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Family Discharge Planning
Resources for Getting Better at ‘Home’ US
This is a resource center listing a variety of senior services and resource providers relevant to Discharge Planning. The key to making good decisions on the healthcare services you need and who to use, is to research and evaluate available resources, then apply your knowledge and preferences to the evaluation process. Remember to reach out to Discharge Planning Professionals and other Professionals providing services and ask questions.
Details: Resources for Getting Better at ‘Home’ when you have been discharged from Hospital, Long-term Care Facility or Rehabilitation Facility
Federation of State Medical Boards
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The Federation of State Medical Boards (FSMB) is a national not-for-profit organization representing 70 medical boards within the United States and its territories. It assists state medical boards in protecting the public's health, safety and welfare through promotion of high standards for physician licensure and regulation. The primary responsibility of state medical boards is to protect health care consumers through proper licensing and disciplining of physicians and, in some jurisdictions, other health care professionals.
Jiminy Wicket
Isolated by Alzheimer's ... Connected by Croquet US
A centuries-old game, croquet is easy to learn, inexpensive and simple to play. This activity answers the question of countless families whose loved one has dementia, "What am I going to do with Mum or Dad now?" As dementia robs individuals of their language, memory and physical abilities, playing board games and sports become too difficult. Yet, almost anyone can enjoy a game of Facilitated CroquetSM, played either indoors or outdoors with family and friends.
MagicKitchen
Homestyle Frozen Meals for Your Table! Delivered US
MagicKitchen offers a full range of Gourmet frozen dinners and Gourmet TV Dinners delivered to your door including Senior Meal Plans, Gluten-free Meals, Portion Controlled Meals, Low Sodium Meals, Diabetic-Friendly Meals, Renal Diet Meals, Dialysis-Friendly Meals and more. To give you an overview, the Senior Meal Pack program is designed to provide meals that provide the standard 2000 calorie per day diet and provide 1/3 of the daily requirements of vitamins and nutrients when consumed with healthy drinks and snacks. Learn more!
Details: Recovering from Surgery or an Illness? Consider ordering a MagicKitchen Meal Plan
National Institute on Aging Senior Health
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Find health information and a wide variety of research-based information and resources related to health and aging.
Non-GMO Shopping Guide
Learn more about GMO’s in our food supply US
Learn more GMOs and about buying organic food that does not contain GMOs. This website contains information about nGMOs, a down loadable shopping guide, tips for avoiding GMOs and ways to educate yourself and take action.
RxList
Information for the Consumer and Medical Professional US
RxList is an online medical resource dedicated to offering detailed and current pharmaceutical information on brand and generic drugs.
Stay Healthy at 50+ for Men
Checklists for Your Health US
The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality provides checklist to help stay healthy at 50+
Stay Healthy at 50+ for Women
Checklists for Your Health US
The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality provides checklist to help stay healthy at 50+
The Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America - PhRMA
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The Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America (PhRMA) represents the country’s leading pharmaceutical research and biotechnology companies, which are devoted to inventing medicines that allow patients to live longer, healthier, and more productive lives.
Web MD
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Web MD is a portal to health and wellness information for all ages. From articles to the searchable database, consumers can find information on a variety of health issues. The website also features an abundance of information on how to live a healthy lifestyle.
YMCA
Find the location nearest you US
The YMCA is unique, as it is more than just a place to go. Instead, at the YMCA you are part of the community. Guided by four core values, caring, honesty, respect and responsibility, the YMCA offers a host of programs and services to the local community.