Best Care Patient Advocacy

Communication. Clarity. Peace of Mind.

Resources

Websites

Next Avenue–Where grownups keep growing.
This site is full of helpful and current information. I find the Health and Caregiving sections particularly useful for my clients. You can also sign up for a weekly newsletter.

Campaign Zero–Families for Patient Safety
This group was founded by Karen Curtiss whose father died in the hospital as a result of preventable errors. There are many printable checklists for patients and families to help prevent infection, complications, and injuries during a hospital stay. These are also useful for patients’ in-home care or other care settings.

Alzheimer’s Association–This site has great information for anyone with or caring for someone experiencing dementia or Alzheimer’s. Lots on all the facts and figures surrounding these illnesses as well as signs and stages. Also many articles and advice for caregivers. You can sign up for their newsletter here.

Daily Caring–2018 Award Winner–Best Caregiver Website
Great practical information on behavioral, financial, housing, legal, and medical issues. You can sign up for their weekly newsletter on their site.

Drugs–This site is the largest, most widely visited, independent medicine information website on the internet. It has in-depth information about medications, drug interactions, medical conditions and associated drug treatments, and up to date new drug releases.

NeedyMedsFind help with the cost of medicine.
A great resource for prescription savings, links to reduced cost clinics, medical transportation and lots more!

 

Books

You Bet Your Life–The Top 10 Reasons You Need a Medical Advocate by Your Side–by Trisha Torrey.

 

Videos