Resources - Parkinson's, Celiac Disease, ALS, MS and Other Long Term Illness
Has your loved one been diagnosed with a long term progressive illness such as Parkinson’s Disease, Huntington’s Disease, ALS/Lou Gehrig's Disease, MS/Multiple Sclerosis, Alzheimer’s Disease or some other illness and you are in need of information and resources in Philadelphia Suburbs?
Are you currently providing assistance home care in Haverford, Newtown Square, Darby or Chester and looking for a professional caregiver from a reputable, award winning home care company to stay with your loved one?
Alzheimer's Disease /Dementia Care - Alzheimer's Association Delaware Valley Chapter - https://www.alz.org/delval/
The Alzheimer's Association offers local support groups, education and advocacy. . Please click on link for more information.
Comfort Keepers in-home care provides Alzheimer's Disease Care in Penn Valley, Chesterbrook, Malvern and the surrounding areas.
ALS/Lou Gehrig's Disease - ALS Association of Greater Philadelphia - https://www.alsphiladelphia.org - https://www.alsphiladelphia.org/. For information on in-home care services, https://www.alsphiladelphia.org/patient-services. If you qualify for services, you have choice of your in-home care provider. Comfort Keepers Springfield and King of Prussia is on the list, choose an award winning team with exceptional caregivers to provide your services.
Cerebral Palsy - United Cerebral Palsy of Philadelphia -https://www.ucpphila.org/
Celiac - Gluton Free - https://hospitals.jefferson.edu/departments-and-services/celiac-center/
Diabetes - American Diabetes Association Philadelphia Office - https://www.diabetes.org/in-my-community/local-offices/philadelphia-pennsylvania/
Heart Disease/CHF/Congestive Heart Failure - American Heart Association - Philadelphia Chapter -https://www.heart.org/HEARTORG/Affiliate/Philadelphia/Pennsylvania/Home_UCM_GRA076_AffiliatePage.jsp
Hemophilia - Delaware Valley Chapter - https://www.hemophiliasupport.org/
Huntington's Disease - Huntington Disease Society Eastern Chapter - https://www.hdsa.org/epch/index.html
Leiomyosarcoma - For more information please go to: https://www.leiomyosarcoma.org/
Leukemia & Lymphoma - Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) Society (LLS) Society in Philadelphia - https://www.lls.org/
MS - National Multiple Sclerosis Society Greater Delaware Valley Chapter - https://www.nationalmssociety.org/Chapters/PAE If you qualify for assistance you can choose your in-home provider. Comfort Keepers Springfield and King of Prussia PA is a provider on the list. Choose Comfort Keepers award winning caregivers who provide exceptional care.
Parkinson's Disease - National Parkinson's Foundation - Parkinson's Disease and Movement Disorder Center at Penn - https://www.pennmedicine.org/neurology/patient-care/clinical-services/movement-disorders/parkinson-disease.html If you are a veteran, the Philadelphia Veterans Hospital has a program - https://www.philadelphia.va.gov/services/Parkinson_s_Disease_Research_Education_and_Clinical_Center.asp.