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Exercise

Benefits of Exercise
From NIH Senior Health, this site provides information on the benefits of exercise, Videos, quizes, and links to additional pages: Exercise, how to get started, Exercise to Try and How to Stay Active.

Exercise for Seniors
From MedlinePlus by the National Library of Medicine, this site provides links to many excellent sources of information on exercise and physical activities by the National Institutes of Health and national associations.

How Much Physical Activity Do Older Adults Need?
From the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) this page provides basic guidelines for weekly physical activity and a link to Go4Life.

Healthy Aging

Healthy Aging: Medline Plus
Topics include: Overviews, Latest News, Prevention and Screening, Nutrition, Specific Conditions, Related Issues, Health Check Tools, Research, Journal Articles, Directories, Organizations, Statistics, MedlinePlus Magazine, Men and Women. Contains information from the National Institutes of Health, other government agencies and national associations. Compiled by the National Library of Medicine.

Healthy Aging: CDC
Topics include Health Information for Older Adults; Data & Statistics; Healthy Brain Initiative; Caregiving, Emergency Preparedness & Older Adults; Health Disparites; Resources, Publications & Press Room; Advanced Care Planning & Chronic Disease Management; States & Communities; Mental Health & Aging; Healthy Aging Research Network. Also includes Interactive Data Tools: Promoting Preventive Services Report; The State of Aging in America; The State of Mental Health & Aging in America. From the Centers of Disease Control & Prevention

Healthy Aging: NIH Senior Health
Specifically designed and written for older adults, the site offers tips on staying healthy, good health care and lifestyle changes, plus links to resources from the National Institute on Aging. From the National Library of Medicine.

Health & Aging
From the NIH agency, National Institute on Aging, this page has multiple resources on health topics of interest to older adults.

What's on Your Plate? Smart Food Choices for Healthy Aging (PDF)
This 84 page booklet from the National Institute on Aging gives practical advice on eating healthy for active older adults.

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Nutrition

Eating Well as you Age
From NIH Senior Health, this site includes Benefits of Eating Well, Choose Nutrient Dense Foods, Know How Much to Eat, Be a Smart Shopper, Eat Well on a Budget, Frequently Asked Questions, Videos on Eating Well as You Get Older, Quiz Yourself, and links to MedlinePlus and National Institute on Aging and information on Food Safety.

What's on Your Plate?
From the National Institute on Aging, this site includes Important Nutrients to Know, Plans for Healthy Eating, Healthy Lifestyle, Shopping Tips, Food Safety, Common Questions, and Learn More.

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