Health Related Information

These groups offer information on specific issues related to health and aging.  Many of these organizations can provide you with written materials on specific topics.  For more information, call or write any of the following organizations.

Alzheimer’s  Disease Education and Referral Center
P.O. Box 8250
Silver Springs, MD 20907-8250
1-800-438-4380
 
Alzheimer’s Association, Inc.
225 North Michigan Avenue
Chicago, IL 60601-7633
1-800-272-3900

American Association of Kidney Patients, Inc.
3505 E. Frontage Road, Suite 315
Tampa, FL 33606
1-800-749-2257
 
American Diabetes Association
1701 N. Beauregard Street
Alexandria, VA 22311
1-800-232-3472
 
American Urological Association Foundation
1000 Corporate Blvd., Suite 410
Linthicum, MD 21090
1-800-242-2383
Fax: (410) 689-3998

American Heart Association
7272 Greenville Avenue
Dallas, TX  75231-4596
1-800-242-8721
Stroke Hot Line
1-888-4-Stroke

Asthma and Allergy Foundation  Association
1233 20th Street NW, Suite 402
Washington, DC 20036
(202) 466-7643
1-800-727-8462

American Speech-Language
Hearing Association
10801 Rockville Pike
Rockville, MD 20852
(301) 897-5700
1-800-638-8255
Fax: (301) 571-0457
 
American Urological Association
1120 N. Charles Street
Baltimore, MD 21201
(410) 727-1100

Arkansas State Health Department
4815 W. Markham
Little Rock, AR 72205
(501) 661-2000
1-800-462-0599
 
Arthritis Foundation
550 Pharr Road, Suite 550
Atlanta, GA 30305
(404) 237-8771
1-800-283-7800

Stroke Connection of the
American Heart Association
7272 Greenville Avenue
Dallas, TX 75231
(214) 696-5211
 
Epilepsy Foundation of America
4351 Garden City Drive
Landover, MD 20785-2267
1-800-332-1000
(301) 459-3700

Help for Incontinent People
P.O. Box 1019
Charleston, SC 29402
1-800-252-3337
(843) 377-0900
Fax: (843) 377-0905

Hysterectomy Educational Resources & Services (HERS)
422 Bryn Mawr Avenue
Bala Cynwyd, PA 19004
(610) 667-7757
Fax: (610) 667-8096

Impotence World Services
119 S. Ruth Street
Maryville, AR 37803-5746
(615) 983-6092

Library for the Blind and Physically Handicapped
One Capitol Mall
Little Rock, AR 72201
1-866-660-0885

National Institute on Aging Information Center
P.O. Box 8057
Gaitherburg, MD 20898-8057
1-800-222-2225
Fax: (301) 589-3014
 
National Institute of Mental Health                                                 
5600 Fishers Lane, Room 7C-02
Rockville, MD 20854
(301) 443-4513
 
National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke
P.O. Box 5801
Bethesda, MD 20824
1-800-352-9424

National Kidney Foundation
30 E. 33rd Street
New York, NY 10016
(212) 889-2210
1-800-622-9010

National Osteoporosis Foundation
1150 17th St. NW, Suite 500
Washington, DC 20036
(202) 223-2226

American Kidney Fund
6110 Executive Blvd., Suite 1010
Rockville, MD 20852
1-800-638-8299
Fax: (301) 881-0898

 
 
American Liver Foundation
1425 Pompton Avenue
Cedar Grove, NJ 07009
1-800-223-0179
Fax: 973-256-3214
 
The American Occupational
Therapy Association
4720 Montgomery Lane
P.O. Box 31220
Bethesda, MD 20824-1220
(301) 652-2682

American Paralysis Association
500 Morris Avenue
Springfield, NJ 07081
(201) 379-2690

American Parkinson’s Disease Association
135 Parkinson Avenue
Parkinson Plaza
Staten Island, NY 10305
1-800-223-2732
 
American Physical Therapy Association of  America
1111 North Fairfax Street
Alexandria, VA 22314
(703) 684-2782

Arthritis Foundation of Arkansas
6213 Father Tribou
Little Rock, AR 72205
1-800-482-8858

Bladder Health Council
W. Pratt Street, Suite 401
Baltimore, MD 21201
(410) 727-2908

Brain Tumor Information Service
University of Chicago
5841 Maryland Avenue Room J331
Chicago, IL 60637
(312) 684-1400

Center for Alzheimer’s Disease
and Related Disorders
UAMS
4301 West Markham
Little Rock, AR 72205
(501) 686-6219

Center for Disease Control
Office on Smoking and Health
4770 Buford Hwy NE
Mail Stop K-50
Atlanta, GA 30341
(404) 488-5705

Multiple Sclerosis Society
Arkansas Chapter
1100 N. University, Room 255
Evergreen Place
Little Rock, AR 72207
(501) 663-8104
1-800-344-4867

Muscular Dystrophy Association
523 S. Louisiana, Suite 560
Little Rock, AR 72201
(501) 375-5455
1-800-582-2163

National Brain Tumor Foundation
22 Battery, Suite 612
San Francisco, CA 94111-5520
(415) 834-9970 
1-800-934-CURE
Fax: (415) 834-9980

National Headache Foundation
820 North Orleans, Suite 217
Chicago, IL 60610-3132
1-800-843-2256
 
National Health Information Center Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion
P.O. Box 1133
Washington, DC 20013-1133
1-800-336-4797
Fax: 301-984-4256
 
National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute
Information Center
P.O. Box 30105
Bethesda, MD 20824
(301) 251-1222
 
National Spinal Cord Injury Assoc.  
6701 Democracy Blvd., Suite 300-9
Bethesda, MD 20817
1-800-962-9629

National Stroke Association
9707 E. Easter Lane
Englewood, CO 80112-3747
1-800-787-6537
Fax: (303) 649-1328

United Ostomy Association
19772 MacArthur Blvd., Suite 200
Irvine, CA 92612-2405
1-800-826-0826
Fax: (949) 660-9262

National Parkinson Foundation
1501 NW 9th Avenue
Miami, FL 33136
1-800-327-4545

National Sleep Foundation
1367 Connecticut Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20036
(202) 785-2300

International Tremor Foundation
833 W. Washington Blvd.
Chicago, IL 60607
(312) 733-1893