Health and Wellness Resources
The Alzheimer's Association provides a help line, information and support services to people living with Alzheimer’s disease and their caregivers.
Alzheimer’s Disease Education and Referral (ADEAR) Center
The federal government's resource for Alzheimer's and related dementias.
The American Cancer Society's website provides information on symptoms, research, diagnosis and treatment of cancer that can be filtered by the specific type. This website also has a very helpful online tool that locates cancer support groups in your area.
The AARP Foundation created this website to provide a network of resources that provide information and opportunities to anyone who is isolated or lonely to help them develop social connections and solutions.
Corporation for National and Community Service
The Corporation for National and Community Service is a resource to connect volunteers with volunteer opportunities across America.
Participating in Activities You Enjoy
This NIH page describes the benefits of being active in a community and staying involved.
Understand and monitor your health with private, affordable and convenient lab tests. No physician's order is required and walk-ins are welcome. Results are typically available in 24-72 hours. Conveniently located inside the Medical West Healthcare Center building!
Chronic Disease Self-Management Education
National Council on Aging resource for self-management and education of chronic diseases.
The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics is the world's largest organization of food and nutrition professionals. This resource contains articles and recipes for kids, women, men and seniors. Their online referral service allows you to search a national database of Academy members to find a registered dietitian nutritionist or food and nutrition practitioner.
The National Institute on Aging's exercise and physical activity campaign designed to help you fit exercise and physical activity into daily life and provides free exercises by category and videos.
This federal government resource provides information on a variety of health and wellness topics and provides a search tool to locate a variety of service providers near you.
Health Information for Older Adults
This section of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention website provides health and wellness information for older adults.
The National Library of Medicine produces this complete resource that provides information on diseases, conditions and wellness. It provides tips, videos and tools to maintain health and wellness.
MyPlate for Older Adults
A resource for seniors that provides examples, tips and information on making healthy food choices.
National Institute on Aging/NIH
National Institute on Aging website that features health and wellness information for seniors.
Suicide Prevention Lifeline
This 24-hour, toll-free, confidential suicide prevention hotline is available to anyone in crisis or emotional distress. Calls are routed to the nearest crisis center in a national network of more than 150 centers.
Treatment Referral Routing Service
This 24-hour, toll-free, confidential hotline, provides treatment referral and information about mental health and/or substance use disorders, prevention, and recovery in English and Spanish.
Veterans Crisis Line
This toll-free, confidential hotline connects veterans in crisis (and their families and friends) with qualified, caring Department of Veterans Affairs responders. Online chat or text communication also available.
A complete resource that provides mental health information for consumers and families, school systems, local communities, policy makers, professionals, and government and business leaders.
National Mental Health Consumers Self-Help Clearinghouse
The Clearinghouse serves people who are recovering from mental illnesses by connecting them to self-help and advocacy resources and offering expertise about peer-run groups and organizations that serve individuals who have been diagnosed with mental health conditions.
The National Multiple Sclerosis Society website provides information on symptoms, diagnosis and treatment of Multiple Sclerosis. An online tool allows you to enter your zipcode to locate your local MS Chapter.
Medical West Healthcare Center's Certified Ostomy Care Nurse
Zoe, our Certified Ostomy Care Nurse, has over 40 years of experience and has become a trusted resource. She can provide you personalized instruction, product guidance and pre-surgery counseling on a variety of topics. Click here to read about common topics she can assist with and how to schedule your personalized appointment today!
United Ostomy Associations of America, Inc website that provides information and support for people living with an ileostomy, colostomy, urostomy and other ostomy types. This website has an online tool to locate an ostomy support group in your area.
Parkinson's Foundation provides information and resources for people with Parkinson's disease. There is an online tool to locate support groups in your area. There is also a Helpline you can call (800-4PD-INFO/800-473-4636) staffed by nurses, social workers and therapists to provide support and offer resources and information.