A Helping Hand

If you are facing the hurdles that come with senior health care or are a caregiver in need of additional support or services, know there are many organizations dedicated to improving senior care. The following companies may be an ideal resource for you and your family.

Caption Call Phone System

CaptionCall is a revolutionary new phone designed to help individuals with hearing loss use the telephone with confidence. It offers amplification and superb sound quality while quickly displaying written captions of what callers say on a large, easy-to-read screen to reinforce anything the ears might miss.

Personal Emergency Response Systems

With LogicMark and Visiting Angels you're never alone! Get information on Two-Way Voice Medical Alert Pendants to contact 911 directly.

Alzheimer's Association

The Alzheimer's Association is the leading, global voluntary health organization in Alzheimer's care and support, and the largest private, nonprofit funder of Alzheimer's research.

The American Association of People with Disabilities

The AAPD is dedicated to furthering the productivity, independence, full citizenship, and total integration of people with disabilities into all aspects of society and the natural environment.

Alzheimer's Foundation of America

Providing optimal care and services to individuals confronting dementia, and to their caregivers and families.

The American Optometric Association

The authority in the optometric profession and leads the way in its mission of improving the quality and availability of eye and vision care everywhere.

Progressive Supranuclear Palsy Society

The PSP Society’s mission is to increase awareness of progressive supranuclear palsy, advance research toward a cure, educate health professionals and provide support, education and hope for persons with PSP and their families. PSP: A brain disease that slowly effects walking, balance, swallowing, speaking and eye movement.

Dementia Care Professionals of America

Providing training, qualification and other benefits to healthcare professionals involved in dementia care.

CareGiver Partnership

The CareGiver Partnership provides a wide range of home healthcare products that help maintain dignity. They offer fast and free shipping on orders over $50 to your doorstep.

ElderLaw Answers

Resource for advice and answers on legal issues for seniors.

National Association for Home Care and Hospice

NAHC is the nation's largest association representing the concerns of home care hospice, home care aide organizations.

Huntington’s Disease Society of America

HDSA provides resources and support for HD families and educates the public (including medical professionals) about HD while building awareness about HD and advocate for HD patients and their families. HD: A degenerative brain disorder that slowly diminishes the ability to work, think, talk and reason.

Johnson & Johnson Strength for Caring

The Caregiver Initiative is a Johnson & Johnson Consumer Products Company project to help family caregivers provide care to their loved ones and reduce their own stress. This project works with the many caregiving organizations across the United States and will launch new programs in the coming months.

Multiple Sclerosis Society

The Society mobilizes people and resources to drive research for a cure and to address the challenges of everyone affected by MS. To fulfill this mission, the Society funds cutting-edge research, drives change through advocacy, facilitates professional education, collaborates with MS organizations around the world, and provides programs and services designed to help people with MS and their families move their lives forward. The Society is dedicated to achieving a world free of MS.

The National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization

Established by the National Institutes of Health, the NIA leads a broad scientific effort to understand the nature of aging and to extend the healthy, active years of life.

The National Institute on Aging

The NHPCO is dedicated to promoting and maintaining quality care for terminally ill patients and their families.

NIH SeniorHealth.gov

Health information from the National Institutes of Health for Seniors.

Patient Advocate Foundation

Patient Advocate Foundation is a national non-profit organization that serves as an active liaison between the patient and their insurer, employer and/or creditors to resolve insurance, job retention and/or debt crisis matters relative to their diagnosis through case managers, doctors and attorneys. Patient Advocate Foundation seeks to safeguard patients through effective mediation assuring access to care, maintenance of employment and preservation of their financial stability.

Private Duty Home Care Association

The PDHCA believes that all persons with needs should be able to live independently and safely at home for as long as possible with the assistance of qualified, accountable home care services.

ElderCare Resources® USA

ElderCare Resources USA (within their network of 50 State Sites), are dedicated to empowering seniors and caregivers to obtain the knowledge and resources necessary to provide quality care for an aging parent, spouse, relative or friend.