Resources You Need from Tennessee Senior Care Experts
Navigating the world of senior care can be challenging. At Advance Choice Home Care, our goal is to make life easier for the individuals, families and organizations we serve. We know how important it is to have the resources you need at your fingertips so that you can make informed care decisions. That’s why we’ve compiled a list of links to organizations that can help you find the information you need at any stage of your care journey.
- ABA Commission on Law and Aging
The American Bar Association’s mission is to strengthen and secure the legal rights, dignity, autonomy, quality of life, and quality of care of elders.
- Administration on Aging
The Administration on Aging is dedicated to providing a comprehensive overview of a wide variety of topics, programs and services related to aging.
- Aging Care
Agingcare.com offers an expansive community of support, easy access to scrutinized resources, cutting edge product information and unique, original content to assist in making the most informed choices for the elderly.
- Aging Parents and Elder Care
Whether you provide eldercare for aging parents in your home, or manage elder care from a distance, Aging Parents and Elder Care can help you with a variety of articles, comprehensive checklists, links to key resources, a support group – and more.
- Aging with Dignity
Aging with Dignity provides practical information, advice and legal tools to ensure senior loved ones’ wishes will be respected.
- Alzheimer’s Association
A national network of chapters, the Alzheimer’s Association is the largest national voluntary health organization committed to finding a cure for Alzheimer’s and helping those affected by the disease.
- American Association for Respiratory Care
The American Association for Respiratory Care (AARC) is a non-profit organization, dedicated to helping people with respiratory diseases receive safe and effective respiratory care.
- American Association of Retired Persons (AARP)
AARP is a nonprofit, nonpartisan organization that helps retired persons turn their goals and dreams into real possibilities and fights for the issues that matter most to families such as healthcare, employment security and retirement planning.
- American Federation for Aging Research (AFAR)
AFAR’s mission is to promote healthier aging through biomedical research. Since 1981, AFAR has helped scientists begin and further careers in aging research and geriatric medicine.
- American Health Quality Association
The American Health Quality Association is a charitable, educational, not-for-profit national membership association dedicated to health care quality through community-based, independent quality evaluation and improvement programs.
- American Nurses Association (ANA)
ANA advances the nursing profession by fostering high standards of nursing practice, promoting the economic and general welfare of nurses in the workplace, projecting a positive and realistic view of nursing, and by lobbying the Congress and regulatory agencies on health care issues affecting nurses and the public.
- American Society on Aging
Through renowned educational programming, outstanding publications and state-of-the-art information and training resources, ASA members tap into the knowledge and experience of the largest network of professionals in the field.
- Care Pathways
Care Pathways was created by RNs to provide seniors and caregivers quality information, products and services.
Healthfinder is a key resource for finding the best government and nonprofit health and human services information on the Internet.
- Home Care Association of America
The Home Care Association of America is a non-profit national voice for organizations that provide private duty home care services and an advocate for services which benefit the consumers for whom they care: seniors, children, persons with disabilities, those with chronic health conditions and anyone whose quality of life can be improved by having a care worker help in their home.
- Home Care Magazine
HomeCare magazine is the leading publication serving the HME/DME provider market and is closely affiliated with Medtrade, the industry’s premier tradeshow.
- International Society for Gerontechnology
Promoting cultural and scientific, international exchanges between researchers and engineers of all disciplines, designers and architects, related industries, organizations and professionals in the field of comfort, welfare and health for the ageing and aged.
- Long Term Care Provider
Long-Term Care Provider provides the latest information and resources in the long term care industry.
MEDLINEplus is a service of the National Library of Medicine featuring current health news, dictionaries, MEDLINE, and more.
- National Council of State Boards of Nursing
The National Council of State Boards of Nursing (NCSBN) provides leadership to advance regulatory excellence for public protection.
- National Organization on Disability
By raising disability awareness through programs and information, the National Organization on Disability works toward closing the participation gaps.
- National Policy & Resource Center on Nutrition & Aging
The National Policy & Resource Center promotes active healthy aging by working to reduce nutrition risk among older adults, especially minorities with health disparities. The goals are to support quality of life, improve functionality, promote independence, and decrease early nursing home admissions and hospitalizations, through better nutrition.
- National Senior Citizen’s Law Center
The National Senior Citizen’s Law Center advocates nationwide to promote the independence and wellbeing of low-income elderly individuals, as well as persons with disabilities, with particular emphasis on women and racial and ethnic minorities.
- Parkinson’s Disease Foundation
The Parkinson’s Disease Foundation (PDF) is a leading national presence in Parkinson’s disease research, education and public advocacy. They are working for the nearly one million people in the US living with Parkinson’s by funding promising scientific research and supporting people with Parkinson’s, their families and caregivers through educational programs and support services.
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