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10 Ways to Support Someone with Mental Health Challenges - Millions of people with mental health issues lead happy, productive, and extremely normal lives.

50 Tips for Taking Fitness Outside - A guide from Experience Life for taking your fitness outside. Enjoy all the perks — and avoid the pitfalls — of exercising outdoors this summer.

About Isolation in Aging Adults - This site offers an overview of the issue, as well as the most prevalent causes and solutions. The site also offers an assessment to help determine whether you or a loved one are at risk for isolation and a service that will text you reminders to check in on your loved ones. Isolation is more than being alone. It's the result of feeling detached physically or psychologically, or being disconnected.

Addiction Recovery Resources of New Orleans - New Orleans - Addiction Recovery Resources provides professional, effective and ethical treatment to individuals and families affected by addictive disorders. We offer outpatient detox, residential and outpatient treatment, pain management, and treatment for recovering professionals, including physicians and nurses, as well as free weekly lectures open to the public, each Thursday at 6 p.m.

Administration on Aging - The Department of Health and Human Services offers comprehensive information for seniors including news, benefits and government programs. The mission of AoA is to develop a comprehensive, coordinated and cost-effective system of home and community-based services that helps elderly individuals maintain their health and independence in their homes and communities.

Adult Day Care - Adult Day Care is a national resource that offers a directory of adult day care centers and other adult day care information.

Aging in Place - Aging In Place connects seniors, families, and caretakers with the information and professional support they need to make the best decision for their physical, emotional, and financial well being.

Alcoholics Anonymous - New Orleans - the New Orleans chapter's official website to help its members in the AA - 12-step program with links including alcoholics anonymous national website.

All Refer- Online health encyclopedia; a medical and health consumer information resource containing comprehensive and unbiased information in patient-friendly language from trusted sources on over 1,500 health topics, 70 focussed health centers, and more than 11,000 drugs and medications.

Alton Ochsner Medical Foundation - is a non-profit Ochsner entity which has been set up to solicit donations to provide patient care, medical education and clinical research.

Alzheimer's Association Louisiana Chapter - Education and awareness on Alzheimer’s disease. Our mission: To eliminate Alzheimer's disease through the advancement of research; to provide and enhance care and support for all affected; and to reduce the risk of dementia through the promotion of brain health.

American Academy of Allergy, Asthma, and Immunology - professional medical organization of specialists in allergy, asthma, and immunology.

American Cancer Society - The American Cancer Society is the nationwide community-based voluntary health organization dedicated to eliminating cancer as a major health problem by preventing cancer, saving lives, and diminishing suffering from cancer, through research, education, advocacy and service.

Assisted Living Facilities - Assisted Living Facilities strives to serve as the informational resource for assisted living in the United States. We list information on over 36,200 state-licensed assisted living facilities and try to explain the rules and regulations of each state.

Blood Center of Southeast Louisiana - offers critical programs and services to provide a safe supply of blood and blood components to patients requiring transfusion therapy in Louisiana.

Can Social Isolation be Solved with Technology? - This article discusses how technology can be used to combat social isolation and why it shouldn’t be considered a total solution.

CLAO - our mission is to advance quality medical eye care for the public by providing comprehensive ophthalmologists and other eye care professionals with education and training in contact lenses, refractive surgery and related eye care science.

Coming Out About Mental Illness - Getting a diagnosis for depression -- or any mental illness -- is no easy task, but getting validation and treatment can be a great relief.

Consumer Safety Guide - We’re here to help you and your loved ones get the answers you need about consumer and medical products. We want to educate the public and ensure consumers are informed about defective medical products, dangerous drugs, and high-risk consumer products.

Cystic Fibrosis Foundation New Orleans Chapter - The world’s leader in the search for a cure for cystic fibrosis, we fund more CF research than any other organization. Locally, we host many events to raise money and sponsors, volunteers and supporters. We welcome you to help join in the fight.

Detox - Get clean, get sober. We'll help you find the best drug or alcohol detox program for you or a loved one. Detox treatment is different for each individual and can be customized based on each person's unique needs and situations. We can help you create a plan for recovery.

Drug Rehabs - We strive to provide you with the most helpful information regarding drug and alcohol addiction and the treatment and recovery field. In addition to the free listing information, resources, educational articles and blogs, we offer connections to premium drug and alcohol rehabilitation programs through our facility locator service, which you may use at your discretion without any obligation.

Elder Fraud - How to avoid and detect Elder Fraud: A guide for older people, carers and relatives. 

Epilepsy Foundation of Louisiana - Provides social services for people with epilepsy/seizure disorder in Louisiana. Medicine assistance, education, information and referral, etc. are all provided free of charge. Call the hotline: 1-800-960-0587 for information.

Equestrian Angel Therapeutic Outreach Program - Jefferson - Therapeutic visitation with miniature horses. Special needs schools, nursing homes and hospitals. Equine assisted speech, physical, and psychotherapy. We are located in Jefferson, Louisiana and provide our services on a volunteer basis to the surrounding greater New Orleans and rural areas of Louisiana.

