The Caregiver Community: Finding Reliable Internet Resources
Join Dr. Jane Everson and Ms. Frances Hall with this episode’s guest, Ms. Karen Lee Martinez, Outreach Librarian for the Northwest Area Health Education Center (NWAHEC), a department of Wake Forest School of Medicine and a part of the North Carolina AHEC program. Karen offers listeners practical guidelines for evaluating the health and medical information we find on websites. She also shares websites that adult-child caregivers might find useful they begin their caregiving journeys with their parents and other aging family members.
Websites of note mentioned:
- Evaluating Internet Health Information: A Tutorial from the National Library of Medicine
- What did My Doctor Say?
- Recognizing health fraud from the Federal Trade Commission
- NIH Senior Health
- NC Health Info
- NC Live