RESOURCES

  • These resources are useful for disaster relief, support organizations and to complete

    your needed paperwork for your Personal Affairs Portfolio.


VITAL RECORDS

Copies of birth certificates, death certificates and marriage records.

 

These records can be reissued by the state where the birth, death, marriage or divorce occurred. This link will connect you to each state. http://www.cdc.gov/nchs/w2w.htm.


GOVERNMENT PROGRAMS

Medicare - https://www.medicare.gov/

Social Security Office - https://www.socialsecurity.gov/

Military Papers and Veterans Service Records -  http://www.archives.gov/veterans/

Passports - http://travel.state.gov/passport/ 

Veterans Administration - www.va.gov


CAREGIVING ELDERCARE ASSISTANCE


LEGAL AND MUST HAVE DOCs

Wills, healthcare, directives and health care power of attorney.

Legal Zoom – http://www.LegalZoom.com

NOLO - Our mission is to help consumers and small businesses find answers to their everyday legal and business questions - http://www.nolo.com

National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys - https://www.naela.org

Suze Orman “Must Have Documents” - http://www.suzeorman.com/books-kits/collections-and-kits/must-have-documents/


EMERGENCY PREPARATION & DISASTER RELIEF

American Red Cross - http://www.redcross.org

FEMA - Federal Emergency Management - http://www.fema.gov

Ready.gov - http://www.ready.gov

Disaster Assistance - www.disasterassistance.gov

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention -http://www.cdc.gov

Operation Hope - www.operationhope.com

The Salvation Army - www.salvationarmyusa.org


SUPPORT ORGANIZATIONS

Cancer Support Community - http://www.cancersupportcommunity.org

American Heart Association - http://www.heart.org

American Cancer Society - http://www.cancer.org

American Diabetes Association - http://www.diabetes.org

Alzheimer's Association - http://www.alz.org

American Lung Association - http://www.lung.org

FARA – Freidriech’s Ataxia Research Alliance – http://www.curefa.org


PETS

The Humane Society - www.humanesociety.org

FEMA for Pet Owners - www.fema.gov/helping-pets


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