Resources for our patients

We are here to help throughout your rehabilitation journey. While Penn State Health Rehabilitation Hospital does not endorse any particular organization, product or service, there are many local and national resources available that may offer further information and direction.

Amputee resources

  • Amputee coalition

    www.amputee-coalition.org

    Dedicated to enhancing the quality of life for amputees and their families, improving patient care and preventing limb loss.

Brain injury resources

  • Brain Injury Association of America

    Biausa.org

    Serving and representing individuals, families and professionals touched by traumatic brain injury

Cancer resources

  • American Cancer Society

    Cancer.org

    Provides support nationally and locally for those with cancer, their family and friends throughout all stages of recovery.

  • CancerCare

    Cancercare.org

    Provides professional support services and information to help manage the emotional, practical and financial challenges of cancer.

  • Cancer.net

    Cancer.net

    Brings the expertise and resources of American Society of Clinical Oncology, with support from the Conquer Cancer Foundation, to people living with cancer and their caregivers, to help them make informed health care decisions.

  • National Cancer Institute

    Cancer.gov

    Provides information on cancer research, cancer news and events, trainings and online resources for individuals with cancer and their loved ones. 

  • National Comprehensive Cancer Network

    NCCN.org

    A not-for-profit alliance of 30 leading cancer centers devoted to patient care, research and education. Provides cancer treatment information in easy-to-understand language.

Cardiac resources

  • American Heart Association

    800.AHA.USA1

    Heart.org

    Non-profit organization that funds cardiovascular medical research and educates consumers on healthy living in an effort to reduce disability and deaths caused by cardiovascular disease and stroke.

  • AHA Mended Hearts Support Group

    888-HEART99

    Mendedhearts.org

    Non-profit organization that offers the gift of hope to heart disease patients, and their families and caregivers.

  • American Diabetes Association

    800.342.2383

    Diabetes.org

    Non-profit organization that educates the public about diabetes and funds research to manage, cure and prevent diabetes. 

Spinal cord injury resources

  • Christopher and Dana Reeve Foundation

    Christopherreeve.org

    Dedicated to curing spinal cord injury by advancing innovative research and improving quality of life for individuals and families impacted by paralysis.

  • National Spinal Cord Injury Association

    spinalcord.org

    Provides active lifestyle, peer support and advocacy information that empowers people living with spinal cord injuries and disorders to achieve their highest potential.

  • Paralyzed Veterans of America

    Pva.org

    Veterans’ service organization dedicated solely to serving the needs of veterans with spinal cord injury or dysfunction.

Stroke/Neurological Resources

  • National Stroke Association

    Stroke.org

    Non-profit organization working to reduce the incidence and impact of stroke by delivering education and programs focused on prevention, treatment, rehabilitation and support for all impacted by stroke.

  • Guillain-Barre Syndrome Foundation International

    Gbs-cidp.org

    Provides emotional support and assistance to people affected by this rare peripheral nervous system disease.

  • The Transverse Myelitis Association

    Wearesrna.org

    Advocates for those who have rare neuroimmunologic diseases, including Transverse Myelitis.

  • National Multiple Sclerosis Society

    Nationalmssociety.org

    Non-profit organization that funds research, advocates for social and political change, provides education and sponsors services that help people with multiple sclerosis and their families.

Caregiver resources

  • National Alliance for Caregiving

    Caregiving.org

    Non-profit organization focusing on advancing family caregiving through research, innovation and advocacy.

Additional Resources

During your stay, you and your family will also receive information about Penn State Health Rehabilitation Hospital support groups and other local resources.

If you have questions or need assistance finding a support group matching your specific needs, please speak with a member of your treatment team or learn more about our support groups.

Let us help

If you have any questions, concerns or would like additional information, please contact us.