社區資源指南 Community Resources Guidelines

家居照護

選擇一個家居照顧的機構來適應癌友的需要是不容易的事。為大家的方便,我們提供以下一些政府或其他有關機構的資源指南。

如何選擇療養院  (from CANHR California Advocates for Nursing Home Reform 提供)

美國癌症協會-加州華人分會網站列出灣區一些養老院及療養院為你作參考


交通服 (美國癌症協會-加州華人分會提)

送餐服 (美國癌症協會-加州華人分會提)

Finding Care Facility

Selecting a home care agency for a loved one can be difficult and emotionally taxing.  Some home care providers are better than others, and you want to find one which can meet the medical needs and to give the level of assistance that your loved one may need. For your convenience, we are listing the following guidelines mostly published by the government to help you make the selection.


Meals

San Francisco and Oakland cancer patients may qualify for free meals delivery. Check Project Open Hand and Meals On Wheels websites.

Cancer Treatment Costs

The financial burden of cancer care is huge, according to government statistics.  This is an advice from the American Cancer Society on managing the costs of cancer treatment .


加州醫照護事前指示 California Advanced Health Care Directive

在加州法律下,市民無法表達自己的意願或希望別人為他代言時,他有權預先填寫一份“醫療照護事前指示”,授權醫療人員執行他的意願。

Under the California state law, you have a legal right to express your health care wishes and to have them considered in situations when you are unable to make these decisions yourself. An "advance health care directive" lets your physician, family and friends know your health care preferences.

殯儀館和公墓購買指南  California's Consumer Guide to Funeral and Cemetery Purchases