The Alzheimer's Association is the leading voluntary health organization in Alzheimer care, support and research. Its mission: To eliminate Alzheimer's disease through the advancement of research; to provide and enhance care and support for all affected; and to reduce the risk of dementia through the promotion of brain health. Its vision: A world without Alzheimer's disease.
Alzheimer's Foundation of America
Providing optimal care and services to individuals confronting dementia, and to their caregivers and families.
American Association of People with Disabilities
The AAPD is dedicated to further the productivity, independence, full citizenship, and total integration of people with disabilities into all aspects of society and the natural environment.
American Association of Retired Persons
AARP is a nonprofit, nonpartisan membership organization for people age 50 and over. AARP is dedicated to enhancing quality of life for all as we age. We lead positive social change and deliver value to members through information, advocacy and service. AARP also provides a wide range of unique benefits, special products, and services for our members.
American Cancer Society
The American Cancer Society is the nationwide community-based voluntary health organization dedicated to eliminating cancer as a major health problem by preventing cancer, saving lives, and diminishing suffering from cancer, through research, education, advocacy, and service.
American Optometric Association
The authority in the optometric profession and leads the way in its mission of improving the quality and availability of eye and vision care everywhere.
The Arthritis Foundation is the only national not-for-profit organization that supports the more than 100 types of arthritis and related conditions. Founded in 1948, with headquarters in Atlanta, the Arthritis Foundation has multiple service points located throughout the country. The Arthritis Foundation is the largest private, not-for-profit contributor to arthritis research in the world, funding more than $380 million in research grants since 1948.
Dementia Care Professionals of America
Providing training, qualification and other benefits to healthcare professionals involved in dementia care.
Drugwatch.com reports on the latest information regarding dangerous drugs and defective medical devices. We give you the information you need, when you need it.
Resource for advice and answers on legal issues for seniors.
ElderWeb.com provides a large library of topics of interest to seniors, from Advance Directives to Vision & Hearing. It also has an extensive history of long term care.
Huntington's Disease Society of America
HDSA provides resources and support for HD families and educates the public (including medical professionals) about HD while building awareness about HD and advocate for HD patients and their families. HD: A degenerative brain disorder that slowly diminishes the ability to work, think, talk and reason.
In-Home Supportive Services
The IHSS Program will help pay for services provided to you so that you can remain safely in your own home. IHSS is considered an alternative to out-of-home care, such as nursing homes or board and care facilities. The types of services which can be authorized through IHSS are housecleaning, meal preparation, laundry, grocery shopping, personal care services (such as bowel and bladder care, bathing, grooming and paramedical services), accompaniment to medical appointments, and protective supervision for the mentally impaired.
Johnson & Johnson Strength for Caring
The Caregiver Initiative is a Johnson & Johnson Consumer Products Company project to help family caregivers provide care to their loved ones and reduce their own stress. This project works with the many caregiving organizations across the United States and will launch new programs in the coming months.
National Association for Home Care and Hospice
NAHC is the nation's largest association representing the concerns of home care hospice, home care aide organizations.
National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization
Established by the National Institutes of Health, the NIA leads a broad scientific effort to understand the nature of aging and to extend the healthy, active years of life.
National Institute on Aging
The NHPCO is dedicated to promoting and maintaining quality care for terminally ill patients and their families.
National Institute of Health for Seniors
This easy-to-use website features health and wellness information for older adults from the National Institutes of Health.
Outcome Concept Systems, Inc.
Using powerful data analysis products to improve patient care while enhancing performance.
Patient Advocate Foundation
Patient Advocate Foundation is a national non-profit organization that serves as an active liaison between the patient and their insurer, employer and/or creditors to resolve insurance, job retention and/or debt crisis matters relative to their diagnosis through case managers, doctors and attorneys. Patient Advocate Foundation seeks to safeguard patients through effective mediation assuring access to care, maintenance of employment and preservation of their financial stability.
Private Duty Home Care Association
The PDHCA believes that all persons with needs should be able to live independently and safely at home for as long as possible with the assistance of qualified, accountable home care services.
Progressive Supranuclear Palsy
The PSP Society's mission is to increase awareness of progressive supranuclear palsy, advance research toward a cure, educate health professionals and provide support, education and hope for persons with PSP and their families. PSP: A brain disease that slowly effects walking, balance, swallowing, speaking and eye movement.