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SENIOR ISSUES

The aging process brings with it unique concerns and issues. OKIF has chosen to highlight some of these issues below along with a balance of information sources for each area.

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Medline Plus Health Information
A variety of articles and links on general senior health issues.
Healthy Aging
National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion web site provides an overview of common health related issues.
NIHSenior Health
Features health information for older adults with emphasis on Alzheimers and exercise.
FirstGov for Seniors: Health
U.S.Government web site designed to facilitate access to various types of health information. The site links to information on common conditions including arthritis, Alzheimers, osteoporosis, diabetes.
Senior Health Care
Links to numerous articles on topics from agism to urinary incontinence. The site includes a question/answer section that may be useful.

brown arrow preceding menu areaFINANCES
FirstGov for Seniors: Retirement Planning
This section of the U.S. Government site provides information on financial planning, insurance and housing.

brown arrow preceding menu areaCAREGIVING
Alzheimer's Caregivers
Medline has collected a wealth of links regarding the various aspects of caregiving.
Caring for Someone with Alzheimers
This section of the NIH Senior website presents care options, safety issues and support.