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rivergirl
January 28th, 2005, 11:17am
:grouphug: After hearring many stories about the needs of elderly, handicapped, and disabled. I wanted to post links that might help. I'll try to add more as I find them. Hope you will, too. My thoughts and prayers go out to all members or families of members who have these needs.

National Library Service for the Blind and Physically Handicapped (NLS)
http://www.lcweb.loc.gov/nls/

FirstGov for Seniors
http://www.firstgov.gov/Topics/Seniors.shtml

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Obtaining Free Care
http://www.hrsa.gov/osp/dfcr/obtain/obtain.htm

Captioned Media Program (CMP)
for the deaf and hard of hearing
http://www.cfv.org/freeloan.asp

VISION USA
VISION USA can help these people by providing basic eye health and vision care services free of charge to the many uninsured low-income people and their families who have no other means of obtaining care.
http://www.aoanet.org/visionusa/index.asp

The Resource Directory for Older People
http://www.aoa.gov/eldfam/How_To_Find/ResourceDirectory/resource_directory.asp

Be back soon!

rivergirl
January 28th, 2005, 11:53am
:grouphug:
Law and Aging Resource Guide
State-by-state Listing of free and discount legal services and resources available for older persons.
http://www.abanet.org/aging/statemap.html

AARP Tax-Aide
http://www.aarp.org/money/taxaide/


Seniors EyeCare Program
http://www.eyecareamerica.org/eyecare/public/seniors.cfm

MOVIESFORFREE.ORG
If you are receiving disability insurance, short or long term disability through your employer, or are permanently disabled by injury or illness and unable to work; or If you are the parent or legal guardian of a minor with a chronic permanent disability you are eligible to receive a free DVD or VHS movie of your choice.
http://www.moviesforfree.org/

Free Medications from Phamacutical Companies
http://www.needymeds.com/

Free Medicine Program
Our mission at the Free Medicine Program is helping patients in obtaining prescription drugs and medications absolutely Free of charge.
http://www.freemedicineprogram.com/

Free Eyecare & Glasses for Qualifying Children
http://www.sightforstudents.org/html/qualify.html

Free Internet Access for Chronically Ill Children
http://www.bravekids.org/community/compdon.html

The Medicine Program! This organization was established by volunteers dedicated to alleviating the plight of an ever increasing number of patients who cannot afford their prescription medication.
http://www.themedicineprogram.com/

Dedicated to Lupus Awareness
http://www.public.asu.edu/~cyndee74/index.html












:grouphug: :grouphug: After hearring many stories about the needs of elderly, handicapped, and disabled. I wanted to post links that might help. I'll try to add more as I find them. Hope you will, too. My thoughts and prayers go out to all members or families of members who have these needs.

National Library Service for the Blind and Physically Handicapped (NLS)
http://www.lcweb.loc.gov/nls/

FirstGov for Seniors
http://www.firstgov.gov/Topics/Seniors.shtml

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Obtaining Free Care
http://www.hrsa.gov/osp/dfcr/obtain/obtain.htm

Captioned Media Program (CMP)
for the deaf and hard of hearing
http://www.cfv.org/freeloan.asp

VISION USA
VISION USA can help these people by providing basic eye health and vision care services free of charge to the many uninsured low-income people and their families who have no other means of obtaining care.
http://www.aoanet.org/visionusa/index.asp

The Resource Directory for Older People
http://www.aoa.gov/eldfam/How_To_Find/ResourceDirectory/resource_directory.asp

Be back soon!