Reminders of How you, A loved One, Or Someone Else you Know maybe able to get assistance with medications & other needs for Arthritis

The Arthritis Foundation has really put their website in the spotlight and now includes LOTS of great information for patients, families, caretakers, and friends or advocates. From giving you places to get help with medications, names of medications, and financial aid that may help to play a huge role in a patients welfare especially when it comes to any type of Arthritis, Rheumatoid Arthritis, Juvenile Arthritis and so forth. I wanted to list a few of the URL pages with this information on them for those of you who may not know they exist. Rather than combing through the internet and searching for possible assistance, they really have put together some wonderful lists to help with these issues.

These are but a few of the pages from their site that can help in so many ways. Be sure to check out all of the different pages, information, how you can help yourself, a caretaker, family, friends, ... from medications, to healthy eating, exercising, doctors, tests, and more... this site really has a huge amount of great information for everyone. 

http://www.arthritistoday.org/arthritis-treatment/getting-medical-care/paying-for-care/drug-specific-patient-assistance-programs.php

Drug Specific Medical Care above - like help from Pharmaceutical companies.

Above can be actually getting the medications needed from the Pharmaceutical companies, or help with a high co-pay and so forth.

http://www.arthritistoday.org/arthritis-treatment/getting-medical-care/paying-for-care/help-paying-for-your-medications.php

Above is another list of places that you may find financial aid for medications, or possibly to see doctors, and other types of assistance.

http://www.arthritistoday.org/arthritis-treatment/getting-medical-care/paying-for-care/help-paying-for-medicare-and-prescriptions.php

Above you will find some state agencies and/or local & even possibly Federal assistance for paying for your Medicare Part B and/or a reduction in the cost you pay for co-pays on prescriptions.


http://www.arthritistoday.org/arthritis-treatment/medications/drug-guide/

Above you can go to this URL and find the names and information on the medications themselves for arthritis and arthritis related illnesses.

http://www.arthritistoday.org/tools-and-resources/tools/lab-test-guide.php

Above is where you can find out about lab work you may have done, and what some of those tests are for, and what some of them might be in order to understand more about what the physicians are looking for when they do lab work.


http://www.arthritistoday.org/about-arthritis/arthritis-and-your-health/

Above this link takes you to where you can find out more on arthritis, symptoms, how it effects your other body parts, other illnesses that can often be related to arthritis, and how you can help to keep your own body more healthy. Lots of tips on the site for everything, from eating well, to the proper types of exercise, and how to do what you can to help yourself maintain a "quality of life".




http://www.arthritis.org/




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