Other Resources

Advocate Organizations:

National Patient Advocate Foundation: npaf.org

A non-profit organization that provides education and resources to help patients advocate for themselves and make informed medical decisions.

Greater National Advocates: gnanow.org

A public service organization that allows patients and families to connect with an independent Patient Advocate to help when dealing with doctors, hospitals, insurance companies, and long term care facilities.

Services To Help with Caregiving:

Eldercare Locator: eldercare.acl.gov

A public service of the US Administration on Aging that connects people to services for older adults and their caregivers.

Family Caregiver Alliance: caregiver.org

Organization that works with California state agencies to provide provided services to family caregivers with care planning, direct care skills, wellness programs, respite services, and legal/financial help.

Get Palliative Care: getpalliativecare.org

Part of a non-profit organization. This site provides information about what palliative care does and how to get it and find a provider.

Associations and Societies:

The American Cancer Society: cancer.org/treatment/caregivers

Resources for people caring for someone with cancer. This information can also help when caring for people with other medical conditions as well.

The Alzheimer’s Association: alz.org/help-support/caregiving

Resources for people caring for someone with dementia.

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