Voluntary Sector

Health Care Providers (nonreimbursed)

Out-of-Pocket Purchase

Other Government Programs

Informal Supports

Widely available from many voluntary organizations (see Table 3-2 in Chapter 3)

Varies by provider

 

National Cancer Institute and other federal programs, e.g., Administration on Aging, Veterans Health Administration

 

Widely available

Some availability

 

 

Some availability

Some counseling available

 

Can be purchased

Veterans Health Administration

 

 

 

Can be purchased

Veterans Health Administration

 

Much support

Varies by provider

Can be purchased

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention initiatives

 

Some supplies provided at no charge

 

Can be purchased

 

A source of financial resources for purchase

Some support

 

Can be purchased

Area Agencies on Aging

Available

Much support

 

Can be purchased

 

 

 

 

Can be purchased

Area Agencies on Aging

A substantial resource for these services



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