AARP

AARP is a nonprofit, nonpartisan organization with a membership that helps people 50+ have independence, choice and control in ways that are beneficial and affordable to them and society as a whole.

Administration for Community Living

Federal Liaison

The mission of the Administration for Community Living at the Department of Health and Human Services is to maximize the independence, well-being, and health of older adults, people with disabilities across the lifespan, and their families and caregivers.

Alzheimer’s Association

The Alzheimer’s Association is the leading, global voluntary health organization in Alzheimer care and support, and the largest private, nonprofit funder of Alzheimer research.

Alzheimer’s Foundation of America

AFA Provides care and services to individuals confronting dementia and Alzheimer’s disease, caregivers and families through member organizations.

AMDA – The Society for Post-Acute and Long-Term Care Medicine

National professional association committed to the continuous improvement of the quality of patient care by providing education, advocacy, information, and professional development.

American Academy of Nursing

The Academy serves the public and the nursing profession by advancing health policy and practice through the generation, synthesis, and dissemination of nursing knowledge.

American Association for Geriatric Psychiatry

AAGP is a national association representing and serving its members and the field of geriatric psychiatry and is dedicated to promoting the mental health and well being of older people and improving the care for those with late-life mental disorders.

American Geriatrics Society

Alliance Co-Convener

The American Geriatrics Society (AGS) is a not-for-profit organization of close to 6,000 health professionals devoted to improving the health, independence and quality of life of all older people.

American Health Care Association/National Center for Assisted Living

As the nation’s largest association of long term and post-acute care providers, AHCA advocates for quality care and services for frail, elderly, and disabled Americans. Our members provide essential care to approximately one million individuals in over 13,500 not-for-profit and proprietary member facilities.

American Nurses Association

The American Nurses Association (ANA) is the only full-service professional organization representing the interests of the nation’s 3.1 million registered nurses.

American Physical Therapy Association

The American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) is a national professional organization representing more than 74,000 members.

American Psychological Association

The American Psychological Association (APA) is a scientific and professional organization that represents psychologists in the United States.

American Society of Consultant Pharmacists

The American Society of Consultant Pharmacists is an international professional association that provides leadership, education, advocacy, and resources enabling pharmacists to advance the practice of senior care pharmacy.

American Society on Aging

The American Society on Aging is committed to enhancing the skills and knowledge of those working with older adults and their families and represents the diversity of settings and professional disciplines.

Center for Aging & Disability Education & Research (CADER) at Boston University School of Social Work

The Center for Aging & Disability Education & Research (CADER) is dedicated to strengthening the workforce that provides health and long-term supports and services to older adults and people with disabilities.

Caring Across Generations

Caring Across Generations brings together aging Americans, people with disabilities, workers, and their families to protect all Americans’ right to choose the care and support they need to live with dignity.

Coalition of Geriatric Nursing Organizations

The Coalition of Geriatric Nursing Organizations (CGNO) represents over 28,700 geriatric nurses seeking to improve the health care of older adults across care settings.

Community Catalyst

Community Catalyst’s mission is to organize and sustain a powerful consumer voice to ensure that all individuals and communities can influence the local, state and national decisions that affect their health.

Cooperative Development Foundation

The Cooperative Development Foundation works to increase the availability of quality home care and create respected, family supporting, sustainable jobs by strengthening, expanding and developing worker owned home care cooperatives. (www.seniors.coop).

Council on Social Work Education

The Council on Social Work Education (CSWE) is a nonprofit national association representing more than 3,000 individual members, as well as graduate and undergraduate programs of professional social work education.

Family Caregiver Alliance

Family Caregiver Alliance was the first community-based nonprofit organization in the country to address the needs of families and friends providing long-term care at home.

Gerontological Society of America

Alliance Co-Convener

The Gerontological Society of America is a multidisciplinary society for professionals in the field of aging focused on promoting the scientific study of aging.

Hartford Institute for Geriatric Nursing (HIGN)

Since its start in 1996, the singular mission of the Hartford Institute has been to shape the quality of health care of older adults through excellence in nursing practice.

Health Resources and Services Administration

Federal Liaison

The Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), an agency of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, is the primary Federal agency for improving health and achieving health equity through access to quality services, a skilled health workforce and innovative programs.

LeadingAge

The members of the LeadingAge help millions of individuals and their families every day through mission-driven, not-for-profit organizations dedicated to providing the services that people need, when they need them, in the place they call home.

National Alliance for Caregiving

The National Alliance for Caregiving is a non-profit coalition of national organizations – including grassroots organizations, professional associations, service organizations, disease-specific organizations, a government agency, and corporations – focusing on issues of family caregiving.

National Association for Geriatric Education

NAGE’s priority is to educate the public and other groups regarding the particular policy for and the financial needs of groups involved in Geriatric Education in the United States.

National Association of Area Agencies on Aging (n4a)

The National Association of Area Agencies on Aging (n4a) is a 501c(3) membership association representing America’s national network of 622 Area Agencies on Aging (AAAs) and providing a voice in the nation’s capital for the 256 Title VI Native American aging programs.

National Association of Social Workers

The National Association of Social Workers (NASW) is the largest membership organization of professional social workers in the world, with 132,000 members.

National Consumer Voice for Quality Long-term Care

The Consumer Voice is a leading national organization representing consumers in issues related to long-term care, helping to ensure consumers are empowered to advocate for themselves.

National Cooperative Bank

NCB’s mission is to help cooperatives grow by supporting and being an advocate for America’s cooperatives and their members, placing special emphasis on serving the needs of communities that are economically challenged.

National Council on Aging

The National Council on Aging is a nonprofit service and advocacy organization. It brings together nonprofit organizations, businesses, and government to develop creative solutions that improve the lives of all older adults.

National Hispanic Council on Aging

The National Hispanic Council on Aging (NHCOA) is the premier non-profit organization in the nation, advocating on behalf of Hispanic older adults.

NCB Capital Impact/THE GREEN HOUSE® Project

The Green House Project partners with organizations, advocates, and communities to lead the transformation of institutional long-term care by creating viable homes that spread THE GREEN HOUSE® Project vision – demonstrating more powerful, meaningful, and satisfying lives, work, and relationships.

Office of Women’s Health, HHS

Federal Liaison

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Office on Women’s Health (OWH) was established in 1991 to improve the health of U.S. women by advancing and coordinating a comprehensive women’s health agenda

National PACE Association 

The National PACE Association (NPA) advances the efforts of Programs of All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly (PACE®). PACE programs coordinate and provide all needed preventive, primary, acute and long-term care services so older individuals can continue living in the community.

PHI (Paraprofessional Healthcare Institute)

PHI works to improve long-term care — by improving the jobs of home health aides, certified nurse aides, & personal care attendants.

Service Employees International Union

SEIU is a labor union representing 2.1 million members, the fastest growing union in North America, and the largest healthcare union in the country.

Center for Health and Social Care Integration (CHaSCI)

The Center for Health and Social Care Integration (CHaSCI) envisions a healthcare system that is transformed to have parity in medical and social care.

US Department of Veterans Affairs

Federal Liaison

The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs works to provide veterans the world-class benefits and services they have earned – and to do so by adhering to the highest standards of compassion, commitment, excellence, professionalism, integrity, accountability, and stewardship.