While not an endorsement, this list represents a cross-section of notable websites nominated by our clients and friends as being particularly useful to them and their families when searching for information about a given topic.sfaction with our services produces a mutually productive, rewarding relationship.
Elder Law sourcebook: www.elderweb.com
Elder Care online: www.econline.net
Pfarr & Rethore:www.P-Rlaw.com
National Marriage Education, Research and Counseling Programs
Practical Application of Intimate Relationship Skills: www.pairs.com
Prevention and Relationship Enhancement Program: www.prepinc.com
National Institute of Relationship Enhancement: www.nire.org
Couple Communication: www.couplecommunication.com
www.memberlink.net Anonymous tool that matches private investors to the financial professionals who suit their needs.
www.sec.gov.investor/pubs/varannuity.htm How annuities work and what they cost.
www.ambest.com Check the financial strength rating of the insurers offering your annuity.
www.nhpco.org guidance about end of life issues and finding hospice care.
Blended Family Resources
www.ourfamilywizard.com A website with tools enabling divorced parents to share scheduling, medical school sports and cost splitting information about their children.
www.saafamilies.org Advocacy group providing information and support.
Adult – Elderly Caregivers
www.caregiver.org posts a downloadable "Handbook for Long Distance Caregivers".
www.caregiving.org assigns quality ratings to eldercare books, videos and websites.
www.careplanner.org offers help finding type-of-care options.
www.eldercare.gov provides help finding a local aging agency near a loved one.
www.benefitscheckup.org helps find government programs offering financial assistance.
www.caremanager.org provides a directory of geriatric-care managers.
www.usnews.com for a searchable guide of the best hospitals and clinics.
www.CorpAngelNetwork.org information for cancer patients on private flight services.
www.familydoctor.org for basic medical screening for everyone over 50 should undergo.
www.pinnaclecareinternational.com researches medical centers, doctors and treatment options.
www.healthadvocate.com helps members understand tests or treatments recommended.
www.healthcareadvocates.com physician referrals, insurance disputes and fee negotiation.
Tracking Down Clinical Trial Results
Electronic Medical Records
www.ehealthinitiative.org The Foundation for E Health Initiative
www.himss.org The Healthcare Information Management Systems Society
www.NCVHS.hhs.gov The National Committee on Vital and Health Statistics
Spas that soothe
Living Well Organically
www.votesmart.org non-partisan site with research on elected officials, and progress of congressional bills.
www.opensecrets.com tracks soft money contributions, along with PACs and special interest groups.
www.molecularexpressions.com shows the molecular beauty of everything from wine to computer chips to gems to cholesterol.
www.ajr.org links to over 70 major metro news organizations and 2,000 daily and weekly papers.
www.cellartracker.com Web-based inventory management
Personal Knowledgehttp://ocw.mit.edu Open Course Ware from MIT, self-learning on the Internet