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AHA Stroke Association
Toll-free: 800-553-6321
Description of Organizations Services:
The cornerstone of this program,which is guided by a volunteer group of stroke survivors, are a toll free "warmline"(1-800-553-6321 and the STROKE CONNECTION magazine.The warmline,answered by volunteers and staff, is a referral service offering support to survivors, family members, and caregivers.

Ahren's Clinic
414 West Old Main
Yellville, AR 72687
Phone: 870-449-4221
Hours of Operation: Mon - Fri 8:00-5:00

4305 SW Hwy. 62
Mountain Home, AR 72653
Phone: 870-508-2611
Toll-free: 800-247-3822
Hours of Operation: 24/7
Handicap Accessible: Yes

Alzheimer's Association - Oklahoma and Arkansas Chapter
1202 S Main Suite 215
Little Rock, AR 72202
Phone: 870-424-3054
Toll-free: 800-272-3900
Hours of Operation: 24-hour Helpline: 1-800-272-3900
Description of Organizations Services:
Offers support, education, and resources for persons with Alzheimer's disease and their care partners; increases awareness of Alzheimer's disease and other dementias; 24-hour helpline (1-800-272-3900); local support groups. Baxter County Support Group - 1101 Spring St. (Cooper Park-Senior Center) - Meets 2nd Friday, 3:30 p.m. ...(Read More)

American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons

American Cancer Society

American Chiropractic Association

American Diabetes Association
Toll-free: 800-342-2383

American Heart Association
909 W. 2nd Street
Little Rock, AR 72203
Description of Organizations Services:
The American Heart Association is a national voluntary health agency whose mission is to reduce disability and death from cardiovascular diseases and stroke.

American Hepatitis Hotline
Toll-free: 800-465-4837

American Liver Association
Toll-free: 800-465-4837

American Lung Association
Toll-free: 1-800-LUNGUSA (586-4872)

American Red Cross Service Center
1200 West Walnut Street, Suite 2310
Rogers, AR 72756
Phone: 479-633-8330
Toll-free: 1-800-448-3543
Description of Organizations Services:
Since 1881, people have turned to the American Red Cross for emergency services. Today, 1.2 million trained and dedicated American Red Cross volunteers, young and old, are helping their neighbors across the country every day. Although it is not a government agency, the American Red Cross is chartered by Congress to provide special services to members of the U.S. Armed Forces and to disaster victims. American Red Cross workers assist our men and women in the Armed Forces and their families in emergencies. They are at the scene of more than 40,000 disasters a year, from house fires to devastating floods and tornadoes. They also teach their neighbors lifesaving skills in Red Cross CPR, first aid, water safety, and health courses. They collect about six million units of blood yearly in local blood drives. They work with sister Red Cross societies around the world to help victims of natural and man-made calamities. ...(Read More)

American Sexual Health Association
P.O. Box 13827 Research
Triangle Park, North Carolina 27709
Phone: 919-361-8400
Hours of Operation: Mon - Fri 8:00 am-8:00 pm EST
Description of Organizations Services:
Sexually Transmitted Disease hotline. Health Issues website and hotline addressing STD's.

Anatomical Gift Program
Contact: UAMS Dept of Neurobiology & Developmental Sciences
4301 W. Markham St. # 510
Little Rock, AR 72205-7199
Phone: 501-686-7019
Toll-free: Contact with Questions: 501-686-8192
Hours of Operation: Mon - Sun 8:00-5:00
Description of Organizations Services:
Deals with donating the entire body to science. After hours and weekends call hospital operator at 501-686-7000

Arkansas AIDS Foundation
Phone: 501-376-6299

Arkansas Allergy and Asthma
Description of Organizations Services:
Little Rock 10310 W Markham Suite 222 Little Rock, AR 72205 501-227-5210 Fax 501-221-2443 | Conway 400 Salem Road Suite 4 Conway, AR 72034 501-329-0237 Fax 501-932-0565 | North Little Rock 2504 McCain Blvd. Suite 118 North Little Rock, AR 72116 501-758-9696 Fax 501-758-4271

Arkansas Foundation for Medical Care
Toll-free: 1-877-375-5700
Description of Organizations Services:
Free health information for Arkansans.

