Full-text articles from journals, reports, pamphlets, and original research. Contents cover complementary, holistic and integrated approaches to health care. more info.
Health & Wellness Resource Center
Research diseases, medical conditions, drugs, herbal remedies, and alternative medicine, health assessment tools. Spanish available. more info.
Provides a custom selection of many full-text journals for professional educators covering teaching the humanities, social sciences, science and technology, as well as child development, substance abuse, health, learning disabilites, teaching literature, education law and sports training. more info.
Research diseases, conditions, wellness issues, drugs, supplements, and treatments. Resources include videos, tutorials, illustrations, and a dictionary. From the National Library of Medicine. more info.
National Women's Health Information Center
Service of the Office on Women's Health in the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. Offers a wide...more
Calendar of metro area caregiver support and education groups. Sortable by county.
Dedicated to children's health resources.
Hennepin County Services for Seniors
Created to help girls (ages 10-16) learn about health, growing up, and issues they may face. It focuses on hea...more
Family Caregiver Alliance
Information and support for families and caregivers of individuals with chronic, disabling health conditions.
Savvy Senior Weekly
New column every Monday covers variety of topics for older adults. Written by Jim Miller, Contributor to the N...more
Caring For Aging Parents
The New Old Age Blog from NYTimes.com. Read about eldercare and other topics concerning those caring for their...more
Vital Aging Network
Resources that link people to opportunities for meaningful and productive activities.
MedlinePlus Seniors' Health Issues
Excellent compendium of health topics and resources for seniors. Compiled by the National Library of Medicine.
Healthy Aging for Older Adults
Information on healthy aging for older adults, health statistics and research, and organizations that research...more
Official information and services from the U.S. Government. Find help providing care, government benefits, leg...more
NIH Senior Health
"Talking" Web site includes information on many senior health issues. Users can listen to or read information ...more
Doctor-approved health information about children from before birth through adolescence. Has separate areas fo...more
Meals on Wheels
Information on ordering meals and volunteering.
Care Options Network
Referral resource for senior care professionals in the Twin Cities area. Publishes the more
American Geriatrics Society Foundation For Health in Aging
Offers information on the health and care of older adults. Includes four subtopics: Aging in the Know, Elderca...more
Staying Healthy as a Senior
Links to official information and services from the U.S. Government.
Affordable rental housing information for people living in the seven-county Twin Cities area and selected regi...more
Metropolitan Area on Aging
The designated area agency on aging for the seven county Twin Cites metro area.
Information and resources on children's health from the American Academy of Pediatrics.
MedlinePlus Medicare Page
Excellent list of resources for caregivers.
Mayo Clinic Healthy Aging
Reviewed by Mayo Clinic medical editorial staff. Numerous articles related to aging, retirement and dependent ...more
Minnesota State Services for the Blind
Tools, techniques, training and referrals to help senior citizens adapt to changes in their vision,&...more
Minnesota Kinship Caregivers Association
Non-profit organization serving people caring for, or considering caring for, a relative's child through i...more
Minnesota Homecare Association
Resource to find and choose homecare services in Minnesota.
Living At Home
Volunteers and health professionals team up to help older neighbors stay in their homes.
Alzheimer's Association - Minnesota
Programs and information for those diagnosed with or caring for someone with Alzheimer's disease. 24/7 Helplin...more
National Stroke Association
The National Stroke Association reaches out to people who want to learn more about stroke, have survived a str...more
Senior Linkage Line
Connect to community services with free telephone information and assistance service for seniors and their fam...more
Administration On Aging Elders & Families
Provides links to resources to connect older persons, caregivers and professionals to federal, national and, a...more
Senior Housing Options
Select and search specific Minnesota areas for assisted living facilities, independent living, and subsidized ...more
Long Term Care Choices
Step-by-step tool to help you decide what you need to live well and age well. Identifies community resources. ...more
The Merck Manual of Health & Aging
Information on aging and the care of older people for the lay public.
USA.gov Senior Citizens' Resources
Official information and services from the U.S. government. Includes caregivers' resources, consumer protectio...more
Guide to Choosing a Nursing Home
Information to help individuals, family members, caregivers, and those who assist them find and compare nursin...more
Exercise and Physical Activity For Older Adults
From NIH Senior Health. See sample ...more
Minnesota Braille and Talking Book Library
Provides free direct services to eligible Minnesotans who are legally blind or visually impaired, physically d...more
CDC Healthy Aging
Serves as the focal point for older adult health at Centers for Disease Control.
Eldercare Locator : Connecting You to Community Services
Access home and community-based services like transportation, meals, home care, and caregiver support services...more
Multiple resources for family caregivers. Includes culturally specific information for Spanish speakers and Hm...more
Medicare Rights Center
Largest independent source of health care information and assistance in the U.S. for people with Medicare. MRC...more
Get all the benefits you deserve. Complete online questionnaires to identify federal, state, local and private...more
Provides objective information on assistive technology products and rehabilitation equipment available from do...more
Medicare Resources for Caregivers
Information on navigating through Medicare, health care services, links to partner organizations that assist c...more
MedlinePlus Caregivers Page
Links to resources aimed to help caregivers.
National Hispanic Council on Aging NHCOA
Works to improve the lives of Hispanic older adults, their families, and caregivers.
Minnesota Adult Day Care Services
MADSA supports adult day programs that help keep people in their communities without social isolation while pr...more
Nursing Home Report Card
Includes information about the 382 nursing homes in Minnesota that are certified to participate in the Medical...more
Minnesota Health Care Directive
From the Minnesota Board on Aging.
Geriatric Mental Health Foundation
The Geriatric Mental Health Foundation was established by the American Association for Geriatric Psychiatry to...more
Life Stages and Populations
Minnesota Department of Health.
Nursing Home Compare
Detailed information about every Medicare and Medicaid certified nursing home in the country. Also available i...more
Door to door public transportation for people with disabilities.
Medicare Nursing Homes
Identify and compare every nursing home that accepts Medicare and Medicaid, by state, city, and zip code.
Minnesota Brain Injury Alliance
Lists programs, services, employment & education tips, and informational resources, including support grou...more
Minnesota-based non-profit organization dedicated to helping women and girls escape sex trafficking, sexual ex...more
American Stroke Association
Practical information and resources for taking care of yourself and your loved one. Tips for daily livin...more
Caregiver topics from Mayo Clinic
Topics include aging parents, senior health, caring for the elderly, more
UCare Skyway Senior Center
Provides a safe, accessible, and friendly place for people age 50 and over to socialize,&n...more
Caring For The Caregiver
Information, education and support for family and friends who are caregivers. From the National Cancer I...more
Cuidando al Cuidador (Caring For The Caregiver)
Helps adults with vision loss continue to live full and independent lives by providing timely information, ste...more
Caregiver Resource Center
Designed specifically for caregivers. Provides links to local caregiver resources and Facebook community ...more
AARP Caregiving Resource Center
Broad selection of caregiving...more
Food Resources For Seniors
Second Harvest Heartland offers assistance to older Americans in need of resources that help provide nutr...more
National Hispanic Council on Aging E-Learning Cultural Competence Course
Web-based tool to increase the cultural and linguistic competence for healthcare providers to Latino...more
Source of excellent information about hearing aids.
Own Your Future
Provides basic information for creating your own personal plan for long-term care. Thinking ahead and planning...more
Pregnancy & Postpartum Support Mineesota
Dementia and Driving Resource Center
24/7 Helpline: 1-800-272-3900. Watch videos portraying how four families deal with different is...more
Minnesota Parents Know
Research-based resource on children from birth through grade 12, health websites and parenting information. In...more