Resources

AARP is the nation’s largest membership organization for people 50+ and is leading a revolution in the way people view and live life after 50.

Administration on Aging – AOA helps elderly individuals maintain their dignity and independence in their homes and communities through comprehensive, coordinated, and cost-effective systems of long-term care, and livable communities across the U.S.

Alzheimer’s Association – Alzheimer’s Association advances research to end Alzheimer’s and dementia while enhancing care for those living with the disease.

American Diabetes Association – ADA’s mission is to prevent and cure diabetes and to improve the lives of all people affected by diabetes.

American Health Assistance Foundation – AHAF is a non-profit organization that funds research seeking cures for Alzheimer’s disease, age-related macular degeneration, and glaucoma, and provides the public with information about risk factors, preventative lifestyles, available treatments, and coping strategies.

American Medical Alert Corporation (AMAC) – For over 25 years, AMAC has adhered to its roots of developing products geared to “Helping People Live Better”. Building off our core 24/7 medical alert service, AMAC has introduced medication management and reminder devices, telehealth and vital sign monitoring platforms, and mission-critical call centers services to improve healthcare provider and payer business performance.

American Society on Aging – The American Society on Aging works to enhance the knowledge and skills of those who seek to improve the quality of life of older adults and their families.

ARCH National Respite Network – ARCH’s mission is to assist and promote the development of quality respite and crisis care programs in the United States; to help families locate respite and crisis care services in their communities, and to serve as a strong voice for respite in all forums.

CARE PATHWAYS – This resource was created and is maintained by RNs dedicated to providing seniors and their families’ access to quality information, products, and services.

Eldercare Locator – A public service of the U.S. Administration on Aging, this locator connects people to services for older adults and their families.

Medline-Plus – Trusted health information from the National Library of Medicine and the NIH, with several senior-focused resources.

National Adult Day Services Association
NADSA supports adult day service providers in areas of advocacy, certification, accreditation, and professional development.

National Alliance for Caregiving – The National Alliance for Caregiving is dedicated to being the foremost national resource on family caregiving, to improve the quality of life for families and care recipients.

National Association of Area Agencies on Aging N4A builds the capacity of members serving older persons and persons with disabilities to live with dignity by providing choices in their homes and communities for as long as possible.

National Consumers League Fraud Center 
Oftentimes, seniors are targets of fraudulent activities. Fraud.org’s mission is to give consumers the information they need to avoid becoming victims of fraud and to help them get their complaints to law enforcement agencies quickly and easily.

National Family Caregivers Association – The National Family Caregivers Association educates, supports, empowers, and speaks up for the more than 65 million Americans who care for loved ones with a chronic illness or disability or the frailties of old age.

National Institute on Aging – NIA leads a broad scientific effort to understand the nature of aging and to extend the healthy, active years of life.

www.nihseniorhealth.gov

National Institute on Health-Senior Health – NIH is the nation’s medical research agency making important discoveries that improve health and save lives.

The Medicare Plans Patient Resource Center supports the families and loved ones of older adults and people with disabilities.

 

National Respite Locator

Find respite services by the need for a state or local area.

Partners Against Pain

Partners Against Pain is an alliance of patients, caregivers, and healthcare providers working together to alleviate unnecessary suffering. Among many resources, they provide valuable information to caregivers.

Private Duty Home Care Association (PDHCA)

PDHCA is a trade association of home care providers, dedicated to helping the ill and disabled remain in their own homes.

Senior Corps

Senior Corps supports a network of programs that tap the experience, skills, and talents of older citizens to meet community challenges.

The Senior’s Choice

This is the largest membership network of senior care providers in the world, providing unsurpassed care and peace of mind to tens of thousands of seniors. MSHC is a member.

Today’s Caregiver Magazine

This online publication provides information, support, and guidance for family and professional caregivers.

Tunstall Healthcare

Tunstall’s technology and services play a key role in helping older people and those with long-term health and care needs to stay out of the hospital, live independently, and enjoy a better quality of life.