The Caregiver Action Network (CAN) is a family caregiver organization working to improve the quality of life for the more than 65 million Americans who care for loved ones with chronic conditions, disabilities, disease, or the frailties of old age. CAN is a nonprofit organization providing education, peer support, and resources to family caregivers and serves a broad spectrum of family caregivers and care situations.
Family Caregiver Alliance This organization provides a public voice for caregivers, offering assistance through education, services, research, and advocacy.
Empowering Caregivers This site provides a safe, nurturing site for all caregivers with emotional and spiritual support and a vast amount of both online and offline resources for caregivers.
The Invisible Disabilities Association (IDA) encourages, educates, and connects people and organizations touched by illness, pain, and disability around the globe. IDA also offers resources for information about various illnesses, help with costs of medications, disability benefits, and more.
HealingWell.com features a thriving support community, blog, videos, a newsletter, articles, and resources to help patients actively manage the challenges of living with chronic illness.
Family Voices aims to achieve family-centered care for all children and youth with special health care needs and/or disabilities. Family Voices utilizes affiliate organizations in each state, with a list at http://www.familyvoices.org/states. Resources include special topic areas such as workplace issues, benefits, and considerations for families with special needs. Others include information regarding health care and insurance, Title V, and family-centered care.
The National Association of Healthcare Advocacy Consultants (NAHAC) is a professional organization for people working in the field of health care advocacy. They seek to ensure consumer protection through development of professional standards and best practices in the field of health care advocacy.