Arthritis Foundation
10 Corporate Hill Dr. Suite 220
Little Rock, AR 72205
Phone: 501-664-7242
Toll-free: 800-482-8858
Fax: 501-664-6588

Baxter County Cooperative Extension Service
Phone: 870-425-2335

Baxter County Health Unit
Contact: Louann McLendon
206 Bucher Drive (physical) - P. O. Box 308 (mailing)
Mountain Home, AR 72653
Phone: 870-425-3072
Hours of Operation: 8:00-4:30

Baxter Regional Medical Center
624 Hospital Drive
Mountain Home, AR 72653
Phone: 870-508-1000

Baxter Regional Medical Center Home Health
Contact: Janie Pugsley
30 Ryan Road
AR 72626
Phone: 870-435-7500
Toll-free: 1-800-654-9387
Hours of Operation: 8:00 am-5:00 pm
Description of Organizations Services:
Baxter Regional Medical Center Home Health has well-qualified and experienced employees providing professional nursing care, physical therapy, speech therapy, occupational therapy, social work and home health aide care. The Home Health staff includes registered nurses, licensed practical nurses, registered physical therapist, registered social workers and speech language pathologist. Our nursing staff is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. ...(Read More)

Better Hearing Institute
1444 I Street NW Ste. 700
Washington DC,
Toll-free: 800-327-9355

Brain and Spinal Cord
Contact: Alex Kerwin
Phone: 855-669-3472
Description of Organizations Services:
See website for detailed services of organization.

CDC's Diabetes Public Health Resource
Toll-free: 1-800-232-4636

Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services
Toll-free: 1-800-633-4227

Children's Medical Services (Mountain Home, Mountain View)
204 Bucher Drive (DHS) - PO Box 408 (Mailing)
Mountain Home, AR 72653
Phone: 870-425-6011
Toll-free: 800-324-0979
Fax: 870-269-8069
Hours of Operation: 8:00 am - 4:30 pm
Description of Organizations Services:
Stone County DHS, 1821 East Main Street, HC 71 Box 159, Mountain View, AR 72560 Children's Medical Services (CMS) is a section of the Division of Medical Services, Department of Human Services. CMS is Arkansas' Title V agency for children with special health care needs. Children and their families receive care that is community-based, family-centered and culturally sensitive. The services that Children's Medical Services provides are: Service coordination for children under 21 with special health care needs. Diagnostic evaluations for potentially eligible conditions covered by Children's Medical Services. The family must submit an application for Children's Medical Services prior to beginning the diagnostic work-up. Follow-up medical care for children with chronic illness and disabilities. The family must meet diagnostic and financial guidelines. Coordination of TEFRA and SSI; Parent Support Groups; Children's Medical Services Parent Advisory Council; a Resource Library, that furnishes medical information and/or directs the parent to possible resources; and the Respite Program, beginning October 2001. ...(Read More)

Chrohn's and Colitis Foundation
P.O Box 251167
Little Rock, AR 72225
Phone: 501-590-8948
Toll-free: 800-932-2423

Cystic Fibrosis Foundation
Toll-free: 800-344-4823

Dialysis - BRMC
Contact: Dr. Valach
200 E. Eighth St.
Mountain Home, AR 72653
Phone: 870-508-5010

Environmental Health
Phone: 501-661-2171

EPA Hazardous Waste Hotline
Toll-free: 800-424-9346

Epilepsy Foundation of America
Toll-free: 800-332-1000

Health Office - Marion County
Yellville, AR
Phone: 870-449-4259
Description of Organizations Services:
Clinic: 449-4259

