March 20, 2006 is Wellderly (Well-elderly) Day, which "celebrates and recognizes senior citizens who don't act their age." The United States Government Printing Office offers for sale a number of publications for and about the health and well-being of senior citizens.
Publisher: Health and Human Services Dept., National Institutes of Health, National Institute on Aging
Description: Explains what Alzheimer's disease and describes what has been learned to date about the disease. Provides a glimpse into future directions for research.
Year/Pages: 2002: 60 p.; ill. and CD-ROM in pocket.
Publisher: Health and Human Services Dept., Public Health Service, Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality
Description: Describes ways that people aged 50 and older can stay healthy. Gives information on living habits, screening tests, and immunizations..
Year/Pages: 2003: 72 p.; ill.
Publisher: Social Security Administration
Description: Reports current data on the operations of the Social Security Administration, and the results of research and analysis pertinent to the Social Security program. LIST ID SASSB, yearly subscription.
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