List of Associations

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Association Information

Aging Life Care Association

3275 W. Ina Road, Suite 130
Tucson, AZ 85741-2198
(520) 881-8008; Fax (520) 325-7923 www.aginglifecare.org

Aging Life Care™, also known as geriatric care management, is a holistic, client-centered approach to caring for older adults or others facing ongoing health challenges. Working with families, the expertise of Aging Life Care Professionals provides the answers at a time of uncertainty. Their guidance leads families to the actions and decisions that ensure quality care and an optimal life for those they love, thus reducing worry, stress and time off of work for family caregivers.


Alzheimer’s Association

919 North Michigan Avenue, Suite 1000
Chicago, IL 60611
(312) 335-8700; Fax (312) 335-1110
www.alz.org

The Alzheimer’s Association is a voluntary organization that sponsors public education programs and offers supportive services to patients and families who are coping with Alzheimer’s Disease.


Alzheimer’s Disease Resource Center, Inc. (ADRC)

45 Park Avenue
Bay Shore, NY 11706
(631) 580-5100
www.ADRCinc.org

The mission is to support research that may lead to a cure for Alzheimer’s Disease, to provide care, support and education programs for families in need, and to be advocates for local families who are coping with Alzheimer’s Disease and other dementia.


American Association for Homecare

625 Slaters Lane, Suite 200
Alexandria, Virginia 22314-1171
(703) 836-6263
www.aahomecare.org

The American Association for Homecare (AAHomecare) is the only national association that represents every line of service in the homecare community, including home health and home medical equipment providers, respiratory and infusion therapy, telemedicine, and rehab and assistive technology.


American Association of Retired Persons (AARP)

601 E. Street NW
Washington, DC 20049
(800) 424-3410
www.aarp.org

The American Association of Retired Persons (AARP) is a non-profit organization dedicated to helping older Americans achieve lives of independence, dignity and purpose.


American Health Care Association

1201 L. Street NW
Washington, DC 20005
(202) 842-4444; Fax (202) 842-3860
www.ahca.org

The American Health Care Association is a professional organization that represents the interests of licensed nursing homes, assisted living, and subacute care facilities to Congress, Federal regulatory agencies, and other professional groups. AHCA also provides leadership in dealing with long-term care issues.


American Society on Aging

833 Market Street, Suite 511
San Francisco, CA 94103-1824
(415) 974-9600; Fax (415) 974-0300
www.asaging.org

The American Society on Aging is a non-profit, membership organization that informs the public and health professionals about issues affecting the quality of life for older people and promotes innovative approaches to meet these needs.


The Gerontological Society of America

1275 K Street NW, Suite 350
Washington, DC 20005-4006
(202) 842-1275
www.geron.org

The Gerontological Society of America is a professional organization that promotes the scientific study of aging in the biological and social sciences.


National Association for Home Care & Hospice

519 C. Street, NE
Washington, DC 20002
(202) 547-7424
www.nahc.org

The National Association for Home Care is a professional organization that represents a variety of agencies providing home care services, including home health agencies, hospice programs, and homemaker/home health aid agencies.


National Association of Area Agencies on Aging

1112 16th Street, NW. Suite 100
Washington, DC. 20036
(800) 677-1116 (Eldercare Locator) (801) 296-8130; Fax (202) 296-8134
www.eldercare.gov

The National Association of Area Agencies on Aging represents the interests of Area Agencies on Aging across the country.


National Citizens Coalition for Nursing Home Reform

1424 16th Street NW, Suite 202
Washington, DC 20036-2211
(202) 332-2275; Fax (202) 332-2949
www.nursinghomeaction.org

The National Citizens Coalition for Nursing Home Reform defines and achieves quality for people with long-term care needs through informed, empowered consumers; effective citizens groups and ombudsman programs; promotion of best practices in care delivery; public policy responsive to consumer needs; and enforcement of consumer-directed health and living standards.


