Healthcare

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importantKeep your Personal Medical Form with you easily on a jump drive or on paper.  Complete the Personal Medical Form below and keep it handy for medical appointments or emergencies.  Also, see tips about being admitted to the hospital.

Click on the links on this page to open the information.

Personal Medical Form

Being Admitted to the Hospital

 

Medicare Information:

Medicare resources from CMS.gov.  Includes links to Medicare, Appeals and Grievances, Billing, Forms, Coverage, Enrollment, Health Plans, Prescription Drug Coverage, Medicare Fee-for-Service Part B Drugs, Medicare Advantage and more.

Medicare Starter Kit.  AARP (American Association of Retired Persons)

Your Medicare Advisor.  AMAC  (Association of Mature American Citizens)

 

Search for Health Information:

Health Fraud Scams. FDA site and 3 minute video.

Health Information. National Institutes of Health. Search health topics here.

Health Topics A to ZCheck out our topics and tools to help you and your family stay healthy. Browse our categories or use the A to Z search. Healthfinder.gov

Healthy Aging National Council on Aging. Programs give older adults the knowledge and tools to prevent falls, manage chronic conditions, and improve their lives.

Long Term Care. U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.

Medicine Tips for Seniors.  HealthDay News for Healthier Living.

Senior and Exercise.  HealthDay News for Healthier Living.

Symptoms, causes, treatment and prevention for over 975 diseases, illnesses, health conditions and wellness issues. Medline Plus.

 

Hospital, Nursing Home, Doctor, and Dialysis Quality:

Compare hospitals. Medicare.gov

Compare nursing homes. Medicare.gov

Dialysis Facility Compare. Medicare.gov.

Find Doctors, Dentists, Hospitals. Healthgrades.hospital

Compare Hospital Safety:

The Leapfrog Group   Leapfrog’s Hospital Safety Score® assigns A, B, C, D and F grades to more than 2,500 U.S. hospitals based on their ability to prevent errors, accidents, injuries and infections.   Hospital Safety Score   and Leapfrog Hospital Survey Results

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