Advocacy, Health & Wellness Resources

Please click on any title for more information on that agency.

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AARP offers resources for caregivers and those who face the challenges and benefits of growing older.

 

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Affordable Housing Management Association of Washington (AHMA) represents managers, owners, and professional service providers who are committed to maintaining excellence in affordable housing communities. AHMA promotes excellence in multifamily housing management by fostering education, collaboration with government agencies, and advocacy – for the ultimate benefit of the residents we serve..

 

Alzheimers Association is dedicated to Alzheimer’s research and support of those affected by Alzheimer’s along with their families and friends.

 

American Heart Association provides credible heart disease and stroke information for effective prevention and treatment.

 

American Society on Aging offers resources, publications, and educational opportunities are geared to enhance the knowledge and skills of people working with older adults and their families.

 

 

 

LeadingAge and LeadingAge Washington The work of LeadingAge is focused on advocacy, leadership development, and applied research and promotion of effective services, home health, hospice, community services, senior housing, assisted living residences, continuing care communities, nursing homes, as well as technology solutions, to seniors, children, and others with special needs.

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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 helps transform family caregivers’ lives by removing barriers to health and well being.

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National Council on Aging (NCOA) is a national voice for older Americans and the community organizations that serve them. It is a non profit service and advocacy organization headquartered in Washington, DC.

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National Institute on Aging offers research to better understand the nature of aging and to extend the healthy active years of life.

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National Parkinson’s  Foundation resource and information to help improve the quality of care for people with Parkinson’s disease through research, education and outreach.

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Providence Elder-Place offers PACE (Program of All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly), and innovative program of health care and social services for older adults..

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Sound Generations offers quality programs and services to promote the emotional, social and physical well-being of older adults.

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SightConnection provides resources to help maintain independence and well-being despite vision loss.