Other Web sites with valuable information
For more information about incontinence and support groups for people who deal with incontinence, visit the web sites of the organizations below:
- Incontinence and incontinence support group web sites
The Simon Foundation for Incontinence is known worldwide for its innovative educational projects and tireless efforts on behalf of people with loss of bladder and bowel control. Learn more at www.simonfoundation.org.
The National Association for Continence works to destigmatize incontinence, promote preventive measures, motivate individuals to seek treatment, and provide collaborative advocacy and service for those who are affected by this problem. Learn more at www.nafc.org.
The Canadian Continence Foundation strives to enhance the quality of life of people who suffer from incontinence by helping them to understand their symptoms and empowering them to seek help. Learn more at www.canadiancontinence.ca.
Caring.com provides the practical information, easy-to-use tools, and personal support a caregiver needs while attending a person with incontinence. Nearly all of the Caring.com counselors have first-hand experience as caregivers and are dedicated to offering advice from trusted experts in incontinence care. Learn more at www.caring.com.
Disaboom.com was founded by a physician who also has quadriplegia. His first-hand knowledge of the challenges faced by individuals with disabilities and those whose lives they touch is the basis of the Disaboom mission: to create the first comprehensive, evolving source of information, insight, and personal engagement for the disability community. Learn more at www.disaboom.com.
AbleData.com provides information on assistive technology and rehabilitation equipment. The equipment is available from domestic and international sources to consumers, organizations, professionals, and caregivers within the United States. AbleData.com serves the nation's disability, rehabilitation, and senior communities. Learn more at AbleData.com.
You can also learn more at the web sites of these health-related organizations and associations:
- General Health and Condition web sites
- Alliance for Aging Research
- Alzheimer's Association
- American Academy for Cerebral Palsy & Developmental Medicine
- American Association of Kidney Patients (AAKP)
- American Association of Retired Persons (AARP)
- American Association on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (AAIDD)
- American Cancer Society (ACS)
- Arc of the United States
- Directory of Resources for Large Size Women
- Doctor's Guide
- International Foundation for Functional Gastrointestinal Disorders (IFFGD)
- March of Dimes Birth Defects Foundation (MOD)
- The Mayo Clinic
- Med Help International
- Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA)
- National Association for Down Syndrome (NADS)
- National Down Syndrome Society (NDSS)
- National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK)
- National Multiple Sclerosis Society (NMSS)
- National Organization for Rare Disorders, Inc. (NORD)
- National Stroke Association
- Spina Bifida Association of America
- United Cerebral Palsy Association, Inc. (UCP) Wound Care Strategies
- Bladder Weakness/Urinary Incontinence-oriented web sites
- Caregiver web sites
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