For those caring for the elderly, this site supplies information on products, services and support groups.
Disability and Condition-Specific
The Consortium for Citizens with Disabilities is a coalition of approximately 100 national disability organizations that advocates on behalf of people of all ages with physical and mental disabilities, and their families.
This site is a government-developed web portal offers comprehensive information on disability programs and services in communities nationwide.
Caregiving provides nationwide support for those caring for loved ones with chronic, disabling health conditions. This site is part of the Caregiver Media Group, which is a leading provider of information, support and guidance for family and professional caregivers
The Alzheimer's Association is the leading voluntary health organization in Alzheimer's care, support and research. Our mission is to eliminate Alzheimer's disease through the advancement of research; to provide and enhance care and support for all affected; and to reduce the risk of dementia through the promotion of brain health.
The mission of the Alzheimer’s Foundation of America (AFA) is to provide support, services and education to individuals, families and caregivers affected by Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias nationwide, and fund research for better treatment and a cure.
American-Italian Cancer Foundation: The American-Italian Cancer Foundation (AICF)’s Mobile, No-cost Breast Cancer Screening Program provides no-cost mammograms and clinical breast exams for medically-underserved women in of New York City. AICF’s Mobile Care Clinic travels to the five boroughs of NYC, five days a week, year-round providing breast cancer screening services to those most in need. View the schedule for screenings here.
Autism Speaks is dedicated to promoting solutions, across the spectrum and throughout the life span, for the needs of individuals with autism and their families through advocacy and support; increasing understanding and acceptance of people with autism spectrum disorder; and advancing research into causes and better interventions for autism spectrum disorder and related conditions.
At the American Cancer Society we're on a mission to free the world from cancer. Until we do, we'll be funding and conducting research, sharing expert information, supporting patients, and spreading the word about prevention. All so you can live longer — and better.
CancerCare provides telephone, online and face-to-face counseling, support groups, education, publications and financial and co-payment assistance.
Chronic diseases are responsible for 7 in 10 deaths each year, and treating people with chronic diseases accounts for most of our nation’s health care costs. We know that most chronic diseases can be prevented by eating well, being physically active, avoiding tobacco and excessive drinking, and getting regular health screenings. CDC’s National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion (NCCDPHP) helps people and communities prevent chronic disease and promotes health and wellness for all.
The ADA leads the fight against the deadly consequences of diabetes and fight for those affected by diabetes. The ADA funds research to prevent, cure and manage diabetes. The ADA delivers services to hundreds of communities, provides objective and credible information and gives voice to those denied their rights because of diabetes.
Heart disease is the No. 1 killer worldwide, and stroke ranks second globally. The AHA has grown into the nation’s oldest and largest voluntary organization dedicated to fighting heart disease and stroke.
National Kidney Foundation is a lifeline for all people affected by kidney disease. As pioneers of scientific research and innovation, NKF focuses on the whole patient through the lens of kidney health. Relentless in our work, we enhance lives through action, education and accelerating change.
The American Lung Association leds the fight for healthy lungs and healthy air. The association is focused on eliminating tobacco use and related lung disease, improving overall air quality for all and reducing the burden of lung disease on patients and their families.
Founded in 1982, The Obesity Society (TOS) is the leading professional society focused on obesity science, treatment and prevention.
CDC’s Division of Nutrition, Physical Activity and Obesity (DNPAO) protects the health of Americans at every stage of life by encouraging regular physical activity, good nutrition, and preventing adult and childhood obesity.
The Parkinson’s Foundation makes life better for people with Parkinson’s disease by improving care and advancing research toward a cure. In everything we do, we build on the energy, experience and passion of our global Parkinson’s community.
The American Pregnancy Association is a national health organization committed to promoting reproductive and pregnancy wellness through education, support, advocacy, and community awareness.
NORD is a patient advocacy organization dedicated to individuals with rare diseases and the organizations that serve them. NORD, along with its more than 280 patient organization members, is committed to the identification, treatment, and cure of rare disorders through programs of education, advocacy, research, and patient services.
The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) is the agency within the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services that leads public health efforts to advance the behavioral health of the nation. SAMHSA's mission is to reduce the impact of substance abuse and mental illness on America's communities.