Useful Links and Associations

American Heart Association

Voluntary organization committed to educating Americans on heart disease and helping to reduce its prevalence in the United States

American Diabetes Association

Organization whose goal is to prevent and cure diabetes as well as give diabetes sufferers a community to learn more about their conditions

National Parkinson Foundation

Non-profit committed to addressing the needs of Parkinson's disease sufferers in America and educating the public on the condition, its treatment options, and more

American Academy of Pain Management

Non-profit designed to educate medical care providers about pain management in patients

COPD Foundation

Offers support programs to educate, comfort, and provide therapy to those suffering from COPD

American Speech-Language-Hearing Association

Organization of 140,000 members and affiliated partners who specialize in speech pathology, therapy, & more

American Physical Therapy Association

Educating physicians and other health care providers as well as patients on physical therapy practices in America

American Occupational Therapy Association

Offering information for students, practitioners, and patients dealing with occupational therapy concerns

Homecare Association of Louisiana

Educates and promotes the highest quality of home health care in Louisiana

National Family Caregivers Association

Serves as a support group and source of education for people who provide home care for loved ones

American Medical Association

Official national association dedicated to improving public health in America

Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services

Government information on Medicare and Medicaid via the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services

American Academy of Home Care Physicians

Covering the needs of home care practitioners in America

National Association for Home Care & Hospice           

               Providing information and assistance for home care organizations and hospices in the United States