Caregivers

We recognize that all women are not caregivers and not all caregivers are women, however, 68% of caregivers do happen to be women.  If you are providing support to manage the health of a loved one, you may be a caregiver.  

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Resources for Caregivers
Emotional Support

Get support through bonding by attending one of our caregiving support groups.  We currently have support groups in Maryland, DC, Virginia and Georgia.  Email contactus@blueflowers.org.

Education

Attend one of our upcoming workshops and our Annual Prostate Cancer Care 360™ Summit.

 

Workshop topics include:

 

"Caring for the Caregiver" Audience: All caregivers

"Training the Caregiver" Audience: All caregivers

"Caregiving 101" Audience: All Caregivers

"Sex and Intimacy" Audience: Prostate Cancer Caregivers

 

Sign up for an upcoming workshop.  Register to attend the Prostate Cancer Care 360™ Summit.

Organizations
Financial Resources

Transportation

 

The American Cancer Society Road to Recovery- https://www.cancer.org

 

Provides transportation to and from treatment for those that cannot drive themselves or get a ride

 

 

Prescription Assistance

 

Partnership for Prescription Assistance: Free service to help people who don’t have prescription drug coverage find assistance programs

 

Good Days (formerly Chronic Disease Fund): Helps chronically ill patients who have limited financial means get access to the medications they need

 

RX Outreach: Non-profit pharmacy missioned to provide affordable medications

 

The Dispensary of Hope: Collects and distributes millions of dollars of pharmaceuticals annually to charitable clinics and pharmacies to dispense to low income, uninsured patients. 

 

 

Medical Debt and Out-of-Pocket Healthcare Costs

 

Patient Advocate Foundation:  Helps patients find assistance with medical debt, insurance access, job retention, and many other medical related issues

 

The Healthwell Foundation:  Non-profit organization providing financial assistance to adults and children to cover the cost of prescription drug coinsurance, copayments, deductibles, health insurance premiums, and other selected out-of-pocket healthcare costs.

 

 

Free and Sliding Scale Clinics

 

www.FreeClinics.com: A listing of free walk-in clinics and clinics available for payment on a sliding scale available nationwide

 

Free Community Healthcare Clinics: A list of free healthcare clinics within your state