The following links are sites on the internet that we have found helpful. Remember, if you are having trouble or need help with anything, feel free to contact us.
National Council on Aging - www.ncoa.org
The National Council on Aging (NCOA) is a nonprofit service and advocacy organization headquartered in Washington, DC. We are a national voice for older Americans and the community organizations that serve them. We bring together nonprofit organizations, businesses, and government to develop creative solutions that improve the lives of all older adults.
MediCare - www.medicare.gov
Medicare is our country’s health insurance program for people age 65 or older. Certain people younger than age 65 can qualify for Medicare, too, including those who have disabilities and those who have permanent kidney failure. The program helps with the cost of health care, but it does not cover all medical expenses or the cost of most long-term care.
Hospice Association of America - www.nach.org/haa
The Hospice Association of America (HAA) is a national organization representing thousands of hospices,caregivers and volunteers who serve terminally ill patients and their families.
American Health Care Association - www.ahcancal.org
As the nation’s largest association of long term and post-acute care providers, AHCA advocates for quality care and services for frail, elderly, and disabled Americans. Our members provide essential care to approximately one million individuals in 11,000 not-for-profit and proprietary member facilities.
Leading Age - www.leadingage.org
LeadingAge is an association of 6,000 not-for-profit organizations dedicated to making America a better place to grow old. We advance policies, promote practices and conduct research that supports, enables and empowers people to live fully as they age. Our promise: Inspire. Serve. Advocate.
AARP - www.aarp.org
AARP is a membership organization leading positive social change and delivering value to people age 50 and over through information, advocacy and service.
If you are looking for a wealth of information about retirement, finance, insurance and care, this website has it all. It helps with issues relating to medical needs, legal issues, financial considerations and even resources by state.
American Parkinson's Disease Association
The American Parkinson Disease Association, Inc. was founded in 1961 to "ease the burden and find a cure" for Parkinson's disease. Headquartered in New York, the organization focuses its energies on research, patient services, education and raising public awareness about the disease.
American Heart Association
Our mission is to build healthier lives, free of cardiovascular diseases and stroke. That single purpose drives all we do. The need for our work is beyond question.
At DrugWatch.com their goal is to educate the public about prescription and over-the-counter medications, drug recalls, medication interactions and current developments in the medical field. With a large majority of older Americans using prescription medications there is an increased risk of abuse and misuse.
Leukemia & Lymphoma Society
An excellent resource for information about Leukemia & Lymphoma.
Visit the Mesothelioma Cancer Alliance today to learn more about asbestos cancer, how to protect yourself and treatment options for those diagnosed with this disease.
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Foundation is dedicated to finding a cure for Parkinsonís disease.
American Parkinsonís Disease Association - www.apdaparkinson.org
This is an amazing resource put together by SeniorSOS and provides an extensive listing of all of the national organizations that deal with the many specific diagnoses facing seniors.
Stop Falls - www.stopfalls.org
A great resource for anyone who has interacts with seniors, whether a family member, through work or as a health care professional.
The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetic
The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetic (formerly the American Dietetic Association) was founded in 1917, and is the world's largest organization of food and nutrition professionals. The Academy is committed to improving the nation's health and advancing the profession of dietetics through research, education and advocacy.
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