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Alzheimer's Association

225 North-Michigan Ave., Suite 1700 Chicago, Ill. 60601-7633

Phone: 800-272-3900 or 312-335-8700

Fax: 312-335-1110


Web site:

The Alzheimer's Association is a national voluntary health organization dedicated to advancing research and helping those affected by the disease.

American Association of Homes and Services far the Aging

2519 Connecticut Ave. NW Washington. D.C. 20008

Phone: 202-783-2242

Fax: 202-783-2255


Web site:

AAHSA represents 5.600 mission-driven not-for-profit nursing homes, continuing care retirement communities assisted living and senior housing facilities and communal', service organizations.

American Association of Nurse Assessment Coordinators (AANAC)

1780 S. Bellaire St., Suite 150 Denver, Colo. 80222

Phone: 800-768-1880

Fax: 303-758-3588

Web site:

Non-profit, professional association representing more than 5,000 health care professionals involved in the RAI process; providing education and timely information related to clinical assessment, regulatory requirements and reimbursement.


601 E. St. NW Washington. D.C. 20049

Phone: 800-424-3410

Web site:

AARP is a nonprofit membership organization dedicated to addressing the needs and interests of persons age ,50 and older, providing information and education, advocacy and service that enhances quality of life by promoting independence, dignity and purpose,

American College of Health Care Administrators

300 N. Lee St. Suite 301 Alexandria, VA 22314

Phone: 888-882-2422 or 703-739-7900

Fax: 703-739-7901


Web site:

ACHCA is the professional society for administrators in long term care, offering educational programming, corner development opportunities and certification.

American Health Care Association

1201 L St. N.W., Washington, D.C. 20005

Phone: 202-842-4444

Fax: 202-842-3860

Web site:

AHCA is a federation of affiliated state organizations representing nearly 12,000 non profit and for-profit assisted living, nursing facility and subacute care providers.

American Medical Directors Association

10480 Little Patuxent Parkway Suite 760 Columbia, Md. 21044

Phone: 800-876-2632 or 410-740-9743

Fax: 410-740-4572

Web site:

AMDA is the professional association of medical directors and physicians practicing in the long term care continuum, dedicated to excellence in patient care by providing education, advocacy, information and professional development

American Occupational Therapy Association

4720 Montgomery Lane

Bethesda, Md. 20814


Web site:

AOTA is the professional society of nearly 40,000 occupational therapists, occupational therapy assistants and students. In addition to its innovative publishing, education and professional development programs, AOTA is an effective advocate for the profession and for individuals who can benefit from occupational therapy.

American Seniors Housing Association

5100 Wisconsin Ave. NW, Suite 307 Washington, D.C. 20016

Phone: 202-237-0900

Fax: 202-237-1616


Web site:

ASHA provides leadership for the seniors housing industry on legislative and regulatory matters. It promotes research and the exchange of information among the developers, operators and financiers of all types of seniors housing.

American Society of Consultant Pharmacists

1321 Duke St. Alexandria, Va. 22314

Phone: 703-739-4300

Fax: 703-739-1321


Web site:

ASCP is the international professional association that provides leadership, education, advocacy and resources to advance the practice of senior care pharmacy.

American Society on Aging

833 Market St., Suite 511 San Francisco, Calif. 94103

Phone: 415-974-9600 or 800-537-9728

Fax: 415-974 0300


Web site:

ASA is an association dedicated to supporting the commitment and enhancing the knowledge and skills of those who seek to improve the quality of life for older adults and their families.

Assisted Living Federation of America

Fairfax Va. 22030 Mill Road, Suite 150 Fairfax, Va. 22030

Phone: 703,691-8100

Fax: 703-691-8106


Web site:

ALFA is the largest association exclusively dedicated to the assisted living industry and the population it serves.

Joint Commission on the Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations

One Renaissance Blvd. Oakbrook Terrace, Ill. 00181

Phone: 630-792-5720


Web site:

Nursing Home and Assisted Living accreditation from the Joint Commission (JCAHO) is a visible statement of your organization's commitment to quality care. JCAHO accreditation helps manage risk exposure, stimulates improvement of care, enhances community confidence, facilitates internal PI efforts and helps providers measure themselves against objective national standards.

National Adult Day Services Association Inc.

8201 Greensboro Drive, Suite 300 McLean, Va. 22102

Phone: 866-890-7357 or 703-610-9035

Fax: 703-610-9005


Web site:

The mission of NADSA s to enhance the success of its members through advocacy, education, technical assistance, research and communication services.

National Association of Board of Examiners of Long Term Care Administrators

Washington, D.C.

Phone: 202-712-9040

Fax: 202-216-9646

This association strives to enhance the effectiveness of state boards of long term care administrators in meeting their regulatory duties and responsibilities to protect the health, safety and welfare of the public.

National Association of Directors of Nursing Administration/Long Term Care

10101 Alliance Read No. 140 Cincinnati, Ohio 45242

Phone: 800-222-0539 or 513-791-3679

Fax: 513-791-3699


Web site:

NADONA/LTC is the only professional non-profit association specifically serving directors and assistant directors of nursing in long term care.

National Association for the Exchange of Industrial Resources

Galesburg, Ill.

Phone: 800-562-0955


Web site: www.naeir.otg

An association of hospitals, social service organizations, schools churches and other nonprofit organizations designee to help small groups extend their resources in the most cost-efficient manner. Membership includes more than 280 nursing homes and entended health care facilities nationwide.

National Association for the Support of Long Term Care

1321 Duke St., Suite 304 Alexandria, Va. 22314

Phone: 703-549-8500

Fax: 703 549 8342


Web site:

NASL is the only national association that represents the ancillary providers of the long term and acute care industries, providing them with experienced regulatory and legislative representation.

National Council 0n the Aging

Washington, D.C.

Phone: 202-479-1200

Fax: 202-479,0735

Web site:

Organizations and individuals who promote the dignity, self-determination and well-being of older persons and enhance the field of aging through leadership and services, education and advocacy.

National Investment Center for the Seniors Housing and Care Industries

705 Melvin Ave. Suite 201 Annapolis, Md. 21401

Phone: 410-267-0504

Fax: 410-268-4620


Web site:

Facilitates efficient capital formation for the seniors housing and care industries through research, networking and providing business and financial information. Services include an annual educational and networking conference with more than 1,200 executive-level attendees on the lending and operating sides of the industry, business and financial research, and free/subscriber-only online industry data.


3175 Lenox Park Blvd. Suite 412 Memphis, Tenn. 38115

Phone: 901-273-2350

Fax: 901-279-2351


Web site:

Nationwide network of nurse practitioners with psychiatrist supervision that provide psychiatric services to long term care facility patients.

Wound, Ostomy and Continence Nurses Society

4700 W. Lake Ave. Glenview, Ill. 60025

Phone: 888-224-9625

Fax: 866-615-8560


Web site:

An international society of nurse professionals with expertise in wound, ostomy and continence problems.
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Title Annotation:Directory of Services; long term care industry associations
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