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---Welcome-----

   This is your source for health information relevant to active and disabled seniors. We're committed to providing you useful, unbiased information and we're proud to follow the high standards set out by the international organization, Health On The Net.

   The Healthy Aging Channel is part of Prism Innovations' network of websites for seniors and their caregivers. We are the proud publishers of ElderCare Online and ALZwell Caregiver Support.

---Knowledge-----

  Diabetes Library
       Seventeen practical articles about understanding and managing diabetes and maintaining good health. NEW

  "Successful Aging: Optimizing Life in the Second Half" by Dr. Sol Stern and Richard O'Boyle. The real secrets of healthy aging have been uncovered by researchers and compiled into this easy-to-follow article. A "Must Read!"

 microphone.jpg (2260 bytes)   "Five Minutes With... Harry (Rick) Moody." A leading expert on Spirituality and Aging shares some insights on living and dying with website founder Rich O'Boyle.

  Healthy Aging
        Cross-Training: Complete Fitness for Seniors NEW
       
Stroke: Risk Factors, Warning Signs, Prevention
        Aging and the Eyes
        Maintaining Proper Sleep Hygiene NEW
        Hearing and Older People
        Tips on... Quitting Smoking
        Safe Driving for Older Adults
        Aging and Alcohol Abuse
        Renewal
        Tai Chi for Health and Fitness NEW
        Walking Tips for Seniors

  Medical Conditions
        Participating in Clinical Trials: What You Need to Know
       
Parkinson's Disease: New Treatments Slow Onslaught of Symptoms
        Breakthrough?: Understanding the Drug Development and Testing Process
        Influenza and Pneumonia in Older Adults NEW
        Heart Attack Prevention: Another Good Reason to Get a Flu Shot? NEW
        High Blood Pressure in Older People NEW
        Maintaining Balance With Age NEW
       
Too Good to Be True? Preventing Health Frauds and Scams
        You and Your Doctor: It Takes Two to Tango

  Emotional Balance
        Stress Management: Tips and Techniques
        Depression and the Elderly
        Support Groups Are Essential to Caregiver Wellbeing
        Don't Feel Guilty!
        Understanding and Acknowledging Negative Emotions
        Overcoming Negative Emotions

  Skill Builders
         Strategies for Managing Stress NEW
         Overcoming Isolation
         Preventing Pressure Sores
      
  Treating Pressure Sores
         Bathing and Grooming
         Eating and Nutrition

----- Products & Services -----------------------

LRG.jpg (14542 bytes) ElderCare Bookstore -- Hundreds of caregiving books, interviews, reviews, transcripts, and excerpts. Browse Now...

 ---Prism Complete Planner and Organizer-----

 prismcirclelogo.gif (505 bytes) Keeping track of important information can be difficult. In the event of an emergency, you will want to have all of it handy. This workbook enables you to collect vital information and use it to save time when visiting with your loved one's doctor or other advisor. You do NOT store information on a computer -- you keep it with you at all times so it remains secure and private.

Watch the instructional video now...

 

---Community----

 PE03323_.wmf (1990 bytes) Chat Guide -- A full schedule of real-time chat with other caregivers, professionals and guest moderators.

 newbulb.jpg (14621 bytes) The ElderCare Forum UPDATED! -- Post questions, give answers, or share your experiences and tips and receive e-mail responses with our state-of-the-art message board.

handssupport.gif (2933 bytes) The Caregiver Support Network Provides a comprehensive directory of eldercare support groups on the Internet and a team of caregivers who can help you get through the tough times.

  Caregiver HomePages -- Visit websites maintained by other caregivers,  read their online journals and learn tips.

---Solution Sets-----

Long-Term Care Insurance Analyzer -- Understand the ins and outs of buying long-term care insurance, including a free e-book and quote from a licensed professional. UPDATES WITH FREE QUOTE AND E-BOOK

  Neighborhood Network -- Find government services, aging resources and local assistance programs in the USA.

 t2t.gif (1041 bytes) Teen Resource Center Provides articles, resources and interactive features for teens who are living with a loved one with Alzheimer's Disease or other condition.

 HM00475_.WMF (19168 bytes) Medical Research Assistant -- Find authoritative resources and information for medical conditions and treatments. IMPROVED

 WB01518_.gif (392 bytes)Nursing Home Quality Advisor -- Find certified nursing homes and improve quality of life while there.

mcanalyzer.jpg (3995 bytes) Medicare Health Plan Analyzer -- Collect and compare information on different health plan options.

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