Resources To Help

These sites are excellent resources for those seeking information related to aging and caregiving.

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GENERAL SUPPORT

The national Eldercare Locator     http://www.eldercare.gov

The National Institute on Aging     http://www.nia.nih.gov

National Council on Aging     http://www.ncoa.org

American Society on Aging     http://www.asaging.org

AARP     http://www.aarp.org

The National Association of Area Agencies on Aging     http://www.n4a.org

The Administration on Aging     http://www.aoa.gov

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services     http://www.hhs.gov

National Adult Protective Services Association     http://www.apsnetwork.org

Focus on the Family     http://www.focusonthefamily.com

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LEGAL

Advance Directives (South Carolina) https://www.agingwithdignity.org/south-carolina.php

HEALTH

Suicide Prevention     http://www.sprc.org/

The National Institute of Mental Health   https://www.nimh.nih.gov/index.shtml

The Center for Disease Control and Prevention     http://www.cdc.gov

The American Stroke Association     http://www.strokeassociation.org

The American Heart Association     http://www.heart.org

The American Diabetes Association     http://www.diabetes.org

The Alzheimer’s Association     http://www.alz.org

The National Hospice Foundation   http://www.nationalhospicefoundation.org/home

The National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization   http://www.nhpco.org

The Parkinson’s Disease Foundation     http://www.pdf.org

The American Cancer Society     http://www.cancer.org

ALS (Lou Gehrig’s disease)  http://www.alsa.org/

American Lung Association     http://www.lung.org

Quit Smoking Community     http://quitsmokingcommunity.org/

Webmd.com     http://www.webmd.com

The Poison Control Center 1-800-222-1222

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FINANCIAL

Social Security     http://www.socialsecurity.gov

Medicare     http://www.medicare.gov

Medicaid    http://www.medicaid.gov

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