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50 Disease Specific Websites For Seniors, Caregivers And Aging Parents
50 Disease Specific Websites For Seniors, Caregivers And Aging Parents
50 Disease Specific Websites For Seniors, Caregivers And Aging Parents
50 Disease Specific Websites For Seniors, Caregivers And Aging Parents
50 Disease Specific Websites For Seniors, Caregivers And Aging Parents
50 Disease Specific Websites For Seniors, Caregivers And Aging Parents
50 Disease Specific Websites For Seniors, Caregivers And Aging Parents
50 Disease Specific Websites For Seniors, Caregivers And Aging Parents
50 Disease Specific Websites For Seniors, Caregivers And Aging Parents
50 Disease Specific Websites For Seniors, Caregivers And Aging Parents
50 Disease Specific Websites For Seniors, Caregivers And Aging Parents
50 Disease Specific Websites For Seniors, Caregivers And Aging Parents
50 Disease Specific Websites For Seniors, Caregivers And Aging Parents
50 Disease Specific Websites For Seniors, Caregivers And Aging Parents
50 Disease Specific Websites For Seniors, Caregivers And Aging Parents
50 Disease Specific Websites For Seniors, Caregivers And Aging Parents
50 Disease Specific Websites For Seniors, Caregivers And Aging Parents
50 Disease Specific Websites For Seniors, Caregivers And Aging Parents
50 Disease Specific Websites For Seniors, Caregivers And Aging Parents
50 Disease Specific Websites For Seniors, Caregivers And Aging Parents
50 Disease Specific Websites For Seniors, Caregivers And Aging Parents
50 Disease Specific Websites For Seniors, Caregivers And Aging Parents
50 Disease Specific Websites For Seniors, Caregivers And Aging Parents
50 Disease Specific Websites For Seniors, Caregivers And Aging Parents
50 Disease Specific Websites For Seniors, Caregivers And Aging Parents
50 Disease Specific Websites For Seniors, Caregivers And Aging Parents
50 Disease Specific Websites For Seniors, Caregivers And Aging Parents
50 Disease Specific Websites For Seniors, Caregivers And Aging Parents
50 Disease Specific Websites For Seniors, Caregivers And Aging Parents
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50 Disease Specific Websites For Seniors, Caregivers And Aging Parents

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Here are some disease specific and health related agencies and websites to receive information, support and assistance - whether you are a family caregiver, a professional caregiver, or looking for …

Here are some disease specific and health related agencies and websites to receive information, support and assistance - whether you are a family caregiver, a professional caregiver, or looking for additional information on issues related to family caregiving.

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  • 1. 50 Disease Specific Websites for Seniors, Caregivers and Aging parents
  • 2. Whether you are a caregiver by trade or you are providing care for afamily member in need, caregiving is a challenging job. One of the bestsupport strategies for caregivers is to make sure they are aware of andunderstand the resources that are available to them.
  • 3. Here are some disease specific and health related agencies andwebsites to receive information, support and assistance - whether youare a family caregiver, a professional caregiver, or looking for additionalinformation on issues related to family caregiving.For the caregiver - these resources might help to cope with your role asthe caregiver.
  • 4. 1 Disease Specific Websites for Seniors, Caregivers and Aging parents 2The Alzheimers Association is the American Autoimmune Relatedleading, global voluntary health Diseases Association, is dedicated toorganization in Alzheimer care and eradicating autoimmune diseasessupport. through patient education, autoimmune disease research, public awareness, and advocacy and patient services.
  • 5. 3 Disease Specific Websites for Seniors, Caregivers and Aging parents 4The American Cancer Society is a The American Diabetes Associationnationwide, community-based is leading the fight against thevoluntary health organization deadly consequences of diabetesdedicated to eliminating cancer as and fighting for those affected bya major health problem. diabetes.
  • 6. 5 Disease Specific Websites for Seniors, Caregivers and Aging parents 6American Foundation for AIDS American Heart Association - LearnResearch - Founded in 1985, amfAR more about the American Heartis dedicated to ending the global Associations efforts to reduceAIDS epidemic through innovative death caused by cardiovascularresearch. disease.
