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University of Hawaiʻi Mānoa - John A. Burns School of Medicine

Mini-Medical School on Healthy Aging


List of Useful Online Resources on Health Aging (Aug. 2014)

(Note: This resource list is in alphabetical order and will be updated periodically.)


National

About.com: Senior Health

http://seniorhealth.about.com

Agingcare.com: Connective Caregivers

http://www.agingcare.com/

Harvard Medical School-HEALTHbeat Email Newsletter

http://www.health.harvard.edu/healthbeat/archive

Hawaii Association for the Advancement of Retired Persons (AARP)

http://www.aarp.org/states/hi./

Health in Aging.org

http://www.healthinaging.org

Johns Hopkins University HealthAlerts: Health After 50

http://www.johnshopkinshealthalerts.com/health_after_50

The Mayo Clinic Healthy Aging website

http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/healthy-aging/MY00374

MedlinePlus, the US National Library of Medicine

http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/

National Institutes of Health (NIH), Senior Home Page: (Categories-Healthy Aging

http://nihseniorhealth.gov/index.html

NCOA-National Council on Aging, Center for Healthy Aging Resource Library

http://www.ncoa.org/improve-health/center-for-healthy-aging/content-library/

Retired Brains.com

http://www.retiredbrains.com/Home/Health+Care/Helpful+Medical+Sites/default.aspx

U.C. Davis-Mini Medical School on Healthy Aging: Pearls of Wisdom

http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/minimed/pearls.html

U.S. Dept. of Health and Human Services (DHHS)-Administration on Aging

http://www.aoa.gov/

U.S. Centers for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC)-Healthy Aging Topics

http://www.cdc.gov/aging/
Hawaiʻi

City and County of Honolulu, Elderly Affairs Division

http://www.elderlyaffairs.com

City and County of Honolulu, Elderly Affairs: Senior Info and Assistance Handbook 2012-14

http://www1.honolulu.gov/dcs/2012seniorhandbook.pdf

Generations Magazine-Hawaiʻi's Resource for Life

http://www.generations808.com

Hawaiʻi Aging and Disability Resource Center

http://www.hawaiiadrc.org/

Hawaiʻi Caregivers Guide.com

http://www.caregiversguide.com/hi_state.html

Hawaiʻi State Executive Office on Aging

http://health.hawaii.gov/eoa/

Hawaiʻi State Public Library System, Homepage (note: you will need HSPLS library card to access materials on this system)

http://hawaii.sdp.sirsi.net/custom/web/

Health Trends in Hawaiʻi: Demographics on Elderly Population Growth in Hawaiʻi

http://www.healthtrends.org/demo_elderly_pop.aspx

KKV-2011 Services and Housing Options for Seniors Guide

http://www1.honolulu.gov/dcs/kkvhousingguide2011.pdf

Kokua Mau- Hawaiʻi's Hospice & Palliative Care Organization: POLST (Physician's Orders for Life-Sustaining Treatment)

http://www.kokuamau.org/professionals/polst

Kupuna Education Center, Kapiolani Community College

http://www.kupunaeducation.com/

University of Hawaiʻi Mānoa John A. Burns School of Medicine (JABSOM) Health Sciences Library-Library Guides, Consumer Health Resources

http://jabsom.hawaii.libguides.com/consumer

University of Hawaiʻi Mānoa School of Law-Elder Law Program

http://www.hawaii.edu/uhelp/

University of Hawaiʻi Mānoa School of Social Work - Ha Kupuna, the National Resource Center for Native Hawaiian Hawaiian Elders

http://manoa.hawaii.edu/hakupuna/index.html
Specific Diseases

Cancer

American Cancer Society

http://www.cancer.org

Mesothelioma Guide

http://www.mesotheliomaguide.com/

Mesothelioma Prognosis Network

https://www.mesotheliomaprognosis.com/

National Cancer Institute

http://www.cancer.gov

Association of Cancer Online Resources

http://www.acor.org

Cancer Care

http://www.cancercare.org

Heart Disease

American Heart Association

http://www.american-heart.org

National Blood and Lung Institute

http://www.nhlbi.nih.gov/

Congenital Heart Information Network

http://www.tchin.org

Diabetes

American Diabetes Association

http://www.diabetes.org

National Diabetes Education Program

http://www.ndep.nih.gov

Joslin Diabetes Center

http://www.joslin.harvard.edu/

Diabetes Monitor

http://www.diabetesmonitor.com

Alzheimer's disease

Alzheimer's Association

http://www.alz.org

Fisher Center for Alzheimer's Research Foundation

http://www.alzinfo.org
Books/Publications

Care Managers - Working with the Aging Family
Cathy Jo Cress, 2009


A Long Bright Future
Laura Carstensen, 2012


How to Live to 100 - Be Healthy, Be Happy and Afford It
U.S. News and World Report, 2012


Rules for Aging
Lorenn Walker, 2012


Aging With Strength
Lorenn Walker, 2012


Healthy Aging
Mayo Clinic, 2013