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National Investment Center for the Senior Housing & Care Industry (NIC)
Since its creation, NIC has served as a valuable resource to lenders, investors, developers/ operators, and others interested in meeting the housing and care needs of America's seniors.
The Alzheimer’s Association network of chapters provides support programs and services to persons with Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias, their families, care givers, and healthcare professionals nationwide.
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2014 Alzheimer's Report
The Alzheimer’s Association annual report provides the most recent facts and statistics about Alzheimer’s disease.
American Association for Geriatric Psychiatry
AAGP is a national association that acts as a key driver for progress for elderly mental health care offering products, activities and publications, which focus exclusively on the challenges of geriatric psychiatry.
The Cognitive Neurology and Alzheimer's Disease Center
The CN-ADC specializes in the clinical care and scientific study of neurological diseases that interfere with cognition and behavior which include age-related memory impairments, dementia, Alzheimer’s disease, etc.
National Association for Area Agencies on Aging
N4A's mission is to help older persons and persons with disabilities live with dignity and choices in their homes and communities for as long as possible.
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Watercrest Promotes Mariola Rodriguez to Community Relations Director of Market Street Memory Care Residence in Viera.
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Manny Navarro, Executive Chef of Watercrest Lake Nona, Wins the Inaugural Nona Chamber Festival Burger Showdown
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Watercrest St. Lucie West Now Accepting Reservations
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The 36-Hour Day
Fourth Edition: A Family Guide to Caring for People with Alzheimer Disease, Other Dementias, and Memory Loss in Later Life
Nancy L. Mace,
Peter V. Rabins
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Assisted Living Federation of America (ALFA)
ALFA is the largest national association exclusively dedicated to professionally operated senior living communities for seniors. Assisted Living Federation of America's member-driven programs promote operational excellence through annual conferences, research, publications, and executive networks. ALFA works to influence public policy by advocating for informed choice, quality care, and accessibility for all Americans.
Florida Assisted Living Association (FALA)
Florida Assisted Living Association (FALA) is a strong, unified, professional organization representing the owners and operators of assisted living communities. In today's world every professional must have an advocate that promotes the interests and goals of its members. Assisted living is ...what FALA is all about.
My HealtheVet is VA's award-winning Personal Health Record designed for Veterans, active duty Service members, their dependents and caregivers providing convenient access from anywhere to secure, trusted health information
National Association of Professional Geriatric Care Managers
NAPGCM has information both for professionals and families. Their mission is to advance professional geriatric care management through education, collaboration, and leadership.
Family Caregiver Alliance
This national foundation supports the needs of family caregivers with the mission to give a public voice for family caregivers.
AARP (American Association of Retired Persons) is a nonprofit, nonpartisan organization, with a membership of more than 37 million, that helps people 50+ have independence, choice and control in ways that are beneficial to them and society as a whole.
LeadingAge offers a strong and distinct voice for our not-for-profit members as we strive to expand the word of possibilities for aging. Working together, we lead innovative practices that transform how we serve our aging population, cutting-edge initiatives to develop services that meet older adults’ needs and preferences and advocacy to advance the interest of the aging consumer.
American Seniors Housing Association
ASHA provides leadership for the seniors housing industry on legislative and regulatory matters, advances research, education and the exchange of strategic business information, and promotes the merits of seniors housing.
National Alliance for Caregiving
This site allows you to connect with other family caregivers in a similar situation, share resources in your community, create a private group for just your family and friends, and post regular updates about your caregiving situation.
National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys
The National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys, Inc. (NAELA) is a professional association of over 4,200 attorneys who are dedicated to improving the quality of legal services provided to seniors and people with special needs. NAELA members assist their clients with public benefits, probate and estate planning, guardianship/conservatorship, and health and long-term care planning, among other important issues.
National Center for Assisted Living
The National Center for Assisted Living (NCAL) is the assisted living voice of the American Health Care Association (AHCA). NCAL is dedicated to serving the needs of the assisted living community through national advocacy, education, networking, professional development, and quality initiatives.
Life Care Funding Group Services
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National Institute on Aging
glossary of assisted living terms
NIA has been at the forefront of the Nation's research activities dedicated to understanding the nature of aging, supporting the health and well being of older adults, and extending healthy, active years of life for more people.
The Pleural Mesothelioma Center
Mesothelioma is a deadly form of cancer caused from asbestos exposure. The Pleural Mesothelioma Center offers free services and support for mesothelioma victims and their family members.