Advocate Resources
National Associations:

Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ)

Aging Life Care Association

Case Management Society of America

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Greater National Advocates (GNA)


My Care Alliance

National Association of Healthcare Advocacy (NAHAC)

Patient Advocate Certification Board (PACB)

Society of Certified Senior Advisors (CSA)

The Alliance of Professional Health Advocates (APHA)

Regional Associations:

Bay Area Health Care Advocates

Massachusetts Health Care Advocates


Community Resources
General Health:

Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

Consumer and Patient Health Information Section of the Medical Library Association (CAPHIS) - A division of the Library of Congress Online Catalog

FindHelp.org - Search and connect to support. Find financial assistance, food pantries, medical care, and other free or reduced-cost help in your area, anywhere in the US.

Fraud updates for Consumers

Healthwise.net - The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center Make Better Health Decisions

MedlinePlus - Health Information from the National Library of Medicine MedlinePlus is the National Library of Medicine’s comprehensive consumer health information site that provides coverage for many categories included on this list. It is an excellent first choice for consumer health information.

Mount Carmel Consumer Health Information

National Transitions of Care Coalition

The Beryl Institute