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Know the Signs of Alzheimer's 
The Alzheimer's Association has an easy to use resource about the signs of Alzheimer's.

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Find information about National Healthcare Decisions Day, NIH Medline Plus, the Medline Plus medical library and the new website.

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Digital Literacy and Internet Safety
Found a website from Comcast and NBC Universal called "The More You Know." The website has a variety of interesting articles and topics. Here are a few examples:
Digital Literacy and Internet Safety - CLICK HERE
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About Diversity - CLICK HERE
Check out this new website from the U.S Government. This is the official benefits website of the U.S. government. The website informs citizens of benefits they may be eligible for and provides information on how to apply for assistance.
Learn More - CLICK HERE

And there is also Benefits Checkup
BenefitsCheckUp is free service of the National Council on Aging (NCOA), that helps locate federal, state and private benefits programs available to adults over 55.
Learn More - CLICK HERE

A-Z Index of .gov
Have you ever wondered how many websites the government has built? Well, we don't know for sure however we found a link to an index of government websites that seems quite complete. It is called the A-Z Index of U.S. Government Departments and Agencies.
Learn More - CLICK HERE

Dealing with Bullies provides information from various government agencies on what bullying is, what cyberbullying is, who is at risk, and how you can prevent and respond to bullying.
Learn More - CLICK HERE

Retirement Planner & Your Full Retirement Age
If you are not retired yet, you should know your "full retirement age." However, if you start benefits early, your benefits are reduced a fraction of a percent for each month before your full retirement age.
Learn More - CLICK HERE

New Use for Drones
As we watch technology with drones expand, had you considered that they might be able to herd sheep?
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Want to share something with the U.S. Government?
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Watching Virtual Medicine
Keep an eye on virtual medicine and where it is going
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Family Discharge Planning
This resource and checklist assists seniors and their families with making decisions on discharge planning.
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Care Management with LivHome LivHome has an online resource that explains how a Geriatric Care Manager can help a senior and their family with assessment, management of care, oversight of caregivers and famjily support.
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Meals on Wheels America 

Check out the Meals on Wheels website and share this resource. You can search for programs by city and state on the website.


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Talking about Food - What are Edible Communities?
Edible Communities is striving to transform the way consumers shop for food, cook, eat and relate to locally grown food. From printed publications to local websites and events focused on healthy eating, the group works to connect consumers with local growers, retailers, chefs and food artisans, fostering a new appreciation of eating health food.
Learn More - CLICK HERE

Find a Walk with a Doc Event
Walk with a Doc is a walking program for everyone interested in taking steps for a healthier lifestyle. What better way to start your weekend than on your feet making strides to help your heart and improving your general health to live longer!
Learn More - CLICK HERE
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