Hensley Behavioral Health Center
Contact: Terry Rhea LCSW, CCDP
Baxter Regional Medical Center, 624 Hospital Drive, Mountain Home, AR
Mountain Home, AR 72653
Phone: 870-508-6400
Toll-free: 800-485-1744
Fax: 870-424-1609
Hours of Operation: 24 hours a day, 7 days a week
Description of Organizations Services:
Baxter Regional Medical Center's Inpatient Psychiatric Program for Older Adults is an acute, short-term program for patients aged 55 years and older in need of a secure, therapeutic environment 24 hours a day. Patients admitted to the inpatient service have an acute primary psychiatric diagnosis and exhibit severe symptoms, which may include one or more of the following: focus on non-specific physical complaints, confusion/disorientation, inability to care for self, depression, suicidal behavior and/or threats, aggressiveness/assault behavior, self-injurious behavior, sleep or eating disturbances, severe agitation, medication complications, psychosis, and obsessive-compulsive issues that interfere with daily living. The program is designed to quickly return individuals to their optimal levels of functioning outside the hospital through an intensive, structured, physician-supervised program that coordinates seamlessly with your services. The Inpatient Program includes psychiatric and physical assessment, 24-hour nursing and medical support, medical management and education, access to physical and nutritional therapy, individualized treatment planning, diagnostic testing, family education and support, basic life skill enhancement, recreational and/or occupational therapy, placement assistance, and individual and group therapy. Patients receive individualized communications from the treatment team to ensure full coordination of care, as well as a responsive referral process that is initiated with a single telephone call. A comprehensive medication assessment is given, as well as clinical management of patient comorbid conditions. Treatment involves a team consisting of a psychiatrist, social worker, and psychiatric nurse, 24 hour access, integrated follow-up with your staff to coordinate care as appropriate, and in-service sessions to keep your staff current with diagnostic and treatment trends in the behavioral health field. ...(Read More)

Hospice of North Arkansas
Contact: Kim Reeder
330 Hwy 5 North, Suite 20, Bradford Square
Mountain Home, AR 72653
Phone: 870-424-4000
Fax: 870-424-4072
Description of Organizations Services:
When you or someone you love is living with a terminal illness, quality of life matters more than ever. At Hospice of North Arkansas, our dedicated hospice professionals help our patients across North Arkansas live as fully and comfortably as possible in the final stages of life. Hospice care is centered on the effective management of pain and other symptoms of end-stage illness. We deliver physical, emotional, social and spiritual support to our patients and their family members. ...(Read More)

Hospice of the Ozarks
Contact: Lisa Vetter
811 Burnett Drive
Mountain Home, AR 72653
Phone: 870-508-1771
Toll-free: 800-711-9596
Fax: 870-508-1777
Hours of Operation: M-F 8:00 am - 5:00 pm, RN on call 24/7
Description of Organizations Services:
Hospice of the Ozarks is the only not-for-profit hospice organization serving Baxter and Marion Counties since 1979. Our program is designed to provide physical, social, spiritual, and emotional comfort to help both the patient and family cope with dying, death, and the time that follows. Hospice of the Ozarks has a free standing 12 bed Hospice House that provides three levels of care since 2005. We have a complete team of professional staff and volunteers who offer services based on individual needs. The services include: nursing with emphasis on pain and symptom control, personal care, medications, medical supplies and equipment, social services and counseling, spiritual support, bereavement assistance, transportation, medical direction and patient care instruction, and referral to community resources. Staff on call 24 hours a day, seven days a week. "Growing Through Grief" is a place for anyone in the community who has lost a loved one to gain an understanding of the loss and grief process and how to cope with it. All groups are open to anyone in the community and are free of charge. Meetings are conducted in a confidential and nonjudgmental atmosphere. Call the Hospice of the Ozarks office for information about these groups. ...(Read More)

