Women's Health Resources

This curated list of more than 400 women's health resources includes only the most reputable organizations. You can browse this list at the national level by health condition or by clicking on each state. 

Did You Know: National Women's Health Week is May 14 - 20, 2017. For more information about ways to get involved, visit womenshealth.gov. International Day of Action for Women's Health is May 28th. For more information, visit May28.org.

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National Organizations

General

HealthyWomen

This site provides information on a wide range of women’s health issues and offers an extensive online collection of resources on women’s health.

http://www.healthywomen.org/

National Women’s Health Network

The NWHN conducts and promotes critical analyses of health issues in order to shape health policy to reflect the diverse needs of all women. They offer a weekly Q&A, factsheets, e-alerts, and other women’s health related resources.

https://nwhn.org

Mayo Clinic: Women’s Health

The Mayo Clinic provides patient care and health information from more than 3,300 physicians, scientists, and researchers. The information is accessible and categorized by different health topics, including diseases and health conditions, tests and procedures and drugs and supplements.

http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/womens-health/MY00379

National Institutes of Health: Women’s Health

The NIH is a medical research agency made up of 27 Institutes and health centers. It provides health information related to specific health topics, diseases and body systems.

http://health.nih.gov/category/WomensHealth

MedlinePlus: Women’s Health

The National Institutes of Health’s patient-friendly website offering information about disease, conditions, and wellness issues that are unique to women.

http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/womenshealth.html

U.S.  Department of Health and Human Services, Office on Women’s Health: womenshealth.gov

Online access to a variety of government publications on women’s health and general health topics.

http://womenshealth.gov/

U.S.  Food and Drug Administration: For Consumers — For Women

Offers free publications and addresses a wide range of women’s health topics, including pregnancy, breast implants, heart health and menopause.

http://www.fda.gov

Society for Women’s Health Research

Society for Women’s Health Research is a national nonprofit based in Washington D.C. that’s dedicated to promoting and advancing women’s health research and the study of sex differences in disease, advocacy and education.

http://swhr.org

Our Bodies, Ourselves

Our Bodies Ourselves (OBOS) is a nonprofit, public interest organization that develops and promotes evidence-based information on women’s reproductive health and sexuality.

www.ourbodiesourselves.org/

Health Insurance Coverage

Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, HHS

Part of the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), the CMS is responsible for administering Medicare, Medicaid, the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP), and the Health Insurance Marketplace.

https://www.cms.gov

Your Medicare Coverage: Is my test, item, or service covered?

Medicare.gov enables you to search their database for health care supplies and services covered by Medicare. Descriptions explain coverage limits, eligibility requirements, rules for receiving services, and associated costs.

https://www.medicare.gov/coverage

 

By Condition/Disease

Heart Disease

American Heart Association — Go Red For Women

Learn more about heart disease in women and how you can get involved in your community.

https://www.goredforwomen.org

WISEWOMAN (CDC Campaign)

WISEWOMAN (Well-Integrated Screening and Evaluation for WOMen Across the Nation) is a program that helps educate women about their risk for heart disease and stroke, and provides services to reduce their risk and cultivate lasting heart-healthy lifestyles.

https://www.cdc.gov/wisewoman/

WomenHeart

The National Coalition for Women with Heart Disease.

http://www.womenheart.org

Women’s Heart Foundation

Learn about your personal risk for heart disease and sign up for their e-newsletter to receive heart related news, expert advice, recipes, upcoming events and more.

http://www.womensheart.org

Million Hearts, HHS

National initiative, established by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, whose mission is to accelerate efforts and implement policies aimed at cardiovascular disease prevention.

https://millionhearts.hhs.gov

Division for Heart Disease and Stroke Prevention, CDC

CDC's Division for Heart Disease and Stroke Prevention works to improve cardiovascular health by funding research and programs, and partnering with a wide collective of resources to apply public health strategies.   

https://www.cdc.gov/dhdsp/

Cancer

American Cancer Society

ACS researches cancer and its causes, fights for policy changes, and provides support to people all over the country who have been touched by cancer. Women can find guidelines for breast cancer early detection and screening.

https://www.cancer.org

National Cancer Institute

Offers guidelines for early detection and screening and support for all types of cancer patients. Find information on breast cancer screening and use the Breast Cancer Risk Assessment tool.

https://www.cancer.gov

Foundation for Women’s Cancer

The Foundation for Women’s Cancer is a nonprofit organization that provides funding for gynecologic cancer research and training, as well as educational programs and resources.

http://www.wcn.org

CancerCare

CancerCare is a nonprofit that offers free support and resources for cancer patients and their caregivers.

http://www.cancercare.org

Support for People with Oral and Head and Neck Cancer

Non-profit organization involved in the development of programs of support for people with oral and head and neck cancer. Find supportive care, cancer centers, medical guides and resources.

http://www.spohnc.org

Skin Cancer Foundation

International organization devoted to educating the public and the medical profession about skin cancer, its prevention by means of sun protection, the need for early detection, and prompt, effective treatment.

http://www.skincancer.org

Imerman Angels

Your one-on-one cancer support community. Offers online support programs for women living with cancer and their caregivers.

http://imermanangels.org

Breast Cancer

National Comprehensive Cancer Network (NCCN)

Find information on risk-lowering options and breast cancer screening guidelines for people who have a higher risk of breast cancer.

www.nccn.org

National Breast and Cervical Cancer Early Detection Program

Find information on free and low-cost mammograms.

https://www.cdc.gov/cancer/nbccedp/

Susan G. Komen

Non-profit breast cancer movement that provides funding for research, real-time help to those fighting the disease, community health outreach, advocacy, and educational programs worldwide.

http://ww5.komen.org

Breast Cancer Trials

Non-profit website exclusively dedicated to breast cancer. Search for clinical trials on risk reduction, early detection, and gene mutations for healthy women and women at high risk of breast cancer.

https://www.breastcancertrials.org

Breast Cancer Freebies

Free resources for people with breast cancer.

https://breastcancerfreebies.com

My Journey Forward

Tools to help make a plan for care after breast cancer treatment.

http://www.journeyforward.org

METAvivor

Non-profit dedicated to the research and support of women with Metastatic (Stage 4) Breast Cancer. Find support groups and programs, clinical trials, and public awareness campaigns all over the country.

http://www.metavivor.org

Facing Our Risk of Cancer Empowered (FORCE)

Find information and online support for people at higher risk of breast cancer due to family history or inherited gene mutations.

www.facingourrisk.org   

Stroke

American Stroke Association

The American Stroke Association is a voluntary organization dedicated to fighting heart disease and stroke. Learn how to spot the signs of a stroke, minimize your risk, and find treatment and key recovery information.

http://www.strokeassociation.org

COPD and Lung Disease

Pulmonary Hypertension Association

Non-profit organization providing patient services and education to the PH community with newsletters, brochures, telephone helplines and over 200 support groups. Find outreach programs at the local and national level.

https://www.phassociation.org

Alzheimer’s Disease

Alzheimer’s Association

Alzheimer’s Association works on a global, national and local level to provide care and support for those affected by Alzheimer’s and other dementias. Find a local chapter near you.

http://www.alz.org

Alzheimer’s Disease Education and Referral Center (ADEAR)

The Alzheimer’s Disease Education and Referral Center provides information and publications for families, caregivers, and professionals on diagnosis, treatment, patient care, caregiver needs, long-term care, education and training, and research related to Alzheimer’s disease. See Alzheimer’s Disease Fact Sheet [PDF file].

http://www.nia.nih.gov/Alzheimers

Alzheimer’s Foundation of America (AFA)

The Alzheimer’s Foundation of America unites more than 2,600 organizations to assure quality of care and excellence in service to individuals with Alzheimer's disease and related illnesses, and to their caregivers and families.

