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Healthy Aging

Get information on senior living, exercise for seniors, staying active and enjoying this time of life.
http://www.webmd.com/healthy-aging/

The National Institute on Aging (NIA) provides government-funded information on staying active as we age.
http://www.nia.nih.gov/health/publication/exercise-and-physical-activity-getting-fit-life

Review helpful tips for fall prevention from Philips Lifeline.
http://www.learnnottofall.com/?gclid=CPOck8ywpa4CFU9ntgodHm4KSw

A recent publication called Biology of Aging: Research Today for a Healthier Tomorrow from the National Institute on Aging (NIA) looks into the basic biology of aging and points to directions for future investigation.
http://www.nia.nih.gov/health/publication/biology-aging

This 24-page booklet from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) invites readers to see how much they know about aging.
http://www.nia.nih.gov/health/publication/whats-your-aging-iq

Receive all the latest health topics and wellness tips from AARP for adults age 50 and over.
http://www.aarp.org/health/

Diet and Nutrition

Find tips and research on dieting and nutrition, diet plans, recipes, fad diets, supplements and healthy weight-loss techniques.
http://www.webmd.com/diet/

Get practical tips from AARP on healthy snacking.
http://www.aarp.org/health/healthy-living/info-12-2011/smart-snacking-tips.html

The National Institute on Aging (NIA) provides a guide for making wise decisions about what you eat as you age.
http://www.nia.nih.gov/health/publication/whats-your-plate-smart-food-choices-healthy-aging

Alzheimer’s Disease

The MN/ND chapter of the Alzheimer’s Associations provides services, information, and advocacy to people with dementia, their families and health care providers.

http://www.alz.org/mnnd

The National Institute on Aging (NIA) offers insight on the causes, symptoms and treatments for Alzheimer’s and dementia.
http://www.nia.nih.gov/alzheimers

Find current research and information about Alzheimer’s from WebMD, including discussion forums for connecting with the larger Alzheimer’s community.
http://www.webmd.com/alzheimers/

Caregiving

This initiative offers information, tools and materials to assist the caregiver and their loved ones in making informed healthcare decisions.
http://www.medicare.gov/campaigns/caregiver/caregiver-resource-kit.html

This site features information on programs at national, state and local levels that support and sustain caregivers.
http://www.caregiver.org

This site features publications and resources for caregivers, including the Family Care Resource Connection, where you can find reviews and ratings of more than 1,000 books, videos, websites and other materials on caregiving.
http://www.caregiving.org

Affiliations

LeadingAge is an association of 6,000 not-for-profit organizations dedicated to making America a better place to grow older. http://leadingage.org

AHCA represents the long term care community to the nation at large – to government, business leaders, and the general public, serving as a force for change, providing information, education, and administrative tools that enhance quality at every level.  http://ahca.org

Leading Age Minnesota (formerly Aging Services of MN) is the largest association of organizations serving Minnesota seniors.  http://www.leadingagemn.org

North Dakota Long Term Care Association (NDLTCA) is a professional and advocacy organization representing assisted living, basic care, and nursing facilities in North Dakota. http://ndltca.org