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Parkinson’s Resource Center Wheelchair Transport - Quality ..... 509-535-2475 of Spokane ..................................... 509-473-2490 www.wheelchairtransportquality.com Offers support groups for caregivers, family mem- Provides transportation on a sliding fee scale basis bers and persons with Parkinson’s disease. to wheelchair bound persons. Does not accept any Providence Regional Cancer Center type of insurance as payment or credit cards. Support Groups.............................. 509-474-5490 Long Distance Transportation Relatives Raising Relatives Angel Flight West........................... 888-426-2643 Support Group............................... 509-747-4174 www.angelflight.org Southside Senior Volunteer private pilots provide transportation for & Community Center..................... 509-535-0803 medical patients in 14 western states. Grief and bereavement support groups are availble. Corporate Angel Network St. Lukes Rehab Toll Free Patient Line ................. 866-328-1313 Support Group Hotline .................. 509-473-6681 ............................................... 914-328-1313 Provides information about ongoing support groups Arranges free transportation to and/or from distant held at St. Lukes, including a stroke and amputee cancer treatment centers via empty seats on corpo- support group. rate aircraft. Financial need is not a requirement. nTransportation and Escort nWebsites – Health Care Today, one-fourth of senior citizens aged 75+ do HealthFinder......................www.healthfinder.gov not drive, and more than 50 million rides are pro- Guides you to online publications, clearinghouses, vided to elders needing transportation. Services for data bases, other websites, and support and self-help older adults generally require pre-arrangements. Some churches and synagogues also sponsor vol- zations providing reliable information are also listed. Chapter-groups. Government agencies and nonprofit organi unteer transportation. Volunteer Chore Services............... 509-459-6173 Information is available on over 550 diseases and 3www.medicinenet.com....................MedicineNetconditions. A dictionary with medical terms can beaccessed online. Catholic Charities Senior Services 12 East 5th, Spokane WA 99202 Volunteers provide transportation for low- Medline Plus ....... www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/ income seniors and disabled adults for medical This service of the US National Library of Medicine appointments and grocery shopping. and the National Institute of Health is a compre- Special Mobility Services, Inc. (SMS) hensive site of health information. Medicaid Transportation Broker .... 509-534-9760 Providence Health Care.................. www.phc.org ........................................ TTY 509-534-8566 World Class Health Care, Close to Home Provides several modes of Medicaid covered trans- portation for persons on Medicaid who have no Providence offers an other means of transportation. Must make a reser- integrated system of vation for services at least 48 hours in advance. care in our community, from award-winning hos- Spokane Transit Authority (STA) pitals to new rehabilitation facilities and skilled www.spokanetransit.com nurses who come right to your home. Select infor- mation on hospital services, a health library, and STA Route and Schedule a complete listing of medical staff accessible by Information................................ 509-328-7433 name, specialty, or practice. Connect with us on TTY ............................................ 509-456-4327 Facebook, Twitter, and You Tube. PLEASE SEE OUR Paratransit.................................. 509-328-1552 ADS ON PAGES 100 AND THE BACK COVER. TTY ............................................ 509-327-6055 RX List – Paratransit services are available for qualified disabled persons. Interested individuals must go The Internet Drug Index ..............www.rxlist.com through an application process. Once accepted for A comprehensive directory of medications and services, individuals must reserve transportation in news relating to pharmaceuticals. Updates and advance through the paratransit number. news pertaining to new drugs. 93


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