The Alzheimer’s Association, the world leader in Alzheimer research and support, is the first and largest voluntary health organization dedicated to finding prevention methods, treatments and an eventual cure for Alzheimer’s.
Learn more at http://www.alz.org/
American Association for Geriatric Psychiatry
The American Association for Geriatric Psychiatry is a national association representing and serving its members and the field of geriatric psychiatry. Dedicated to promoting the mental health and well being of older people and improving the care of those with late-life mental disorders.
Learn more at http://www.aagponline.org/
American Association of Retired Persons
AARP is a nonprofit membership organization of persons 50 and older dedicated to addressing their needs and interests. Learn more about this organization.
Learn more at http://www.aarp.org/
Angie’s List is an online resource for word-of-mouth referencing; helping millions of people find the best service companies and health care providers in their communities.
Learn more at http://www.angieslist.com
Caregiver Media Group is a leading provider of information, support and guidance for family and professional caregivers. They produce Today’s Caregiver magazine, the first national magazine dedicated to caregivers, the “Sharing Wisdom Caregivers Conferences”, and their web site, caregiver.com which includes topic specific newsletters, online discussion lists, back issue articles of Today’s Caregiver magazine, chat rooms and an online store.
Learn more at http://www.caregiver.com/
Children of Aging Parents
Children of Aging Parents is a nonprofit, charitable organization whose mission is to assist the nation’s nearly 23 million caregivers of the elderly 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.
Learn more at http://www.caps4caregivers.org/
National Association of Area Agencies on Aging
Area Agencies on Aging (AAAs) in communities across the country plan, coordinate and offer services that help older adults remain in their home – if that is their preference – aided by services such as Meals-on-Wheels, homemaker assistance and whatever else it may take to make independent living a viable option. By making a range of options available, AAAs make it possible for older individuals to choose the services and living arrangement that suit them best.
Learn more at http://www.n4a.org/
National Aging Life Care Association
ALCA is the nation’s largest trade association representing the interests and concerns of home care agencies, hospices, home care aide organizations, and medical equipment suppliers. Simply put, ALCA is the one organization dedicated to making home care and hospice provider’s lives easier. From professional development to fighting for better regulation, from knowing all angles of federal and state regulations to providing the latest information affecting home care and hospice, ALCA stands ready to serve your needs, enabling you to better serve your clients.
Learn more at http://www.caremanager.org/
National Council on Aging
The National Council on Aging programs help older people to remain healthy, find jobs, discover new ways to continue contributing to society after retirement, and take advantage of government and private benefits programs that can improve the quality of their lives.
Learn more at http://www.ncoa.org/
National Family Caregivers Association
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. NFCA reaches across the boundaries of diagnoses, relationships and life stages to help transform family caregivers’ lives by removing barriers to health and well being.
Learn more at http://www.nfcacares.org/
New LifeStyles – The Source For Senior Living
New LifeStyles provides free information to help families make sound decisions about senior residences and care options.
Learn more at http://www.newlifestyles.com/
Senior Living Choices
Senior Living Choices is a quarterly published guide to senior living housing and related services.
Learn more at http://seniorlivingchoicestexas.com/
Texas Adult Protective Services (APS)
The Texas Adult Protective Services (APS) investigates abuse, neglect and exploitation of adults who are elderly or have disabilities. The agency performs in-home investigations and facility investigations.
Learn more at https://www.dfps.state.tx.us/adult_protection/
Texas Department of Aging and Disability Services (DADS)
The Texas Department of Aging and Disability Services (DADS) was established to administer long-term services and support for elderly citizens and for people with intellectual and physical disabilities. DADS licenses and regulates providers of these services.
Learn more at http://www.dads.state.tx.us/