Medical Search Engines:


WebMD
PubMed is a really, really extensive medical search engine/database that is a service of the National Library of Medicine. Over 15 million MEDLINE articles and journal citations are available here to search through. Depending on the article, you can view an abstract or full-text. Some articles are available for purchase as well.
Healthline offers a few unique features, including physician-filtered results and clustered "healthmaps
This is a great medical and health information site put together by the US Department of Health and Human Services. You can search through over 1500 health-related organizations

Governmental Health Resources for Seniors


General National / Federal Health Resources


Administration on Aging.

This division of Health & Human Services offers a wealth of information about its programs, the Aging Network, and many worthwhile related links.

National Institute on Aging

"The National Institute on Aging (NIA) is one of the National Institutes of Health, the principal biomedical research agency of the United States Government. The NIA promotes healthy aging by conducting and supporting biomedical, social, and behavioral research and public education."

SeniorLaw

An award-winning, excellent site sponsored by the New York law firm of Goldfarb &Abrandt. The Internet Public Library (IPL2) says of this site: "It contains links and a searchable database of information and resources on topics such as case law, Medicaid, Medicare, Elderlaw attorneys, social security, wills and trusts, nursing home law, long term care insurance and elder abuse and neglect. You can search recent Federal court decisions, statutes and regulations, and articles pertinent to the field of Elder law. Also contains links to sand neglect. You can search recent Federal court decisions, statutes and regulations, and articles pertinent to the field of Elder law. Also contains links to some of the best general sites on Eldercare and resources for seniors on the web."


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Social Security


Social Security Administration Online

A large site which includes downloadable forms, disability information, Medicare information, Benefit payments, etc.

Social Security Administration Online Beneifts Application Site

Aply online for retirement or spouses benefits or restart your incomplete retirement/spouses application, Apply for disability benefits or restart your incomplete disability application, or Check the status of an application

Social Security Benefit Calculators: