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Disease Specific Organizations

Alzheimer’s Association
Site contains information on the disease and helpful materials for caregivers.

Website: http://www.alz.org
Phone: 1-800-272-3900

American Association for Geriatric Psychiatry
News, facts, tools and expert information for adults coping with mental health issues & aging.

Website: http://www.aagpgpa.org

Arthritis Foundation
Site and 800 number provides general information and resources on arthritis.

Website: http://www.arthritis.org
Phone: 1-800-568-4045

American Cancer Society
The Society provides information on all aspects of cancer through a toll-free information line, web site, and published materials.

Website: http://www.cancer.org
Phone: 1-800-ACS-2345

American Diabetes Association
Site contains basic information on diabetes and healthy living advice and tips.

Website: http://www.diabetes.org

American Heart Association
Site contains very useful information on heart disease and stroke prevention.

Website: http://www.americanheart.org
Phone: 1-800-AHA-USA-1

American Psychological Association
Site contains a Help Center that provides consumer information on mental health issues and concerns.

Website: http://www.apa.org/helpcenter

American Stroke Association
Consumer information for stroke prevention and care of someone following a stroke.

Website: http://www.strokeassociation.org

National Kidney Foundation
Consumer information to assist individuals affected by kidney diseases.

Website: http://www.kidney.org

National Mental Health Association
Site contains fact sheets and other materials related to mental health issues.

Website: http://www.nmha.org

National Osteoporosis Foundation
Consumer and professional information on bone health and osteoporosis.

Website: http://www.nof.org

National Parkinson Foundation
Site provides consumer and advocacy information related to Parkinson’s disease.

Website: http://www.parkinson.org

VisionAware/American Foundation for the Blind
The American Foundation for the Blind works to expand possibilities so people with vision loss can achieve their full potential. VisionAware is a website designed for older adults.

Website: http://www.visionaware.org



Last Modified: 5/15/2014 10:48:10 AM