Helpful Sites

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Aging   Disabilities   Employment   Health   Hobbies   Organizations and Associations   Recreation   Retirement Living   Travel   Volunteering

Aging

  • AARP Fraud Watch Network The AARP provides a great resource for being alert to scams and to report them as well.

  • Blue Zones A dynamic site with a wealth of information about lifestyle and aging.

  • Cost of Care Tax Issues This site explores the many tax considerations surrounding the cost of care for older adults.

  • EverSafe Protects Seniors from Fraud and Identity Theft.

  • Resources for aging in place Site provides many links to information about aging parents and how to plan for our own aging.

  • RiverWoods at Exeter Retirement living in Exeter, NH, in a Continuing Care Retirement Community. -NH

  • Senior Care Giver Alliance We are all facing the challenges of caregiving, either for our parents or for ouselves. This site can be helpful.

  • TaskRabbit Connects people who need to have small jobs done with those wanting to do them.

  • True Link Financial True Link increases the financial well-being and independence of seniors, adults with disabilities, and vulnerable individuals. They provide financial tools that can be self-managed or administered by family members, advocates, or professionals.

Disabilities

  • American Association of Disabled Dentists This site is the home of the newly created AADD. The goal is to provide help to those dentists who have become deisabled. The Association is new and welcomes new members to help others during challenging times.

  • Senior Care Giver Alliance We are all facing the challenges of caregiving, either for our parents or for ouselves. This site can be helpful.

Employment

  • AJ Riggins National temorary and permanent job opportunities -contact: Trey 972-943-5773 and mention the ARD

  • American Association of Dental Consultants Provides networking and an introduction to consulting or claims review for insurance companies. Membership is almost necessary in order to be considered for a position with an insurance company.

  • Bi-State Primary Care Bi-State Primary Care Association, serving Vermont and New Hampshire, is a nonpartisan, nonprofit 501(c) 3 charitable organization working to improve access to health care services.

  • Carelinx CareLinx is an online platform that gives families the tools to easily find and manage caregivers who match their specific needs and budget. CareLinx helps families who can’t afford a traditional agency, which can charge in excess of a 75% markup on top

  • Dental Health Management Solutions Military dental screenings on weekends throughout the country.

  • Staff Care National temorary and permanent job opportunities -contact: Bruce Long at (800) 685 2272 and mention the ARD

  • TaskRabbit Connects people who need to have small jobs done with those wanting to do them.

Health

  • Blue Zones A dynamic site with a wealth of information about lifestyle and aging.

  • Cost of Care Tax Issues This site explores the many tax considerations surrounding the cost of care for older adults.

  • Senior Care Giver Alliance We are all facing the challenges of caregiving, either for our parents or for ouselves. This site can be helpful.

hobbies

  • Glass Wisconsin dentist, Denis Carey, is making some fabulous pieces of art.

  • Jewelry Making The transition into jewelry making seemed so natural as I'm using my dental drill and many of my dental instruments/supplies in the creation of my work. -Stephen Bender, IA

  • Motorcycling Dentists This is a group of dentists who meet annually for rides, CE and fellowship. It is a fund raiser for the California Dental Association Foundation and has raised over $30,000 in the six years it has been held.- Ron Mead, CA

  • Motorcycling Rotarians This is an international group of Rotarians who combine service with their enjoyment of riding motorcycles. -Ron Mead, CA

  • New England Soaring Association A private club involved with the art of soaring flight. Operating Apr thru Oct. each year based in Springfield Vt. Introductory rides can be arranged. Dr. Jerry Smith serves as the President and chief flight instructor for the group. Jerry Smith, NH

  • Online Chess Play chess online through gameknot.com with people all over the world for free.

  • Sporting Lodge in Northern NH This is a year-round sporting lodge with private cabins in the Connecticut Lakes region of northern New Hampshire. Great fishing and accommodations. Fishing, Canoeing, Hiking, Snowmobiling, Cross Country Skiing.

Organizations and Associations

Recreation

  • Heliskiing/Scuba diving Fabulous heliskiing in British Columbia with CE, also scuba trips organized by dentist, Ted Ritota. Tell Ted that you are an ARD member and he'll extend a 10% discount on your membership in the Aesculapian Society.

  • Sporting Lodge in Northern NH This is a year-round sporting lodge with private cabins in the Connecticut Lakes region of northern New Hampshire. Great fishing and accommodations. Fishing, Canoeing, Hiking, Snowmobiling, Cross Country Skiing.

