Advocacy Groups Related to Seniors:

Alzheimer’s Association: http://www.alz.org/nca/

American Association of Retired Persons (AARP): http://www.aarp.org/

American Bar Association Commission on Law and Aging:  http://new.abanet.org/aging/Pages/default.aspx

National Council on Aging: http://www.ncoa.org/

Senior Navigator:  http://www.seniornavigator.com/vaprovider/consumer/snConsumerHome.do

Virginia chapters of the Alzheimer’s Association: http://www.vda.virginia.gov/alzchapterserv.asp

Virginia Association of Area Agencies on Aging: http://www.vaaaa.org/

Virginia Elder Rights Coalition: http://development.whro.net/verc/Abuse-AdultProtective/index.shtml

 

Elder Abuse Help:

National Center on Elder Abuse: http://www.ncea.aoa.gov/

Virginia Department of Social Services:  http://www.dss.virginia.gov/family/as/

 

Elder Care & Long Term Care:

Caring Connections: http://www.caringinfo.org/

Children of Aging Parents: http://www.caps4caregivers.org/

Meals on Wheels: http://www.mowaa.org/

National Association of Geriatric Care Managers: http://www.caremanager.org/

Virginia Department of Social Services:  http://www.dss.virginia.gov/family/as/

 

End of Life:

Hospice Net: http://www.hospicenet.org/

Hospice and Palliative Care Organizations: http://www.nhpco.org/templates/1/homepage.cfm

 

Guardianship:

Virginia Guardianship Association: http://www.vgavirginia.org/

 

Health care:

Health Care Information: http://www.healthcare.gov/

Medicare Information: http://www.medicarerights.org/

 

Legal Resources:

National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys: http://www.naela.org

Virginia Chapter of NAELA :  http://www.vaela.org/

 

Place to Live:

Housing location: http://www.communityhousingpartners.org/

Nursing Home Compare: http://www.medicare.gov/NHCompare/Include/DataSection/Questions/ProximitySearch.asp

 

Special Needs:

Arc of Nova: http://thearcofnova.org/

Commonwealth Community Trust:  http://www.commonwealthcommunitytrust.org/

National Family Caregiver Support Program: http://www.agingcarefl.org/caregiver/NationalSupport

Resources

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