At any point in time there are millions of people, of all ages who have to be concerned about their health and well being.
Partially due to age, men and women have to deal with a number of health issues as well as financial issues and how these issues can affect their well-being. Many people are made to choose between having there medicine prescription filled or buying food for the month. That then will affect the person’s health physically and this is the start of a spiralling cycle.
If you are reading this post and find that you are stuck in this position, there are resources available to help you to stop the cycle. Especially if you live in the United States or United Kingdom because, there are many resources that you may not have thought of. Read on to discover what resources are available to you.
Most of the states have an Area Agency on Aging offices that are there to help you out if you are struggling to afford to buy food or pay your bills and assist you in finding solutions. If you need medical help and are not able to live at home on your own they will provide a caregiver if necessary. In the UK they do the same and they also have the National Health System who provides free health care.
There are visiting nurses and doctors who will help if needed. There are home health care agencies that will set you up with people to help you with basic healthcare and chores including laundry, dishes, shopping etc. Most states have funds available to help you pay for this care. These health care providers will also help you bath and dress if required.
Whether you are disabled or struggling with some health issues currently and are not in the appropriate age bracket to qualify for social security and medical care there are alternative programs to help you out. A few department stores will provide prescriptions at a low cost or for free and most of them will deliver at no cost.
It you are struggling to pay for your groceries there are organisations that will help you and ensure that you have enough food. In order for you to receive these services you need to take the first step and admit that you need help.
Talk to your doctor about the situation you have found yourself in and you will see that there is more support out there than you thought.
Tara has recently discovered the wonderful healthcare system available to here and the community.