Don't Drink Yourself Overweight

Sugar sweetened beverages offer empty calories and not much else. Don't drink yourself overweight!

 

Healthy Seniors

Online Resources


 

For a comprehensive listing of services  available to seniors in Ulster County, including housing, food, financial and legal assistance, long-term care options, general healthcare - and more, please visit (click on) these important sites:

Ulster County Office for the Aging

Ulster County NY Connects

 

Seniors (Adults 65 Years and  Older) and information about the Flu.

http://www.flu.gov/

 

The Upstate New York Poison Center offers programs for older adults and the safe use of medicines.

http://www.upstate.edu/poison/community/seniors.php

 

Each year, one in every three adults age 65 and older falls. Falls can cause moderate to severe injuries, such as hip fractures and head traumas, and can increase the risk of early death. Fortunately, falls are a public health problem that is largely preventable.

http://www.cdc.gov/HomeandRecreationalSafety/Falls/index.html

 

CDC

 

Center for Disease Control: Healthy Aging

http://www.cdc.gov/aging/aginginfo/index.htm

 

AARP is a nonprofit, nonpartisan organization with a membership that helps people age 50 and over have independence, choice and control in ways that are beneficial and affordable to them and society as a whole, ways that help people 50 and over improve their lives.

http://www.aarp.org/

  

Preparing your home and your family: Online information for Seniors. 

American Red Cross

 

The National Institute on Aging (NIA) gives an insight on topics concerning aging, as well as information concerning research and treatments for age related illness and disease.

http://www.nia.nih.gov/

 

NIH Senior Health provides older adults with health and wellness information.

http://nihseniorhealth.gov/

 

WomensHealth.gov gives older adults the tools to maintain a happy and healthy lives, understand disease and conditions associated with older age, and provides help with planning for the future.

http://www.womenshealth.gov/aging/ 

 

WebMD has compiled a site of information and topics related to being 50 and older, and living better and longer.

http://www.webmd.com/healthy-aging/default.htm

 

Learn more about the surprising extra benefits of exercise for seniors.

 

http://caregiver.com/articles/general/exercise_for_seniors3.htm