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Provides information on what to do when an older american has a problem with a credit card company or merchandise bought with a credit card. From the National Consumer Law Center, Inc.

Provides information and resources on Foreclosure Rescue Scams. These scams target those who have fallen behind on their mortgage payments and a con artist who promises to help consumers save their home is actually intent on stealing the home. From the National Consumer Law Center, Inc.

Offers information, resources, education and support on Alzheimer’s care, home care, independent living, insurance coverage, legal and financial matters, and wellness.

Resources for managing challenging elders medically and behaviorally.

A research site for professionals and family members including information on eldercare and long term care, and includes links to information on legal, financial, medical, and housing issues, as well as policy, research, and statistics.

Guide from MetLife in cooperation with the National Alliance for Caregiving relating to falls and fall prevention.

A resource for caregivers of older adults to help make informed decisions and access personalized assistance and respite.

Deceptive lending practices, including those attributable to home improvement scams, are among the most frequent problems experienced by financially distressed elderly Americans seeking legal assistance. This guide provides information and resources from the National Consumer Law Center, Inc.

Resources from the National Consumer Law Center, Inc. to help older americans avoid loss of utility services.

Article submitted by the American Heart Association.

Assists older adults, their families and caregivers in obtaining mental health services specific to the needs of older adults.

Provides mental wellness tips, from Healty Aging.net.

A comprehensive guide to housing and mortgages for the senior citizen community. This site covers mortgage options, owning a home, downsizing, paying a mortgage and selling property.

When a close loved one dies, your world changes. You are in mourning—feeling grief and sorrow at the loss. You may feel numb, shocked, and fearful. You may feel guilty for being the one who is still alive. If your parent or spouse died in a nursing home, you may wish that you had been able to care for him or her at home. At some point, you may even feel angry at them for leaving you. All these feelings are normal. There are no rules about how you should feel. There is no right or wrong way to mourn.

The Center's activities are designed to promote security, health, and dignity of women in their later years. Current activities focus on income security, health issues, and caregiving.

Provides tips for getting started on a physical fitness program, from Healthy Aging.

There are all kinds of benefits to meditation, both physical and psychological. From reduced chronic pain to better cognitive function, meditating every day or even a few times a week is a wonderful way to boost your overall well-being and happiness. Creating the ideal space for your quiet reflection isn’t difficult, but there are specific elements you’ll want to include and others you’ll want to avoid. Let this be your guide to designing the perfect meditation room in your own home, and reap the most benefits from your meditation time.

Offers information on senior housing, assisted living, skilled nursing, Alzheimer's, health at home, professional services, health services, care management, and community resources. Their mission is to help seniors and their families make wise and informed decisions to preserve and enhance their quality of life.

Founded by Tom Poole. Provides information regarding health, legal, and financial services, living arrangements, government programs, lifestyles, travel, and shopping.

"What was it I was looking for in the frigde?" "What was it I was supposed to get at the store?" "What's your name again?" Most of us have had to ask questions like this, and it seems to happen more often as we get older. We can't turn back our biological clock, but there are things Seniors can do to reduce their amount of forgetting.

Provides secret tips for healthy aging, from Healthy Aging.net.

AHRQ consumer information on ways people age 50 and older can stay healthy, tips on living habits, to help prevent disease, screening tests, and immunizations.

Contains a fact sheet that provides basic information about living trusts and wills, and describes some of the most common scams.

 
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