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Willow Brook is dedicated to providing insightful web links, articles, and reference resources for families and residents.

odh.ohio.gov—Ohio Department of Health

ahca.org—American Health Care Association

aginginplace.org - National Council for Aging Care

AsbestosDiseaseAwareness.org - Mesothelioma Resource

ahcancal.org—National Center for Assisted Living

SourcePoint.org—Source Point of Delaware County

aarp.org—AARP

caregiver.org—Family Caregiver Alliance

alz.org—Alzheimer’s Association

centralohiosymphony.org—Central Ohio Symphony

delawarepeopleinneed.org —People in Need  (PIN)

medicare.gov—The official U.S. government site for Medicare

ltc.ohio.gov—Ohio Long-term Care Consumer Guide

caring.com—Online destination for caregivers seeking information and support caring for aging parents, spouses, and other loved ones.

leadingage.org—An association of 6,000 not-for-profit organizations dedicated to making America a better place to grow old.

leadingageohio.org—A nonprofit organization that represents approximately 400 nonprofit long-term care organizations located in more than 150 Ohio towns and cities, as well as those providing ancillary health care and housing services

Health articles

Signs and Symptoms of Cancer
The signs and symptoms of cancer are dependent upon where the cancer is, how big it is, and how much it affects the organs or tissues. Learn more about what bodily changes shouldn’t be ignored.

Skin Cancer Early Detection
This resource from the Skin Cancer Foundation provides information on how to identify symptoms of trouble, and a printable sheet for recording changes in moles or birthmarks with each self-check.

5 Ways Service Dogs Help People with Cancer
In hospitals and homes all over the world, therapy and service dogs are called on to provide companionship and assistance to people facing cancer. Learn how dogs can help cancer patients cope through diagnosis, treatment, and beyond.

Foods to Avoid During Cancer Treatment
The results of developing a foodborne illness can be serious. Learn what foods to avoid to steer clear of this danger.

Chemotherapy and Swimming
Learn how infections, chemotherapy, and swimming relate in this informative guide.

Resources provided by Public Health Corps

Sleep and Aging – Senior Sleep Guide
A comprehensive guide to all things sleep related, from sleeping disorders to mattress guides to sleep aids.

Mesothelioma

Growing Older in America: The Health and Retirement Study

The Boomer’s Roadmap for Aging in Place: How to Prepare Today for Your Senior Years

Aging and Preventive Health

Preventing Loneliness and Social Isolation Among Older People

Canine Caregivers for Dementia and Alzheimer’s Patients

10 Stimulating Activities for Alzheimer’s Patients

The Benefits of Cooking with Alzheimer’s: A Caregiver’s Guide

10 Brain Exercises That Boost Memory

Dementia Care Dos & Don’ts: Dealing with Dementia Behavior Problems

Consumer Guides

Guide to Stair Lifts

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