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Modern Health Talk is proud to be recognized by Public Health Nigeria as one of the top 100 health blogs in the world. Public Health Nigeria describes itself as an Interdisciplinary public health movement focused on health education, advancing fair public health policies, promoting fitness, healthy diets, responsible behavior, community health, and general wellbeing. Follow the link for other top blogs, or scan through the blog list that I’ve accumulated and offer here. Many are listed in other Resource categories too.


AARP is a nonprofit, nonpartisan organization that helps people 50 and over improve the quality of their lives.

After the Millennials
This is a blog about the YOUNGEST generation we know, the generation born after the early 2000s. Or more precisely, it’s a blog by a trained futurist about the future these kids will shape and be shaped by in the coming years and decades.

Aging In Place Options
Joyce Joneschiet is an interior designer who works to bring transformation and education, designing environments that serve the needs of the baby boomer, senior and disabled community.

The mission of this website and blog is to help people who are considering new home modifications and lifestyle choices that will allow them to safely and creatively remain in their home of choice for as long as confidently possible.

Alzheimer’s Disease 
A very active Pinterest pin board

A Place for Mom
Search by zip code for Senior Living, Assisted Living, Independent Living, Nursing Homes, and Alzheimer’s Care. They now have a blog and newsletter with lots of good tips for caregivers.

The Assistive Technology Blog
Provided by the Virginia Department of Education’s Training and Technical Assistance Center (T/TAC) at VCU.

The Best Life
Phil Moeller writes The Best Life blog on successful aging for U.S. News & World Report.
Besides providing a competitive network of vetted care companions, offers a blog with companion articles.

Caring for a Senior
Provides articles and resources to help you understand your in-home care options, as well as a directory of nearby care providers by zip code.

cHealth Blog
Joseph Kvedar, MD is the Director of the Center for Connected Health, Partners HealthCare and works with Harvard Medical School-affiliated teaching hospitals. He writes about the synergy between three trends: personalized medicine, connected health and payment reform.Representing the Center for Connected Health.

Digital Health Blog
Paul Sonnier, Head of Digital Health Strategy at Popper and Company, writes about The Story of Digital Health. He also curates a 19,000+ member Digital Health discussion group on LinkedIn.

The Digital Health Corner
David Lee Scher, MD blogs about Digital Health & Medicine. Dr. Scher is a pioneer adopter of remote patient monitoring (RPM) technology and advises investors, healthcare systems, and medical device companies on adoption of digital health technologies. (We’ve published several of his articles in our own).
eCaring describes itself as the Heart of Better Home Health Care and serves caregivers with a unique icon-based system for recording, monitoring, and managing home health care. They also have an active Blog/Forum.

e-CareManagement Blog
Vince Kuraitis JD, MBA is Principal and founder of Better Health Technologies, LLC. He writes about strategy and business models for healthcare in the network economy.

eHealth Blog
John W. Sharp on eHealth and Health IT

Information, education, and online educational resources related to creating inclusive environments and “Forever Homes”

e-Patient Dave
Cancer survivor “e-Patient Dave” is an international keynote speaker on healthcare. His compelling TEDx Talk “Let Patients Help” is in the top half of most-watched TED talks of all time. When Dave deBronkart learned he had a rare and terminal cancer, he turned to a group of fellow patients online and found the medical treatment that saved his life. Now he calls on all patients to talk with one another and know their own health data.
Because health professionals can’t do it alone, the Society for Participatory Medicine is encouraging networked patients to shift from being mere passengers to full partners and responsible drivers of their own health.

Family Health Guy
Sean Nolan talks about Microsoft HealthVault and other cool ideas in Personal Health.

HealthWorks Collective
This moderated community of healthcare thought leaders aggregates content and provides resources and a place where healthcare professionals can debate the latest issues and advances in their field.

Huffington Post / Healthy Living
This very active blog about diet & exercise generates lots of reader comments and discussion.

The Insomnia Blog
By Michael J. Breus, Ph.D., a Clinical Psychologist with a specialty in Sleep Disorders

Journal of Participatory Medicine
A blog for The Society for Participatory Medicine, a 501(c)3 public charity devoted to promoting the concept of participatory medicine by and among patients, caregivers and their medical teams and to promote clinical transparency.

Medical SmartPhones
A technology blog by and for medical professionals with focus on smartphones in medicine and mobile health apps

mHealthInsight Blog
David Doherty, cofounder of 3G Doctor, writes about the rapid adoption of 3G phones and medical apps

mHealthWatch Blog
Jared Reitzin writes about mobile health applications and app development (most for industry versus consumers)

Modern Health – Transformation Hub
Solutions and best practices to advance healthcare, divided into: Consumerism, Operations 2.0, Care Continuum, and Capability to Act.

This blog discusses what’s happenings with the PatientsLikeMe community, its patients and its mission of opening up the healthcare system. At PatientsLikeMe, people with every type of condition are coming together in this membership-driven community to share their health experiences in discussion forums, find patients like them and learn how to take control of their health. The result is improved care for patients as well as an acceleration of real-world medical research.

Senior Care Corner
Solutions, Tools & Information for families & other caregivers of senior adults.

Society of Certified Senior Advisors
CSA provides education and credentials for professionals serving seniors.

Telecare Aware
Telecare Aware™ provides a specialized, free news and information service to people interested in telecare and telehealth. Its purpose is to help suppliers and service providers keep up to date with what each other are doing.

Top 100 Health Blogs
Here’s another list of blogs to follow for Healthy Living & Better Healthcare.

WEGO Health Portal
WEGO Health is a different kind of social media company, with a mission of empowering the top 10% of online health social media contributors to connect with each other and with healthcare companies.

Pinterest Pinboards



Note that many of the websites listed include their own resource lists, so be sure to look there too. And of course you can do an online search search engine.

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