http://www.alzfdn.org

Alzheimer’s Drug Discovery Foundation

Alzheimer’s Drug Discovery Foundation provides early support for innovative ideas and funding for clinical trials of drugs that prevent, treat and cure Alzheimer’s disease.  

https://www.alzdiscovery.org

BrightFocus Foundation

BrightFocus Foundation is a non-profit organization driving Alzheimer’s research nationwide. Find information about Alzheimer’s risk factors, preventative lifestyles, available treatments and coping strategies.

http://www.brightfocus.org

Cognitive Vitality

Expert neuroscientists rate food, drink, drugs, vitamins and supplements to empower people to protect their aging brains.

https://www.alzdiscovery.org/cognitive-vitality

Hypertension

Measure Up Pressure Down

Measure Up Pressure Down is a campaign dedicated to improving blood pressure control and achieving lasting improvements for patient health, stakeholder productivity, and cost savings.

http://www.measureuppressuredown.com

Diabetes

American Diabetes Association

Leading the fight against diabetes by funding research, delivering services to those affected by it, and providing education and resources to the diabetic community.

http://www.diabetes.org

Women and Diabetes, FDA

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration offers resources for tips to help you manage your diabetes and learn more about treatment options for women.

https://www.fda.gov

Diabetes Program, CDC

Learn more about diabetes (and prediabetes) and how to prevent or delay the onset of type 2 diabetes, find state and local programs, and keep informed about the latest publications and reports.

https://www.cdc.gov/diabetes/

Mayo Clinic – Diabetes

Find in-depth answers to all your chronic diabetes questions, check out their expert blog about living with diabetes, and find a local support group near you.  

http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/diabetes

National Diabetes Education Program

The National Diabetes Education Program offers a comprehensive collection of clinical practice tools and patient education resources for those susceptible to and living with diabetes. Browse resources to find information about risk assessment, diagnosis and treatment, prevention, and community organizations.

https://www.niddk.nih.gov

American Association of Diabetes Educators

Find an accredited diabetes education program in your area.

https://www.diabeteseducator.org 

DiabetesSisters

DiabetesSisters is a blog, turned nonprofit, that offers educational content and support services to women with diabetes so that they can live healthier and fuller lives.

https://diabetessisters.org

Osteoporosis

National Osteoporosis Foundation

The National Osteoporosis Foundation is dedicated to preventing osteoporosis and promoting strong healthy bones through education, advocacy and research. Find an osteoporosis support group near you, ask questions and share information about osteoporosis and bone health.

https://www.nof.org

American Bone Health

American Bone Health educates and empowers people to make bone healthy choices.

https://americanbonehealth.org

Osteoporosis and Related Bone Diseases National Resource Center

Provides patients, health professionals, and the public with important resources and information on the prevention, early detection, and treatment of osteoporosis and related bone diseases.

https://www.niams.nih.gov

The National Coalition for Osteoporosis and Related Bone Disease

Provides information regarding where research funding is currently being spent.

http://www.asbmr.org

Foundation for Movement Intelligence

The Foundation for Movement Intelligence’s Bones for Life program is an experimental training concerned with safety, and the autonomous mastery of posture and movement in order to protect vulnerable joints from injury.

http://movementintelligence.org

Unintentional Injuries

Injury Prevention and Control, CDC

The CDC focuses on home and recreational safety to help you reduce your risk of injuring yourself. Learn more about causes of injuries and injury deaths in older adults and how to prevent them.

https://www.cdc.gov/injury/

Falls Prevention, NCOA

The NCOA Falls Prevention works to keep older adults active and safe through evidence-based falls prevention programs. Find out how to connect with a community-based fall prevention program in your state.

https://www.ncoa.org/healthy-aging/falls-prevention/

Sexual & Reproductive Health

American Sexual Health Association (ASHA)

The American Sexual Health Association (ASHA) is a source of information for sexual health and the prevention of sexually transmitted infections (STIs) and disease.

http://www.ashasexualhealth.org/

American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG)

The ACOG is an authority on issues related to obstetrics and gynecology. Their website provides patient-friendly information from leading experts in women’s health care and an OB/GYN directory.

http://www.acog.org/

Planned Parenthood Federation of America (PPFA)

Planned Parenthood is a non-profit organization that provides sexual and reproductive health education and services to millions of people worldwide. You can access an array of sexual and reproductive health information, resources, and services online, or find a Planned Parenthood health center near you.

https://www.plannedparenthood.org

(HERS) Foundation

Hysterectomy Educational Resources and Services.

www.hersfoundation.com

Bedsider

Bedsider is an online birth control support network for women. Learn about birth control options, where to get it, and how to compare various different methods.

http://bedsider.org

The Emergency Contraception Website

Find information and resources about emergency contraception, its correct use, effectiveness and potential side effects.

http://ec.princeton.edu/

RH Reality Check

Rewire, of RH Reality Check, is a publication that provides evidence-based news, commentary and analysis on sexual and reproductive health and justice issues — meant to empower people to protect their sexual and reproductive health rights.

http://rhrealitycheck.org/

Reproductive Health Technologies Project (RHTP)

The Reproductive Health Technologies Project (RHTP) pursues an education, research, and advocacy reproductive health agenda and offers information on abortion, contraception, sexually transmitted infections (STIs), and fertility.

http://www.rhtp.org

Global Campaign for Microbicides (GCM)

The GCM works to improve standards for and ensure access to new and existing HIV-prevention options—especially for women.

http://www.global-campaign.org 

HIV and Women’s Health

If you are a women living with HIV, learn more about the physical changes you may experience, different side effects from medicines you may experience, and the health concerns you may face as you age.

https://www.aids.gov

Pregnancy

Daily Food Plan for Moms, USDA

The USDA provides special nutritional advice designed to help you and your baby stay healthy during pregnancy and breastfeeding.

https://www.choosemyplate.gov/moms-pregnancy-breastfeeding  

You’re Pregnant: Now What?, DHHS

Find a wealth of information about pregnancy, including the stages of pregnancy, prenatal care and tests, eating for two and possible complications.

https://www.womenshealth.gov/pregnancy/youre-pregnant-now-what

During Pregnancy Library, March of Dimes Foundation

Find articles for staying safe and healthy during pregnancy. Resources and topics cover everything from caffeine and cravings to vitamins and weight gain.

http://www.marchofdimes.org/pregnancy

Patient Education FAQs, The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists

Find videos, factsheets, and questions and answers on topics that include a healthy pregnancy for women with diabetes, exercise during pregnancy, and morning sickness.

http://www.acog.org/

American College of Nurse-Midwives (ACNM)

The American College of Nurse-Midwives (ACNM) is the professional association that represents certified nurse-midwives and midwives in the U.S. Founded in 1929, ACNM is the oldest women’s health care organization in the United States.

http://www.midwife.org/

Citizens for Midwifery

Citizens for Midwifery is a non-profit, volunteer, grassroots organization. Founded by several mothers in 1996, it is the only national consumer-based group promoting the Midwives Model of Care.

http://cfmidwifery.org

Midwives Alliance of North America

Discover professional resources for midwives including national events, independent healthcare research, and membership opportunities.

https://mana.org/

DONA International

DONA is the leading organization in evidence-based doula training, certification and continuing education.

https://www.dona.org/

La Leche League International

Their mission is to help mothers worldwide to breastfeed through mother-to-mother support, encouragement, information, and education.

http://www.llli.org/

KellyMom

Their site was developed to provide evidence-based information on breastfeeding and parenting. The KellyMom community includes both this website and social media outlets.

http://kellymom.com/

Violence Against Women

Rape, Abuse and Incest National Network - RAINN

RAINN is the nation’s largest anti-sexual violence organization. It offers free, confidential hotline services around the clock.

https://www.rainn.org

Menopause

The North American Menopause Society

Leading nonprofit organization dedicated to promoting the health and quality of life for all women during midlife and beyond, through an understanding of menopause.

