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Consumer Health: Senior and Minority Health Resources

This guide will provide general health resources for the consumer.

National Institute on Aging

National Institute on Aging

Health information from the National Institute on Aging provides excellent resources on all aspects of aging encompassing various ethnic backgrounds.  Information is also available in Spanish.

Minority Health

Office of Minority Health 

The mission of the Office of Minority Health is to improve the health of racial and ethnic minority populations through the development of health policies and programs that will eliminate health disparities.

The Office of Minority Health Resource Center was created in 1987. It is the nation's largest repository of information on health disparities issues.

Health Reach

 

Find culturally relevant information in multiple languages and formats about health conditions and wellness topics. Learn about diseases, causes, symptoms, treatment, and prevention. Materials may be available as printable documents, audio, and video. Excellent resource for Limited English Proficiency (LEP) patients to locate materials in their native language.  

National Indian Council on Aging (NICOA)

Excellent resource in locating material for American Indian elders and their care.  Topics include, long term care, Medicare and Medicaid, elder abuse, and specific diseases such as diabetes and Alzheimer's Disease.