Informed Choices Women's Center of the Ozarks
Contact: Nicole Skidmore
312 E. 3rd Street
Mountain Home, AR 72653
Phone: 870-424-4673 or 870-424-3291
Hours of Operation: Monday through Friday 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Description of Organizations Services:
Caring, compassionate help to women and men that honors Christ, upholds sanctity of life, empowers clients with truth, uses talents/abilities of our team. If you have a positive pregnancy test, you have very important questions to consider. We can help. All services are free and confidential: pregnancy tests, limited ultrasound, STD testing, education on options, parenting classes, mommy talk, referral resources and more. ...(Read More)

Inpatient Rehabilitation Center
Contact: Wren Hall
624 Hospital Drive
Mountain Home, AR 72653
Phone: 870-508-1744
Hours of Operation: Mon - Sun 24 hours a day
Handicap Accessible: Yes
Description of Organizations Services:
Provide individualized and flexible treatment for individuals who have been disabled by injury or illness. We assist the patient in obtaining the skills needed to live and work independently.

Juvenile Diabetes Foundation
Toll-free: 800-223-1138

La Leche League
Phone: 870-431-8759

Leukemia Society of America
Toll-free: 800-264-2873

Lupus Foundation of America
Toll-free: 800-558-0121

Marion County Health Unit
Contact: Valarie Jackson, RN, Administrator
707 Highway 202 West - PO Box 129 (Mailing)
Yellville, AR 72687
Phone: 870-449-4259 (clinic) / 870-449-6363 (Home Health)
Toll-free: 800-527-5302 (IHS after hours)
Fax: 870-449-6364
Hours of Operation: Mon - Fri 8:00 am - 4:30 pm
Handicap Accessible: Yes
Description of Organizations Services:
No one is turned away due to inability to pay. The Marion County Health Unit clinic provides immunizations for children from birth through 18 years. Adults can receive a Tetanus booster, MMR and TB skin test. There is a $5.00 record maintenance charge assessed; however, if the client has Medicaid, there is no charge. The WIC (Women, Infant, Children) program serves over 500 people in our area. It is a nutrition-based service for eligible pregnant women, new mothers (for up to 6-12 months), and children up to 5 years old. Nutrition counseling is available through our Registered Dietician, who provides help to not only those in the WIC program but also to those referred by local physicians for diabetic counseling. Women's Health is of primary concern, and the clinic provides Family Planning services, Maternity care and Breast and Cervical Cancer Control program services. Women entering this program must meet the applicable criteria. Marion County In-Home Services provides Home Health, Home Care and Personal Care to Marion County residents who have a medical need and meet the necessary criteria. Aid can also include Physical Therapy, Speech Therapy and Occupational Therapy. The coordinator for Community Based Case Management works with people 60 years and older who are on Medicaid and in need of not otherwise provided services. The Marion County Environmental Health Specialist is also housed in the health unit. Records of food establishments, resort swimming pools, environmental problems, animal bites and sewage permit applications are handled through this office. ...(Read More)

McBride Rehabilitation Group
Contact: Blake McBride
978 Coley Drive - PO Box 1507 (Mailing)
Mountain Home, AR 72654
Phone: (870) 425-5881
Hours of Operation: Mon - Thurs 8am - 5pm, Fri 8am - 4pm (closed daily for lunch from 12-1)
Description of Organizations Services:
"When Only the Best Will Do" Patient care is provided by fully licensed therapists who emphasize individual attention to each patient. Patients can be assured of continuity in their care. "We take the time to know our patients, determine the problem, and provide appropriate treatment." "Our patients appreciate that we focus on their needs." ...(Read More)

Mesothelioma Center (
Contact: Breanna Burns
Toll-free: 800-615-2270
Description of Organizations Services:
Unlike other sites, has achieved HON code approval (Health On the Net (HON) Foundation is a not-for-profit foundation that works to preserve the accuracy and trustworthiness of Web-based medical information). Our site has employed a full staff of writers with more than 3,000 pages of content dedicated to research and writing about asbestos exposure and the diseases that result from exposure to the toxic mineral. ...(Read More)

