Non-Profit & Government Resources

Administration on Aging
The AoA aims to develop a comprehensive, coordinated and cost-effective system of home and community-based services helping elderly individuals maintain their health and independence in their homes and communities (202) 619-0724

Alzheimer’s Association
The leading, global voluntary health organization in Alzheimer’s care and support, and the largest private, nonprofit funder of Alzheimer’s research24 hr Helpline

Alzheimer’s Foundation of America
The AFA mission is “to provide optimal care and services to individuals confronting dementia, and to their caregivers and families” through member organizations dedicated to improving quality of life.”

American Medical Association
(800) 262-3211 Since 1847 the American Medical Association (AMA) has had one mission: to promote the art and science of medicine and the betterment of public health.

American Parkinson Disease Association (APDA)
founded in 1961 to “ease the burden and find a cure” for Parkinson’s Disease.

American Red Cross
The American Red Cross is where people mobilize to help their neighbors—down the street, across the country and around the world—in emergencies.

American Society on Aging
(800) 537-9728 hotline, National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization

Caring Bridge
Free, personalized Web sites to support & connect loved ones during critical illness, treatment, and recovery

Caring Connections
(800) 658-8898

Dementia Care Professionals of America
Offers membership, training etc to healthcare professionals

Dignity First
Experts in Dementia Care offering free caregiver training because, “Caring without knowledge can be as harmful as knowledge without caring.”

Health and Human Services Eldercare Locator
(800) 677-1116

Health Information Policy (HIPAA)

Hospice Net
For patients and families facing life-threatening illness.

Housing Resources Board
Bainbridge Island’s only independent, non-profit affordable housing provider and advocate. Working to develop and maintain affordable housing because escalating rents and real estate prices threaten the community’s social and cultural diversity.

Mayo Clinic
Mayo Clinic is a nonprofit worldwide leader in medical care, research and education for people from all walks of life.

Medicare Rights Center Consumer Hotline
Medicare Rights Center is a national, nonprofit consumer service organization. Helpline: 1-800-333-4114

MedlinePlus
MedlinePlus is the National Institutes of Health’s Web site for patients and their families and friends.

MetLife Mature Market Institute
MetLife’s center of expertise in aging, longevity and the generations.

National Alliance for Caregiving
A non-profit coalition of national organizations focusing on issues of family caregiving.

National Association of Area Agencies on Aging
The leading voice on aging issues for Area Agencies on Aging.

National Association of Geriatric Care Managers
Site for professional Geriatric Care Managers.

National Center on Elder Abuse
A service of the U.S. Administration on Aging.

National Family Caregivers Association
Educates, supports, empowers and speaks up for family caregivers.

National Institute on Aging
Provides leadership in aging research, training, health information dissemination

National Women’s Health Information Center
A site dedicated to the unique health care needs of women

NW LGBT Senior Care Providers Network
Northwest Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Senior Care Providers Network is an informal network of senior care providers working together to provide advocacy and quality of care for the LGBT seniors of Washington State.

Quality Care Finder
A service provided by Medicare helping you find and compare health care providers like hospitals, nursing homes, and physicians; health and drug plans; equipment suppliers and more.

Rosalynn Carter Institute for Caregiving (RCI)
Provides support to caregivers

U.S. Census Bureau

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
The principal agency for protecting the health of all Americans

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