RESOURCE LIST FOR INCONTINENCE
The following organizations may be helpful in helping you care for someone with incontinence:
American Urogynecologic Society
2025 M Street NW
Washington, DC 20036
About Us: The AUGS is " the premier society dedicated to research and education in urogynecology, and the detection, prevention and treatment of female lower urinary tract disorders and pelvic floor disorders."
American Urological Association
1000 Corporate Blvd.
Linthicum, MD 21090
Hotline: 1-866-RING-AUA (746-4282)
About Us: The AUA is "the premier professional association for the advancement of urologic patient care, and works to ensure that its more than 16,000 members are current on the latest research and practices in urology."
National Association for Continence (NAFC)
PO Box 1019
Charleston, SC 29402-1019
Phone: 1-800-BLADDER (252-3337)
About Us: The NAFC "is a national, private, non-profit organization dedicated to improving the quality of life of people with incontinence, voiding dysfunction, and related pelvic floor disorders."
National Kidney and Urologic Diseases Information Clearinghouse
National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases
National Institutes of Health
3 Information Way
Bethesda, MD 20892-3580
About Us: NKUDIC was "established to increase knowledge and understanding about diseases of the kidneys and urologic system among people with these conditions and their families, health care professionals, and the general public."
National Kidney Foundation
30 East 33rd Street
New York, NY 10016
About Us: The National Kidney Foundation "is dedicated to preventing kidney and urinary tract diseases, improving the health and well-being of individuals and families affected by kidney disease and increasing the availability of all organs for transplantation."
Simon Foundation for Continence
PO Box 815
Wilmettte, IL 60091
Phone: 1-800-23SIMON (237-4666)
About Us: "The mission of the Foundation is to: 'Bring the topic of incontinence out of the closet, remove the stigma surrounding it, and provide help and hope to people with incontinence, their families and the health professionals who provide their care.'"