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AARP Resources

Health Aid
http://www.aarp.org/about_aarp/health_aid.html
Find more information on this initiative designed to help guide you through the health care system.

Health Conditions
http://www.aarp.org/health/healthguide/
Search for information on Alzheimer’s disease, osteoporosis, and other health conditions.

Help Older Family Members Keep Reading in Their Lives
http://www.aarp.org/families/caregiving/caring_help/help_older_family_
members_keep_reading_in_their_li.html

Learn about Talking Books, a free program offered by the Library of Congress and the National Library Service for the Blind and Physically Handicapped.

Medicines and You
http://www.aarp.org/medicinesandyou
This free online seminar can help you learn more about your prescription drugs, learn how to manage your medications, and gain some ways to make your doctor’s visits as successful as possible.

Online Consumer Guide to Effective and Safe Prescription Drugs
http://www.aarp.org/health/comparedrugs/
Look up information about specific prescription drugs either by medication name or health condition.

Pandya, Sheel.“Adult Day Services.” AARP Public Policy Institute, 2004.
http://research.aarp.org/il/fs98_service.html

Using Medications Wisely
http://www.aarp.org/usingmeds
Find links to online tutorials, consumer guides, and other tips about medications and their uses and side effects.

Research Your Health
http://www.aarp.org/researchhealth
Complete this free online seminar and learn how to research your own health.

Valuing the Invaluable: A New Look at the Economic Value of Family Caregiving
http://www.aarp.org/research/housing-mobility/caregiving/ib82_caregiving.html
Access this June 2007 report on the financial implications of caregiving on caregivers, as well as the economic value of their contributions.

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