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Your Guide to Parkinson's Resources
Next Step In Care provides user-friendly guides and checklists for Caregivers and Healthcare Provides on topics such as Becoming a Family Caregiver, Hospital Stay and Discharge Planning Options, Rehabilitation and Home Care. They also provide links to other available resources, a terms and definitions page for common medical terminology, and helpful articles.
9500 Gilman Drive, M/C 0176T
La Jolla, CA 92093-0176
UCTV offers the public an extensive library of video presentations on Parkinson's disease from leading physicians. Use the keyword search function to find programs on PD-related topics such as: brain function, genetics, dietary/nutritional supplements, physical therapy, pscyhotherapy and more.
USA.gov, Office of Citizen Services 1275 First Street, NE
Washington, DC 20417
Find an A-Z list of health topics and resources on insurance, prescription drugs, nutrition, caregiving, and more on this government Web site.
901 Moorefield Park Drive Suite 100
Richmond , VA 23236
This library consists of hundreds of useful articles, forms, checklists and links to resources. It is organized into logical categories that address the key needs of caregivers and their loved ones. The library also includes an entire section for employers.
515 N. State Street
Chicago, IL 60654
The Caregiver Health Self-assessment Questionnaire will help caregivers analyze their own behavior and health risks and, with their physician's help, make decisions that will benefit both the caregiver and the patient. The Caregiver Self-assessment Questionnaire will enable physicians to identify and provide preventive services to an at-risk but hidden population and improve communication and enhance the physician-family caregiver health partnership.
You may know that VA provides benefits and services for Veterans, but did you know that VA also has a number of services designed specifically to support you in your role as a Family Caregiver? VA values your commitment as a partner in our pledge to care for those who have "borne the battle," and we have several support and service options designed with you in mind. The programs are available both in and out of your home to help you care for the Veteran you love and for yourself.
The mission of the ARCH National Respite Network and Resource Center is to assist and promote the development of quality respite and crisis care programs in the United States; to help families locate respite and crisis care services in their communities; and to serve as a strong voice for respite in all forums.
Many times caregivers feel isolated and overwhelmed, and end up neglecting their own health and needs. That’s why The Monday Campaigns has created Caregivers’ Monday, an initiative that will find and assemble the latest tips, news and key resources to help caregivers take good care of themselves, manage stress and find support. It is our hope that Caregivers’ Monday will remind these hardworking individuals that, at least on Mondays, they should take some time out for themselves.
4125 Albemarle St. NW
Washington, DC 20016
Caring From a Distance provides resources for those who are caring for aging parents or loved ones located in different cities or states.
10400 Connecticut Avenue Suite 500
Kensington, MD 20895-3944
The National Family Caregivers Association educates, supports, empowers and speaks up for the more than 65 million Americans who care for loved ones with a chronic illness or disability or the frailties of old age. NFCA reaches across the boundaries of diagnoses, relationships and life stages to help transform family caregivers' lives by removing barriers to health and well being.
63 W. Main Street, Suite H
Freehold, NJ 07728
301 NW 63rd Street - Suite 600
Oklahoma City, OK 73116
1000 Welch Road, Suite 204
Palo Alto, CA 94304
2 Clock Tower Place, Suite 610
Maynard, MA 01754
180 Montgomery Street, Suite 1100
San Francisco, CA 94104
800 Eastowne Drive, Suite 105
Chapel Hill, NC 27514
25 N. Winfield Road
Winfield, IL 60190
6301 Ranch Drive
Little Rock, AR 72223