  • 7. 7 Disease Specific Websites for Seniors, Caregivers and Aging parents 8American Kidney Fund - is a American Liver Foundation -volunteer health organization provides information on liverdedicated to providing kidney diseases, as well as advocacy forservices and programs for people education, treatment and researchwith or at risk of kidney disease. funding.
  • 8. 9 Disease Specific Websites for Seniors, Caregivers and Aging parents 10The American Lung Association is American Pain Foundation - is anthe leading organization working to independent nonprofit 501(c)3save lives by improving lung health organization serving people withand preventing lung disease through pain through information,Education, Advocacy and Research. advocacy, and support.
  • 9. 11 Disease Specific Websites for Seniors, Caregivers and Aging parents 12The American Parkinson Disease American Stroke Association - offersAssociation – APDA focuses its support and information for strokeenergies on research, patient patients, caregivers and theirservices, education and raising families.public awareness of the Parkinsonsdisease.
  • 10. 13 Disease Specific Websites for Seniors, Caregivers and Aging parents 14American Tinnitus Association is a The ALS Association is a leadingnon-profit organization working to source of information for thoseimprove the resources, information, battling ALS and for people lookingand assistance available to sufferers for the latest news andof tinnitus. information about the disease.
  • 11. 15 Disease Specific Websites for Seniors, Caregivers and Aging parents 16Asthma & Allergy Foundation of Cancer and Careers offers supportAmerica provides free information for women with breast and otherand resources from the leading cancers: career coaches, diaries,national nonprofit organization for cancer wigs, legal advice, freepeople with allergies and asthma. publications, support for employers, coworkers and caregivers.
  • 12. 17 Disease Specific Websites for Seniors, Caregivers and Aging parents 18Cancer Financial Assistance Cancer Research and PreventionCoalition - (CFAC) is a coalition of Foundation - Provides Cancerorganizations helping cancer prevention and early detectionpatients limit their financial through research, education andchallenges. community outreach to all populations, including children and the underserved.
  • 13. 19 Disease Specific Websites for Seniors, Caregivers and Aging parents 20CHADD (Children and Adults with Crohns & Colitis Foundation ofAttention-Deficit/Hyperactivity America - is a non-profit, volunteer-Disorder) is the nations leading driven organization dedicated tonon-profit organization serving finding the cure for Crohns diseaseindividuals with AD/HD and their and ulcerative colitis.families.
  • 14. 21 Disease Specific Websites for Seniors, Caregivers and Aging parents 22Cystic Fibrosis Foundation - is the Easter Seals provides exceptionalleading organization in the United services, education, outreach, andStates devoted to cystic fibrosis. advocacy so that people living with autism and other disabilities can live, learn, work and play in our communities
  • 15. 23 Disease Specific Websites for Seniors, Caregivers and Aging parents 24The Epilepsy Foundation of The Foundation Fighting Blindness -America® is the national voluntary is a publicly-supported charityagency dedicated solely to the raising money to fund research forwelfare of the almost 3 million macular degeneration, retinitispeople with epilepsy in the U.S. and pigmentosa (RP), related diseases,their families and providing information, resources and referrals.
  • 16. 25 Disease Specific Websites for Seniors, Caregivers and Aging parents 26Kidney Cancer Association (KCA) is a The Huntington’s Disease Societycharitable organization made up of of America, Inc. (HDSA) is apatients, family members, National, voluntary healthphysicians, researchers, and other organization dedicated tohealth professionals globally. improving the lives of people with Huntingtons Disease and their families.
  • 17. 27 Disease Specific Websites for Seniors, Caregivers and Aging parents 28The Leukemia & Lymphoma Lupus Foundation of America - (LFA)Society - (LLS) is the worlds is the foremost national nonprofitlargest voluntary health voluntary health organizationorganization dedicated to funding dedicated to finding the causes of andblood cancer research, education cure for lupus and providing support,and patient services. services and hope to all people affected by lupus.