http://www.menopause.org

NCCIH - Menopausal Symptoms: In Depth

Education about menopausal symptoms provided by the National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health (NIH),

https://nccih.nih.gov/health/menopause

La Leche League International

Their mission is to help mothers worldwide to breastfeed through mother-to-mother support, encouragement, information, and education.

http://www.llli.org/

KellyMom

Their site was developed to provide evidence-based information on breastfeeding and parenting. The KellyMom community includes both this website and social media outlets.

http://kellymom.com/

Mental Health

National Alliance on Mental Illness

Grassroots mental health organization dedicated to building better lives for the millions of Americans affected by mental illness.

http://www.nami.org

Anxiety and Depression Association of America - ADAA

ADAA is a non-profit organization that provides information on the nature of phobias and anxiety disorders and their treatment and assists people in locating treatment in their area.

https://www.adaa.org

HelpGuide

Over 250 articles and other resources addressing 31+ topics on mental, emotional and social health.

https://www.helpguide.org

Physical Activity and Nutrition

Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics

Nation’s food and nutrition leader. Find recipes, articles and multimedia learnings tailored specifically to both women and seniors.

http://www.eatright.org

National Association of Nutrition and Aging Services Programs

National membership organization working to provide older adults across the country with healthful food and nutrition through community-based services.

https://nanasp.org

Department of Agriculture – ChooseMyPlate.gov

ChooseMyPlate offers free, online tools to help plan and track weight and exercise goals for healthy living.

www.choosemyplate.gov  

Senior Farmer’s Market Nutrition Program

Senior Farmer’s Market Nutrition Program provides low-income seniors with coupons that can be exchanged for eligible foods at farmer’s markets, participating roadside stands and community-supported agriculture programs.

https://www.fns.usda.gov/sfmnp

National Foundation to End Senior Hunger

Finding innovative solutions to the threat of hunger and malnutrition in our nation’s senior population.

http://www.nfesh.org

EnhanceFitness

Evidence-based, community-delivered exercise program (formerly Lifetime Fitness) proven to increase strength, boost activity levels, and elevate mood. Certified instructors focus on stretching, flexibility, balance, low impact aerobics, and strength training exercises.

http://www.projectenhance.org/EnhanceFitness.aspx

Fit & Strong!

Multi-component, evidence-based physical activity program for older adults. The eight-week program targets older adults with osteoarthritis to reduce arthritis symptoms, and improve balance and joint functionality.

https://www.fitandstrong.org

Walk With Ease

Developed by the University of North Carolina for the Arthritis Foundation, this program is proven to reduce the pain of arthritis and improve overall health.

http://www.arthritis.org/living-with-arthritis/tools-resources/walk-with-ease/

Tobacco and Substance Abuse

Women for Sobriety, Inc.

Women for Sobriety is a non-profit organization dedicated to helping women overcome alcoholism and other addictions. They were the first national self-help program for women with alcohol and/or drug addictions.

http://womenforsobriety.org

Alcoholics Anonymous

Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) is an international fellowship of men and women that have a drinking problem. Find a meeting/group by contacting your local resource.

http://www.aa.org

Alcohol Rehab Guide

Offers information and tools to help guide you through treating alcoholism. Speak with a treatment specialist and get help finding an alcohol rehab facility that’s right for you.

https://www.alcoholrehabguide.org

National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence, Inc. (NCADD)

Learn more about addiction and how to get help overcoming it.

https://www.ncadd.org

National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism

Find out how women’s drinking patterns are different than men’s, how your body reacts differently than a man’s, and the particular health risks you may face as a woman who drinks.

http://www.niaaa.nih.gov

Smokefree Women

Smokefree Women is a national program that provides quitting advice, tips and support specific to women’s needs, including expectant mothers.

http://women.smokefree.gov

Immunization

Vaccines.gov

Use the Adult Immunization Vaccine Finder to find personalized vaccine recommendations for older adults.

https://www.vaccines.gov

Vaccines For Women Age 50 and Older

Current vaccine recommendations for women age 50 and older, published by The International Conference on Women and Infectious Diseases.

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov

National Vaccine Information Center

The National Vaccine Information Center is a non-profit educational organization advocating for the institution of vaccine safety and informed consent protections in the public health system.

http://www.nvic.org 

Adult Vaccine Access Coalition

Leaders in health and public health who are committed to improving public information about recommended vaccines and who wish to strengthen and enhance access to adult immunization services across the healthcare system.

http://www.adultvaccinesnow.org

End of Life Care

About Assisted Living

Resource for anyone looking for information on placing themselves or a loved one into an assisted living or elder care facility.

https://www.aboutassistedliving.org

National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization

Find hospice care in your area and get more information about upcoming events.

https://www.nhpco.org

Patient Assistance

Patient Access Network (PAN) Foundation

Provides copayment assistance to underinsured patients with chronic diseases, including breast cancer.

https://www.panfoundation.org

Patient Advocate Foundation

Non-profit providing professional case management services to Americans with chronic, life-threatening, and debilitating illnesses.

http://www.patientadvocate.org

Rx Assist

Find information about free and low cost medications through patient assistance programs and learn about other ways to manage your medication costs.

http://www.rxassist.org

RxHope

Get help and guidance on obtaining prescription medications for free or at low cost.

https://www.rxhope.com

Women of Color

Black Women’s Health Imperative (BWHI)

BWHI is a national nonprofit geared specifically towards improving the health and wellness of our nation’s Black women and girls. Find out about the most pressing health issues that affect Black women, and learn strategies to live a longer, healthier life.

http://www.bwhi.org

SisterLove

SisterLove is a women’s AIDS and reproductive justice nonprofit focusing on women, particularly women of African descent.

www.sisterlove.org

Women of Color Health Information Collection, NIH

The Women of Color Health Information collection presents data on race/ethnicity and disease, in order to identify how culture, race/ethnicity, socioeconomic background, and geographic location contribute to the health status of women of color.

https://orwh.od.nih.gov

SisterSong

The SisterSong Women of Color Reproductive Health Collective is a coalition of 76 local, regional, and national grassroots organizations and more than 400 individuals working to improve the lives of indigenous women and women of color in the United States.

http://sistersong.net 

National Alliance for Hispanic Health

An organization focusing on strong and healthy communities. Find programs and resources to help you better understand your risk factors and stay healthy, happy and active.

http://www.healthyamericas.org

National Latina Institute for Reproductive Health (NLIRH)

The National Latina Institute for Reproductive Health is social justice organization committed to protecting the right to reproductive health care for Latinas, their families, and their communities.

http://www.latinainstitute.org

Native American Women’s Health Education Resource Center

Find information on issues of health, education, land and water rights, and economic development of Native American people. The website’s Resource Center provides links to information on native women’s reproductive rights, educational materials, health reports, and action alerts.

http://www.nativeshop.org

Asian Women for Health

Asian Women for Health (AWFH) is a peer-led, community-based network dedicated to advancing Asian women’s health and wellness through education, advocacy, and support.

http://www.asianwomenforhealth.org

National Asian Pacific American Women’s Forum

National organization bridging the many issues that confront women of color and their communities. One of their core programs advocates for policy changes to a broad range of sexual and reproductive justice issues that impact the lives of AAPI women.

https://napawf.org

 

Statewide Organizations

 

Alabama

AlabamaAgeline.gov

  • Official site of the Alabama Department of Senior Services.

Alabama Care Planning Council

  • Listing service with all of the available government and private services for seniors and caregivers to turn to when dealing with the challenges of long-term care.

Women’s Health Initiative Strong & Healthy (WHISH)

  • Find statewide resources and tools to help you become more physically active.

American Cancer Society Alabama

  • Find local programs, services and community events to help you manage cancer treatment and recovery.

Susan G. Komen North Central Alabama

  • Local Affiliate providing breast health programs and services.

Alabama Breast and Cervical Cancer Early Detection Program

  • Provides free breast and cervical cancer screenings to women who meet eligibility guidelines.

