Voluntary Sector Health Care Providers (nonreimbursed) Out-of-Pocket Purchase Other Government Programs Informal Supports
Widely available from many voluntary organizations (see Table 3-2 in Chapter 3) Varies by provider National Cancer Institute and other federal programs, e.g., Administration on Aging, Veterans Health Administration
Widely available Some availability Some availability
Some counseling available Can be purchased Veterans Health Administration
Can be purchased Veterans Health Administration
Much support Varies by provider Can be purchased Centers for Disease Control and Prevention initiatives
Some supplies provided at no charge Can be purchased A source of financial resources for purchase
Some support Can be purchased Area Agencies on Aging Available
Much support Can be purchased
Can be purchased Area Agencies on Aging A substantial resource for these services


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