floss, take a vacation, and more changes
you can make in your life to possibly add years to your life providing genetics and
luck are with us!
This is an article on how to live to 100.
A great source of information concerning aging is right in your community. This national
government website allows you to enter your zip code and it gives you the government
Agency on Aging that's nearest you. If they can't answer your questions they will
be able to direct you to someone who can.
Agency for Area on Aging
This government website explains the types and amount of exercise seniors 65 years
and older should be doing. Seniors should be doing both aerobic activity (for cardio)
and muscle building exercises. Physical exercise is extremely important for staying