The Danforth Adult Care Response to COVID-19

Resources

Helpful Information for you and your family

♦ Services and Supports

Medicare
U.S. Government – https://www.medicare.gov/

Medicaid
NYS Department of Health – https://www.health.ny.gov/health_care/medicaid/

Social Security

 

https://www.ssa.gov/ny/

Local Departments of Social Services
https://www.health.ny.gov/health_care/medicaid/ldss.htm

NY Connectsfree information and assistance, with links to services and supports for families, caregivers, and professionals.
https://www.nyconnects.ny.gov/

Offices for the Aging
https://aging.ny.gov/local-offices

Food Assistance
SNAP (food stamps) – https://www.ny.gov/services/apply-snap
Meals on Wheels – http://www.mealsonwheelsnys.org/

Veterans
NYS Division of Veterans’ Services – https://veterans.ny.gov/
U.S. Department of Veterans’ Affairs – https://www.benefits.va.gov/newyork/veterans-services-orgs.asp
American Legion/NYS Division of Veterans’ Affairs – https://www.legion.org/veteransbenefits/newyork

NYS Healthcare Marketplace
https://nystateofhealth.ny.gov/

Addiction Services
NYS Office of Addiction Services and Supports – https://oasas.ny.gov/

Advance Care Planning
Living Wills and Health Care Proxys – https://nysba.org/app/uploads/2020/02/PUBS_LegalEase_Living-Wills-Healthcare-Proxy.pdf
Health Care Proxy form – https://www.health.ny.gov/publications/1430.pdf
NYS Department of Health – https://www.health.ny.gov/community/advance_care_planning/


♦ Disease Management

 

Alzheimer’s disease
National Alzheimer’s Association – https://www.alz.org/
National Alzheimer’s and Dementia Resource Center – https://nadrc.acl.gov/

Behavioral Health
Health Resources and Services Administration – https://www.hrsa.gov/behavioral-health

Cancer
American Cancer Society – https://www.cancer.org/
National Cancer Institute at the National Institutes of Health – https://www.cancer.gov/resources-for/patients

Cardiovascular Disease
American Heart Association – https://www.heart.org/
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention – https://www.cdc.gov/heartdisease/

COPD
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention – https://www.cdc.gov/copd/resources.html
COPD Foundation – https://www.copdfoundation.org/

Diabetes
American Diabetes Association – http://www.diabetes.org/
Your Diabetes Info – https://yourdiabetesinfo.org/

Hypertension
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention – https://www.cdc.gov/bloodpressure/index.htm
American Heart Association – https://www.heart.org/en/health-topics/high-blood-pressure

Stroke
American Stroke Association – https://www.stroke.org/
National Institutes of Health –  https://www.nichd.nih.gov/health/topics/stroke/resources/patients

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