The following links provide a variety of web sites that deal with issues, programs and opportunities for our Older Adult population and other interested individuals. All links from this page will open in a new window. To return to our page, just close the new window that opened when clicking on the link.
Prescription Drug Cost Finder - As most consumers know, the prices of prescription drugs can vary from pharmacy to pharmacy. The Michigan Department of Community Health (MDCH) has created a website to help the citizens of Michigan compare prices among pharmacies, since drug prices typically are not advertised or even displayed. http://www.michigandrugprices.com
AARP - The American Association of Retired Person -
Administration on Aging - The federal agency that oversees federal
grant programs administered in Michigan through the Office of Services
to the Aging to the Isabella County Commission on Aging.
The Alzheimer's Association - National web site through which you can
locate the nearest local chapter, get the Association's latest news or
learn more about Alzheimer's disease.
Alzheimer's Disease Education & Referral Center - The ADEAR Center is
a service of the National Institute on Aging.
American Health Assistance Foundation (AHAF) - Alzheimer's Disease
American Society on Aging - A web site for professional in the field
of aging services. It provides information, publications and educational
The Arthritis Foundation -
The Center for Social Gerontology - This web site provides
information on research, training and social policy on aging.
Eons - Loving life on the flip side. The online community for BOOMers!
Health Care Financing Administration - The Health Care Financing
Administration (HCFA) administers Medicare, Medicaid, and the State
Children's Health Insurance Program (SCHIP).
Healthopedia.com - medical and health consumer information resource
containing comprehensive and unbiased information in patient-friendly
language from trusted sources.
Michigan Office of Services to the Aging -
Michigan Parkinson Foundation Groups - This web page lists by county
the contact information for support groups . In addition, the Foundation
publishes on its web site a quarterly newsletter that and updated
information relating to member support groups throughout the state.
The National Center on Elder Abuse - This site contains many
resources to help find assistance, publications, data, information and
National Clearinghouse for Long Term Care
National Institute on Aging - The National Institute on Aging (NIA), one of the 25 institutes and centers of the National Institutes of Health, leads a broad scientific effort to understand the nature of aging and to extend the healthy, active years of life. http://www.nih.gov/nia/
SecondJourney.org - (Mindfulness, Service & Community in the second
half of life)
Social Security Administration - The official web site of the Social
security Administration. The web site has an online copy of the Social
security Handbook intended to communicate in readable, easy to
understand language information about Social security programs and
Veteran's Administration - Focal point on the web for veterans and
WebMD - WebMD provides valuable health information, tools for
managing your health, and support to those who seek information.
Know of a site that may be of interest to our visitors? Please email
us the address, and after reviewing the site we may add it to our list
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