Health & Healthy Aging

Health In Aging

HealthinAging.org is a trusted source for up-to-date information and advice on health and aging, created by the American Geriatrics Society’s Health in Aging Foundation.

Through the Health in Aging Foundation, it advances a commitment to helping older adults and caregivers maintain health, independence, and quality of life. HealthinAging.org features education materials for older adults and caregivers, as well as information on finding a geriatrics healthcare professional in your area. These tools have been reviewed by geriatrics healthcare professionals and members of the American Geriatrics Society (AGS)—a community of experts in the care we all need as we age. 

Be sure to check out: 

212-308-1414

The HomeMods.org website is provided as a service of the Fall Prevention Center of Excellence (FPCE), a project of the University of Southern California (USC) Leonard Davis School of Gerontology.

VISIT their resources page for information on aging issues, home modification, and supportive housing. 

Medicare

Medicare is a federal health insurance program that pays for a variety of health care expenses. It's administered by the Centers for Medicare Medicaid Services (CMS), a division of the U.S. Department of Health Human Services (HHS). Medicare beneficiaries are typically senior citizens aged 65 and older.

Medicare.gov Espanol

Your Guide to Medicare Preventive Services 

Durable Medical Equipment (DME) Coverage

800-633-4227
My Health Finder

A US government website where you will find information and tools to help you and those you care about stay healthy.

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Helpline (SAMHSA)

The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Helpline is a free, confidential, 24/7, 365-day-a-year treatment referral and information service (in English and Spanish) for individuals and families facing mental and/or substance use disorders.

800-662-HELP
800-662-4357
VeryWellHealth.com

Verywell Health is an award-winning online resource for reliable, understandable, and up-to-date health information on the medical topics that matter most to you. Use the "Health A-Z" directory to look up various health conditions. Information includes an easy to understand description, symptoms, causes, diagnosis, treatment, and more!