Caregiver Resources
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  Link   Visiting Nurse Associations of America (VNAA)
The Visiting Nurse Associations of America (VNAA) is the official national association for not-for-profit, community based home health organizations known as Visiting Nurse Associations (VNAs).
  Link   SeniorHousingNet
Senior Housing - Assisted Living Facilities, Nursing Homes and Independent Living
  Link   New LifeStyles Online
New LifeStyles Online is the ultimate resource for senior living and care options. We provide you with everything you need to make an informed, comfortable decision about your own or your loved one's future. Plus our extensive resources are easily ac
  Link   National Citizens' Coalition for Nursing Home Reform (NCCNHR)
The National Citizens' Coalition for Nursing Home Reform (NCCNHR) was formed because of public concern about substandard care in nursing homes. NCCNHR is the outgrowth of work first achieved by advocates working for Ralph Nader and later for the Nati
  Link   National Association of Area Agencies on Aging (n4a)
n4a's primary mission is to build the capacity of its members to help older persons and persons with disabilities live with dignity and choices in their homes and communities for as long as possible.
  Link   AARP
AARP is a nonprofit, nonpartisan membership organization for people age 50 and over. AARP is dedicated to enhancing quality of life for all as we age. We lead positive social change and deliver value to members through information, advocacy and se
  Link   National Association of Professional Geriatric Care Managers
  Link   Friends' Health Connection
Friends' Health Connection is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization that connects people who are currently experiencing or who have overcome the same disease, illness, handicap or injury in order to communicate for mutual support.
  Link   Family Caregiver Alliance
Founded in 1977, 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. FCA now offers programs at national, state and local levels
  Link   National Family Caregivers Association (NFCA)
The National Family Caregivers Association (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. NFCA reaches across the boundaries of different diagnose
  Link   The Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America (PhRMA)
PhRMA's mission is to conduct effective advocacy for public policies that encourage discovery of important new medicines for patients by pharmaceutical/biotechnology research companies.
  Link   The Medicine Program
  Link   National Respite Locator Service
The National Respite Locator Service helps parents, caregivers, and professionals find respite services in their state and local area to match their specific needs.
  Link   National Respite Coalition
The Mission of the National Respite Coalition is to secure quality, accessible, planned and crisis respite services for all families and caregivers in need of such services in order to strengthen and stabilize families, and enhance child and adult sa
  Link   Shepherd’s Centers of America (SCA)
Shepherd’s Centers of America (SCA) is a network of interfaith community-based organizations that provide meaning and purpose for adults throughout their mature years. SCA’s role is to build and support this nationwide network of over 75 member organ
  Link   National Council on Aging (NCOA)
NCOA’s 3,800 members include senior centers, area agencies on aging, adult day service centers, and faith-based service organizations, senior housing facilities, employment services, consumer groups and leaders from academia, business and labor.
  Link   Easter Seals
Easter Seals assists more than one million children and adults with disabilities and their families annually through a nationwide network of more than 450 service sites. Each center provides top-quality, family-focused and innovative services tailore
  Link   FamilyCare America
Working with corporate and community partners and employers nationwide, we help family caregivers help themselves and the ones they love.
  Link   Extended Care Information Network, Inc. (ECIN)
  Link   CareScout
CareScout is a company dedicated to helping Americans make informed eldercare decisions. CareScout connects Americans to the best eldercare information, ratings, comparative data, and products. CareScout has also developed the CareScout Network, enab
  Link   CareGuide
Founded in 1998, CareGuide is a national care management company providing high-risk and elderly care management services to health plans, long-term care insurers, work/life benefits companies, self-funded employers, and affinity groups.

Attendee Comments

Comment from the January 2006 conference:
A Nonlinear Dynamics Approach to Sensory Modulation

Tina Champagne blew me away! She made me proud to be an OT and inspired to get back into psych OT! - Hollie Marron, OTR/L