National Committee to Preserve Social Security and Medicare

2000 K Street NW, Suite 800
Washington, DC 20006
(202) 822-9459; Fax (202) 822-9612
www.ncpssm.org

The National Committee to Preserve Social Security and Medicare, an advocacy and education organization, is dedicated to protecting and enhancing Federal programs vital to seniors¹ health and economic well-being.


National Council for Aging Care

1530 Wilson Blvd.
Arlington, VA 22209
(202) 783-2242; Fax (202) 783-2255
www.aging.com

The American Association of Homes and Services for the Aging is the national association of not-for-profit organizations dedicated to providing quality housing, health, community, and related services to older people. AAHSA’s mission is to represent and promote the common interests of its members through leadership, advocacy, education and other services.


National Council on Aging

409 Third Street SW, Suite 200
Washington, DC 20024
(202) 479-1200; Fax (202) 479-0735
www.ncoa.org

The National Council on the aging (a private, nonprofit organization) serves as a resource for information, training, technical assistance, advocacy and leadership in all aspects of aging. NCOA seeks to promote the well-being and contributions of older persons and to enhance the field of aging.


National Council on Seniors Drug & Alcohol Rehab

810 7th Street NE
Washington, DC 20001
(877) 888-0552
RehabNet.com

The National Council on Seniors Drug & Alcohol Rehab has witnessed our senior citizens developing drug & alcohol rehab addiction at an alarming rate. The National Council on Seniors Drug & Alcohol Rehab provides information, resources and treatment for care providers and seniors battling addiction and related conditions.


National Long Term Care Resource Center

Institute for Health Services Research
University of Minnesota School of Public Health
420 Delaware SE
Box 197 Mayo
Minneapolis, MN 55455
(612) 624-5171; Fax (612) 624-5434

The National Long Term Care Resource Center, a collaboration between the University of Minnesota Institute for Health Services Research and the National Academy of State Health Policy, assists the aging network to develop, administer, monitor and refine community-based, long term care systems reform.


National Guardianship Association

1604 North Country Club Road
Tucson, AZ 85716-3102
(520) 881-6561; Fax (520) 325-7925
www.guardianship.org

Founded in 1988, NGA is comprised of individuals in the public and private, for profit agencies and organizations, as well as concerned individuals. NGA provided its members with education and training; networking opportunities; and the opportunity to set a national agenda to ensure standards of excellence.


National Senior Citizens Law Center

1815 H Street NW, Suite 700
Washington, DC 20006
(202) 887-5280; Fax (202) 785-6792
www.nsclc.org

The National Senior Citizens Law Center is a public-interest law firm that specializes in the legal problems of older people.


Partnership for Caring: America’s Voices for the Dying

National Office
1620 Eye Street NW, Suite 202,
Washington, DC 20006
(202) 296-8071; Fax: (202) 296-8352; Hotline: 800-989-9455
www.partnershipforcaring.org

Partnership for Caring: America’s Voices for the Dying is a national nonprofit organization that partners individuals and organizations in a powerful collaboration to improve how people die in our society. Among other services, Partnership for Caring operates the only national crisis and information hotline dealing with end-of-life issues and provides state-specific living wills and medical powers of attorney.


The Recovery Village®

633 Umatilla Blvd. Umatilla, FL 32784
(855) 831-5162
www.therecoveryvillage.com/

The Recovery Village helps adults of all ages overcome substance use disorders in a safe environment.


Robert Wood Johnson Foundation

Route 1 North College Road
East Princeton, NJ 08543-2316
(609) 452-2316
www.rwjf.org

The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation is a private philanthropy interested in improving the health and health care of all Americans.


Senior Sites

www.seniorsites.com

With this site, you can search by county and state through a list of 5,000 nonprofit nursing homes, continuing care retirement communities, and assisted living and other housing facilities. This site includes links to additional information about some of the facilities including photos.


United Seniors Health Cooperative

1331 IL Street N.W., Suite 500
Washington, DC 20005
(202) 393-6222; Fax (202)783-0588
www.unitedseniorshealth.org

United Seniors Health Cooperative is a nonprofit organization that encourages people to be healthy and self-sufficient and to fulfill their potential.

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