A Million Tiny Things
My Experience in Caregiving
"Everything I know, I have learned."
               Renée Norman

A Million Tiny Things

Resource List

 

      Your doctor, nurses and social worker in their office    

      Local hospital may have support groups, resources, caregiver center

      Someone else who has gone through your disease/situation

      Hospice and Palliative Care

      Your church

      Ask a computer savvy friend or family member to research resources

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                                                   Free Services 

www.CaringBridge.org , 651-452-7940  

www.MealTrain.com (no phone number)

www.arthritis.org/chapters/virginia/ 804-665-9995 

www.ALSA.org ALS Association, 202-407-8580 

www.MDA.org , 800-572-1717

www.LLS.org Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, 800-955-4572

www.ALZ.org Alzheimer’s Association includes dementia, 800-272-3900

www.Cancer.org American Cancer Society, 800-227-2345

www.AARP.org AARP, 888-687-2277

www.CancerLINC.org Legal Information Network for Cancer 804-272-5462

www.BeaconTree.org Focused on mental and emotional health of children, (800) 414-6427 

www.GuideStar.org List of nonprofit organizations: 18,667 listed for health

www.211Virginia.org or Tel: 2-1-1, connect Virginia, great resource 

www.vda.virginia.gov, VICAP assistance with health insurance and disputes. Phone (local): (804) 662-9333, Toll Free 1-800-552-3402 (Nationwide)

www.easyaccess.virginia.gov "Virginia Easy Access" provides a simple method to search for specific services anywhere in Virginia. It is a gateway to VirginiaNavigator (which lists over 21,000 programs and services in Virginia) and to the 2-1-1 Virginia Call Center.

www.chesterfield.gov/senioradvocate Office of the Senior Advocate 804-768-7878 , please check your county for this office. Yellow Dot Program 

www.VeteranAid.org Veterans’ Benefits, if you, your spouse, or your parent has been in the USA military

www.disability.gov/resource/home-modifications-to-promote-independent-living/
Home Modifications to promote independent Living

www.redcross.org/prepare/location/home-family/disabilities  Home safety for people with disabilities

www.SeniorConnections-va.org "Empowering seniors to live with dignity and choice."

                                             Fee Based Resources

 

www.TCVA.com Trust Company of Virginia 804-272-9044 ask for Doug Nunn referred by "A Million Tiny Things" or Renee Norman

www.LegalShield.com  Affordable, on-call legal protection for $20/month membership fee, I actually became a member and associate seeing a need for this; www.ReneeNorman.LegalShieldAssociate.com! They will prepare your "necessary documents" discussed in my book, as part of your membership fee. 

www.GoFundMe.com Is a crowd funding website utilized for assistance with medical costs. They deduct a percentage from donations/gifts given. 

                 

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          "What would you attempt to do, if you knew you could not fail?" 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Photo taken just after Chris' diagnosis of ALS/Lou Gehrig's disease, October 2007.

Photo taken by Carolyn Evans