AlabamaDementia.gov

  • Resource for Alabama seniors with memory loss and their caregivers.

Alabama Hospice & Palliative Care Organization

  • Find information regarding end-of-life care in the state of Alabama.

 

Alaska

Alaska Women’s Health Program

  • Find resources and initiatives designed to prevent disease and encourage a healthy lifestyle.

Alaska Commission on Aging

  • Discover statewide aging programs.

American Cancer Society Alaska

  • Find local programs, services and community events to help you manage cancer treatment and recovery.

Providence Health & Services Alaska

  • Care and services for a variety of diseases and conditions, and health resources for all ages.

Let Every Woman Know

  • Gynecologic cancer support group.

Women LISTEN, Inc.

  • Offers weekly support group meetings and annual retreats for women cancer survivors in Alaska.

Women’s Wellness Program, YWCA Alaska

  • Access healthcare education, breast and cervical cancer screening, and assistance.

Alzheimer’s Resource of Alaska

  • Care coordination and education programs and services for Alaskans affected by Alzheimer’s disease and related disorders. Connect to support groups statewide.

Alaskan AIDS Assistance Association

  • Offers supportive services to persons living with HIV/AIDS and their families in Alaskan communities.

 

Arizona

AzLinks.gov

  • Find local assistance and information on aging and disability. Site includes links to Arizona programs and services, crisis services and hotlines, caregiver resources, and calendars of various community organizations.

Arizona Department of Health Services

  • Access resources and programs for healthy living, including information on cancer, diabetes, heart disease, injury prevention and nutrition.

American Cancer Society Arizona

  • Find local programs, services and community events to help you manage cancer treatment and recovery.

Alzheimer’s Association, Arizona Chapter

  • Local events, support groups and resources about Alzheimer’s disease. Learn more about disease in your community or volunteer for an event.

Arizona Diabetes Foundation

  • Educational programs for at-risk populations.

AZ Stop Falls

  • Get help improving your flexibility and balance, and decrease the likelihood of a fall.

Hospice of the Valley

  • Provider of hospice care in Arizona. Find community resources and no-cost grief support and family caregiver support.

Women’s Health Initiative Strong & Healthy (WHISH)

  • Find statewide resources, and resources by county, with tools to help you become more physically active.

Arizona Lifelong Fitness Foundation

  • Nonprofit organization dedicated to promoting and implementing fitness programs and activities for people ages 50 and older. Find Arizona Senior Olympics games closest to you.

 

Arkansas

Arkansas Department of Health (ADH)

  • Resources and local services across the state to help prevent disease and prolong lives.

DHS Division of Aging and Adult Services

  • Access all kinds of resources for seniors living in Arkansas, and discover statewide aging programs.

Arkansas Cancer Coalition

  • Facilitates and provides partnerships to reduce the suffering and burden from cancer. Find out if you’re eligible for free breast and cervical cancer screening and diagnostic services from the BreastCare Program .

Susan G. Komen Arkansas

  • Local Affiliate providing funding, support and educational awareness to women with breast cancer throughout the state of Arkansas.

Arkansas Heart Foundation

  • Offers heart health education, programs and services, including Diabetes Boot Camps, heart screenings, the Walk With a Doc initiative and peer-to-peer support groups.

 

California

California Alliance for Retired Americans (CARA)

  • Statewide nonprofit organization that unites retired workers and community groups to secure a better future for California retirees.

California Department of Aging

  • Discover statewide aging programs.

Women’s Health Initiative Strong & Healthy (WHISH)

  • Find statewide resources, and resources by county, with tools to help you become more physically active.

American Cancer Society California

  • Find local programs, services and community events to help you manage cancer treatment and recovery.

Shades of Pink Foundation California

  • Provides financial relief to women with breast cancer during treatment and recovery in the Southern California area.

Albie Aware Breast Cancer Foundation

  • Offers prevention education and support to women facing or fighting breast cancer in the Northern California area.

HERS Breast Cancer Foundation

  • Find post-surgical products and services while healing from breast cancer, regardless of financial status.

California Hispanic Osteoporosis Foundation (CHOF)

  • Provides education, research, advocacy, prevention and treatment of osteoporosis in the Hispanic community (California’s fastest-aging population).

California Arthritis Partnership Program (CAPP)

  • Provides statewide support and coordination of evidence-based self-management and physical activity programs for people living with arthritis.

 

Colorado

Colorado Department of Human Services Division of Aging & Adult Services

  • Access state resources for seniors, and discover statewide aging programs.

Colorado Cancer Coalition

  • Statewide collaborative working to eliminate the burden of cancer in Colorado. Access a broad range of support resources for people in Colorado who have been diagnosed with cancer and their caregivers.

Ray of Hope Cancer Foundation

  • Grants for cancer patients in active treatment to help meet basic needs. Applicants must be referred by a doctor, social worker, nurse or patient navigator.

Hope Lives! The Lydia Dody Breast Cancer Foundation

  • Provides financial support for care such as acupuncture to relieve the pain and nausea associated with chemotherapy and radiation, massage therapy, counseling, yoga, art therapy and more.

Women’s Wellness Connection

  • Provides eligible women with access to free or low-cost breast and cervical cancer screening in Colorado.

Senior’s Resource Center

  • Non-profit provider of information and services designed to help seniors remain independent. Serving the Metro Denver area and surrounding communities.  

Colorado Visiting Nurse Association

  • Colorado’s leading nonprofit health care agency provides services ranging from preventive to recovery to end-of-life care.

 

Connecticut

State Department On Aging, State of CT

  • Access state resources for seniors, and discover statewide aging programs.

American Cancer Society Connecticut

  • Find local programs, services and community events to help you manage cancer treatment and recovery.

Susan G. Komen New England

  • Local Affiliate providing funding, support and educational awareness to women with breast cancer in Connecticut, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Vermont and New Hampshire.

211 United Way

  • Connects callers to health and human services in their community at no cost.

CT Elder Law Services

  • Offers free legal help for low-income residents.

 

Delaware

Delaware Health Care Commission, Division of Public Health

  • Access state resources for seniors, and discover statewide aging programs. The Screening for Life program provides coverage of cancer screening tests to qualified Delaware adults.

Alzheimer’s Association, Delaware Chapter

  • Local events, support groups and resources about Alzheimer’s disease. Learn more about disease in your community or volunteer for an event.

Delaware Breast Cancer Coalition

  • Offers services for survivors of breast cancer and those recently diagnosed. The Women’s Health Screening Van serves communities statewide, providing breast and cervical cancer screenings, blood pressure screenings, cholesterol, glucose testing, and information on healthy lifestyles. Van schedule is available online.

Delaware Hospice

  • If you or someone you love is seriously ill, complete a brief needs assessment and get help developing an appropriate plan of care.

Screening For Life

  • Testing for breast, cervical, prostate, lung and colorectal cancer.

Stand By Me

  • Providing Delawareans ages 50 and older with financial coaching, benefits access, workshops and retirement planning. Get help mapping out a financial strategy for retirement.

 

Florida

Florida Department of Elder Affairs

  • Access state resources for seniors, and discover statewide aging programs.

Aging and Disability Resource Centers

  • Click your area on the map for information on your local Aging and Disability Resource Center.

Women’s Health Initiative Strong & Healthy (WHISH)

  • Find statewide resources and tools to help you become more physically active.

American Cancer Society Florida

  • Find local programs, services and community events to help you manage cancer treatment and recovery.

Florida Breast Cancer Foundation

  • View statewide resources for breast cancer screening assistance.

Annie Appleseed Project

  • Provides information, education, advocacy, and awareness for people with cancer who are interested in complementary or alternative medicine (CAM) and natural therapies.

Ribbon Riders

  • Provides direct financial assistance and emotional support to women fighting breast cancer in Central Florida.

Alzheimer’s Project, Inc.

  • Outreach program that provides support services and assistance to caregivers of persons with Alzheimer’s disease, free of charge.

