& Medical Supplies
(Note: Check out your
local neighborhood pharmacy; some still deliver.)
Discounts on brand &
generic drugs. For AARP members, no income restrictions.
Call the program at (800) 439-4457, or check out the program's website at http://www.aarppharmacy.com/
Therapy Supplies, rehabilitation products.
S & S Worldwide
pantry, homeless residences, medical and legal clinics, dental and eye
clinics, pharmacy, crisis intervention, counseling services, emergency
financial aid, programs for seniors & thrift shops.
6450 N California
Chicago, IL 60645-5257
Email: ark < at > arkchicago.org
1017 Boyd Road
Export, PA 15632-8997
E-mail: web < at > biofreeze.com
specifically to assist people with physical challenges and assist in making
everyday living easier.
14255 49th Street
North, Suite 301
Clearwater, FL 33762
Get varying discounts on
all drugs. 15-25% on brand names, 50% on generics.
Cost to join: $12 per year for individuals, $28 per year for families
Energy Corp. 800-563-5479), or check out the program's website at http://www.citizensenergy.com
341 State St.
Madison, WI 53703-2057
The Cost Containment Research
Low-Cost Prescription Drugs. Contains alphabetical listing of drugs and
pharmaceutical manufacturers. For help obtaining free drugs for a service fee
submit a specific request to:
St. Petersburg, FL 33701-1126
607-4287 or email customercare < at > cvs.com
Damer & Cartwright
104 S. Michigan
Ave., Suite 619
Chicago, IL 60603
charge. Same day delivery within city limits; overnight for Greater Chicago
Discounted Drugs from Health Care Clinics and Local Providers
The federal 340B Drug
Pricing Program provides access to reduced price prescription drugs
to over 12,404 health care facilities certified by the U.S. Department of
Health and Human Services (HHS) as "covered entities". These clinics,
centers and hospitals in turn serve more than 10 million people in all 50
states, plus commonwealths and territories. For background information on this program, go to http://www.ncsl.org/programs/health/drug340b.htm
Apply Online for Extra Help with Medicare Prescription Drug Plan Costs
(publication), Joan Ellen Foyder, 1987, Cincinnati, OH: The Futuro Company. Provides information on using medical
supplies and equipment in the home, aids for easier or independent living, and
outside resources in the home. Offers tips on efficient management of home
care, how to get started with a home health care agency, and how to pay for home
Amazon.com and other websites.
Assistance is Available to Households with Incomes as High as $80,000. Criteria
for acceptance determined by income and pharmacy availability.
can be downloaded online, or requested through mailing address: P. O. Box 125, Doniphan, Mo. Postal Code 63935-0125, or by calling 1-573-996-3333 Monday through Friday, 7:30 am to 6:00
pm CST, excluding holidays.
refunded if you do not qualify, to find a drug company that offers your
prescription free. To qualify, you must have no insurance, not qualify for
Medicaid, and show financial hardship. NeedyMeds.com is another
information source for people without insurance, or can't afford their
medicine, and want to learn about patient assistance programs.
\P. O. Box 125
Doniphan, Mo. 63935-0125
M-F 8:30-4:30 Eastern Standard.
Golden Retriever Reacher
Allows you to reach items and objects around the house.
Remin Laboratories 800-423-9328
Email: info < at > arfarf.com
Assistive devices for hard of hearing and deafness, mobility,
speech and vision.
8160 S. Madison St.
Burr Ridge, IL 60527
Ph: 800-288-8303 (Voice), 800-536-8890 (TTY)
Ivan T. Matthei Pharmacy
111 N. Wabash, Room 712
Chicago, IL 60602
(Be sure to specify glass bottles).
Koeber’s Medical Supplies
8337 North Skokie
Skokie, IL 60077-2547
questions regarding prescription
Lincoln Medical Pharmacy
John O'Dwyer Jr.
157 S. Lincoln
Aurora, IL 60505
Specializing in products for the blind, visually impaired, deaf
and hard of hearing.
1808-G Janke Dr.
Northbrook, IL 60062
Ph: 800-468-4789, Toll-Free
Email: info < at > LSSonline.net
Medical Alert IDs:
Telephone: (800) 451-0525
MedicAlert Foundation International
An identification bracelet that alerts a medical team to your
specific health condition in an emergency and notifies your family.
$39.95 for first year enrollment fee includes bracelet, medical
information processing, and setting up your account. $25.00 for second year and
each year afterward pays for updating medical information.
2323 Colorado Ave.
Turloc, CA 95382
888-633-4298 24 hours, 7 days a week
Merck Patient Assistance Program
Supplies you with a prescription if not provided by any other
source and your income is low.
Miracle on Wheels
to qualified seniors, at no deposit and usually no cost, electric wheelchairs
to non-ambulatory senior citizens (65 and up)as well as
permanently disabled of any age.
Email: mow < at > durablemedical.com
MOMS: Mail Order Medical Supply
PO Box 922
Santa Clarita, CA 91380-9022
Email: customercare < at > momscatalog.com
Discount Drug Card Program
Pharmacy card program that enables
purchasers to save up to 75% on the cost of prescription drugs.
For more details or to apply: Contact Prescription Benefits at 800-377-1614, or
check out the program's website at http://www.rxbenefits.com
Pharmaceuticals Patient Assistance Program
to our medications for those most in need.
for Prescription Assistance
Pharmaceutical Research and
Manufacturers of America (PhRMA) Directory of Prescription Drug
Patient Assistance Programs
programs that provide drugs to physicians whose patients could not otherwise
afford them. The programs are listed alphabetically by company.
1100 Fifteenth Street, NW
Washington, DC 20005
Reliable Medical Supply
Skokie, IL 60077-2903
Products for Quality Living
including motorized scooters, chair lifts, and half steps to put on stairs for
shorter step distance, playing card holders, pick-up tongs, special angled
eating utensils, braces…
75 Mill Street
Colchester, CT 06415
Email: service < at > snswwide.com
Santa Monica Homeopathic Co.
Santa Monica, CA 90401
make life easier, also some helpful hints
Total Home Health, Inc.
Offers power equipment such as
wheel chairs and stairway lifts.
S. McLean Blvd.
Elgin, IL 60123
Ph: 847-551-1162, 847-931-9300
Wellness Health & Pharmacy
3401 Independence Drive, Suite 231
Birmingham, AL 35201
Women's International Pharmacy
5708 Monona Drive
Madison, WI 53716-3152
Insurance from Reader’s Digest and Merck-Medco: Guarantees low prices,
registered pharmacists on call 24 hours a day, membership fee refundable within
90 days of enrollment.
PO Box 25895
Lehigh Valley, PA 18003-9680
prescriptions, ask questions regarding your medications, schedule a pickup or
have your prescriptions mailed using your computer.
Walgreen Home Medical Center
Skokie, IL 60076
Touch Tone Refills
Toll-free, day or
evening: 800-WALGREENS (800-925-4733)
pharmacies where you can purchase anything from prescription medication to
prescription and refill service where you can research prescription medications
Free Prescription Medicine
doctor for assistance. Low-income individuals qualify but your doctor must be
willing to do the paperwork.
Disaster Assistance Policy:
To receive free
replacement drugs or credit, send required information or call.
Gail Sulla, Trade
Relations, Ciba-Geigy Corp., Pharmaceuticals Divisions,
556 Morris Ave.,
Summit, NJ 07901