Some Useful Web Sites

Help When You Need It.

Following are just a few Web sites we've found useful in the world of health care:
This site is handy for learning about medications, drug interactions, and common medical conditions.
This site focuses on helping cancer patients navigate the incredibly confusing world of cancer and its treatments.
Among other services, this organization publishes the "Five Wishes" document.  This is a living will-type document in which you can describe how you wish to be treated if you become seriously ill.  This document can be ordered from the Aging with Dignity Web site.
This site contains numerous useful links, articles, and brochures for people dealing with eldercare issues.
Need help finding care for an elderly parent, relative, or friend?  The National Association of Geriatric Care Managers can help.

Everything to Know for Family Caregivers Guide from
This guide is a good resource for those considering to the logistical aspects about how to provide care to a loved one.

A Guide to Staying Safely at Home from
Need to create a safe for your loved one to age in place at home? Here are some things to consider.

How to Easily Transition to Assisted Living Guide from
Contemplating a move to assisted living? Here are some resources to help.
This is an excellent site for obtaining basic information about health conditions and drugs.
This is another excellent site for obtaining information about health conditions, drugs, and health in general.
This site is from the President's Council on Fitness, Sports, and Nutrition and contains tips on nutrition and fitness.