Alliance for Aging Research is a private, non-profit organization that is the nation's leading citizen advocacy organization for improving the health and independence of Americans as they age.
American Health Assistance Foundation is a non-profit organization that funds research into cures for Alzheimer’s disease, macular degeneration and glaucoma, and provides the public with information about risk factors, preventative lifestyles, available treatments and coping strategies.
Career Nurse Assistants' Programs, also known as the National Network of Career Nursing Assistants, promotes recognition, education, research, advocacy and peer support development for nursing assistants in nursing homes and other long term care settings.
Children of Aging Parents is a nonprofit, charitable organization whose mission is to assist the nation's nearly 54 million caregivers of the elderly or chronically ill with reliable information, referrals and support, and to heighten public awareness that the health of the family caregivers is essential to ensure quality care of the nation's growing elderly population.
ElderLawAnswers supports seniors, their families and their attorneys in achieving their goals by providing information about crucial legal issues facing seniors; a network of highly qualified elder law attorneys nationwide; and online practice tools for elder law attorneys.
The Employee Assistance Professionals Association is the world's largest, oldest, and most respected membership organization for employee assistance professionals.
Faith in Action brings together volunteers from many faiths to work together to care for their neighbors who have long-term health needs.
Medicare Rights Center (MRC) is the largest independent source of health care information and assistance in the United States for people with Medicare. Founded in 1989, MRC helps older adults and people with disabilities get good, affordable health care.
National Association of Professional Geriatric Care Managers represents health and human services specialists who help families care for older relatives, while encouraging as much independence as possible.
The National Association of Senior Move Managers is a not-for-profit, professional association of individuals who assist older adults and families with the physical and emotional demands of relocating, downsizing, or modifying their homes.
National Association of Women Business Owners is the voice of America's 10.4 million women-owned businesses. Since 1975, NAWBO has helped women evolve their businesses by sharing resources and providing a single voice to shape economic and public policy.
National Capital Chapter of the National Multiple Sclerosis Society is committed to providing comprehensive support services to help people with MS and their families better cope with the consequences of the disease.
The National Family Caregivers Association educates, supports, empowers and speaks up for the more than 50 million Americans who care for loved ones with a chronic illness or disability or the frailties of old age.
National Gerontological Nursing Association is dedicated to the clinical care of older adults across diverse care settings. Members include clinicians, educators, and researchers with vastly different educational preparation, clinical roles, and interest in practice issues.
NCCNHR: The National Consumer Voice for Quality Long-Term Care is a non profit consumer advocacy organization dedicated to quality long-term care. Consumer focused resources are available including a comprehensive guide to choosing a nursing home; Fact sheets on resident rights and how to get quality care; as well as a clickable map consumers can use to find resources in each state, such as long-term care ombudsmen who resolve grievances and promote systemic change, citizen advocacy groups who work for long-term care reform in their communities and states, and state inspection agencies.
www.QualityCareNow.org is an initiative of the National Partnership for Women and Families, a non-profit, non-partisan advocacy group dedicated to promoting fairness in the workplace, access to quality health care and policies that help women and men create a balance between work and family responsibilities.
The Rosalynn Carter Institute for Caregiving works to establish local, state and national partnerships committed to building more effective long-term care systems and providing greater recognition and support for America's unsung heroes - the millions of caregivers, both family and professional, who provide us all with models of selfless service and hope for the future.
SAGE (now known as Services & Advocacy for GLBT Elders) is the world's oldest and largest non-profit agency dedicated to serving lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender senior citizens.
Society of Certified Senior Advisors educates professionals in the field of aging, awarding the CSA credential to those who successfully complete designation requirements.
The Women's Institute for a Secure Retirement (WISER) works to provide low and moderate income women (aged 18 to 65) with basic financial information aimed at helping them take financial control over their lives and to increase awareness of the structural barriers that prevent women's adequate participation in the nation's retirement systems