Friends in Need Foundation, Inc. - We are a small non-profit organization primarily assisting families and individuals in times of financial crisis due to medical problems.

Healthy Children, Healthy World - We are igniting a movement that inspires parents to protect young children from harmful chemicals.

Healthy Stuff - Researching toxic chemicals in everyday products.

Heritage for the Blind of New Orleans - At The Heritage for The Blind, we understand that losing your vision can be a difficult, emotional and life-changing experience that affects you and everyone around you - spouses, family members, children, friends, neighbors and co-workers. By supporting our organization with your vehicle donation, you will enable us to continue to work on our numerous projects.

Hispanic American Allergy and Immunology Association - HAAMA's goal is the organization of qualified physicians, scientists and community activists who meet to promote the study, research, education, and care of Allergic and immunological diseases related to the Hispanic population.

Home Health Care Agencies - Home health care companies offer a wide range of skilled medical services such as nursing care, physical therapy and occupational therapy from qualified medical professionals in addition to various services from home health aides.

How Can Whistleblowers Help Fight Fraud - This is especially important when it comes to healthcare and providers and the elderly.

Internet Safety Guide for Seniors - Here is a complete E-safety Guide for Elders that you can follow. Our Guide is broken into 3 parts covering elderly scams, how to spot and elder fraud and how to prevent elder fraud.

Legancy Donor Foundation - is dedicated to saving the lives of Louisianians through organ and tissue donation. The Legacy Donor Foundation seeks to enhance and save the lives of patients waiting for life-saving transplants by educating the citizens of our state about the importance of and critical need for organ donation.

Legacy Organ and Tissue Donor Registry - Organ donation information, tissue services info, education, volunteer info, links and on-line sign up.

Lighthouse for the Blind in New Orleans - New Orleans - Our Low Vision Clinic offers specialists who know about electronic and non-electronic magnification and can teach a person how to identify and use the right magnifying device. In addition, there are many talking, large print, and tactual aids that can be discovered.

Live to See Cancer Cured - Live to See Cancer Cured Foundation was created to improve the lives of those affected by pediatric cancer, and create a New Normal so kids can still be kids. We believe in advocating for kids and their families as they start this voyage called cancer.

Loneliness, Social Isolation, and Poor Health - This is an interesting look at poor health as a cause and result of isolation. It also discusses the Roseto effect, and how a close-knit community can positively impact heart health.

Louisiana Assisted Living - All senior living options in Louisiana. 140 senior living options from 44 cities, towns and villages in Louisiana.

Louisiana Association of Nationally Registered Emergency Medical Technicians - Baton Rouge - LANREMT's mission is the enhancement of the EMS profession through advocacy, education and awareness. Founded in 1976, LANREMT works with many EMS associations in Louisiana to strengthen the EMS System and to ensure quality patient care. LANREMT is the state affiliate of the National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians, NREMT, and is a member of the National Association of Emergency Medical Technicians, NAEMT.

Louisiana Association of Nurse Practitioners - member site with newsletters, legislative updates, educational offerings, jobs, member homepages and more.

Louisiana Dental Association - Baton Rouge - The LDA is the largest professional health organization for dentists in Louisiana and a constituent society of the American Dental Association (ADA).

Louisiana Diabetes Foundation - our purpose is to protect the Louisiana citizen with diabetes and to improve their physical well-being.

Louisiana Drug Rehab And Addiction Treatment Options - Louisiana addiction treatment programs offer detoxification, inpatient and outpatient services. When part of an individualized treatment plan, these programs can help a person achieve long-term sobriety.

Louisiana Psychiatric Medical Association - New Orleans - our mission is to promote mental health, support quality treatment of psychiatric disorders and support the professional agenda and standards of our national organization.

Louisiana Senior Guide - The Louisiana Senior Guide contains key statistics and information about how senior citizens in Louisiana live. Use this tool to compare healthcare quality, senior housing options, demographic and financial statistics, and other important data for Louisiana with the rest of the country.

Louisiana State Medical Society - Baton Rouge - The Louisiana State Medical Society is a voluntary association of physicians providing leadership for the advancement of the health of the people of Louisiana and serving as the premier advocate for patients and physicians.

Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, The - provides education, research, patient care services and community outreach. LSU Health Sciences Center encompasses six professional schools - the School of Medicine in New Orleans, the School of Medicine in Shreveport, the School of Graduate Studies in New Orleans and Shreveport, the School of Nursing, the School of Dentistry, and the School of Allied Health Professions in New Orleans and Shreveport.

LSUHSC Important Work - A website and video about the important work being done at the Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center.

Magnolia Family Counseling - Metairie, Louisiana - Magnolia Family Counseling provides individual counseling, couples counseling and family counseling at our private practice office in Metairie. At Magnolia, we help over-stressed, over-whelmed adults, adolescents, and children find what’s needed to create more peaceful, balanced lives through counseling in our private practice office.

Making Wishes Come True for Louisiana Children - A Child’s Wish - Metairie, Louisiana - We grant wishes for Louisiana's critically ill children with our volunteer charity organization A Child's Wish. Volunteer to help these children have their wishes granted.

