NIH / End of Life: Helping with Comfort and Care

End of Life: Helping With Comfort and Care is a publication is based on research, such as that supported by the National Institute on Aging, part of the National Institutes of Health, that hopes to make the unfamiliar territory of death slightly more comfortable for everyone involved. This research base is augmented with suggestions from…

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MVAEMT, Inc.

Martha’s Vineyard’s only Accredited EMT (Emergency Medical Technician) Training Institute offering classes in CPR (Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation), basic and advanced life support as well as a program leading to national and state certification as an EMT. Contact Information Contact: Alan GanapolPhone: 914-318-1477 Email: mvaemtsec@gmail.comWebsite: http://www.mvaemt.org/

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Planned Parenthood – Greater Boston

Provides comprehensive reproductive and complementary health care services in settings that preserve and protect the essential privacy and rights of each individual. Provides educational programs that enhance understanding of individual and societal implications of human sexuality. Accepts most health insurance plans.  View accepted health insurance Book an appointment online Contact Information Phone: 800-258-4448 Website: https://www.plannedparenthood.org/health-center/massachusetts/boston/02215/greater-boston-health-center-3293-90610…

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Alzheimer’s Association

The Alzheimer’s Association’s mission is to eliminate Alzheimer’s disease through the advancement of research; to provide and enhance care and support for all affected; and to reduce the risk of dementia through the promotion of brain health. We provide a variety of educational programs and services free of charge to those affected by Alzheimer’s Disease…

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NAMI Mass COMPASS

The NAMI Mass COMPASS is your guide to mental health and related resources in Massachusetts. Navigating the mental healthcare system can be complicated – we help individuals and families affected by mental health issues find their way. The NAMI Mass COMPASS is operated by peers and family members who have dealt with these issues first…

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Martha’s Vineyard Youth Task Force

The Youth Task Force mission is to reduce substance use and other risky behaviors by promoting community-wide health and wellness for youth and families through a cooperative integrated network of youth, parents, health practitioners, health and social service organizations, public officials, educators, law enforcement officers, and other community members. Our vision is a mobilized Martha’s…

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YMCA of Martha’s Vineyard

The YMCA of Martha’s Vineyard is dedicated to improving the quality of life for children, individuals, families, seniors, and the Island community by helping our members realize their fullest potential through the development of body, mind, and spirit. The YMCA of Martha’s Vineyard is committed to offering a variety of programs to serve families, youth,…

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Vineyard Health Care Access Program

The Vineyard Health Care Access Program is a community-based service of Dukes County that connects residents of Martha’s Vineyard with health benefits. We help people to apply for, enroll in, and maintain coverage in health insurance programs including MassHealth (Medicaid), Medicare, Connector Care, and Qualified Health Plans. We also provide assistance with other government benefits…

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