 

Georgia

Georgia Department of Human Services, Division of Aging

  • Access state resources for seniors, and discover statewide aging programs.

Women’s Health Initiative Strong & Healthy (WHISH)

  • Find statewide resources and tools to help you become more physically active.  

American Cancer Society Georgia

  • Find local programs, services and community events to help you manage cancer treatment and recovery.

Georgia Cancer Info

  • Online cancer information center for Georgia.

Sisters By Choice, Inc.

  • Breast cancer support group for women living in Georgia.

Alzheimer’s Association, Georgia Chapter

  • Local events, support groups and resources about Alzheimer’s disease. Learn more about disease in your community or volunteer for an event.

Senior Connections

  • Offers a range of services that provide home and community-based care to maximize Atlanta seniors’ independence.

 

Hawaii

Hawaii State Department of Health

  • The goal of the Hawaii State Department of Health is to promote the health and well-being of all of Hawaii’s people. Find information on a wide range of health-related topics.

Hawaii Aging & Disability Resource Center

  • Information on long-term support and services for seniors and those with disabilities in the state of Hawaii

Women’s Health Initiative Strong & Healthy (WHISH)

  • Find statewide resources and tools to help you become more physically active.  

American Cancer Society Hawaii

  • Find local programs, services and community events to help you manage cancer treatment and recovery.

Alzheimer’s Association, Aloha Chapter

  • Local events, support groups and resources about Alzheimer’s disease. Learn more about disease in your community or volunteer for an event.

Na Hoaloha - Maui Interfaith Volunteer Caregivers

  • Get help with light housekeeping and meal preparation, transportation, respite care, and falls prevention.

PREVENT | Diabetes Hawaii

  • Take the Type 2 Diabetes Risk Test to find out if you’re at risk.

 

Idaho

Idaho Commission on Aging

  • Access state resources for seniors, and discover statewide aging programs.

American Cancer Society Idaho

  • Find local programs, services and community events to help you manage cancer treatment and recovery.

Susan G. Komen Idaho Montana

  • Local Affiliate providing funding, support and educational awareness to women with breast cancer in Idaho and Montana.

Alzheimer’s Association, Greater Idaho Chapter

  • Local events, support groups and resources about Alzheimer’s disease. Learn more about disease in your community or volunteer for an event.

 

Illinois

Illinois Department on Aging

  • Access state resources for seniors, and discover statewide aging programs.

Women’s Health Initiative Strong & Healthy (WHISH)

  • Find statewide resources and tools to help you become more physically active.

American Cancer Society Illinois

  • Find local programs, services and community events to help you manage cancer treatment and recovery.

Susan G. Komen Chicagoland Area

  • Local Affiliate providing funding, support and educational awareness to women with breast cancer in the state of Illinois.

Alzheimer’s Association, Greater Illinois Chapter

  • Local events, support groups and resources about Alzheimer’s disease. Learn more about disease in your community or volunteer for an event.

 

Indiana

Indiana Division of Aging

  • Access state resources for seniors, and discover statewide aging programs.

American Cancer Society Indiana

  • Find local programs, services and community events to help you manage cancer treatment and recovery.

Susan G. Komen Central Indiana

  • Local Affiliate providing funding, support and educational awareness to women with breast cancer in the state of Indiana.

Alzheimer’s Association, Greater Indiana Chapter

  • Local events, support groups and resources about Alzheimer’s disease. Learn more about disease in your community or volunteer for an event.

 

Iowa

Iowa Department on Aging

  • Access state resources for seniors, and discover statewide aging programs.

American Cancer Society Iowa

  • Find local programs, services and community events to help you manage cancer treatment and recovery.

Susan G. Komen Greater Iowa

  • Local Affiliate providing funding, support and educational awareness to women with breast cancer in the state of Iowa.

Alzheimer’s Association, Greater Iowa Chapter

  • Local events, support groups and resources about Alzheimer’s disease. Learn more about disease in your community or volunteer for an event.

 

Kansas

Kansas Department for Aging and Disability Services

  • Access state resources for seniors, and discover statewide aging programs.

American Cancer Society Kansas

  • Find local programs, services and community events to help you manage cancer treatment and recovery.

Susan G. Komen Greater Kansas

  • Local Affiliate providing funding, support and educational awareness to women with breast cancer in the state of Kansas.

Early Detection Works!

  • This program pays for clinical breast exams, mammograms, Pap tests and diagnostic services for women who qualify.

The Race Against Breast Cancer

  • Helps pay for a full range of screening/diagnostic mammography services to those who live and work in Northeast Kansas counties and are in need of financial assistance.

Kansas Arthritis Program

  • Provides statewide support and coordination of evidence-based self-management and physical activity programs for people living with arthritis.

 

Kentucky

Kentucky Department for Aging and Independent Living

  • Access state resources for seniors, and discover statewide aging programs.

American Cancer Society Kentucky

  • Find local programs, services and community events to help you manage cancer treatment and recovery.

Susan G. Komen Kentucky

  • Local Affiliate providing funding, support and educational awareness to women with breast cancer in the state of Kentucky.

Alzheimer’s Association, Greater Kentucky/Southern Indiana Chapter

  • Local events, support groups and resources about Alzheimer’s disease. Learn more about the disease in your community or volunteer for an event.

Kentucky Arthritis Program

  • Provides statewide support and coordination of evidence-based self-management and physical activity programs for people living with arthritis.

 

Louisiana

Governor’s Office of Elderly Affairs

  • Access state resources for seniors, and discover statewide aging programs.

American Cancer Society Louisiana

  • Find local programs, services and community events to help you manage cancer treatment and recovery.

Alzheimer’s Association, Louisiana Chapter

  • Local events, support groups and resources about Alzheimer’s disease. Learn more about disease in your community or volunteer for an event.

 

Maine

State of Maine Aging & Disability Services

  • Find state resources for seniors and discover statewide aging programs.

Health & Human Services Directory (2-1-1)

  • Search statewide listing of over 5,000 community resources covering topics such as breast cancer, mental health, disability services, volunteering, nutrition, support services and more.

Keep ME Well!

  • Use this tool to find out what you can do to improve your health and stay well, and learn where and how to find low cost healthcare services in your area.

American Cancer Society Maine

  • Find local programs, services and community events to help you manage cancer treatment and recovery.

Maine Breast Cancer Coalition

  • The Support Service Fund provides financial assistance for breast cancer related needs to qualified Maine residents. Use the resources list to help find support services, assistance with lifestyle tasks such as housecleaning or transportation, and stay up-to-date on local news and events pertaining to breast health and breast cancer.   

Alzheimer’s Association, Maine Chapter

  • Local events, support groups and resources about Alzheimer’s disease. Learn more about disease in your community or volunteer for an event.

 

Maryland

Maryland Department of Aging

  • Access state resources for seniors, and discover statewide aging programs.

Women’s Health Initiative Strong & Healthy (WHISH)

  • Find statewide resources, and resources by county, with tools to help you become more physically active.

American Cancer Society Maryland

  • Find local programs, services and community events to help you manage cancer treatment and recovery.

Maryland Breast & Cervical Cancer Program

  • Provides free breast and cervical cancer screenings, diagnosis and patient services to eligible women across the state.

Mobile Mammography Program

  • The Mammovan mobile mammography unit provides free mammograms to women who otherwise might not have access to screenings.

The Senior Connection

  • Provides programs and services that preserve and foster independence, mobility and quality of life for seniors in Montgomery County.

Arts for the Aging

  • Stimulate your mind, body and imagination by joining an artist-led workshop curriculum in your community.

 

Massachusetts

Women’s Health Initiative Strong & Healthy (WHISH)

  • Find statewide resources, and resources by county, with tools to help you become more physically active.

American Cancer Society Massachusetts

  • Find local programs, services and community events to help you manage cancer treatment and recovery.