Mesothelioma Lawyer Center
Toll-free: 800-694-4856
Description of Organizations Services:
We offer comprehensive asbestos and mesothelioma information, along with an emphasis on the legal options available to asbestos victims and their families. The legal options available to asbestos victims are of the utmost importance, so that victims and their families can pay for medical expenses and receive compensation for the pain and suffering they endure. All of the information we provide is completely free. ...(Read More)

Mesothelioma Treatment
Contact: Robert Maloney - Justice Advocate
1330 Boylston Street, Suite 400
Chestnut Hill, MA 02467
Phone: (855) 722-2974
Description of Organizations Services:
It is our mission to raise awareness and reach those who may need our assistance. We are dedicated to improving the overall quality of life for individuals diagnosed with asbestos-related diseases. Our pages are medically reviewed and verified by certified oncologists and hematologists, and provide the most current and detailed information about the asbestos industry and its health impacts. ...(Read More)

Mruk family Education Center on Aging Community Support House at BRMC
Contact: Diahanne VanGulick
624 Hospital Drive
Mountain Home, AR 72653
Phone: 870-508-3880
Hours of Operation: Monday-Friday 9:00-4:00
Handicap Accessible: Yes
Description of Organizations Services:
We provide health education programs,exercises and resources on aging concerns to seniors in our community as well as the loved ones who care for them.

Multiple Sclerosis Association of America
Toll-free: 800-833-4672

National Brain Injury Information Center
Toll-free: 800-444-6443

National Cancer Institute
Toll-free: 800-422-6237

National Depressive & Manic Depressive Association
Toll-free: 800-826-3632

National Diabetes Education Program

National Diabetes Information Clearinghouse

National Down Syndrome Society
Toll-free: 800-221-4602

National Family Caregivers Association
10400 Connecticut Avenue, #500
Kensington, MD 20895-3944
Toll-free: 800-896-3650
Fax: (301) 942-2302
Description of Organizations Services:
The National Family Caregivers Association (NFCA) exists to support family caregivers and to speak out publicly for caregivers' needs. NFCA espouses a philosophy of self-advocacy and self-care that is predicated on the belief that caregivers who choose to take charge of their lives, and see caregiving as but one of its facets, are in a position to be happier and healthier individuals. They are then able to have a higher quality of life and to make a more positive contribution to the well-being of their care recipient, all of which has a positive impact on society and health care costs. Through its services in the areas of education and information, support and validation, public awareness and advocacy, NFCA strives to minimize the disparity between a caregiver's quality of life and that of mainstream Americans. Services for family caregivers are noted below. ...(Read More)

National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute
P.O. Box 30105
Bethesda, MD 20824-0105
Phone: (301) 592-8573
Fax: (301) 592-8563
Description of Organizations Services:
The Institute plans, conducts, fosters, and supports an integrated and coordinated program of basic research, clinical investigations and trials, observational studies, and demonstration and education projects. Research is related to the causes, prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of heart, blood vessel, lung, and blood diseases; and sleep disorders. The NHLBI plans and directs research in development and evaluation of interventions and devices related to prevention, treatment, and rehabilitation of patients suffering from such diseases and disorders. It also supports research on clinical use of blood and all aspects of the management of blood resources. Research is conducted in the Institute's own laboratories and by scientific institutions and individuals supported by research grants and contracts. For health professionals and the public, the NHLBI conducts educational activities, including development and dissemination of materials in the above areas, with an emphasis on prevention. The NHLBI supports research training and career development of new and established researchers in fundamental sciences and clinical disciplines to enable them to conduct basic and clinical research related to heart, blood vessel, lung, and blood diseases; sleep disorders; and blood resources through individual and institutional research training awards and career development awards. The Institute coordinates relevant activities in the above areas, including the related causes of stroke, with other research institutes and federal health programs. Relationships are maintained with institutions and professional associations, and with international, national, state, and local officials as well as voluntary agencies and organizations working in the above areas. ...(Read More)

