The Little Book About Kidneys by Victoria Hanson and illustrated by Jenny Tulip, will help you talk to young children about your kidneys and the treatments you may experience. It is intended to support you in explaining your kidney failure to children.View Resource
Dialysis helps to do some of the work that your kidneys did when they were healthy. But dialysis does not work as well as healthy kidneys, and it cannot do everything that healthy kidneys do. If you have kidney failure/ESRD, you must monitor the amounts of fluid and certain nutrients you take in each day. This can help keep waste and fluid from building up in your blood and causing problems.View Resource
This site helps you find and compare Medicare-certified dialysis facilities. You can see how each facility compares to others based on star ratings, services offered, and quality of care. This tool is especially helpful if you are on vacation and need to find a temporary facility.View Resource
These easy-to-read 2-page fact sheets about anemia, vascular access, hemodialysis adequacy, fluids, dialysis equipment, rehabilitation, and more are available in both English and Spanish. Resource lists and frequently-asked questions make these fact sheets both user-friendly and substantive.View Resource
The Social Security Administration wants you to understand what Social Security can mean to you
and your family's financial future. This publication, Understanding The Benefits, explains the basics of the
Social Security retirement, disability, and survivors insurance programs.