Sites Of Interest
A free, easy-to-use service that identifies federal and state assistance
programs for older Americans. A service of The National
Council on the Aging.
for Seniors - Access all government sites that provide services for senior citizens, such as
SSA, Health Care Financing Administration, the Administration on Aging, the
Department of Veterans Affairs, etc.
and Human Services Department
This is the principal agency for protecting the health of all Americans
and providing essential human services, especially for those who are
least able to help themselves.
Health topics, information on generic and brand name drugs. Spelling
and definition of medical terms. Locations and credentials of doctors,
dentist and hospitals.
Institute on Aging
Part of the United States Government and Department of Health and
Human Services. Disseminates research findings on health information
on the aging process, diseases and other special problems and needs
of senior citizens. Free booklets on exercise, menopause and Alzheimer's.
Institute of Health
One of the world's foremost Biomedical research centers and the Federal
focal point for biomedical research in the United States. Comprises
of 25 separate institute centers and is one of the 8 health Agencies
of Public Health Services, which in turn is part of the U.S. Department
of Health and Human Services.
Library of Medicine
Extensive on-line information services, dealing with clinical care,
toxicology and environmental health and basic biomedical research.
Provides information on VA programs, veteran's benefits, VA facilities
worldwide, and VA medical automation software.