Resources

American Association for Retired Persons (AARP)  www.aarp.org

AARP is a nonprofit, non-partisan membership dedicated to enhancing quality of life for people aged 50 and over.

Alzheimer’s  Association  www.alz.org

Alzheimer’s Association is the leading voluntary health organization in Alzheimer’s care, support, and research.  The Alzheimer’s Association provides supporting programs and services to help people with Alzheimer’s and their caregivers deal with the disease and its impact on their lives.

American Diabetes Association  www.diabetes.org

The American Diabetes Association is the nation’s leading nonprofit health organization providing diabetes research, information and advocacy.  Their mission is to prevent and cure diabetes and to improve the lives of all people affected by diabetes.

American Stroke Association  www.strokeassociation.org

The American Stroke Association is the division of the American Heart Association that is solely focused on reducing disability and death from stroke through research, education, fund raising, and advocacy.

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)  www.copd-international.com

COPD is a non profit organization whose purpose is to provide information and interactive support for COPD patients, caregivers, families, and concerned individuals.

National Council on Aging (NCOA)  www.ncoa.org

NCOA is a non profit organization dedicated to improving the lives of older Americans.  This program helps older people remain health and independent, find jobs, increase assess to benefit programs and discover meaningful ways to continue contributing to society.

National Family Caregivers Association (NFCA)  www.nfcacares.org

NFCA supports, empowers, educates and speaks up for the more than 50 million Americans who care for a chronically ill, aged, or disabled loved one.

National Osteoporosis Foundation (NOF)  www.nof.org

NOF is the nation’s leading voluntary health organization solely dedicated to osteoporosis and bone health.  Their mission is to prevent osteoporosis, to promote lifelong bone health, to help improve the lives of those affected by osteoporosis and related fractures and to find a cure.