For more information on nutrition, health and wellness, see the following resources.
Alzheimer’s Association – works on a global, national and local level to enhance care and support for all those affected by Alzheimer’s and related dementias. Local chapters can be located through the national website.
Alzheimer’s Foundation of America – the Alzheimer’s Foundation of America is to provide optimal care and services to individuals confronting dementia, and to their caregivers and families through member organizations.Their website provides information about their services, publications, membership, care giving tips, and events.
CaringKind – provides free information, assistance and support for those with Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias. CaringKind is NYC’s leading expert on Alzheimer’s and dementia care.
Cancer Information Service – a program if the National Cancer Institute that provides the latest cancer information to patients, their families, the public and health professionals.
American Institute for Cancer Research – a comprehensive resource provides information, education and recipes for patients, survivors and health professionals.
American Cancer Society – offers guidance, support and information regarding cancer prevention and treatment, research and volunteering in the community.
CancerCare – CancerCare’s professional oncology social workers provide free emotional and practical support for people with cancer, caregivers, loved ones and the bereaved. Services include counseling, support groups, educational workshops, financial assitance and publications.
Support for People with Oral and Head and Neck Cancer (SPOHNC) – dedicated to raising awareness and meeting the needs of oral and head and neck cancer patients through its resources and publications.
Cook for Your Life – a free cooking website that serves cancer patients, survivors and their families. Their website provides users with easy-to-make, healthy recipes, instructional videos and informative articles. They are the only cooking website with a unique search tool to help users find recipes to suit their needs as they go through the rigors of cancer treatment. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
National Coalition for Cancer Survivorship – provides patient education information and advocates for better cancer treatments and services.
Prostate Cancer Foundation – provides information for patients and caregivers on prostate cancer, treatments and current research.
Tell Every Amazing Lady About Ovarian Cancer Louisa M. McGregor Ovarian Cancer Foundation (T.E.A.L.) – promotes public awareness and education of the signs, symptoms and risk factors of Ovarian Cancer, while providing support to survivors and raising funds for research in order to find the cure for Ovarian Cancer. ®T.E.A.L. also offers free workshops to survivors, their families, and other members of the public at their Community Center in Windsor Terrace, Brooklyn.
Office of Dietary Supplements, National Institutes of Health – The mission of the Office of Dietary Supplements at the National Institutes of Health is to strengthen knowledge and understanding of dietary supplements by evaluating scientific information, stimulating and supporting research, disseminating research results, and educating the public to foster an enhanced quality of life and health for the U.S. population. The site is a good resource for anyone who has questions about dietary supplements.
POZ Magazine – POZ chronicles the HIV epidemic, both in the States and overseas.
AIDSMeds – for up-to-date HIV/AIDS treatment information and more. In English and Spanish.
amFAR, The Foundation for AIDS Research – the latest information on AIDS research.
The Body – HIV/AIDS information in English and Spanish.
National Minority AIDS Council – Public policy education information.
National MS Society – a collective of passionate individuals who want to do something about MS now—to move together toward a world free of multiple sclerosis. Their website provides information about MS, living with MS, current research and to locate a local chapter.
Multiple Sclerosis Foundation – concerned with the physical, emotional, and social impact on people diagnosed with multiple sclerosis and their families. MSF strives to ensure the best quality of daily life for those coping with MS through implementation of an extensive array of patient services.
Parkinson’s Disease Foundation – a leading national presence in Parkinson’s disease research, education and public advocacy. The website provides information about the disease, research updates and social networking opportunities and much more.
U.S. Department of Agriculture Food Safety & Inspection Service – Food safety education in English and Spanish.