Susan G. Komen New England

  • Local Affiliate providing funding, support and educational awareness to women with breast cancer in Connecticut, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Vermont and New Hampshire.

Massachusetts Breast Cancer Coalition

  • Offers information about breast cancer, local projects and campaigns, legislative alerts, and provides a calendar of events.

Alzheimer’s Association, Massachusetts/New Hampshire Chapter

  • Local events, support groups and resources about Alzheimer’s disease. Learn more about Alzheimer’s disease in your community or volunteer for an event.

 

Michigan

Michigan Aging & Adult Services Agency

  • Access state resources for seniors, and discover statewide aging programs.

Healthy Programs in Michigan

  • Find local workshops for health self-management, physical activity programs, diabetes prevention and self-management, and arthritis.

Michigan Medicare/Medicaid Assistance Program (MMAP)

  • Get help navigating health care and making health benefits decisions with this free counseling service.

Women’s Health Initiative Strong & Healthy (WHISH)

  • Find statewide resources, and resources by county, with tools to help you become more physically active.

Michigan Breast Cancer Coalition

  • Find information, resources and upcoming local events related to breast health and breast cancer.

The Pink Fund

  • Provides non-medical cost-of-living expenses to qualified breast cancer patients in active treatment.

Great at Any Age

  • Learn about A Matter of Balance and Diabetes PATH, a free community-based program, and find a class near you.

Michigan Arthritis Program

  • Provides statewide support and coordination of evidence-based self-management and physical activity programs for people living with arthritis.

 

Minnesota

Minnesota Board on Aging

Provides a wealth of information on topics such as health care programs, housing, healthy aging, health care directives and more. Use the Senior LinkAge Line for free statewide information and assistance connecting to local services that fit your health care needs.

Women’s Health Initiative Strong & Healthy (WHISH)

  • Find statewide resources, and resources by county, with tools to help you become more physically active.

Low-Cost Health Resources for Women

  • Find information on reliable low-cost health resources, including local clinic hours, sliding costs and clinic contact information.

Minnesota Seniors Online

  • Senior resources phone directory and useful links.

Mental Health Minnesota

  • Access local support group listings, mental health screenings and services, and assistance in finding treatment for mental health disorders.

Open Arms of Minnesota

  • Cooks and delivers free, nutritious meals to people living with life- threatening illnesses in the Twin Cities.
  • Sign up for the Weekly Dish (email newsletter) to receive news, recipes, videos, invitations to special events, announcements  and opportunities to support Open Arms.

 

Mississippi

Mississippi State Department of Health

  • Provides a wealth of information and resources on statewide health topics such as health care programs, housing, healthy aging, chronic diseases and more.
  • Chronic Disease and Diabetes Self-Management Programs

Mississippi Aging & Adult Services

  • Access state resources for seniors, and discover statewide aging programs.

The Heart Truth Mississippi

  • Statewide campaign for women about heart disease; provides heart-healthy news, recipes, and information about local events and programs.

American Cancer Society Mississippi

  • Find local programs, services and community events to help you manage cancer treatment and recovery.

Alzheimer’s Association, Mississippi Chapter

  • Local events, support groups and resources about Alzheimer’s disease. Learn more about disease in your community or volunteer for an event.

 

Missouri

Department of Health & Senior Services

  • Access state resources for seniors, and discover statewide aging programs.
  • Offers programs for diabetes prevention and control, and heart disease and stroke.

American Cancer Society Missouri

  • Find local programs, services and community events to help you manage cancer treatment and recovery.

Susan G. Komen Missouri

  • Local Affiliate providing funding, support and educational awareness to women with breast cancer.

Show Me Healthy Women

  • Offers free breast and cervical cancer screenings for Missouri women who meet age, income, and insurance guidelines.

Women’s Empowerment Center

  • View a list of resources in the St. Louis metropolitan area that provide services to women for many different situations.

Live. And Learn.

  • One-stop source for practical education on almost anything. Read featured articles on a variety of lifestyle and health topics, and find related news, websites, publications and courses.

Missouri Arthritis Program

  • Provides statewide support and coordination of evidence-based self-management and physical activity programs for people living with arthritis.

 

Montana

Montana Senior and Long Term Care Division

  • Offers a wide variety of program and services for older Montanans, and provides information and assistance to seniors so that they can remain independent and healthy.
  • Get help finding housing, protective or legal services, service providers and financial assistance.

Montana Diabetes Program

  • Resource center for people with diabetes and diabetes-related diseases. Learn about diabetes care and prevention, and find local support organizations and events.

American Cancer Society Montana

  • Find local programs, services and community events to help you manage cancer treatment and recovery.  

Alzheimer’s Association, Montana Chapter

  • Local events, support groups and resources about Alzheimer’s disease. Learn more about Alzheimer’s disease in your community or volunteer for an event.

Montana Arthritis Program

  • Provides statewide support and coordination of evidence-based self-management and physical activity programs for people living with arthritis.

 

Nebraska

Nebraska Department of Health & Human Services - Seniors & Aging

  • Access state resources for seniors, and discover statewide aging programs.

American Cancer Society Nebraska

  • Find local programs, services and community events to help you manage cancer treatment and recovery.

Alzheimer’s Association, Nebraska Chapter

  • Local events, support groups and resources about Alzheimer’s disease. Learn more about Alzheimer’s disease in your community or volunteer for an event.

The Kim Foundation

  • Connect to local resources for improved mental health care and suicide prevention.

Widow and Widowers Support Groups

  • Find support groups in Nebraska to help you grieve the loss of of a spouse.

Nebraska State Stroke Association

  • Find support groups, educational programs and other resources for seniors and families dealing with stroke and heart disease.

Leading Age Nebraska

  • A community of non-profit organizations dedicated to improving life for aging Americans. Find local events from the Nebraska chapter.

Tabitha ElderCare Continuum

  • Provides proactive solutions and caregiving to enhance the well-being and independence of older adults in southeast Nebraska.

 

Nevada

Nevada Aging and Disability Services Division

  • Access state resources for seniors, and discover statewide aging programs.

Women’s Health Initiative Strong & Healthy (WHISH)

  • Find statewide resource and tools to help you become more physically active.

Nevada 2-1-1

  • Online directory and one-stop connection to the local services you need. Search statewide listing of community resources covering topics such as food services, mental health, disability services, senior services, nutrition, housing, transportation and more.

Dignity Health WomensCare/Outreach Centers

  • Offers programs that cover disease management and prevention, screenings and immunizations, fitness, nutrition, wellness, and senior peer counseling.

Nevada Cancer Coalition

  • Learn how to reduce your risk for developing cancer, find effective treatment and care, and connect with local programs designed to reduce the burden of the disease.

American Cancer Society Nevada

  • Find local programs, services and community events to help you manage cancer treatment and recovery.

First Person Care Clinics Community Health and Wellness Center

  • Offers affordable healthcare for medically underserved, uninsured, and underinsured individuals. Clinic services include initial screening for breast cancer with referrals for mammography, Pap test for cervical cancer and HPV screening, and colorectal cancer screening.

Arthritis Foundation Nevada

  • Check out upcoming events and find local resources committed to raising awareness and reducing the impact of arthritis.

 

New Hampshire

New Hampshire Bureau of Elderly and Adult Services

  • Access state resources for seniors, and discover statewide aging programs.

Susan G. Komen New England

  • Local Affiliate providing funding, support and educational awareness to women with breast cancer in Connecticut, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Vermont and New Hampshire.

New Hampshire Services for Seniors

  • A list of services and resources for seniors offered by the state government of New Hampshire.

Let No Woman Be Overlooked

  • A program from the New Hampshire Breast Cancer Coalition that provides free screenings for breast and cervical cancer for women who meet income and insurance requirements.

 

New Jersey

Women’s Health Initiative Strong & Healthy (WHISH)

  • Find statewide resources, and resources by county, with tools to help you become more physically active.

