A Helping Hand
If you are facing the hurdles that come with senior health care or are a caregiver in need of additional support, know there are many organizations dedicated to improving senior care. The following may be ideal resources for you and your family.
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.
Alzheimer's Foundation of America
Providing optimal care and services to individuals confronting dementia, and to their caregivers and families.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Dementia Care Professionals of America
Providing training, qualification and other benefits to healthcare professionals involved in dementia care.
Resource for advice and answers on legal issues for seniors.
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.
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.
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.
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.
National 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.
National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization
NHPCO enhances and expands access to care that addresses holistic health and the well-being of communities.
National Institute on Aging
The NIA leads a broad scientific effort to understand the nature of aging and to extend the healthy, active years of life.
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 at NAHC
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.