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Senior Services: Resources for Seniors

Referral & Resources Links (In Alphabetical Order)


AUTOMOTIVE (Transportation)

For Transportation Needs and Referral Information Contact: Westchester Department of Senior Programs and Services (DSPS) at: General Help and Customer Service: (914) 813-6300





Health Databases : Free Access through the Westchester Library System Health Resources 

  • Consumer Lab - A consumer rating with extensive reviews and articles for nonprescription vitamins, herbal remedies and more.
  • Hospital Safety Grade and Doctor Ratings and Reviews (see Essential Online Health Information for Older Adults brochure for links)
  • X-Plain - Educational videos for a basic understanding of various health needs, diseases and health procedures.    
  • Medline PlusMedlinePlus is the National Institutes of Health's Web site for patients and their families and friends. Produced by the National Library of Medicine, the world’s largest medical library, it brings you information about diseases, conditions, and wellness issues in language you can understand. MedlinePlus offers reliable, up-to-date health information, anytime, anywhere, for free.
  • Medline Plus en Español MedlinePlus es el sitio web de los Institutos Nacionales de Salud para pacientes y sus familiares y amigos. Producido por la Biblioteca Nacional de Medicina, la biblioteca médica más grande del mundo, le brinda información sobre enfermedades, afecciones y problemas de bienestar en un lenguaje que puede entender. MedlinePlus ofrece información de salud confiable y actualizada, en cualquier momento, en cualquier lugar, de forma gratuita.
  • Merck Manual Consumer -The Merck Manual Consumer edition explains disorders, who is likely to get them, their symptoms, how they're diagnosed, how they might be prevented, and how they can be treated; also provides information about prognosis. Written in everyday language by 300 outstanding contributors and continually updated.
  • Merck Manuals en Español Los manuales de Merck, que ofrecen las versiones profesional y de consumo, son uno de los recursos de información médica más utilizados en el mundo. Elija entre tres versiones, profesional, consumidor y veterinaria.
  • Gale OneFile: Health and Medicine - Provides access to medical and professional periodicals, health and fitness magazines, and reference books and pamphlets. The database is designed for both nursing and allied health students as well as consumer health researchers. The material contained in this database is intended for informational purposes only. 



Senior Law Council :  Senior Law Day Resources Website  Free legal assistance, Elder Law latest edition, Resource Guides and Law Day Events - all in Spanish and English.

Elder Justice : Pace Law School - Elder Justice Unit  (914) 422-4069  

or the help line: (914) 287-0739