Resources


Local Resources

The Arc: The Arc builds better lives for persons with intellectual and developmental disabilities and their families by improving connections to schools, work and the community.

Health First Colorado (Colorado’s Medicaid Program): Public health insurance for individuals who qualify.

Foothills Gateway: Foothills Gateway’s mission is to advocate for and empower individuals with disabilities to lead lives of their choice.

Peak Parent Center: The mission of PEAK Parent Center is to provide training, information and technical assistance to equip families of children birth through twenty-six including all disability conditions with strategies to advocate successfully for their children.

Sie Center for Down Syndrome: The Sie Center for Down Syndrome provides the highest quality of comprehensive care to children with Down syndrome by coordinating medical care, along with therapies including speech, physical and occupational.

National Resources

AARP: Provides information on estate planning, finance management tips, and more.

Alzheimer’s Association: National voluntary health organization committed to finding a cure for Alzheimer’s and helping those affected by the disease.

American Cancer Society: Nationwide voluntary health organization dedicated to eradicating cancer as a major health issue through research, education, advocacy, and service.

American Diabetes Association: The American Diabetes Association is a non-profit health organization providing diabetes research, information, and advocacy.

American Dietetics Association: The ADA is the world’s largest organization of food and nutrition professionals. Visit this site often to get timely, science-based food and nutrition information you can trust.

American Heart Association: The American Heart Association’s mission is to reduce disability and death from cardiovascular diseases and stroke.

American Lung Association: Organization fighting lung disease in all of its forms, with emphasized attention on asthma, tobacco control, and environmental health.

American Pain Foundation: This foundation’s mission is to improve the quality of life of people with pain by raising public awareness, providing practical information, promoting research, and increase access to effective pain management.

American Stroke Association: A division of the American Heart Association that is solely focused on research, education, fundraising and advocacy to help reduce disability and death from stroke.

America’s Health Insurance Plans: AHIP provides a unified voice for the community of health insurance plans. A major policy goal for their members is to expand access to high quality, affordable coverage to all Americans.

Arthritis Foundation: The foundation offers information and tools to help people live a better life with arthritis.

Caring Connections: A program of the National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization (NHPCO), this site provides free resources and information to help people make decisions about end-of-life care and services before a crisis.

Family Caregiver Alliance (FCA): Resource site for the FCA that addresses the needs of families and friends providing long-term care at home.

Geriatric Mental Health Foundation: Explore this site for mental health information for older adults and their families, to find a geriatric psychiatrist, for news of Foundation programs and events, and more.

Medicaid: Learn more about Medicaid.

Medicare: Learn more about the Medicare Program and Medicare Assistance Programs.

National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys: Provides information, education, networking, and assistance to those who deal with elder care legal services and people with special needs.

National Area Agencies on Aging: The National Association of Area Agencies on Aging’s (n4a) mission is to provide services which make it possible for older individuals to remain in the comfort of their own home.

National Family Caregivers Association: This site supports, empowers, and educates the more than 50 million Americans who care for a chronically ill, elderly, or disabled loved one. NFCA addresses the common needs and concerns of all family caregivers.

National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization: Learn about end-of-life care.

National Organization on Disability: The NOD raises disability awareness through programs and information, ultimately looking to increase participation of disabled individuals in basic life activities.

National Parkinson Foundation: This educational site on Parkinson’s disease supports the foundation’s efforts to improve the quality of care for people with Parkinson’s disease through research, education and outreach.

National Resource Center on Nutrition, Physical Activity & Aging: The National Resource Center promotes active, healthy aging by working to reduce nutrition risk among older adults, especially minorities with health disparities.

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services: The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) is the United States government’s primary agency for protecting the health of all Americans.

Disclaimer: All information and links provided on this page are provided as a courtesy to individuals visiting the Alexander Home Healthcare website. We do not necessarily endorse or represent the organizations listed herein. It is the sole responsibility of the visitor to evaluate the content and usefulness of all information obtained from third party sites.