National Organizations

 

 

AARP

AARP is a nonprofit membership organization dedicated to addressing the needs and interests of persons 50 and older. Site provides useful information and resources on topics such as: health and wellness; economic security and work; long-term care and independent living; and personal enrichment.

www.aarp.org

 

 

Alliance for Retired Americans

The mission of the Alliance for Retired Americans is to ensure social and economic justice and full civil rights for all citizens so that they may enjoy lives of dignity, personal and family fulfillment and security

www.retiredamericans.org

 

 

American Geriatrics Society (AGS)

AGS is a not-for-profit organization of over 6,700 health professionals devoted to improving the health, independence and quality of life of all older people. AGS provides leadership to healthcare professionals, policy makers and the public by implementing and advocating for programs in patient care, research, professional and public education, and public policy.

www.americangeriatrics.org

 

 

American Foundation for the Blind (AFB) SeniorSite

The American Foundation for the Blind has developed an online information center that provides common sense solutions to living with vision loss. It offers hope, help and encouragement to both people experiencing vision problems and their family members and provides links to local agencies that can help.

www.afb.org

 

 

American Society on Aging

The American Society on Aging is a nonprofit organization committed to enhancing the knowledge and skills of those working with older adults and their families. Site offers useful resources on a variety of aging-related topics.

www.asaging.org

 

 

Leadership Council of Aging Organizations (LCAO)

LCAO is a large coalition of the nation’s non-profit organizations serving older Americans. LCAO’s 56 member association is diverse and dedicated to preserving and strengthening the well-being of America's older population.

www.lcao.org


 

National Association of Area Agencies on Aging (N4A)

The National Association of Area Agencies on Aging (n4a) is the leading voice on aging issues for Area Agencies on Aging and a champion for Title VI Native American aging programs. Through advocacy, training and technical assistance, we support the national network of 650 AAAs and 240 Title VI programs.

www.n4a.org

 

 

National Association of States United for Aging and Disabilities (NASUAD)

 

Founded in 1964, the National Association of States United for Aging and Disabilities (NASUAD) is a non-profit association representing the nation's 56 officially designated state and territorial agencies on aging.

 

www.nasuad.org

 

National Committee to Preserve Social Security and Medicare

 

The mission of the National Committee to Preserve Social Security and Medicare, a membership organization, is to protect, preserve, promote, and ensure the financial security, health, and the well being of current and future generations of maturing Americans. The National Committee to Preserve Social Security and Medicare acts in the best interests of its members through advocacy, education, services, grassroots efforts, and the leadership of the Board of Directors and professional staff.

 

www.ncpssm.org

 

National Council on the Aging (NCoA)

 

NCoA is an association of organizations and professionals dedicated to promoting the dignity, self-determination, well being, and contributions of older persons. The Senior’s Corner section of the site contains health related resources and tips.

 

www.ncoa.org

 

Alzheimer’s Association

 

The Alzheimer’s Association is the leading voluntary health organization in Alzheimer care, support and research. The Alzheimer’s Association mission is 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.

 

www.alz.org

 

Alzheimer’s Foundation of America

 

The mission of the Alzheimer’s Foundation of America "is to provide optimal care and services to individuals confronting dementia, and to their caregivers and families, through member organizations dedicated to improving quality of life."

 

www.alzfdn.org