Welcome to the Consumer Health Information for Older Adults guide. This guide is free to the public and can be accessed anywhere that the Internet is available.
To use this guide, click on any of the tabs listed above to open up a page. Each page has a list of links to different websites. Click on any of the links to open up a webiste to begin looking for information on a health topic or prescription medication.
So, for example if you know that you are looking for information on a particular medication that you are taking, click on the Prescription Medication tab to open up that page. Let's say that you want to search MedlinePlus. Click on MedlinePlus to open up its website and begin your search to find out more information on the medication that you are taking.
The resources listed on the Websites tab can be used to search for a wide variety of health topics. All other tabs (i.e. Heart Disease) list resources that contain information for a specific topic.
If you have any questions, please contact me. My contact informaton is located in the box that is on the right-hand side of every page on this guide.
Hardin Library for the Health Sciences
100 Hardin Library
Iowa City, Iowa 52242-1098