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National Family Caregivers Association
301. 942. 6430 800. 896. 3650
CARE FOR THE ELDERLY
800. 677. 1116
This Web site features original content focused exclusively on eldercare and end-of-life matters. Find information on health, daily care, housing, finances, nutrition, legal issues, and other caregiver concerns.
END OF LIFE CARE
Finding Our Way
Series Web site contains articles tips and resources on end-of-life care, as well as a community-action guide for forming coalitions around issues raised in the series, and an online forum to share personal stories
Partnership for Caring, Inc. America's Voices for the Dying
A national, nonprofit organization devoted to raising consumer expectations for excellent end-of-life care and increasing demand for such care. It is the only end-of-life organization that partners individuals and organizations, consumers and professionals in a powerful collaboration, joining their voices to demand improvements in how dying people and their loved ones are cared for in our society. Partnership for Caring has a dual focus: providing services for individuals and advocating for societal change. Among other services, Partnership for Caring operates the only national toll-free crisis and information hotline, available to individuals and professionals alike, dealing with end-of-life issues. Partnership for Caring also provides state-specific living wills and medical powers of attorney. Partnership for Caring administers a number of grants and special projects. A recognized leader in the end-of-life movement, Partnership for Caring is the home of the National Program Office for the Last Acts campaign.
202. 296. 8071
202. 296. 8343
Americans for Better Care of the Dying
National Hospice Foundation
FINDING IN-HOME HELP
Visiting Nurse Associations of America
The Visiting Nurse Associations of America (VNAA) was established in 1983
as the official, national association of freestanding, not-for-profit, community
based visiting nurse agencies (VNAs). VNAA leads a profession that is more
than a century old - a profession that VNAs actually helped create. Today,
by linking leading not-for-profit home health care agencies from coast to
coast and creating a comprehensive brand identity program, VNAA has created
a powerful network for growth and development. One that will continue to enhance
and support the delivery of home health care for the next one hundred years.
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Christopher Reeve Foundation
Bankers Life and Casualty Company
Bankers Life and Casualty Company is one of the largest and most respected
insurance companies in the United States focused exclusively on the needs
of senior Americans. Bankers offers a broad portfolio of quality, competitive
products, including senior health insurance plans, life insurance and annuities.
Visit www.bankerslife.com to locate a licensed agent near you.
Colonial Penn specializes in offering life insurance directly to you! We make
it simple to get quotes and apply online for our affordable coverage, which
is available in most states. Each policy or certificate we issue comes with
a 30-Day Free-Look Guarantee. If you decide this insurance is not for you,
no matter what the reason, you may return your insurance documents within
30 days of receipt for a complete refund.
Health Insurance Association of America
Long Term Care Insurance
Here is your top resource for unbiased professional advice about long term
care insurance. This site offers an Insider's Guide, Learning Center, Discussion
Board and much more. Learn the benefits of long term care insurance today.
www.nolo.com (good guides to living wills and legal issues
www.uslivingwillregistry.com (to register living wills online)
800. 272. 3900
Alzheimers Disease Education and Refferal Center
800. 438. 4380
(info on living wills)
National Association for home care committed to representing the interests of the hospice community. Comprehensive list of home care and hopsice agencies - search for one in your area.
202. 547. 7424
CAPS (Children of Aging Parents)
CAPS establishes and facilitates caregiver support groups, and provides information on available services to assist caregivers
Well Spouse Foundation
Association of spousal caregivers provides peer support groups for long-term caregivers.
800. 838. 0879
National Association of Social Workers
The National Association of Social Workers (NASW) is the largest membership organization of professional social workers in the world, with 150,000 members.