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A state-by-state resource guide compiled by HDSA that lists available long-term care facilities, adult day care programs, legal resources, medical resources, and home care options.
Patient Advocate Foundation offers assistance to patients with specific issues they are facing with their insurer, employer, and/or creditor regarding insurance, job retention, and/or debt crisis matters relative to their diagnosis of life threatening or debilitating diseases. Professional case managers and attorneys specializing in mediation, negotiation, and arbitration advocate on behalf of patients experiencing issues with access to care, job retention, and debt crisis due to their illness.
Caring.com provides financial assistance to students who are caring for an adult relative while enrolled in college. Two scholarships of $1,500 are awarded each year to student-caregivers to help cover costs of tuition and books. Applicants must be full-time college students at an accredited two-or-four-year college or university in the United States, or full-time high school students who are registered to attend a qualifying institution the following semester. Click here for more information.