  • USA Water Skiing This organization helps spread the word about collegiate competition, as well as organized events such as the over-35 competition. - It's pretty cool to follow this stuff.- Paul Brand, NH

Retirement Living

  • AARP Livability Index This site ranks the desirabilty of places to live according to 7 criteria for "services and amenities that affect your life the most."

  • Best Places to Live A great site to compare cost of living and climate in virtually any town in the USA with any other town including where you live now. Also compares how much income is needed compared to current income.

  • Cost of Care Tax Issues This site explores the many tax considerations surrounding the cost of care for older adults.

  • EverSafe Protects Seniors from Fraud and Identity Theft.

  • Resources for aging in place Site provides many links to information about aging parents and how to plan for our own aging.

  • RiverWoods at Exeter Retirement living in Exeter, NH, in a Continuing Care Retirement Community. -NH

  • True Link Financial True Link increases the financial well-being and independence of seniors, adults with disabilities, and vulnerable individuals. They provide financial tools that can be self-managed or administered by family members, advocates, or professionals.

Travel

  • Barcelona – Hotel Colon If you're looking for a hotel in Barcelona, here's one that is perfectly located in the center of the old city, the Hotel Colon.

  • Best Places to Live A great site to compare cost of living and climate in virtually any town in the USA with any other town including where you live now. Also compares how much income is needed compared to current income.

  • BMW, purchase/travel in Germany If you're contemplating the purchase of a new BMW, want to do it at a discounted price and vacation driving through Western Europe, all in one package, consider your purchase using European Delivery.

  • Canary Islands-Gran Hotel Atlantis Bahia Real Fuerteventura Beautiful sandy beaches with amazing sand dunes.The food in the hotel is magnificent. Great staff.

  • Fly Fishing This is the outfit that T. and I fished every year. John Perry has forgotten more about fishing than I'll ever know. He has a top notch group of guides and access to 5 world class trout rivers.-JT

  • Heliskiing/Scuba diving Fabulous heliskiing in British Columbia with CE, also scuba trips organized by dentist, Ted Ritota. Tell Ted that you are an ARD member and he'll extend a 10% discount on your membership in the Aesculapian Society.

  • Motorcycling Dentists This is a group of dentists who meet annually for rides, CE and fellowship. It is a fund raiser for the California Dental Association Foundation and has raised over $30,000 in the six years it has been held.- Ron Mead, CA

  • Motorcycling Rotarians This is an international group of Rotarians who combine service with their enjoyment of riding motorcycles. -Ron Mead, CA

  • Sporting Lodge in Northern NH This is a year-round sporting lodge with private cabins in the Connecticut Lakes region of northern New Hampshire. Great fishing and accommodations. Fishing, Canoeing, Hiking, Snowmobiling, Cross Country Skiing.

  • Touring Prague

  • Touring San Francisco Don Traynor, a U of Penn dentist, worked with this group for several years. Don's moved to FL, but the tours are still excellent.

volunteering

  • ADA International Volunteer Information This is an excellent site for information on over 100 international opportunities available to dentists. One can select a country, the type of program you're interested in, and even religious affiliation if desired.

  • Alliance For Smiles

  • Belize Mission Project A Christian faith based medical/dental program that has been providing dental care in Belize since 1993. Also contact Dr. Frank Whipps at 618-532-1821.

  • Great Shape! This organization runs a program in Jamaica called 1000 Smiles. It boasts being the largest international humanitarian dental project, and operates in conjunction with Sandals Resort.

  • Hatian Health Foundation Jeremy Lowney, D.D.S., M.S., M.P.H. has been working in this impoverished country for 30 years. View his description of cholera and the events of 2010 in the video on the home page.

  • Health Volunteers Overseas HVO is an organization that works within local communities mostly teaching about health rather than treating disease. Check out the photos to get a good feeling for the program. NH

  • Med Arm in Arm Combine hard work with a safari in Swaziland through this organization based in California. They have also worked in Siberia. Contact them through the website.

  • Remote Area Medical Remote Area Medical (RAM) originally provided care outside the US and now focuses primariy on needs within the US through both permanent and temporary facilities.

  • Remote Area Medical Volunteer Registration System On line registration for upcoming volunteer opportunities across the USA.