Visiting Nurse Association of America

A national, nonprofit association of Visiting Nurse Agencies (VNAs) and home healthcare providers. The mission is to support, promote, and advance the nation’s network of VNAs who provide cost-effective and compassionate home care to vulnerable patients. Services include advocacy, education, collaboration, and provision of products, resources, and support to members.

There With Care

A non-profit organization providing a range of services for children and families facing critical illness in order to ease the burden of day-to-day obligations during a medical crisis. Their services are limited to Colorado only.


From the National Institutes of Health and the National Library of Medicine. Many authoritative links on treatments, coping, nutrition, and the organizations and more.

National Council on the Aging — BenefitsCheckUp

The National Council on the Aging developed BenefitsCheckUp — a comprehensive Web-based service to screen for benefits programs for seniors with limited income and resources. Benefits include health care, energy/utility assistance, tax relief, prescription drug benefits, food, housing, transportation, and more.


An on-line organization that provides information on patient-assistance programs designed to help with the cost of medicine and health care.

Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America (PhRMA)

A directory of patient-assistance programs offered by pharmaceutical companies.

National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization

A national nonprofit membership organization representing hospice and palliative care programs and professionals. The organization is committed to improving end-of-life care and expanding access to hospice care with the goal of enhancing quality of life for people dying and their loved ones.

Lazarex Cancer Foundation

The Lazarex Cancer Foundation improves patient access to cancer clinical trials.

The Wellness Community – Goes by Cancer Support Community

Provides free psychological and emotional support to cancer patients and their families. They offer support groups on stress reduction and cancer education workshops, nutrition guidance, exercise sessions, and social events.

CURE: Cancer Updates, Research & Education

Provides online education, publications, educational events, and a comprehensive list of resources on specific cancers, issues for families, financial help, and integrative therapies.