Resources

The books and other resources listed here can help you learn how to look out for yourself and get the help you need when you need it.

BE PREPARED
The Complete Financial, Legal, and Practical Guide for Living with a Life-Challenging Condition
David S. Landay
St. Martin’s Press
New York, 1998

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LIVING A HEALTHY LIFE WITH CHRONIC CONDITIONS
Self-Management of Heart Disease, Arthritis, Diabetes, Asthma, Bronchitis, Emphysema and Others
Kate Lorig, Halsted Holman, et al.
Bull Publishing
Boulder, Colorado, 2000

AMERICAN DIABETES ASSOCIATION
(800) DIABETES (342-2383)
www.diabetes.org

BENEFITSCHECKUP
www.benefitscheckup.org
This Web site from the National Council on the Aging provides information on benefits available in all 50 states.

CENTERS FOR MEDICARE AND MEDICAID SERVICES
http://cms.hhs.gov
(877) 267-2323
(410) 786-3000
TTY: (866) 226-1819
TTY: (410) 786-0727

SOCIAL SECURITY ADMINISTRATION
(800) 772-1213
TTY: (800) 325-0778
www.ssa.gov
Have your Social Security number at hand when you call.