Caregiving Medical and Financial Resources
Alzheimer's Association. Offers general information about Alzheimer's disease and research that is being done. Links to other helpful resources. Describes ways the Alzheimer's Association can help Alzheimer's patients and their loved ones. Other resources for Alzheimer's patients and their loved ones:
- Preparing Your Home for a Loved One with Alzheimer's
- Dementia and Hygiene
- Alzheimer's and Keeping Active/Involved
American Diabetes Association. Facts about diabetes. Nutrition and health guidelines. Message boards. Links to local events and information.
American Heart Association. Heart attack/stroke warning signs and other helpful information. Guides to a healthy lifestyle. Links to local information. Special section for caregivers.
American Stroke Association. Heart and stroke encyclopedia. Warning signs. Life after stroke. Links to local information.
Arthritis Foundation. Conditions and treatments. Product guide. Answers to your questions about arthritis. Programs and services near you.
Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS). Help with Medicare and Medicaid.
Cerebral Palsy Guidance (CPG).Cerebral Palsy Guidance was created to provide answers and assistance to parents of a child with cerebral palsy.
eHealthMedicare.com . Helpful Medicare FAQs.
Leukemia & Lymphoma Society. Patient services and disease information. Local contacts.
Medicare Resources from eligibility.com. A page linking you to a number of thoroughly researched articles on Medicare. Very helpful.
Mesothelioma. "Mesothelioma Treatment Community of TreatMesothelioma.org is dedicated to the assistance and guidance of asbestos and mesothelioma victims around the world. We exist to not only inspire hope during these unbearable times but to also provide palliative care and comprehensive information through our website, resources, and educational videos. By being the largest resource for mesothelioma treatment options and complementary therapies for cancer, we are designed to help guide patients and their loved ones toward the answers and support they need to improve their quality of life, prognosis, and life expectancy."
Mesothelioma Guide. "Restoring Hope for Mesothelioma Patients"
Mesothelioma.net. "Our patient advocates are here to support you, answer your questions, provide you with resources and inform you about your financial options. We have helped hundreds of patients, and we're here to help you and your loved ones today."
Mesothelioma Veterans Center. "Our Mission: No one gets left behind. To that end, we strive to provide veterans diagnosed with any asbestos illness the best information, advice and assistance we possible can. From filing for VA Disability Compensation, to helping veterans find the best medical treatment, we never stop fighting."
National Osteoporosis Foundation. About osteoporosis. Prevention. Find a doctor.
National Stroke Association. Along with useful information about what a stroke is, risk factors, prevention and recovery, this site provides a helpful section for caregivers and families of stroke victims.
Parkinson's Disease Foundation. Information about the disease. Research, patient care, helpful FAQ section.
Paying for Senior Care. This website is designed to help families and caregivers locate information about long-term care resources for their loved ones and to find the public and private programs available to assist in covering the cost of such care.
Social Security Online. Helpful site for questions about Social Security, retirement, Medicare, disability, and much more.
Tardive Dyskinesia. Helpful information about tardive dyskinesia, a condition that may develop in patients who use metoclopramide, a drug sold under brand names such as Reglan in the United States. When a patient has been taking certain prescription drugs over a long period of time, often in high dosages, involuntary, repetitive tic-like movements can result, primarily in the facial muscles or (less commonly) the limbs, fingers and toes.
Ultimate Disability Accommodation Guide. A comprehensive guide to home adaptations for physically challenged people.