Click on the title below to download a helpful booklet.
Caregiving Booklet from EmblemHealth and NAC:
“Care for the Family Caregiver: A Place to Start” in PDF format
Click on an organization’s name below to visit their websites.
AddictionResource.Net – Find the best Drug & Alcohol Rehab Center near you
A Place for Mom– Housing Resources
AARP – American Association of Retired People
AARP: Benefits – QuickLINK – Locate Public Benefits in your state
Aging with Dignity – Five Wishes Document – An easy-to-use legal document that helps you express your wishes ahead of a serious illness
Alliance for Aging Research – Scientific Research
ALS Association – The Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis Association
ALS – MDA – MDA / ALS News Magazine Current Research
American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine (AAHPM) – to raise awareness of the benefits of hospice and palliative medicine, and help patients and families find the care they need
Assisted living – Senior Care and Assistive Technologies Resources
Baylor University Online Graduate Program Resources – Older Adults and Food Insecurity and Hunger (comprehensive article)
Better Living Now – Healthcare products, programs and services
California Caregiver Resource Centers – Resource center for California caregivers
Cancer Decisions – research and alternative treatments
CaringBridge – free website for family/caregivers/patients
Caring Today – online magazine
Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation – All about research and living with paralysis
Disability.gov – Online Resource for People with Disabilities
DOROT – NY Seniors/caregivers/volunteers
Fighting Chance – life skills for cancer patients
Gathering Us – A free comprehensive memorial website that brings together communities after the loss of a loved one. Memorial, memories, videos, crowdfunding for expenses or donations, RSVP’s for gatherings, coordinate Volunteers and more.
Gift From Within– Post Traumatic Stress Disorder
Get Palliative Care – definition, information, and Provider Directory by state
Home Security List – How to make a home safe for loved ones with with Alzheimer’s or Dementia
Incredible Health – Alzheimer/Dementia Guide for nurses & nursing students
IPPF: International Pemphigus & Pemphigoid Foundation – information and support
Kids Health – Cancer Center – Parent information
Leiomyosarcocoma – News on causes and preventitive treatments for Leiomyosarcoma
Medicare: The Official U.S. Government Site for People with Medicare
Medicare and Medicaid tools, information and materials – NEW!
Medicare Rights Center – A nonprofit consumer service organization that works to ensure access to affordable health care for older adults and people with disabilities that includes these sites:
— Medicare Interactive – A free online tool to have all of your questions answered
— Medicare Rights University – Subscription based training resource for professionals
Mesothelioma – Mesothelioma Information Center
National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization – advance directives, living wills
National Resource Center on LGBT Aging – Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and transgender (LGBT) older adults
National Resource Directory – Services and resources for wounded, ill and injured service members, and veterans, their families and families of the fallen.
New York Foundation for Senior Citizens – (All NYC Boroughs) Free Emergency Respite for caregivers of Frail Elderly
NEXT STEP IN CARE – United Hospital Fund
NYC PARTNERSHIP 4 FAMILY CAREGIVING CORPS– Corporate caregivers
Planet Cancer – Young adults and children with cancer
Silvert’s – Adaptive dressing Solutions for Seniors and Adults with Disabilities
Social Securtity and Disability Resource Center – social security disability and SSI
SouthWesthealthline – Canadian Resources, Events and more
Spinal Cord Injury Information Network – resources for equipment/accessibility
Strength for Caring – the comprehensive web site of The Caregiver Initiative of Johnson & Johnson
Surviving Mesothelioma: A Patient’s Guide – Free copies of “Surviving Mesothelioma” are available to newly diagnosed mesothelioma patients
Theravive – network of therapists and counselors
Veteranaid.org – Eligibility Calculator for ‘Aid & Attendance Benefit’
Well Spouse Association – for spousal caregivers.
Wounded Warrior Project – Wounded Warrior Project is a military and veterans charity service organization empowering injured veterans and their families.