Senior Health Patient Resources
Health Notes: Senior Health & Wellness
Visit our Senior Health & Wellness section for tips and advice on a wide range of topics, including how to stay healthy as you age, exercise, bone health and other common issues, as well as planning ahead and information for caregivers.
Visit our library of patient education videos on Senior Health
topics and beyond.
Be Prepared for Your Check-Up
Seniors: Prevent Falls & Improve Balance
Get Moving After Hospital Stay
Learning About Alzheimer’s Disease
Brain Health: A Q & A
- Take a quiz to see how much you know about healthy aging.
Visit our library of quizzes
to test your knowledge of a range of health topics and conditions.
About Alzheimer’s Disease
Here are links to several helpful resources about Alzheimer's disease and
You can manage your health care online, anytime by using
PatientSite, a free website provided by BIDMC. PatientSite offers secure, confidential
access to your health information from your home computer, smartphone or
tablet. You can view your medical records, including test results,
doctor’s notes, future and past appointments. You can also email your doctor’s office;
request a prescription refill and much more.
Conversation Ready: Advance Care Planning at BIDMC
At BIMDC we want to provide care that's right for you at every stage of
your life, from birth to death and at many points in between. You have a
say in your care and it’s important that we know your wishes in advance of
a serious medical situation. We want to help start the conversation with
you and your family members to make sure your preferences are noted in your
medical record and respected in your future care planning.
Help when you need it most.
Wellist offers patients and their families personalized recommendations for
more than 20 categories of helpful services, like grocery shopping,
childcare and laundry. Patients can quickly research different types of
services to pick those that are most useful and save them for easy
reference. They also have the option to create a registry – a Wellistry –
of needed services,through which family members and loved ones can offer
support. This service is safe and private. You decide who sees your
Wellistry – what items they see and the value of each item.
When life's day-to-day demands get overwhelming, Wellist is here to help.