Empowered Patient Coalition
Organization created by patient advocates devoted to helping the public improve the quality and the safety of their healthcare. Find patient safety resources, support for caregivers, and current projects on the site.
Care Transitions Program
As a patient or family caregiver, there are several steps you can take to help you be a more informed and effective member of the care team during the transition back home after hospitalization. By knowing what to expect, you may be able to avoid health care complications and re-hospitalization.
Patients Like Me
Find a community, ask questions, and make informed decisions about your healthcare journey.
AARP Family Caregiving Resources
Collection of resources and articles to educate and support caregivers.
Consumer Med Safety
Resources to help you protect yourself from medication errors.
American Heart Association
The nation’s oldest and largest voluntary organization dedicated to fighting heart disease and stroke.
Quality Care Finder
Find and compare doctors, hospitals and other providers.
Tips from Former Smokers
Real stories from people living with smoking-related diseases, quitting resources and more.
National Kidney Foundation
National Kidney Foundation is a lifeline for all people affected by kidney disease. As pioneers of scientific research and innovation, NKF focuses on the whole patient through the lens of kidney health. Relentless in our work, we enhance lives through action, education and accelerating change.
American Diabetes Association
Regardless of where you are with diabetes—newly diagnosed, fighting type 1 or type 2, or being there for a loved one—there’s something you should know: help is here.
CDC Diabetes Hub
Compilation of resources, articles, and advice from Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
A gateway to reliable resources on food, healthy eating, physical activity and food safety. Find links to information from Federal agencies, non-governmental organizations, and universities with expertise in food and human nutrition to help you make healthful eating choices.
Get tips, ideas, and a personalized plan to meet your food group targets. Find what works for you and your family within your food preferences, health goals, and budget.
Resources and community for stroke survivors and family members.
Preventing Falls for Older Adults
Falls affect us all—whether personally or someone we love or care about. There are simple steps you can take to prevent falls and decrease falls risks. CDC developed the STEADI (Stopping Elderly Accidents, Deaths & Injuries) initiative which includes educational materials and tools to improve fall prevention.
Questions To Ask Your Doctor
Your health depends on good communication.
Vaccines You Need as an Adult
You may not realize that you need vaccines throughout your life. Adults need to keep their vaccinations up to date because immunity from childhood vaccines can wear off over time. You are also at risk for different diseases as an adult. Vaccination is one of the most convenient and safest preventive care measures available.
HealthMap Vaccine Finder
Find the vaccine you need in your area quickly.