National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases
1 AMS Circle
Bethesda, MD 20892-3675
Phone: 301-495-4484
Toll-free: 877-226-4267
Fax: 301-718-6366

National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Disease
Bldg 31 Rm 9A06 Office of Communications and Public Liasion - 31 Center Drive MSC 2560 (Mailing)
Bethesda, MD 20892-2560
Phone: 301-496-3583

National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke
P.O. Box 5801
Bethesda, MD 20824
Phone: 301-496-5751
Toll-free: 1-800-352-9424 TTY 301-468-5981

National Kidney Foundation
30 East 33rd St.
New York, NY 10016
Toll-free: 1-800-622-9010
Fax: (212) 689-9261
Description of Organizations Services:
Mission Statement of the National Kidney Foundation: The National Kidney Foundation, Inc., a major voluntary health organization, seeks to prevent kidney and urinary tract diseases, improve the health and well-being of individuals and families affected by these diseases, and increase the availability of all organs for transplantation. ...(Read More)

National Spinal Cord Injury Association
75-20 Astoria Blvd Suite 120
East Elmhurst, NY 11370
Toll-free: 800-962-9629
Hours of Operation: 11:30 -5:30 EST

Office for the Deaf and Hearing Impaired
Contact: Diane Boles
4058 N. College, Suite 101
Fayetteville, AR 72703
Phone: 479-582-1286
Fax: 501-582-1762
Hours of Operation: 8:00 am - 4:30 pm
Mountain Home, AR 72653

Parkinson's Disease Foundation
Toll-free: 800-457-6676
Hours of Operation: 9-5 Eastern Daylight time

Peitz Cancer Support House - BRMC
Contact: Melissa Hudson
624 Hospital Drive
Mountain Home, AR 72653
Phone: 870-508-CARE
Hours of Operation: 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Description of Organizations Services:
Peitz Cancer Support House is the first line of support for cancer patients, their families and friends. We offer a variety of support meetings. These free sessions offer a chance for discussion and education in a relaxed homelike environment. Other services available include: resource library, wig and turban bank, mastectomy bras and breast forms, educational seminars and cancer support connections. ...(Read More)

Poison Control
Toll-free: 800-222-1222
Description of Organizations Services:
As a service to the citizens of Arkansas, the College of Pharmacy operates the Arkansas Poison Control Center. This center is supported through a direct appropriation from the Arkansas Legislature. The mission of the Poison Center is to provide confidential, accurate and up-to-date treatment information on thousands of different poisons and poison situations. The majority of calls received are from the lay public involving poison situations at home. Calls are also received from emergency departments and other healthcare offices. Over 75% of calls from home can be managed on site without treatment in a healthcare facility, but with appropriate treatment recommendations and follow-up by the Center. Efforts are made to make the Center accessible to all the citizens of Arkansas. The Center is open 24 hours a day, 365 days a year to the community and healthcare professionals, alike. The Center provides a toll free TTY phone line for the hearing impaired. In addition, persons speaking other languages may be assisted through the use of the AT&T Language Line Services. The Center has a developing education department that addresses both public and professional education needs. The purpose of this department is to educate the public on methods of poison prevention and to educate healthcare professionals on proper treatment of poison situations. In addition, the Center provides emergency drug information to the healthcare professionals in the state and serves as a clinical rotation site for senior pharmacy students. Resources of the Center include cutting edge computer software programs like Poisindex and Toxicall, and access to primary, secondary and tertiary literature through an in-house library and the Medical Center Library. All these resources assist the well-trained staff of nurses, pharmacists, physicians and support staff in making poison therapy and drug therapy decisions. In an effort to expand the Center and ensure appropriate care and quality outcomes, the Arkansas Poison Control Center is striving towards Regional Certification by the American Association of Poison Control Centers. This extensive application process is expected to be successfully completed in 2002. ...(Read More)

