Local, Statewide and Nationwide
Older Adult Advocacy Groups
Organizations that support the passage and enforcement of laws and other social measures that protect and promote the rights and interests of older adults.
Programs for donation of organs and tissues to save another person's life or improve their functioning.
Medical services provided by orthopedists to preserve and restore the function of the musculoskeletal system including the spine and joints.
A movement disorder that is both chronic and progressive that occurs when cells in the brain malfunction.
Recreational space including state parks.
Patient Support, Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS)
An organization whose primary mission relates to Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) patient advocacy, education, or direct support programs to address patient specific needs. These organizations may peripherally participate in other activities like legislative advocacy, but patient support is their focus. Programs that help individuals navigate through the maze of the health care system. Personal health care advocates are trained health care workers, often nurses, or volunteers familiar with the health care system who work independently of any health care institution.
Patient Support, Multiple Sclerosis (MS)
An organization whose primary mission relates to Multiple Sclerosis (MS) patient advocacy, education, or direct support programs to address patient specific needs. These organizations may peripherally participate in other activities like legislative advocacy, but patient support is their focus. Programs that help individuals navigate through the maze of the health care system. Personal health care advocates are trained health care workers, often nurses, or volunteers familiar with the health care system who work independently of any health care institution.
A service offered by a hospital, health system or other organization that refers consumers to physicians.
Programs for financial assistance to purchase prescription drugs.
Programs that provide medical services to help maintain health and wellness.
Groups and organizations involved in increasing public education about issues relating to health, aging, disabilities, civic and social services.
Programs that provide entertainment, outings and leisure activities.
Refugee & Immigration Services
Services provided to refugees and immigrants to assist with settlement.
Programs that provide comprehensive rehabilitation services that help people who have specific types of injuries or other impairments to achieve their maximum level of functioning.
Programs and services for individuals with respiratory or breathing problems.
Programs that help people with the process one uses to plan finances and retirement income.
Programs using a special type of home loan in which no repayment is required until the borrower(s) no longer uses the home as their principal residence. Before entering into a reverse mortgage agreement, educate yourself, consult with trusted advisors and understand the pros and cons.
Speech and Language Therapy
Programs that involve therapy to treat speech problems and disorders.
Programs and services for individuals who have experienced a stroke.
Autonomous groups of individuals who share a common problem or concern, either directly or through their partners and families, who meet together on a voluntary basis, either in-person, by telephone or via the Internet, to fulfill a need, overcome a disability or cope with a crisis. Members of mutual support groups share their experiences, strengths and hopes and rely on one another for emotional support, information and resources. Included are professionally-facilitated groups, faith-based and secular 12-step models with or without professional participation, groups that use a set of guidelines prepared by a national organization or headquarters, and groups that have no professional participation and/or no specifically-structured format.
Support Groups, Health Conditions
Support group for individuals who suffer from health conditions and/or their families.