  • 18. 29 Disease Specific Websites for Seniors, Caregivers and Aging parents 30Mesothelioma Web - The Most March of Dimes Birth DefectsComprehensive Mesothelioma Foundation - is a nonprofit charitWebsite providing mesothelioma provideing information and answerssymptoms, diagnosis, Malignant about pregnancy, your baby, folicmesothelioma treatment and acid, prematurity, genetic disorders,traditional and new treatment birth defects and much more.options
  • 19. 31 Disease Specific Websites for Seniors, Caregivers and Aging parents 32Muhammad Ali Parkinson Center and Myasthenia Gravis FoundationMovement Disorders Clinic is a of America - (MGFA) is the onlyNational Parkinson Foundation Center national volunteer healthof Excellence, and a wonderful agency dedicated solely to theresource for people with Parkinsons fight against myasthenia gravis.and their families.
  • 20. 33 Disease Specific Websites for Seniors, Caregivers and Aging parents 34Myositis Association - (TMA) is a National Down Syndrome Society - isnon-profit, voluntary health the main source of information foragency dedicated to improving the people with Down syndrome.lives of people affected by myositis.
  • 21. 35 Disease Specific Websites for Seniors, Caregivers and Aging parents 36The National Hemophilia National Mental Health Association -Foundation is dedicated to Mental Health America is thefinding better treatments and countrys oldest and largest nonprofitcures for bleeding and clotting organization addressing all aspects ofdisorders and to preventing the mental health and mental illness.complications of these disordersthrough education, advocacyand research.
  • 22. 37 Disease Specific Websites for Seniors, Caregivers and Aging parents 38National Multiple Sclerosis Society National Organization for Rare- is a collective of passionate Disorders - is a unique federation ofindividuals who want to move voluntary health organizationstogether toward a world free of dedicated to helping people withmultiple sclerosis. rare "orphan" diseases and assisting the organizations that serve them.
  • 23. 39 Disease Specific Websites for Seniors, Caregivers and Aging parents 40National Osteoporosis Foundation- National Psoriasis Foundation(NOF) is the leading consumer and - is the largest psoriasis patientcommunity-focused health organization advocacy organization in thededicated to the prevention of world.osteoporosis and broken bones.
  • 24. 41 Disease Specific Websites for Seniors, Caregivers and Aging parents 42National Sleep Foundation - is a 501(c)3 Osteogenesis Imperfectacharitable, educational, and scientific Foundation - is a voluntarynot-for-profit organization dedicated to national health organizationimproving sleep health and safety dedicated to improving thethrough education, public awareness, quality of life for individualsand advocacy. affected by OI.
  • 25. 43 Disease Specific Websites for Seniors, Caregivers and Aging parents 44The Paget Foundation - provides Partners Against Pain - is a resourceinformation for patients and that serves patients, caregivers, andmedical professionals for Pagets healthcare professionals to helpdisease of bone, fibrous dysplasia, alleviate unnecessary suffering byosteopetrosis, and skeletal leading efforts to advance standardscomplications of breast and prostate of pain care through education andcancer. advocacy.
  • 26. 45 Disease Specific Websites for Seniors, Caregivers and Aging parents 46Sjogrens Syndrome Foundation is a The Spina Bifida Association (SBA)national non-profit, multi-faceted is the only national voluntaryorganization focused on increasing health agency solely dedicated toresearch, education and awareness enhancing the lives of those withfor Sjögrens syndrome. Spina Bifida and those whose lives are touched by this challenging birth defect.
  • 27. 47 Disease Specific Websites for Seniors, Caregivers and Aging parents 48Tourette Syndrome Association is Tuberous Sclerosis Alliance - isthe only national voluntary dedicated to finding a cure fornon-profit membership organization tuberous sclerosis complex whilededicated to enhancing the lives of improving the lives of thosethose with Tourette Syndrome. affected.
  • 28. 49 Disease Specific Websites for Seniors, Caregivers and Aging parents 50United Ostomy Association - The United Cerebral Palsy - (UCP) is aUOAA is a national organization to leading service provider andprovide support, information and advocate for adults and childrenadvocacy to ostomates and their with disabilities, including cerebralcaregivers. palsy.
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