Reppell Diabetes Learning Center
Contact: Jodi Owens
Baxter Regional Medical Center 624 Hospital Drive
Mountain Home, AR 72653
Phone: 870-508-1765
Hours of Operation: 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Description of Organizations Services:
The Reppell Diabetes Learning Center is recognized by the American Diabetes Association. We offer a comprehensive and progressive diabetes education program. Our goal is to improve the quality of life for people with diabetes. Your physician, registered nurses, registered dietitian, social worker and Certified Diabetes Educators make up the diabetes education team at Baxter Regional. You and your family members complete this important team. A physician referral is needed for admission to the program. Medicare and some private insurance companies cover program charges. Group classes are scheduled for Tuesdays and Thursdays. The length of each class session is 2 hours. Individual sessions can be scheduled as needed on Mondays or Wednesdays. Monthly support group meets the 4th Tuesday of each month at 5:00 p.m. ...(Read More)

Schlemann Center for Women's Health Education
Contact: Cindy Costa
624 Hospital Drive
Mountain Home, AR 72653
Phone: 870-508-2345
Description of Organizations Services:
The Schliemann Center for Women's Health education is part of baxter regional Medical center's effort to provide superior health care for women at all stages of their lives.Classes and support groups offered at the center focus on such topics as babysitting,breastfeeding,childbirth,menopause,nutrition,wellness and heart health.Programs offered throughout the year include Girl's Night Out,Teen Girls Go to College,Working Women in the Know, and Schliemann Learning Sessions. ...(Read More)

SingleCare: Fall Prevention for Seniors
Contact: Sarah
Description of Organizations Services:
Nearly 30% of American seniors sustain injuries from falling each year. We created this medically-review guide to provide important tips and resources for seniors and their caregivers to stay safe. The guide includes: • Statistics on senior falls • Causes of senior falls, as well as fall prevention strategies • Questions to ask a doctor about a senior's risk of falling • Fall risk assessment for seniors ...(Read More)

Twin Lakes Ostomy Chapter (Support Group)
Contact: Evelyn Osborn
Baxter County Library 300 Library Hill - 1913 Arbor St (Mailing)
Mountain Home, AR 72653
Phone: 870-424-3059
Description of Organizations Services:
The United Ostomy Association, of which we are a chapter, is a volunteer based health organization dedicated to assisting people who have had, or will have, intestinal or urinary diversions, by means of: Education/Informational lectures by local physicians and other health care providers; Rehabilitation/Talks by organizations interested in improving the quality of life; Health care providers exhibiting the latest innovations in products and services; and Moral Support and Mutual Aid/Round Table discussions among members citing successes and failures in ostomate care. Support is also given to family members. Meetings at the Baxter County Library 1st Saturday of each month from September to April. ...(Read More)

US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
1600 Clifton Rd
Atlanta, GA 30333
Toll-free: 1-800-311-3435
Description of Organizations Services:
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is recognized as the lead federal agency for protecting the health and safety of people - at home and abroad, providing credible information to enhance health decisions, and promoting health through strong partnerships. CDC serves as the national focus for developing and applying disease prevention and control, environmental health, and health promotion and education activities designed to improve the health of the people of the United States. CDC, located in Atlanta, Georgia, USA, is an agency of the Department of Health and Human Services. Dr. Julie L. Gerberding is the Director. ...(Read More)

Wound, Ostomy and Continence Nurses Society
15000 Commerce Parkway Ste C
Mount Laurel, NJ 08054
Toll-free: 1-888-224-9626
Hours of Operation: Mon - Wed & Fri 9:00-5:00
Handicap Accessible: Yes
Description of Organizations Services:
The Wound, Ostomy and Continence Nurses Society (WOCN) a professional nursing society that supports its members by promoting educational, clinical, and research opportunities to advance the practice and guide the delivery of expert care to the individuals with wounds, ostomies, and incontinence.