Some helpful links–keep in mind that the advice given at web sites below are intended to support, not replace a doctor-patient relationship.
The Honor Code site is an excellent search engine for quality web sites. They only list sites which agree to abide by the honor code principles. Free and unlimited access to MEDLINE from the National Library of Medicine, USA.
A Non-commercial site for consumer health sponsored by the U.S.government
Intellihealth – Harvard Medical School Reviewed Content, sponsored by Aetna. This for profit site contains acomprehensive listing of reliable links to other health related sites, also health news, information, and a newsletter.
RxAssist.org has a database to search for patient assistance programs by drug name or manufacturer. They also have a very helpful comparative table of the various manufacturer discount cards available.
Needymeds.com is an entire web site devoted to helping patients find patient assistance for prescription medicines and has complete listings as well as application forms.
Johnson County Park and recreation district activities
Check out the extensive listings of fun activities. I especially recommend the punch card system in the 50 Plus program found under Health and Fitness, so you only pay for what you use.
Saint Lukes Healthcare Community Programs
Look at the fun or informative community classes listed in the expanded, searchable listing. Sign up for a class in one of the following categories: Family & Parenting, Fitness, Health & Lifestyle, Health Screenings, Seniors Programs, Nutrition, Support Programs, or Wellness.