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Best of the Web: Resources for Older Adults » Fitness & Health

  • More than 200 chapters across the United States. Covers caregiving issues, information for care professionals, treatment advances, conferences and more.
  • Provides information in a format you can use from KidsHealth to JAMA On-line, from AMA speeches to a complete guide to America's physicians, from public health policy to AMA history and facts.
  • Definitions of aging and the physiological changes it brings about, from NOAH (New York Online Access to Health).
  • Even small changes can improve your health.
  • A gateway to consumer health and human services information from the United States government. Selected online publications, clearinghouses, databases, websites, support and self-help groups, as well as the government agencies and not-for-profit organizations that produce reliable information for the public.
  • A national consumer awareness campaign about heart-healthy eating. How can you reduce your risk of heart disease, the No. 1 cause of death in the world? It's all about starting simple, by taking a look inside your refrigerator.
  • Comprehensive information from an authoritative source: the National Institutes of Health and the National Library of Medicine. Includes links to latest news and general overviews of seniors' health and research, specific conditions, prevention and screening, organizations, statistics and more.
  • NIHSeniorHealth is a website based on the latest research on senior health and aging. Features a "talking" function, which gives users the option of reading the text or listening to it.
  • Searchable site for seniors covering daily breaking news and featuring articles on entertainment, finance, healthcare, retirement, and travel among other subjects.
  • Designed to provide you with the latest information about safe weight management and physical fitness. The Cyberkitchen helps you choose delicious meal plans that are customized just for you!

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