New Jersey Division of Aging Services

  • Access state resources for seniors, and discover statewide aging programs

American Cancer Society New Jersey

  • Find local programs, services and community events to help you manage cancer treatment and recovery.

Mama Mare Breast Cancer Foundation

  • A support and advocacy organization for women with breast cancer. Join in on local events and projects.

New Jersey Healthcare Services for Senior Citizens

  • A list of services offered to seniors in New Jersey offered by the state government.

 

New Mexico

Bone Boosters

  • Osteoporosis support group.

New Mexico Aging and Long-Term Services Department

  • Access state resources for seniors, and discover statewide aging programs.

Breast and Cervical Cancer Early Detection Program

  • A program that offers free or low-cost screenings for breast and cervical cancer for women who meet certain income requirements.

Osteoporosis Foundation of New Mexico

  • Find resources and support for those living with Osteoporosis in New Mexico.

Arthritis Foundation New Mexico

  • Provides statewide support and coordination of evidence-based self-management and physical activity programs for people living with arthritis.

 

New York

New York State Office for the Aging

  • Program information and educational resources for aging adults living in New York.

Women’s Health Initiative Strong & Healthy (WHISH)

  • Find statewide resources, and resources by county, with tools to help you become more physically active.

Bone and Osteoporosis Resources Columbia University

  • Learn more about bone health and how to reduce your risk of osteoporosis from the experts at Columbia University.

New York State Breast Cancer Support and Education Network (NYSBCSEN)

  • A statewide network of breast cancer organizations in New York. Find services and resources across the state.

Geriatric Mental Health New York Office of Mental Health

  • Learn more about the mental health status of aging New Yorkers or find resources and information about getting assistance for seniors from this government website.

American Diabetes Association New York

  • Get relevant and helpful resources about diabetes and learn about the happenings of the local chapter of this national organization.

New York Arthritis Program

  • Provides statewide support and coordination of evidence-based self-management and physical activity programs for people living with arthritis.

 

North Carolina

Healthy Aging NC

  • Focuses on connecting older adults with evidence-based programs in the areas of Fall Prevention and Chronic Disease Self-Management.

Women’s Health Initiative Strong & Healthy (WHISH)

  • Find statewide resources, and resources in Guilford and Wake county, with tools to help you become more physically active.

Pretty In Pink Foundation

  • Provides financial assistance to uninsured and underinsured North Carolinians with breast cancer to help pay for necessary, life-saving treatment and care.

Carolina Breast Friends

  • Provides women in the breast cancer community with information, support and assistance.

WakeMed Adult Diabetes Management Program

  • Offers inpatient and outpatient services and programs to meet the needs of those diagnosed with diabetes and prediabetes.

Resources for Seniors

  • Find resource lists and local senior center events calendars.

Duke HomeCare & Hospice

  • Offers caring programs and bereavement services to those that need them.

 

North Dakota

North Dakota Adult and Aging Services

  • Services for aging adults in North Dakota from the state.

North Dakota Cancer Coalition

  • A coalition of partners from across North Dakota who work to lower cancer rates in the state. Find links to resources and information about finding providers near you.

Get Screened SD

  • A program operated by the State Department of Health to encourage people to get screened for different types of cancer.

Arthritis Foundation North Dakota

  • A community page for events and happenings in the North Dakota chapter of the Arthritis Foundation.

North Dakota Diabetes Prevention and Control Program

  • State program focusing on diabetes prevention and awareness. Get helpful resources and learn more about diabetes in South Dakota.

 

Ohio

Ohio Department of Aging

  • Resources from the state government about services available to seniors in Ohio.

Women’s Health Initiative Strong & Healthy (WHISH)

  • Find statewide resources, and resources by county, with tools to help you become more physically active

Arthritis Organization Ohio

  • Local chapter information from the National Arthritis Organization.

Central Ohio Diabetes Association

  • Find relevant information and upcoming events in Ohio from this community-based organization of local physicians working to educate the public about diabetes.

Ohio Mental Health and Addiction Services

  • Information for older adults about maintaining mental health and dealing with unique issues that arise with age.

 

Oklahoma

Aging Services - Oklahoma Department of Human Services

  • A state assistance program that supports senior independence and provides resources for a wide range of services.

Susan G. Komen Central and Western Oklahoma

  • Information and resources from the Oklahoma chapter of the national breast cancer awareness and fundraising organization.

INTEGRIS Hospital Women’s Health Resources

  • Resources for women who have been affected by women’s cancers. Check out the rest of the site for more information about health care services at this large network of hospitals.  

Arthritis Organization Oklahoma

  • Learn about upcoming events and state advocacy from the Oklahoma chapter of the Arthritis foundation.

Oklahoma Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse

  • State information tailored to aging adults about mental health and substance abuse issues specific to an older demographic. Get help and find resources.

 

Oregon

Women’s Health Initiative Strong & Healthy (WHISH)

  • Find statewide resources, and resources by county, with tools to help you become more physically active.

Oregon Services for Seniors & People with Disabilities

  • Get information about state programs for seniors, including in-home support, long-term care and independent living services.

Breast Friends

  • Find resources for women and families dealing with a diagnosis of women’s cancer, including breast, ovarian and cervical cancers.

Alzheimer's Organization Oregon Chapter

  • Local events and news about Alzheimer’s in Oregon from a global organization that works to support people living with the disease.

American Diabetes Association Oregon Chapter

  • Community information about diabetes in Oregon from the American Diabetes Association. Find resources or sign up to volunteer.

Oregon Arthritis Program

  • Provides statewide support and coordination of evidence-based self-management and physical activity programs for people living with arthritis.

 

Pennsylvania

Pennsylvania Department of Aging

  • Find local program centers and other services offered to seniors in Pennsylvania. Find resources and help with housing, insurance, meals, prescriptions, caregiver support and more.

Philadelphia Corporation for Aging

  • Find services in Philadelphia to help you live a more comfortable and independent life. Also check out the opportunities for active seniors on the services page.

W Connection: Widows Helping Widows

  • Find solace and strength amongst other widows in this Philadelphia support group. Find out more about the chapter here.

Alzheimer's Association of Greater Pennsylvania

  • Local events, support groups and resources about Alzheimer’s disease. Learn more about the disease in your community or volunteer for an event.

American Diabetes Association Pennsylvania

  • Find national resources about preventing and living with diabetes or learn more about local events in Philadelphia and Pittsburg.

Pennsylvania Arthritis Program

  • Provides statewide support and coordination of evidence-based self-management and physical activity programs for people living with arthritis.

Allentown Women's Center

  • Provides safe, compassionate, and confidential reproductive health care services including abortion, birth control, and gynecological care.

 

Rhode Island

Rhode Island Division of Elderly Affairs

  • State government material about programs, services and educational resources for the aging population of Rhode Island.

Women’s Health Initiative Strong & Healthy (WHISH)

  • Find statewide resources, and resources by county, with tools to help you become more physically active.

Susan G. Komen New England

  • Local Affiliate providing funding, support and educational awareness to women with breast cancer in Connecticut, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Vermont and New Hampshire.

Women’s Cancer Screening Program

  • Get access to free breast and cervical cancer screenings if you meet income and insurance eligibility requirements.

Osteoporosis Women & Infants Hospital

  • Get information about bone health and learn more about keeping bones healthy over time.

Butler Hospital

  • A non-profit psychiatric hospital in Rhode Island that serves adults and seniors. Learn more about conditions and services offered or find a provider in your area.

Rhode Island Arthritis Program

  • Provides statewide support and coordination of evidence-based self-management and physical activity programs for people living with arthritis.

 

South Carolina

South Carolina Office on Aging

  • Find agencies, services and educational resources for older adults in South Carolina.

Breast and Cervical Cancer Program

  • Provides free breast and cervical cancer screenings to eligible women who meet the income and insurance status requirements.

