National associations. (Resources).
919 North Michigan Ave.
Chicago, IL 60611-1676
Phone: 800-272-3900 or 312-335-8700
Web site: www.alz.org
The Alzheimer's Association, a national network of chapters, is the largest national voluntary health organization dedicated to advancing research and helping those affected by the disease. The top private funder of research into the causes, treatments and prevention of Alzheimer's disease, the Association also provides education and support for people diagnosed with the condition, their families and caregivers.
American Association of Homes and Services for the Aging
2519 Connecticut Ave., NW
Washington, D.C. 20008-1520
Web site: www.aahsa.org
The Association represents 5,600 mission-driven, not-for-profit nursing homes, continuing care retirement communities, assisted living and senior housing facilities, and community service organizations. Every day, AAHSA's members serve one million alder persons across the country.
601 E St., NW
Washington, D.C. 20049
Web site: www.aarp.org
AARP is a nonprofit membership organization dedicated to addressing the needs and interests of persons 50 and older. Through information and education, advocacy and service, we seek to enhance the quality of life for all by promoting independence, dignity and purpose.
American College of Health Care Administrators
300 N. Lee St.
Alexandria, VA 22314
Phone: 888-882-2422 or 703-739-7900
Web site: www.achca.org
ACHCA is the professional society for administrators in long term care, offering educational programming, career development opportunities and certification in a variety of positions. ACHCA members enhance their professional development through education that is geared to the continuum of health care administration and that emphasizes long term care.
American Health Care Association
1201 L St., NW
Washington, D.C. 20005
Web site: www.ahca.org
The American Healthcare Association (AHCA) is a federation of affiliated state organizations, together representing nearly 12,000 non-profit and for-profit assisted living, nursing facility, and subacute care providers that care for more than one million ederly and disabled individuals nationally.
American Medical Directors Association
10480 Little Patuxent Parkway
Columbia, MD 21044
Phone: 800-876-2632 or 410-740-9743
Web site: www.amda.com
The American Medical Directors Association 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
P.O. Box 31220
Bethesda, MD 20824-1220
Web site: www.aota.org
The American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA) is the nationally recognized professional association more than 40,000 occupational therapists and occupational therapy assistants. These individuals work with people experiencing health problems such as stroke, spinal cord, injuries, cancer, congenital conditions, developmental problems, and mental illness, in a wide range of practice settings.
American Seniors Housing Association
5100 Wisconsin Ave., NW
Washington, D.C. 20016
Web site: www.seniorshousing.org
The American Seniors Housing Association was formed in 1991 to address the unique challenges of housing the nation's growing population of older adults. ASHA provides leadership for the seniors housing industry on legislative and regulatory matters and 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 22314-3563
Web site: www.ascp.com
The American Society of Consultant Pharmacists (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, CA 94103-1824
Phone: 415-974-9600 or 800-537-9728
Web site: www.asaging.org
The American Society on Aging is an association of diverse individuals bound by a common goal: to support the commitment and enhance the knowledge and skills of those who seek to improve the quality of life of older adults and their families. The membership of ASA is a multidisciplinary array of professionals who are concerned with the physical, emotional, social, economic and spiritual aspects of aging. They range from practitioners, educators, administrators, policymakers, business people, researchers, students and more.
Assisted Living Federation of America
11200 Waples Mill Rd. Suite 150
Fairfax, VA 22030
Web site: www.alfa.org
The Assisted Living Federation of America (ALFA) represents over 7,000 for-profit and not-for-profit providers of assisted living, continuing care retirement communities, independent living and other forms of housing and services. Founded in 1990 to advance the assisted living industry and enhance the quality of life for the approximately one million consumers it serves, ALFA broadened its membership in 1999 to embrace the full range of housing and care providers who share ALFA's consumer-focused philosophy of care.
National Adult Day Services Association, Inc.
8201 Greensboro Drive, Suite 300
McLean, VA 22102
Phone: 866-890-7357 or 703-610-9035
Web site: www.nadsa.org
The mission of NADSA is 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
1444 I St. NW Suite 700
Washington, D.C. 20005
Web site: http://NABweb.org/
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 For Continence
Post Office Box 1019
Charleston, SC 29402
Web site: www.nafc.org
The National Association For Continence is a private, non-profit association dedicated to improving the quality of life of people with incontinence. NAC is the leading source for public education and advocacy about the causes, prevention, diagnosis, treatments, and management alternatives for incontinence.
National Association of Directors of Nursing Administration/Long Term Care
10101 Alliance Rd. Suite 140
Cincinnati, OH 45242
Phone: 800-222-0539 or 513-791-3679
Web site: www.nadona.org
NADONA/LTC is the only professional non-profit association specifically serving directors and assistant directors of nursing in long term care. NADONA/LTC worked vigorously to establish professional relationships with the various disciplines in long term care, in an effort to promote quality of care and quality of life for long term care residents. Also, in establishing Standards of Practice for DONs in Long Term Care, as well as providing a Certification System for DONs, NADONA/LTC seeks to enhance professional esteem for its members.
National Association for the Support of Long Term Care
1321 Duke St. Suite 304
Alexandria, VA 22314
Web site: www.nasl.org
Founded by advocates of professional medical services to the long term and post-acute care industries, works to provide a national communication forum, advocacy, and legislative representation for executives.
National Council on the Aging
409 Third St., SW Suite 200
Washington, D.C. 20024
Web site: www.ncoa.org
Organizations and individuals dedicated to promoting the dignity, self-determination and well-being of older persons and enhancing the field of aging through leadership and services, education and advocacy.
National Investment Center for the Senior Housing and Care Industries
705 Melvin Ave. Suite 201
Annapolis, MD 21401
Web site: www.nic.org
NIC facilitates efficient capital formation for the seniors housing and care industries through research, networking, and providing and financial information.
Wound, Ostomy, and Continence Nurses Society
4700 W. Lake Ave.
Glenview, IL 60025
Web site: www.wocn.org
A professional, international nursing society of more than 3,700 nurse professionals who are experts in the care of patients with wound, ostomy and continence problems.
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|Title Annotation:||directory of associations affiliated with the long-term care industry|
|Publication:||Contemporary Long Term Care|
|Date:||Jun 1, 2003|
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