Senior Health

New Hampshire


New Hampshire Bureau of Elderly & Adult Services
State agency providing a listing of social and long-term supports to adults age 60 and older and to adults between the ages of 18 and 60 who have a chronic illness or disability.

New Hampshire Service Link
An Aging & Disabilty Resource Center. The place to go to make connections to long term services and supports, access family caregiver information and supports, explore options and understand and access Medicare and Medicaid. 

Service Link List of NH Resources  

Caregiver Action Network (CAN)
CAN is a non-profit organization providing education, peer support, and resources to family caregivers across the country free of charge.

Health in Aging
The American Geriatric Society's website for patients, famliies & caregivers. Health topics, driving safety, wellness, search bar for geriatricians in your area.

National Institute on Aging
US Department of Heath & Human Services website. Health topics, research and news.

The National Council on Aging
Resources and educational programs on health, nutrition, fall prevention, economic security and more. Also a newsletter you can sign up for on current news and health topics.

Cognitive Health


Alzheimers Association

Alzheimers Foundation

Cleveland Clinic Healthy Brains Website
Information on brain check-up, brain health, nutrition, staying connected, clinical trials and more 

Medications  

Also see our Medication Safety Page & Healthcare Costs Pages

The BEERS List 
Medication list developed by The American Geriatrics Society (AGS) considered to be 'Potentially Inappropriate Medications' (PIMs) due to their side effects in older adults. You can print the list and take it with you to discuss with your healthcare provider.

Articles

Information, Health & Food Help For Seniors During COVID19 in NH
Published by AARP, Pam Dube, March 2020

Medication Safety for Older Adults.
From The American Geriatric Society

What is The BEERS List and Why It's Important. 
From Better Health While Aging.

Polypharmacy in The Elderly:
Taking Too Many Medications Can Be Risky 
From Aging Care

Tips & Printable Sheets

How To Prepare for a Doctor's Appointment
Great list of steps & questions to consider. From the National Institute on Aging. 

From Healthy Aging & The American Geriatric Society:

What to Do if A Medication You Take is On The BEERS List

Medication Alternatives Information Sheet 

Printable Medication Diary Sheet

Printable Tips for Senior Health & Caregiver Topics  

Search Tool for Finding a Geriatric Specialist Doctor in Your State 

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