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Caregivers Links

Gina Flores
Caregiver Advocate | Shield HealthCare
06/12/11  8:15 PM PST
Caregivers Links

Links for Caregivers:

Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Disorders Association, Inc.

www.alz.org
919 N. Michigan Ave.,Suite 1000
Chicago, IL 60611-1676
1-800-272-3900 or 312-335-8700
Literature and resources including brochures, newsletter, respite care and
more.

American Cancer Society

www.cancer.org
1599 Clifton Road N.E.
Atlanta, GA 30329
404-320-333 or 1-800-227-2345
Support groups for patients and their families, transportation programs, at
home care items.

American Medical Association

www.ama-assn.org

American Parkinson’s Disease Association

www.apdaparkinson.com
60 Bay Street Suite 401
Staten Island, NY 10301
1-800-223-2732
Support groups, information and referral.

Caregiver Action Network

http://caregiveraction.org/

California Association of Health Facilities

www.cahf.org

Colorado State Foster Parent Association

www.csfpa.org
7651 W 41st Ave, Ste 90
Wheatridge, CO 80033
Denver area – 303-463-7989
National – 800-426-3281
Fax – 303-463-7990
The CSFPA provides support, education, and advocacy for foster families
throughout the state of Colorado.

Direct Link For The Disabled Hotline

www.dcara.org
805-688-1603
Extensive database of 12,000 local organizations that provide
various services for the disabled.

Health Answers

www.healthanswers.com

Health Care Financing Administration

http://www.hcfa.org
7500 Security Blvd.
Baltimore, Maryland 21244
(410) 786-3000
Federal agency that administers Medicare, Medicaid, and the State Children’s
Health Insurance Program (SCHIP) providing health insurance for over 74 million
Americans.

Mayo Clinic Health Oasis

www.mayohealth.org

Medicare Rights University

http://www.medicarerightsuniversity.org

MedicineNet

www.medicinenet.com

Medscape

http://www.medscape.com

National Association for Continence (NAFC)

www.nafc.org
P.O. Box 8310
Spartanburg, SC 29305
1-800-252-3337
803-579-7900
Low-cost educational leaflets, books, audio-visuals and Resource Guide of
products and services.

National Association for Homecare

www.nahc.org

National Council On The Aging (NCOA)

http://www.ncoa.org
409 Third Street SW, 2nd Floor
Washington, DC 20024
202-479-1200
Variety of materials on a range of aging issues including senior centers, adult
day care and more.

National Family Caregivers Association

www.nfcacares.org
10605 Concord St., Suite 501
Kennsington, MD 20895
1-800-896-3650

National Multiple Sclerosis Society

www.nmss.org
733 Third Ave.
New York, NY 10017
212-986-3240
1-800-FIGHT MS
Counseling, education, information, referral and other assistance.

National Spinal Cord Injury Association

www.spinalcord.org
600 W. Cummings Park
Suite 2000
Woburn, MA 01801
617-935-2722 or 1-800-962-9629

National Stroke Association

http://www.stroke.org
96 Inverness Drive East
Englewood, CO 80112
1-800-787-6537
Information and referral to rehabilitation facilities, professional services
and support groups.

Nursing Home Abuse Center

https://www.nursinghomeabusecenter.com/
189 S Orange Ave
Suite 1540
Orlando, FL 32801
Toll free helpline: (800) 962-2873
If you or a loved one have experienced any form of nursing home or elder abuse, you can contact this center and they will connect you with all proper national/state authorities.

Oley Foundation

www.oley.org
214 Hun Memorial, MC-28
Albany Medical Center
Albany, New York 12208
800-776-OLEY or 518-262-5079
Provides support to home tube-fed adults and children in the form of newsletters, a video library, an online community forum, regional support groups, an annual consumer conference and more.

Simon Foundation For Continence

www.simonfoundation.org
P.O. Box 815 Wilmete, IL 60091
1-800-23-SIMON
708-864-3913
24-hour hotline for free information packets.

Today’s Caregiver Magazine

www.caregiver.com
3005 Greene Street
Hollywood, Florida 33020
800-829-2734
Provides information, news articles, caregiver support, newsletter, magazine,
conferences, discussion lists, chat rooms, recipes and an online store.

United Cerebral Palsy

www.ucp.org
The national organization and its nationwide network of 135 affiliates strive
to ensure the inclusion of persons with disabilities in every facet of society.

United Ostomy Association

www.uoa.org
36 Executive Park, Suite 120
Irvine, CA 92714
800-836-0826
714-660-8624
Informational brochures and Ostomy Quarterly
magazine.

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

www.healthfinder.gov

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