The ALS Association relentlessly pursues its mission to help people living with ALS and to leave no stone unturned in search for the cure of Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis, the progressive neurodegenerative disease that took the life and name of Baseball Legend Lou Gehrig.
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The Alzheimer’s Association, the world leader in Alzheimer research and support, is a voluntary health organization dedicated to finding preventions, treatments and, eventually, a cure for Alzheimer dementia. Their mission is to eliminate Alzheimer's disease through the advancement of research and to enhance quality care and support for individuals, their families and care partners.
They provide reliable information and care consultation; create supportive services for families; increase funding ... Read More
The American Alliance of Cancer Pain Initiatives is dedicated to promoting cancer pain relief nationwide by supporting the efforts of State Cancer Pain Initiatives. Cancer Pain Initiatives are voluntary, grassroots organizations composed of nurses, physicians, pharmacists, social workers, psychologists, and representatives of clergy, higher education, and government. Initiatives and their participants provide education and advocacy to healthcare providers, cancer patients and their families.
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The American Cancer Society is the nationwide community- based voluntary health organization dedicated to eliminating cancer as a major health problem by preventing cancer, saving lives, and diminishing suffering from cancer, through research, education, advocacy, and service.
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The American Diabetes Association is the nation's leading nonprofit health organization providing diabetes research, information and advocacy. Founded in 1940, the American Diabetes Association conducts programs in all 50 states and the District of Columbia, reaching hundreds of communities.
The mission of the Association is to prevent and cure diabetes and to improve the lives of all people affected by diabetes.
To fulfill this mission, the American Diabetes Association funds research, publishes ... Read More
Excellent resources for health in aging. Tip sheets and lots of how to for caregivers.
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American Heart Association’s mission is to reduce disability and death from cardiovascular diseases and stroke.
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The American Liver Foundation is a national voluntary health agency dedicated to promoting liver wellness and to preventing, treating and curing hepatitis and other liver diseases through research, education, and advocacy.
ALF achieves their mission through a variety of initiatives and programs in the areas of education, advocacy and research, including:
promoting the importance of having a healthy liver;
promoting a better understanding of liver disease;
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The American Lung Association® is the oldest voluntary health organization in the United States, with a National Office and constituent and affiliate associations around the country. Founded in 1904 to fight tuberculosis, the American Lung Association® today fights lung disease in all its forms, with special emphasis on asthma, tobacco control and environmental health. The American Lung Association® is funded by contributions from the public, along with gifts and grants from corporations, foundations ... Read More
Americans for Better Care of the Dying goals are to: build momentum for reform; explore new methods and systems for delivering care; and shape public policy through evidence-based understanding.
Every dying person needs to be able to count on excellent care. Americans for Better Care of the Dying (ABCD) aims to improve end-of-life care by learning which social and political changes will lead to enduring, efficient, and effective programs. ABCD works with the public, clinicians, policymakers, and ... Read More