Resources

Nurses Unlimited’s Free Checklist Warning-Signs-Care-is-Needed

Alzheimer’s Association is the world’s leading voluntary health organization in Alzheimer’s care, support and research.
www.alz.org

Alzheimers.gov. is the federal government’s resource for Alzheimer’s and related dementias.
www.alzheimers.gov

Nurses Unlimited’s Alzheimers Activity EBook available for free.  Activities_e-book pdf

Nurses Unlimited’s Home Safety Checklist for folks with Alzheimer’s.  Alzheimer’s Safety Checklist

American Diabetes Association is a voluntary health organization working to prevent, treat and cure diabetes, to improve access to health care and eliminate discrimination against people with diabetes, and to improve the lives of all people affected by diabetes through education, advocacy and research.
www.diabetes.org

American Heart Association is a voluntary health organization building healthier lives free of cardiovascular disease and stroke through education, advocacy and research.
www.heart.org

American Lung Association is a leading organization working to save lives by improving lung health and preventing lung disease through education, advocacy and research.
www.lung.org

Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) provides health coverage for 100 million people through Medicare, Medicaid, and the Children’s Health Insurance Program.
www.cms.gov

Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) and Children’s Medicaid children in Texas without health insurance may be able to get low cost or free health coverage from these programs.
http://chipmedicaid.org

HealthCare.gov enables the consumer to search and compare physicians, hospitals, home health agencies, nursing homes, and other care providers.
www.healthcare.gov/compare

Health Insurance Premium Payment Program for Texas Medicaid Recipients and Family is a Medicaid Program that reimburses qualified Medicaid families for health insurance payments obtained through their employer.
http://gethipptexas.com

Medicare.gov is the official government website that provides information about Medicare coverage and eligibility.
www.medicare.gov
 
MedlinePlus is a National Institutes of Health website that provides information about diseases, conditions and wellness issues for patients, their families and friends.
http://medlineplus.gov/

Texas Children’s Health Plan is a provider of affordable health care coverage CHIP and STAR Medicaid to pregnant women, children, teens and adults in Texas.
www.texaschildrenshealthplan.org

Texas Department of Aging and Disability Services (DADS) was created to administer long-term services and supports for people who are aging as well as for people with intellectual and physical disabilities.
www.dads.state.tx.us

Texas Department of Aging and Disability Services (DADS) Help for Texans provides information on different programs offered such as Community Living Assistance and Support Services (CLASS), Medically Dependent Children Program (MDCP), and others, who qualify and how to apply.
www.dads.state.tx.us/services/index.cfm
 
Texas Medicaid Program provides information on Texas Medicaid programs such as Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP), Health Insurance Premium Payment (HIPP) Program, STAR Medicaid Managed Care, Star Plus Medicaid Managed Care which provides increased access for the disabled and elderly.  The website includes information on how to get help, on-line assistance and information.
http://www.hhsc.state.tx.us/medicaid