To support you in taking care of a loved one who may be sick or ill, we provided valuable resources Nationwide.
American Cancer Society
American Diabetes Association
American Heart Association
American Kidney Foundation, Inc.
American Lung Association
Center for Medical Humanities, Compassionate Care, and Bioethics
Stony Brook University
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Information on disease outbreaks. Useful tips for travelers.
Expertise, information, and tools for health promotion; prevention of disease, injury and disability; and preparedness for new health threats.
Patch Adams’ radically refreshing approach to medical care.
A gateway to medical journals, news, databases, libraries, state agencies, organizations, and support groups.
Information on how well hospitals care for patients with certain medical conditions or surgical procedures, and results from a survey of patients about the quality of care they received during a recent hospital stay. This information will help you compare the quality of care hospitals provide.
More than 3,300 physicians, scientists and researchers from Mayo Clinic share their expertise to empower you to manage your health.
National Alzheimer’s Association
Website with links to local chapters.
National Center on Caregiving
Clearinghouse for caregiver programs throughout the US.
National Hospice & Palliative Care Organization:
National Institutes of Health
A gateway to clinical-trial databases, consumer-health publications, and an index of health conditions being investigated by the federal government.
National Library of Medicine
Includes articles on health conditions, diseases and wellness; information about prescription and over-the-counter medicines; a medical encyclopedia and dictionary; health news from the last thirty days; and directories to find doctors, dentists and hospitals.
National Mental Health Association
National Multiple Sclerosis Society
National Parkinson’s Association:
Nursing Home Compare
Information about every Medicare and Medicaid-certified nursing home in the country. You may have other long-term care choices like community-based services, home care, or assisted living depending on your needs and resources. For more information, see the link Alternatives to Nursing Homes.
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline
A portal for information about specific cancers and treatments, clinical trials, and support groups. Basic to highly technical information.
San Jacinto Methodist Hospital
Strength for Caring
A comprehensive online resource for family caregivers. The site combines original content with the best of caregiving resources currently available.
Victims of Crime Resource Center