HELPFUL LINKS

Macular Degeneration

Macular Disease Foundation Australia website
http://www.mdfoundation.com.au

Fact Sheet on Age related macular degeneration - Better Health Channel website
http://www.betterhealth.vic.gov.au/bhcv2/bhcarticles.nsf/pages/Eyes_-_age-related_macular_degeneration
(See also Vision and Blindness) 


Medical Terms

Mydr Australia website - Health and Medical Information for Australia
http://www.mydr.com.au

Better Health Channel website Medical Dictionary to find the meaning of a medical term
http://www.betterhealth.vic.gov.au/bhcv2/bhcsite.nsf/pages/bhc_medicaldictionary 


Medicare

Australian Government Human Services website Medicare services
http://www.humanservices.gov.au/customer/subjects/medicare-services

Australian Government Human Services website useful links for Older Australians
http://www.humanservices.gov.au/customer/themes/older-australians 


Medicines

Information about Medicines and their active ingredients - Healthdirect Australia website
http://www.healthdirect.gov.au/article/glossary-medicines

Information on Australia’s National Medicines Policy - Department of Health website
http://www.health.gov.au/internet/main/publishing.nsf/Content/Consumers-2

National Prescribing Service Medicinewise website information on managing your Medicines List
http://www.nps.org.au/topics/how-to-be-medicinewise/managing-your-medicines/medicines-list

Return Unwanted Medicines website with information about the collection and disposal of unwanted and out-of-date Medicines
http://www.returnmed.com.au/consumers 


Mental Health

Mind Health Connect website - support, resources and trusted information about mental health care
http://www.mindhealthconnect.org.au

Fact Sheet on elderly care for mental health - Better Health Channel website
http://www.betterhealth.vic.gov.au/bhcv2/bhcarticles.nsf/pages/Mental_health_problems_early_care_helps

Information on mental health disorders - Healthdirect Australia website
http://www.healthdirect.gov.au/topic/mental-health-disorders

Information on caring for someone with mental health problems - Healthdirect Australia website
http://www.healthdirect.gov.au/article/caring-someone-mental-health-disorder
(See also Depression and  Anxiety) 


Muscular Dystrophy (MD)

Muscular Dystrophy Australia website
http://www.mda.org.au

Fact Sheet on Muscular Dystrophy - Better Health Channel website
http://www.betterhealth.vic.gov.au/bhcv2/bhcarticles.nsf/pages/Muscular_dystrophy_explained 


Multiple Sclerosis

MS Australia website
http://www.msaustralia.org.au

Fact Sheet on Multiple Sclerosis - Better Health Channel website
http://www.betterhealth.vic.gov.au/bhcv2/bhcarticles.nsf/pages/Multiple_sclerosis_explained 


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