NOTE: Many additional resources related to senior health may be found in our other Health Links pages.

Comprehensive senior health sites

U.S. Department of Health & Human Services
A portal to information for & about seniors on a variety of federal websites.

Health in Aging

American Geriatrics Society

NCOA | National Council on Aging

Information for seniors and their caregivers about —

  • economic security (federal benefits programs, work in later life, money management, etc.)
  • healthy aging (prevention of falls and flu, hunger & nutrition, chronic disease management)
  • public policy (existing and proposed programs, regulations, and budgeting at the federal level).


National Institutes of Health
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“Older Adults”

on, U.S. Department of Health & Human Services

“Seniors’ Health”

On MedlinePlus, National Library of Medicine
Also note “Related Health Topics” in right sidebar.

Focused senior health sites

“Assistive Devices”

On, from the National Library of Medicine


National Council on Aging
Locate programs that help pay for prescription drugs, health care, utilities, and other basic needs.

California Department of Aging

State & local services available to California seniors & their caregivers.

“Coping with Chronic Illness”

On MedlinePlus, National Library of Medicine

“Hearing Loss and Older Adults”

National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders

“Falls and Older Adults”

On NIHSeniorHealth, National Institute on Aging
NOTE: Extensive information continues on this site via links on the left.

“Mobility Aids”

On, from the National Library of Medicine
Canes, crutches, wheelchairs, & transportation.

“Senior Gateway”

Elder Financial Abuse Interagency Roundtable, State of California
Resources on insurance, frauds & scams, & other money-related issues for older Californians.


AAA | American Automobile Association
Tools & tips to help seniors keep driving safely, plus guidance for loved ones concerned about a senior’s driving.