Senior Forum

Health

Backward Links:

 

This page offers sites and suggestions for:

 

Health Care
Medical Information
Prescription Drugs

 

Health Care

Alzheimer's Association -- Greater Wisconsin Chapter offers programs, education, and information for those diagnosed with or caring for someone with Alzheimer's disease. Notes local chapters in our area.
Center for Medicare Advocacy focuses on providing seniors with fair access to Medicare and health care.
Commission on Aging - Langlade County has a benefits analyst who can help you through the sometimes overwhelming complexity of applying for Medicare, Social Security, Supplemental Security, etc.
Heath and Age is a resource for articles on numerous health related issues for seniors.
Medicare -- The Official U.S. Government Site has consumer-oriented information on costs, eligibiity and enrollment in Medicare health plans. Compare prescription drug plans, health plans, and Medigap policies.
Medical Related Databases Our online databases offer information on diseases, medications, treatments, and offers recommendations.
National Institutes of Health offers health and wellness information including short videos.
Social Security Administration This is the official site of the SSA.
USA Gov is a source of information to seniors on a broad array of topics, from caregiving to health care to end of life issues, to name only a few.
WebMD is another source of articles discussing health issues for both men and women.
 

Medical Information

MedicineNet is an easy to use commercial site with comprehensive information, not medical advice, for drugs and general health concerns.
Wisconsin Dept. of Health Services provides information on BadgerCare Plus, Disabiity Determination, Medicaid, Senior Care, and Pathways to Independence.
 

Prescription Drugs

AARP in Wisconsin serves people 50 and older through information, education, and advocacy. RxList: Internet Drug Index describes dosage, warnings, adverse reactions, and answers to typical questions about prescription drugs.
SeniorCare Prescription Drug Assistance Program is a program unique to Wisconsin, offering assistance with the availability and cost of prescription drugs
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  16-Nov-2008