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National Family Caregivers Association
10400 Connecticut, Suite 500
Kensington, MD 20895-3944

Telephone: 301-942-6430
Toll-free: 1-800-896-3650
Web site: www.nfcacares.org
e-mail: info@thefamilycaregiver.org

 
A membership-based organization providing caregiver services in education, information, support and validation, public awareness and advocacy. Provides national resource referrals, a quarterly newsletter, a caregiver-to-caregiver peer support network, a greeting card program and sponsors annual celebrations of National Family Caregivers Week. It is the only organization totally focused on speaking up for all of our nation's family caregivers (spouses, children, parents, etc.) regardless of their age or loved one's diagnosis.
 
Family Caregiver Alliance
180 Montgomery St., Suite 900
San Francisco, CA 94104

Telephone: 415-434-3388
Toll-free: 1-800-445-8106
Web site: www.caregiver.org
e-mail: info@caregiver.org

 
Support organization for caregivers of adults with Alzheimer's disease, stroke, traumatic brain injury, Parkinson's disease, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) and related brain disorders.


National Institute on Aging

National Institute on Aging
Building 31, Room 5C27
31 Center Dr., MSC 2292
Bethesda, MD 20892

Phone: 301-496-1752
TTY: 1-800-222-4225
Web site: www.nia.nih.gov/

Produces materials on a wide range of topics related to health and aging. Topics cover specific diseases and conditions, treatments and research. Materials for use by the general public, patients and family members, health professionals, and voluntary and community organizations.


Administration on Aging

Washington, DC 20201

Toll-free: 1-800-677-1116
Web site: www.aoa.gov/

Call for list of community services for older Americans in your area.


The American Hospice Foundation

2120 L St., NW, Suite 200
Washington, DC 20037

Telephone: 202-223-0204
Toll-free: 1-800-347-1413
Web site: www.americanhospice.org

A foundation that advances the hospice concept of care and promotes hospices that seek to meet growing and complex needs.

 

 

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