Eatright.org is the American Dietetic Association's site with information for all ages on how to eat right. There are many articles and resources for professionals as well. Helpful tips and direction is also available for those seeking education required to enter the dietetic field of employment. Eatright.org is a worthwhile site for anyone in the health industry.
Fitday is a easy site to work with. It allows you to enter your food intake and physical activities so that you can balance them allowing you to set nutrition and/or weight goals. It also has a wonderful feature that calculates your nutritional values. You can individualize your account so that it keeps track of a particular dietary need. You can easily balance the percentage of fat vs. protein and carbohydrates or maybe you want to make sure your calcium intake is on target. It also allows printable reports. I use this site frequently.
Health.gov has a section called Older Adults which discusses illnesses, diseases, nutrition and physical activity specific to this age group. This site also targets all ages if you need to jump around between the decades. Take a look.
Helpguide.org is a great resource for helping you and for others who are trying to understand what's happening in a loved one's world. Helpful topics are available for all age groups but the over 50's segment of the population will find lots of stimulus with this site. As we age we are capable of trying new things, and learning, just as we did when we were younger. We just have the wisdom of life experience to go with it. This positive site has many helpful tips toward completing that possible bucket list of goals. Make it happen!
Livestrong is full of information including MyPlate which allows you to monitor your eating and exercise toward a healthy weight. They offer lots of tips and good information on food, fitness, health and lifestyle.
Mayo Clinic offers nice definitions for illnesses, drugs and supplements and also has a symptom checker which comes in handy at times. They have explanations for different procedures and tests as well as instructions for first aid. I find this site a wealth of information.
National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine (NCCAM) is where you'll find an exciting field where anything goes. CAM includes just about anything you can think of for healing, or sustaining our physical, mental and spiritual health. This field will open your eyes to ideas that may surprise you.
Sit and Be Fit is a fun website based on a TV series that offers numerous DVD's for aging well. Thy are geared toward the older adult and offer a COPD Program, Stress, Heart Health, Deep Vein Thrombosis and also one for Boomers. There are instructor kits showing fitness counselors proper form and how to teach routines. This is a non-profit organization.
Tuck.com has some great information and sleep issues are at the top of concern for many. Read about it here!