Useful Resources and Organizations

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Formed in 1980, the Alzheimer’s Association is the leading voluntary health organization in Alzheimer’s care, support and research. https://www.alz.org/

American Heart Association

American Heart Association’s efforts to reduce death caused by heart disease and stroke. Also learn about cardiovascular conditions, ECC and CPR, donating, heart disease information for healthcare professionals, caregivers, and educators and healthy living. https://www.heart.org/HEARTORG/

American Diabetes Association

An organization with the mission to prevent and cure diabetes and to improve the lives of all people affected by diabetes. A wealth of information about Diabetes. http://www.diabetes.org

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A humanitarian organization that provides emergency assistance, disaster relief, and education in the United States. http://www.redcross.org/

The American AED/CPR Association has been providing training in CPR, First Aid, , ACLS, PALS and First Responder for over a decade. The American AED/CPR Association now offers both online and on location based classes. www.aedcpr.com

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At the American Cancer Society, we’re on a mission to free the world from cancer. Until we do, we’ll be funding and conducting research, sharing expert information, supporting patients, and spreading the word about prevention. All so you can live longer — and better. https://www.cancer.org/

Asbestos.com has served as an advocacy center that provides hope and delivers quality resources and information for patients and loved ones coping with mesothelioma. www.asbestos.com

Since 1995, providing online resources for caregivers including tips sections, discussion lists, breaking news, topic specific channels, expert answers and email newsletters. https://caregiver.com/

N.C. Division of Health Service Regulation

When individuals complete Nurse Aide I, Geriatric Aide or Medication Aide training and competency requirements, they are listed in the registry. The NC Division of Health Service Regulation Health Care Personnel Education and Credentialing Section makes registry information available for them, the public and their employers to access. https://www.ncnar.org/

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The purpose of the Lumber River Council of Governments (LRCOG) is to assist its local government members with issues they deem appropriate. The LRCOG serves as a planner/administrator for a number of federal administrative programs dealing with older adults, worker training and transportation planning. The LRCOG is also a direct service agency for several programs such as older adult nutrition, caregiver resources, housing rehabilitation and focused worker training initiatives. www.lumberrivercog.org or (910) 618-5533

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Assessing Eligibility for the North Carolina Medicaid Personal Care Services Program

www.nc-pcs.com or (855) 740-1400

The Recovery Village

Drug and Alcohol Treatment Resources for Caregivershttps://www.therecoveryvillage.com/resources/caregivers-substance-abuse/

Scotia Village is a faith-based, not-for-profit division of The Presbyterian Homes, Inc. (PHI). Opened in 1988, it is a top notch continuing care retirement communities (CCRCs). Their CARF-CCAC accreditation and excellent rating by Medicare affirm their outstanding reputation and commitment to enhancing and extending the lives of those who call Scotia Village home. With services and amenities that you would find at larger communities in bigger cities, but at lower cost, Scotia is a great choice. www.scotiavillage.org or 910-277-2000

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