Senior Health

Senior’s Guide to Healthy Eating

An in depth guide to healthy eating for seniors by Brenda Snow.

Caring Connections

Caring Connections provides free access to information to help people make decisions about how they want to live if they are nearing the end of their lives. There are Living Wills and other Advanced Directives available by state for download with instructions on how to fill them out, as well as an explanation of what they are and what they aren’t. There are also resources for people living with chronic illness as well as people caring for loved ones with chronic illnesses.

National Center for Creative Aging

This site features materials on common diseases, mental health and memory, vision and hearing, as well as exercise, nutrition, and healthy aging.

Ohio Department of Aging

The Ohio Department of Aging helps people navigate the complexities of aging. Learn about Medicare and Medicaid, as well as other insurance programs. This site also feature information for caregivers and how to get plugged into your community.

Alzheimer’s Association

Learn about Alzheimer’s and other forms of memory loss. Resources for people diagnosed with Alzheimer’s, as well as people caring for loved ones with Alzheimer’s

Legal Resources for Seniors

Legal Resources and Considerations for Seniors and Persons with Special Needs

Veterans Benefits for Seniors

Directory of benefits for veterans with a list of popular articles regarding benefits

Making the Move to Assisted Living

A Guide to Knowing When It’s Right and Making the Right Choice

Keeping Seniors Safe with While Remodeling

Keeping Seniors and Special Needs Individuals Safe Around Construction

Disaster Preparedness for Seniors

Disaster Safety & Assistive Technology: Protection for Seniors & the Disabled

Advanced Care Planning

Making plans now for the care you want when you have a serious illness is called “advance care planning.” Advance care planning helps you make your care decisions now and in the future. Planning involves learning about your illness and understanding your choices for treatments and care.

Home Accommodations for Seniors

Budget-Friendly Smart Home Accommodations for Seniors and Individuals with Special Needs

Tips for Seniors to Declutter and Organize their Home

Tips to Declutter and Organize Your Home for Seniors and Individuals with Special Needs

Elder Care Resources

Fact sheets, publications, links and other useful information for older adults, caregivers, and professionals.