Helpful Website Links – Patients & Family Members
Administration on Aging
Provides information on services to the elderly, especially to enable them to remain independent. Information on meals on wheels, transportation, and at-home services.
National Association of Area Agencies on Aging (n4a)
The National Association of Area Agencies on Aging’s primary mission is to build the capacity of its members to help older persons and persons with disabilities live with dignity and choices in their homes and communities for as long as possible.
National Institute on Aging
Information on research and practical resources for the aging population.
The Alzheimer’s Association is the world’s leading voluntary health organization in Alzheimer’s care, support and research.
Assisted Living, Community Living
Administration for Community Living
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services created a new organization to help people with disabilities and older adults to be able to live at home with the supports they need.
Assisted Living Federation of America
The Assisted Living Federation of America (ALFA) is the largest national association exclusively dedicated to professionally-managed, resident-centered senior living communities and the seniors and families they serve.
American Cancer Society
Dedicated to helping persons who face cancer through research, patient services, early detection, treatment and education.
Bonnie Addario Lung Cancer Foundation
Patient funded to raise awareness and fund research to help you and generations to come.
National Breast Cancer Foundation
Non-for profit foundation whose mission is to save lives through early detection and to provide mammograms for those in need.
National Cancer Institute
Federal Government’s principal agency for cancer research and training.
Caregiverlist connects seniors and professional caregivers with the most reliable eldercare options, highest quality rating and outstanding careers nationwide.
Caregivers and Medicare
Nearly 66 million Americans caring for an aging, seriously ill, or disabled family member or friend, find help make life a little easier.
Wisconsin Senior Services and Resources
Caregiverlist provides Wisconsin seniors and caregivers links covering a number of topics.
City, County Agencies
Kenosha County Government website.
Kenosha County Aging Disability Resource Center
The ADRC is a free, “one-stop shop” for elderly people, people with disabilities and their families.
City of Racine information.
City of Racine Public Health Department
Racine’s Public Health Department.
Racine County Human Services
Racine County Human Services.
Aging and Disability Resource Center for Racine County
Information to access community resources and services for older people, adults with disabilities and their families and caregivers, regardless of income.
American Diabetes Association
The American Diabetes Association (ADA) is a United States-based association working to fight the consequences of diabetes and to help those affected by diabetes.
Centers for Disease Control Prevention (CDC)
CDC works 24/7 to protect America from health, safety and security threats.
Leading provider of hospital based Case Management, Discharge Planning and Referral Management to the Post Acute and Extended Care Industry.
Federal Agencies – General Health, Medicare, Medicaid, Insurance
Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
Administers Medicare, Medicaid, and the State Children’s Health Insurance Program.
Health Insurance Marketplace, Affordable Care Act.
Social insurance program that guarantees access to health insurance for certain Americans and legal residents 65 and older.
U.S. Department of Health & Human Services
Agency for protecting the health of all Americans and providing essential human services.
The National Institutes of Health’s website provides up to date information on diseases, conditions and wellness issues for patients and family members.
Heart Disease, Stroke
American Heart Association
Provides information and resources to learn more about the efforts to reduce death caused by heart disease and stroke.
American Stroke Association
A non-profit organization whose efforts help to reduce disability and deaths caused by cardiovascular disease and stroke.
National Stroke Association
Programs focused on prevention, treatment, rehabilitation and support for all impacted by stroke.
Home Care, Hospice
Offers information on hospice services for patients, caregivers, and the bereaved facing life-threatening illness.
National Association for Home Care & Hospice
Non-profit organization that represents the nation’s 33,000 home care and hospice organizations.
National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization
Charitable organization created to broaden the understanding of hospice through research and education.
All Saints Racine
United Hospitals in Kenosha
National Kidney Foundation
Provides patient services, education, and research to prevent kidney disease and promotes organ donation.
Lung, Pulmonary/Respiratory Health and Diseases
American Lung Association
Voluntary health organization whose mission is lung health. Find facts about lung diseases, such as lung cancer.
American Thoracic Society
Provides a better understanding of pulmonary/respiratory diseases, critical illness, and sleep disorders for patients on ventilators.
A non-profit academic medical center, provides clinical and hospital care and is a leader in research, education and health information.
Over 3,300 physicians, scientists and researchers share their expertise to empower you.
National Institute of Health
One of the world’s foremost medical research centers.
Mental Health, Mental Illness
Organization’s objective is to take control of your mental health, relationships, and lifestyle choices.
National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI)
National organization’s mission is “to eradicate mental illness and improve the quality of life of those affected by these diseases.”
National Institute of Mental Health
The mission of NIMH is to transform the understanding and treatment of mental illnesses through basic and clinical research, paving the way for prevention, recovery, and cure.
National Parkinson Foundation (NPF)
For over half a century, the National Parkinson Foundation has focused on meeting the needs in the care and treatment of people with Parkinson’s disease (PD).
Formerly the American Association of Retired Persons. A membership organization leading positive social change and delivering value to people age 50.
Safety & Professional Services
Wisconsin Department of Safety & Professional Services
The mission of the Department of Safety and Professional Services is to promote economic growth and stability while protecting the citizens of Wisconsin as designated by statute.
Find a transportation service to fit your needs.
Wisconsin Medicaid and BadgerCarePlus Non-Emergency Medical Transportation
MTM Inc. arranges transportation for eligible Medicaid and BadgerCarePlus members throughout the state to their covered preventative and life-sustaining medical appointments.
U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs
The US Department of Veterans Affairs provides patient care and federal benefits to veterans and their dependents.
Wisconsin Department of Health Services (and Related Departments)
Wisconsin Department of Health Services
The Department of Health Services exercises multiple roles in the protection and promotion of the health and safety of the people of Wisconsin.
Aging & Disability Resource Centers
Aging and Disability Resource Centers (ADRCs) are the first place to go to get accurate, unbiased information on all aspects of life related to aging or living with a disability.
Emergency Medical Services in Wisconsin
The mission of the Wisconsin Emergency Medical Services Section is to ensure that the highest quality and standards of pre-hospital emergency medical care is available to all citizens of and visitors to Wisconsin.
The Wisconsin Department of Health Services provides information and publications on public and private health coverage options. This information can be useful when looking for health care coverage in Wisconsin.
Long Term Care and Support
Information covering multiple subjects, services, offices and programs related to Long Term Care and Support.