Helpful Links

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Local and Mason County Links

City of Ludington, Michigan
Site includes Mason County resources and links from Michigan Local History Network.

Lake Michigan Car Ferry (S. S. Badger)
Information on schedules, amenities, fares, group travel, and more.

Ludington Area Charterboat Association
Site contains information and links to fishing charters, motel, and eateries.

Ludington Area Chamber of Commerce
Offcial Ludington Area Convention & Visitors Bureau web site. Has a lot local information including events, accomodations, fishing, and weather.

Ludington Daily News Online
Online Version of Ludington Daily News.

Ludington Historical Bed & Breakfast Association
Contains information about area bed and breakfast inns, links, and more.

Mason County District Library
Library site allows access to library services online.

Mason County Eastern School
Official site of Mason County Eastern Cardinals.

Ludington Area Schools

Mason County Central Schools

Mason County (MultiMag Michigan)
Site developed by MultiMag Michigan, contains information on businesses, churches, weather, demographics, real estate, and more for Mason County, Michigan.

West Shore Community College
Official site of West Shore Community College which contains WSCC information such as programs, financial aid, and admission.

WTV/WWUP-TV
This is the offical web site of the local CBS  affiliate, 9 & 10 News.

Senior Housing Links

AARP Guide to Internet Resources Related to Aging
Lists and describes Internet sites of interest to older people and those concerned with aging-related issues, including researchers, policy makers, service providers, caregivers and students.

ElderWeb
Designed to be a research site for both professionals and family members looking for information on eldercare and long term care, this site includes links to information on legal, financial, medical, and housing issues, as well as policy, research, and statistics.

Long Term Care.com
Longtermcare.com is designed to deliver timely updates and information to long term care providers and their vendors.

Nursing Home Compare
HCFA (Health Care Financing Administration) Nursing Home database which contains information on every Medicare and Medicaid certified nursing home in the country. You can locate nursing homes in your area and find information about compliance with Medicare and Medicaid regulations.

Senior Alternatives
Nationwide resource detailing the many senior living options and services available.

Senior Health Links

ALS Association
Website of the ALS (amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, better known as Lou Gehrig’s disease) Association. Links to resources, research, and more.

Alzheimer’s Association
Provides information for caregivers, including local chapters as well as medical data. The site is sponsored by the Alzheimer’s Association of America. (USA)

American Diabetes Association
This is the official site of the American Diabetes Association, and contains diabetes information including recipes, tips, and a risk test.

American Physical Therapy Association, Section on Geriatrics
Information about research, upcoming conferences, consumer information about geriatric physical therapy, and links to other health and geriatric-related Internet sites.

Arthritis Foundation
Provides information about the Foundation, local chapters, a list of answers to frequently asked questions about arthritis, and instructions for ordering more detailed information.

Center for Neurologic Study
Official website of the Center for Neurologic Study (CNS). CNS is a non profit organization dedicated to research and treatment of neurological diseases, such as ALS, Parkinson’s, Multiple Sclerosis, and others. There are links to full-text articles and newsletters, lists of videos, etc.

National Institute of Diabetes & Digestive & Kidney Diseases
Site is sponsored by the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Disease of the U.S. National Institutes of Health (NIH)and contains patient information documents which are available regarding these diseases. (USA)

National Institute on Aging
An informative series of 2-4 page booklets mostly on health topics.

Mesothelioma
The Mesothelioma Center is an up-to-date resource for all issues ranging from mesothelioma facts to treatment options.

Mesothelioma Guide
Have you been diagnosed with mesothelioma? Are you the family member or loved one of someone diagnosed with mesothelioma? Our free guide will answer all of your questions about mesothelioma and point you toward an improved prognosis. Let’s start by learning more about you.

Michigan Links

Michigan Attorney General
Contains advice on safely surfing the Internet, tips on being a savvy consumer, direct links for filing a consumer complaint, forms for reporting potential nursing homes abuses, and much, much more.

Michigan Department of Community Health
Official site of the Michigan Department of Community Health… This department is responsible for health policy and management of the state’s publicly-funded health service systems. Site includes Medicare/Medicaid information.

Michigan Economic Development Corporation
Site contains economic development data including Mason County’s economic profile.

 

Medicaid, Medicare, Social Security

Medicare Online
Official U.S. Government Site for Medicare Information…

Social Security Online
Official Web Site of the Social Security Administration…

Compare Nursing Homes In Your Area
Medicare.gov Web Site comparing certified Medicare and Medicaid Nursing Homes

Senior Links

AARP
The nation’s leading organization for people age 50 and older, AARP is a private, nonprofit membership organization. AARP is dedicated to the interests of mature Americans

American Society on Aging
Website of a nonprofit organization committed to enhancing the knowledge and skills of those working with older adults and their families.