Category Archives: Featured Link

Featured Link — Parkinson’s Disease Foundation

The Parkinson’s Disease Foundation (PDF) is a leading national presence in Parkinson’s disease research, education and public advocacy. We are working for the nearly one million people in the US who live with Parkinson’s by funding promising scientific research while supporting people … Continue reading

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Featured Link — SeniorAdvisor.com

SeniorAdvisor is a site that provides information on senior communities. Using this site, people can locate senior housing and communities closest to Dallas with several sorting options like distance, ratings, and different accommodations. Each listing includes user reviews and photos, too. … Continue reading

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Featured Link — Medicare Information

For those of you about to become eligible for Medicare, or those who just want to learn more about it, the Internet has tons of information for you. The first place to look is the government’s own excellent site, Medicare.gov. Consumer … Continue reading

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Featured Link — Coach Broyle’s Playbook for Alzheimer’s Caregivers

Those of us who are “of a certain age” have vivid memories of Frank Broyles, the enormously successful football coach at the University of Arkansas. Long-retired now, Coach Broyle’s has turned his attention from football to Alzheimer’s disease. He has … Continue reading

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Featured Link — Life and Death in Assisted Living

If you have a relative or friend in assisted living you should read the lengthy but excellent article at ProPublica, titled Life and Death in Assisted Living. Here are the opening paragraphs: Joan Boice needed help. Lots of it. Her … Continue reading

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Featured Link — Veteran Entrepreneurship

Military Online Colleges is a commercial site, but it has good resources for veterans who are making the transition to civilian life. If you’re in that situation, take a look at this site. Here is a little information about it: … Continue reading

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Featured Link — Womens Health

WomensHealth.gov is not specifically for seniors, but it contains a vast amount of health information specifically for females.

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Featured Link — Publications by the Social Security Administration

The Social Security Administration has recently redesigned its Web site, and the new one is full of information and fairly easy to navigate. One thing some people may not realize is that the  Social Security Administration provides a vast amount … Continue reading

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Featured Link — Senior Resources: Care Guides, Senior Glossary Terms and More

The people at AssistedLivingToday.com have provided a page filled with helpful resources for seniors or for those who have an elderly or disabled family member You can see the resource page here. Here is the introduction: The following are a … Continue reading

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Featured Link — Tips to Prevent Identity Theft

As I have written many times, identity theft is a growing problem for all of us, but the elderly are particularly susceptible to identity theft. Two good resources for tips on preventing identity theft are the federal government site at http://www.consumer.ftc.gov/features/feature-0014-identity-theft and … Continue reading

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