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    • Benefits Check Up—On-line Screening for Assistance Programs - Through anonymous answers to simple questions, this site screens seniors for possible eligibility for medical and social service programs. The surveys state the typical amount of time necessary to complete and receive a list of programs that can be printed out. The site is sponsored by the National Council on Aging, a nonprofit advocacy organization based in Washington, D.C.

    • CaregiverNJ (from the N.J. Department of Health and Senior Services)

    • Merck Manual of Diagnosis and Therapy - Merck pharmaceutical company has produced this manual as a nonprofit project for many years. It is used by health professionals and the public for information about most medical conditions and treatments. The site also provides a link to its “Manual of Medical Information - Home Edition” that contains medical information in easy-to-understand language.

    This information last reviewed 10/26/11


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