Medicaid Long Term Care Guide - Free, easy-to-use guide for individual programs and eligibility requirements for their Medicaid long term care for every state. Choose Louisiana and find resources and information to help you find Medicaid information. This resource is free and is compiled by Senior Planning employees.

Mesothelioma - Mesothelioma cancer can be confusing. We offer resources and educational videos to help you better understand all of your medical & legal options. Our organization is the ONLY volunteer-based, ZERO-PROFIT website dedicated to helping mesothelioma victims on an INTERNATIONAL level.

Mesothelioma and Asbestos Awareness Center - We provide information and resources for mesothelioma patients and their families. Information and support for those afflicted with mesothelioma and asbestos cancers.

Mesothelioma Cancer Alliance - Mesothelioma treatment, diagnosis and related information for patients and families. Legal options for those diagnosed with malignant mesothelioma.

Mesothelioma Types - There are three primary types of mesothelioma: pleural, peritoneal, and pericardial. Mesothelioma is a rare form of cancer that affects the mesothelium, the thin membrane of epithelial cells that lines the lungs, abdomen and heart. The type of mesothelioma depends primarily on the location of the tumors in the body. It can also be further categorized according to the type — or types — of cancer cells present.

National Kidney Foundation of Louisiana - The National Kidney Foundation of Louisiana, was organized in 1968 in an effort to recognize the need for an organization to help patients on dialysis and those in need of a kidney transplant. Since its inception in 1968, the NKFL has provided programs and services such as Kidney Camp, Patient Support Groups, free Medic Alert Tag jewelry and Emergency Assistance Grants designed to assist those with kidney diseases in our four-state area.

New Orleans Black Nurses Association - New Orleans - The New Orleans Black Nurses Association is a professional organization dedicated to providing a forum for collective action by African American nurses to ensure minority health care commensurate with that of the larger society.

New Orleans Medical Waste Disposal - New Orleans, Louisiana - As a medical waste disposal and biohazard removal company in New Orleans, Louisiana we serve companies to help them save money and be 100% compliant.

New Orleans Musicians Clinic - New Orleans - The New Orleans Musicians clinic provides comprehensive health care to Louisiana musicians in convert with a network of Health Providers.

National Long-Term Care Ombudsman - The National Long-Term Care Ombudsman Resource Center provides support, technical assistance and training to the 53 State Long-Term Care Ombudsman Programs and their statewide networks of almost 600 regional (local) programs.

Nursing Home Abuse Support - Our group (Nursing Home Abuse Support provides the most up-to-date statistics and information relating to nursing home abuse. We work hard to provide free resources and support for seniors and family members who have been affected by senior abuse. Our goal is to educate the American public with factual and current information relating to elder abuse and neglect within the United States.

Orleans Parish Medical Society - New Orleans - The mission of the Orleans Parish Medical Society is to serve and assist physicians in meeting the health care needs of their patients and the community.

Pregnancy Counseling Center - Metairie - Helping women in unplanned pregnancy situations. Our free services include: pregnancy testing, confidential counseling and ultrasounds. For help call our 24-hour hotline at 504.831-4006.

Preparing for the Death of a Terminally-Ill Loved One: What to Expect, and How to Help the Entire Family Move Forward - Transitions, particularly the loss of a loved one and the adjustment to living alone, are major risk factors for depression in the elderly population.

Preventing Social Isolation in Seniors Who Live Alone: A Guide for Loved Ones - This guide outlines how you can help keep the aging adults in your life engaged and social, offering a wide range of solutions that can be implemented from near or far.

Risk Factors and Warning Signs: Is Your Teenager Depressed? - Depression can reveal itself in different ways, but one thing is certain: with 12.8% of adolescents between the ages of 12-17 suffering a major depressive episode in the United States, it’s an incredibly widespread issue for our nation’s teenagers.

Senior Advisor - At, our mission is to equip families like yours with the best information available so you can make confident choices about senior care and services. features trusted reviews and advice on local senior living communities and provides various search methods with seamless links to the best senior communities across the US and Canada.

Skilled Nursing Facilities - Skilled Nursing Facilities offers a nursing home directory and other skilled nursing information related to senior healthcare.

Sober Outdoor Adventures - A guide of sober outdoor adventures for you and your pet: Where to Go, What to Do, and How to Stay Safe.

The Dangers of Senior Loneliness and Isolation - This site features information on senior loneliness and isolation. It’s important that we not take these issues lightly or ignore them. It offers infographic info which is perfect for visual learners.

The Truth About CBD - The Beginner’s Guide to CBD. It is common for people to confuse CBD with THC since they both come from the same cannabis plant. Cannabidiol (CBD) is a naturally-occurring compound found in cannabis.

Transportation and the Elderly - This article talks specifically about lack of access to transportation as one of the main concerns (and easiest fixes) related to senior isolation and depression.

Tulane University School of Medicine Center - Use this page to learn about Tulane Medical Center's clinical programs and healthcare information resources that are accessible on the Internet.

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