South Carolina Cancer Alliance

  • A non-profit organization that works to ease the burden of cancer on the lives of South Carolinians. Get information on local events and cancer resources, or volunteer to help educate for the cause.

South Carolina Department of Mental Health

  • Find news and information related to services, resources and treatment facilities for mental health in the Palmetto State.

South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control

  • Get tailored health information about a wide range of diseases and conditions that affect adults in South Carolina, including cancer, arthritis, diabetes and heart disease.

South Carolina Arthritis Program

  • Provides statewide support and coordination of evidence-based self-management and physical activity programs for people living with arthritis.

 

South Dakota

Adult and Aging Services South Dakota

  • Find medical providers and community based services in South Dakota. Check out the additional links for useful resources.

Senior Meals South Dakota

  • A program that offers hot, nutritious meals during the week to seniors who are homebound or need assistance. Get companionship and affordable food through this South Dakota non-profit.  

All Women Count!

  • A state program that offers eligible women free Pap smears and mammograms through their health care provider.

ElderCare Resources South Dakota

  • Get information about your health as you age, as well as educational resources, local event details and expert advice about issues affecting South Dakota’s aging community.

Find Mental Health Services by County

  • This interactive map from the Department of Social Services can help you locate a mental health professional for your needs anywhere in South Dakota.

 

Tennessee

Tennessee Commission on Aging & Disability

  • Check out the Tennessee for a Lifetime page for videos on a variety of aging-related topics, including Medicare, Healthy Diet Basics, Alzheimer’s and End-of-Life Care.

Tennessee Women’s Health Initiative Strong & Healthy (WHISH)

  • Find statewide resources, and resources by county, with tools to help you become more physically active.

The Gift Initiative (Alive Hospice)

  • A community education initiative that recognizes the need for more advanced planning for serious illness and hospice (end-of-life) care.

Tennessee Breast Cancer Coalition

  • Local events and educational resources from a community group dedicated to ending breast cancer.

Tennessee Department of Health Osteoporosis  

  • State government information about osteoporosis prevention and treatment throughout Tennessee.

Mental Health Programs for Seniors

  • Contact information about services and programs that support the mental health needs of older adults in Tennessee.

 

Texas

Healthy Texas Women

Texas Women’s Health Initiative Strong & Healthy (WHISH)

  • Find statewide resources, and resources by county, with tools to help you become more physically active.

Bone Buddies

  • Education & Support Group for those affected by osteoporosis.

Texas Arthritis Foundation

  • Find local events and programs to support arthritis research and community awareness.

Joint Disease Texas Health

  • Resources for education and prevention of joint diseases associated with aging, including arthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, fibromyalgia, bone cancer and osteoporosis.

 

Utah

Utah Women’s Coalition

  • A statewide non-partisan advocacy coalition that works to advance the health and status of women in Utah.

Cancer Utah

  • Information about screenings, healthy living and cancer awareness for people living in Utah. Find local programs and community resources.

Statewide Bereavement Resources

  • A list of grief support groups and organizations available throughout Utah, including location and contact information.

Susan G. Komen Utah

  • Local affiliates creating awareness campaigns and fundraising projects for breast cancer support and research throughout the state.

University of Utah Health Care Osteoporosis

  • Information from the University of Utah hospital system about understanding, preventing and treating osteoporosis.

Utah Arthritis Program

 

Vermont

Better Bones

  • Public forum of support for those living with osteoporosis.

Vermont Adult Mental Health Services

  • A statewide site for mental health services and programs offered to residents of Vermont.

Susan G. Komen New England

  • Local Affiliate providing funding, support and educational awareness to women with breast cancer in Connecticut, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Vermont and New Hampshire.

Vermont Support Groups

  • This list from The University of Vermont Medical Center shows when various support groups meet across the state. Groups focus on issues ranging from Alzheimer's to cancer support.

Vermont Women’s Organizations

  • A comprehensive list of women’s organizations in Vermont with contact information.

 

Virginia

Virginia Breast Cancer Foundation

  • The VBCF website is full of useful information about breast cancer, including where to find help locally and how to get involved with advocacy and community events.

Virginia Breast and Cervical Cancer Program

  • The program offers early detection services to Virginia’s underserved women, particularly elderly, low-income and minority women.

National Osteoporosis Foundation

  • This national organization is headquartered in Arlington, VA. Here you can find helpful information about living with osteoporosis and explore treatment options.

Virginia Division for the Aging

  • Find services and find links about aging in the state of Virginia. Check out the page on the No Wrong Door program, which aims to support the long-term care of older and disabled adults.

Young Widows or Widowers

  • A community of men and women ranging from their 20s to their 80s looking for support dealing with the loss of a spouse. Groups are located throughout Virginia.

 

Washington

Washington Breast, Cervical and Colon Health Program

  • A program that provides free breast, cervical and colon cancer screenings to low-income and underinsured people throughout Washington state.

Washington Osteoporosis Coalition

  • The organization raises awareness about osteoporosis through education and public activity. Its site offers resources and local event listings for people looking to learn more or get involved.

Washington Women’s Health Initiative Strong & Healthy (WHISH)

  • Find statewide resources, and resources by county, with tools to help you become more physically active.

Alzheimer’s Association of Washington

  • Local events, support groups and resources about Alzheimer’s disease. Learn more about disease in your community or volunteer for an event.

The Healing Center Seattle

  • A grief-support community that provides resources and assistance to people dealing with the loss of a loved one.

Washington State Diabetes Connection

  • Learn more about diabetes and find information about programs and events throughout Washington State.

Oral Health for Older Adults - Washington State Department of Health

  • Get tips on maintaining oral health and find resources about topics ranging from dental sealants to fluoride levels in your drinking water.

Older Women’s League of Seattle/King County

  • A community organization of older women that provides local resources for aging women in the Seattle area. Join the chapter or find information about aging and disability services, end of life care, housing, shelters and more.

 

West Virginia

West Virginia Breast and Cervical Cancer Screening Program

  • A state-funded program that provides free and low-cost screenings to uninsured or underinsured women.

Arthritis Foundation West Virginia  

  • West Virginia has the highest prevalence of arthritis in the United States. Find resources for living with arthritis and get involved with events in your area.

Green Thumb, Healthy Joints

  • West Virginia University compiled resources for gardeners living with Arthritis throughout the state.

Resource Center on LGBT Aging

  • Find information on hotlines and other programs that provide help and services to aging LGBT people in West Virginia.

West Virginia Senior Guide

  • This guide from SeniorCare provides helpful statistics about how seniors live throughout West Virginia. Compare health care, housing, demographics or financial statistics or find contact information for your local government agencies.  

 

Wisconsin

Wisconsin Well Woman Program

  • Wisconsin Department of Health Services provides free and low-cost health screenings for women. The page contains community resources and eligibility information.

Wisconsin Women’s Health Initiative Strong & Healthy (WHISH)

  • Find statewide resources, and resources by county, with tools to help you become more physically active.

Susan G. Komen Wisconsin

  • Community events and fundraising for breast cancer research in Wisconsin.

Mental Health America of Wisconsin

  • A community-based non-profit centered on wellness advocacy and education. This page on older adults offers information about caregiving as well as living with mental illness later in life.

Aging and Disability Resource Centers

  • Find your local Aging and Disability Resource Center, which provides information and resources about a broad range of topics related to aging or living with a disability.

Wisconsin Institute of Healthy Aging

  • Find information about programs and workshops in your area to help you live well and age healthier. It offers workshops addressing several wellness topics, including living with diabetes, reducing your risk of falling and caregiving for others.

 

Wyoming

Wyoming Department of Health Cancer Center

  • A government page with resources for people in Wyoming with cancer.

Wyoming Department of Health Aging Division

  • Government resources for aging populations in Wyoming

Breast, Cervical and Colorectal Cancer Screenings

  • Access free screenings for eligible women in Wyoming. Free screenings are available for low-income women and those who are underinsured or uninsured.