knowledge and skills of those working with older adults and their families.
Assisted Living Federation of America (ALFA) 1650 King St Ste 602 Alexandria, VA 22314-2747 703-894-1805; email:firstname.lastname@example.org www.alfa.org
Provides information and offers an online directory of homes and services by state.
Administration on Aging www.aoa.gov
An online resource guide for those who are caring for an an older family member.
Family Caregiver Alliance 180 Montgomery Street Suite 1100 San Francisco, CA 94104 415-434-3388 1-800-445-8106 info@CAREGMER.ORG www.caregiver.org
Medicare Rights Center 520 Eighth Avenue North Wing, 3rd Floor New York, NY 10018 212-869-3850 hotline: 1-800-333-4114 www.medicarerights.org
An independent source of Medicare information, assistance and advocacy for older adults and people with disabilities.
National Respite Locator Service www.archrespite.org/respitel
National Association of Professional Geriatric Care Managers 3275 West Ina Road, Suite 130
Tucson, AZ 85741-2198 (520) 881-8008 www.caremanager.org
Association of professional practitioners whose purpose is the development,
advancement and promotion of humane and dignified social,psychological and health care for the elderly and their families through counseling,treatment and the delivery of concrete services by qualified,certified providers.
National Family Caregivers Association
10400 Connecticut Ave., Suite 500 Kensington, MD 20895 1-800-896-3650 www.nfcacares.org
A nonprofit organization dedicated to providing support and assistance to caregivers through information,education,public awareness and advocacy. Offers caregiving tips, advocacy updates and online resources.
Older Women’s League (OWL)
1025 Connecticut Avenue NW Suite 701 Washington D. C. 20036 1-877-653-7966 www.owl-national.org
Provides support and lobbying on issues of concern to boomer and senior women.
The Well Spouse Foundation 1-800-838-0879 www.wellspouse.org
A national,nonprofit membership organization that gives support to wives, husbands and partners of the chronically ill and / or disabled.It
provides a bimonthly newsletter, mainstay,mutual aid support groups in many areas,letter writing support groups and an annual conference and other regional weekend meetings around the country.
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