Be assured that I personally investigate all links provided here. Many of these sites I have done business with, or I know the owners. If you know of other resources that should be considered for inclusion, please contact me. Thank you!

Elder Care: (Good resources for caregivers.)

Fashion Ease (Special apparel for seniors.)

For care assistance in Butte County, CA: Butte County In-Home Supportive Services Public Authority


Fitness, Nutrition and Weight Management:

Choose My Plate (The latest USDA food-guide program. I recommend signing up to receive daily dietary tips.) (Heart-healthy recipes, nutrition info, fitness, etc.)

My Fitness Pal (Online diet and exercise journal–apps and nutrition database. I first learned about this site from a nurse when I was in the hospital in Dec of 2013.)

President’s Council on Fitness, Sports & Nutrition

General Health and Wellness:

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Everyday Health (Medical info, health advice, news, tools and resources.) (heart healthy living) (good book)

Netdoctor (UK) (How-to info on speed/race walking. One of my favorite activities!)

Supplements and Herbs (Drug Interaction Info):


Mind-Body Energy Therapies: (Emotional Freedom Techniques, aka EFT or “Tapping.”) (Tai-Chi, QiGong, meditation, etc.)

Insight Timer (This is a great meditation app that features thousands of free, guided meditations!) (online Yoga lessons)


Reiki Information:

Reiki for Christians (This site offers great information if you feel that Reiki or other energy work may conflict with your religious beliefs.)

The International Center for Reiki Training (Information on Trad Usui and Karuna Reiki.)


Animal Health:

2nd Chance (Dr.Ron Hines. Numerous articles. An absolute wealth of knowledge about cats, dogs, birds, reptiles and exotic animals–even ferrets and monkeys!)



Reiki Rays Institute (Offers a variety of Reiki and healing distance-learning courses. I have personally taken some of the courses!)

Udemy (Tons of classes at very reasonable rates. I have taken many myself, and I will be an instructor there in the near future!)


Miscellaneous: (Senior, child and pet care.) (Lots of short articles providing tips on just about everything!)

Sun Gazing (Lots of fun stuff!)