Family Care Navigator

State-by-State Help for Family Caregivers

Our Family Care Navigator helps family caregivers locate public, nonprofit, and private programs and services nearest their loved one—living at home or in a residential facility. Resources include government health and disability programs, legal resources, disease-specific organizations and more. Caregiving is challenging, but there are resources to help. Click on a state below for those available to you.

What Resources are Available in My State?

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Links older adults and their family members to state and local area agencies on aging (AAAs) and community-based organizations that help older adults remain at home and in the community. AAAs offer: - Information and Assistance - Care Management
Care Recipient Eligibility:

Anyone age 60 or older.

Caregiver Eligibility:

Anyone

National

(800) 677-1116
Eldercare hotline is available weekdays
9:00am-8:00pm
(Eastern Time)
Spanish-speaking information specialists are available

A monthly cash benefit from the federal government for people who are unable to work for a year or more because of a disability.
Care Recipient Eligibility:

Multiple requirements:

- Have worked in jobs covered by Social Security
- Be disabled, according to Social Security's definition of disability

Caregiver Eligibility:

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National

(800) 772-1213

A non-profit organization that provides online information to those who cannot afford medicine or healthcare costs. Website provides information about prescription assistance programs for specific medications and diseases, as well as government programs.
Care Recipient Eligibility:

Varies depending on the specific assistance program.

Caregiver Eligibility:

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National

No hotline.

Offers a national telephone hotline, online resources and printed publications which serve as a central source of information and assistance to family caregivers in every state.
Care Recipient Eligibility:

Anyone

Caregiver Eligibility:

Anyone

National

(800) 445-8106
Available weekdays
9:00am - 5:00pm
(Pacific Time)

A monthly cash benefit from the federal government to meet basic needs for food, clothing, and shelter for low-income older adults and people with disabilities.
Care Recipient Eligibility:

Multiple requirements:

- Age 65 or older OR Blind or disabled, according to Social Security's definition of disability (any age)
- Resources (real estate, bank accounts, cash, stocks and bonds) cannot exceed $2,000 per person ($3,000 per couple)

Caregiver Eligibility:

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National

(800) 772-1213

Provides information about how qualifying patients without prescription drug coverage can get the medicines they need for free or nearly free through patient assistance programs.
Care Recipient Eligibility:

Varies depending on the specific assistance program.

Caregiver Eligibility:

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National

(888) 477-2669

Online resource developed by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services that provides information on services and financing options for future long-term care needs.
Care Recipient Eligibility:

Anyone

Caregiver Eligibility:

Anyone

National

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Offers patients and their families resources to better manage chronic pain their lives including support groups, videos, and coping tips.
Care Recipient Eligibility:

Anyone

Caregiver Eligibility:

Anyone

National

(800) 533-3231

Provides information to promote awareness, prevention and early detection of diabetes. Offers free online monthly newsletter and screening tool. A listing of diabetes education programs and support groups in all 50 states is available.
Care Recipient Eligibility:

Anyone

Caregiver Eligibility:

Anyone

National

See website for local contact information

Provides information and resources to stroke survivors and their families including stroke support groups and a recovery guide.
Care Recipient Eligibility:

Anyone

Caregiver Eligibility:

Anyone

National

(800) STROKES
(800) 787-6537

Provides information and other services to people with diabetes, their families, health professionals and the public.
Care Recipient Eligibility:

Anyone

Caregiver Eligibility:

Anyone

National

(800) 342-2383

See website for local chapter contact information

Offers more than a dozen online support groups and resources about brain tumors and related conditions.
Care Recipient Eligibility:

Anyone with a brain tumor.

Caregiver Eligibility:

Anyone caring for someone who meets care recipient eligibility.

National

(877) 252-8480

Provides a toll-free line and an online resource center to answer questions regarding Parkinson's disease.
Care Recipient Eligibility:

Anyone

Caregiver Eligibility:

Anyone

National

(800) 457-6676

Provides credible heart disease information for effective prevention and treatment of cardiovascular diseases and stroke.
Care Recipient Eligibility:

Anyone

Caregiver Eligibility:

Anyone

National

(800) 242-8721

See website for local chapter contact information

Provides information on Huntington's disease and resources for caregivers, including a list of online support groups.
Care Recipient Eligibility:

Anyone

Caregiver Eligibility:

Anyone

National

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Provides up-to-date information about research on the treatment, care, diagnosis of Huntington's Disease. Also offers online support group and chatroom.
Care Recipient Eligibility:

Anyone

Caregiver Eligibility:

Anyone

National

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Provides advocacy, information about prevention, and health education concerning Kidney disease. Also, offers limited financial assistance for the following programs: - Health Insurance Premium Program - Medicare Part D - Safety Net
Care Recipient Eligibility:

Anyone

Caregiver Eligibility:

Anyone

National

(800) 638-8299

Provides support, information and educational services to Huntington's disease families through a network of volunteer-based chapters and affiliates.
Care Recipient Eligibility:

Anyone

Caregiver Eligibility:

Anyone

National

(800) 345-4372

Information and support for caregivers as they care for aging parents, spouses, and other loved ones 50+. They provide articles, helpful tools, a comprehensive local directory of caregiving services, and the collective wisdom of an involved community.
Care Recipient Eligibility:

Anyone, but their focus is primarily on the family caregiver caring for 50+

Caregiver Eligibility:

Anyone, but their focus is primarily on the family caregiver caring for 50+

National

Talk to a Family Adviser for free: (866) 824-8174

Serves as an information clearinghouse and resource center for people with pain, their families and their caregivers, the general public, health care professionals, policymakers, and the media.
Care Recipient Eligibility:

Anyone

Caregiver Eligibility:

Anyone

National

(888) 615-PAIN
(888) 615-7246

An online service that offers state-specific information and resources on Huntington's disease for individuals and caregivers.
Care Recipient Eligibility:

Anyone

Caregiver Eligibility:

Anyone

National

See website for local contact information
*Note: individual state pages are no longer being updated.

FCA support and assists families and caregivers through education, advocacy and services. In addition to providing training to technical assistance to California's Caregiver Resource Centers, FCA hosts the National Center on Caregiving (NCC).
Care Recipient Eligibility:

Anyone

Caregiver Eligibility:

Anyone

National

(800) 445-8106
Available weekdays
9:00am - 5:00pm
(Pacific Time)

Online resource includes information on the disease, support groups, a chat room, and other online group forums for young adults with Parkinson's disease and their families.
Care Recipient Eligibility:

Anyone

Caregiver Eligibility:

Anyone

National

(877) 223-3801

Offers services and resources to patients, their families and professionals including personal support and educational materials about hydrocephalus.
Care Recipient Eligibility:

Anyone

Caregiver Eligibility:

Anyone

National

(888) 598-3789
Available every day from
9:00am-4:00pm
(Pacific Time)

This organization offers educational programs, connective social activities, emotional support, and inter-generational programming designed to help you navigate through your community's continuum of care.
Care Recipient Eligibility:

Anyone

Caregiver Eligibility:

Anyone

National

(888) 655-3392 (888 OK LEEZA)

In Illinois:
(815) 741-0077

In Florida:
(954) 883-7240

In California:
Sherman Oaks (818) 817-3259
Los Angeles (323) 932-5414

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