The local chapter of the National Association of Area Agencies on Aging is an umbrella organization advocating to ensure that needed resources and support services are available to older Americans.
The Alzheimer’s Association is the leading voluntary health organization in Alzheimer care, support and research, whose mission is to eliminate the disease through advancement of research; to provide and enhance care and support for all affected; and to reduce the risk of dementia through the promotion of brain health.
Protecting Arizona’s seniors from abuse and exploitation is an important function of the Attorney General’s Office. AZ’s seniors are often more vulnerable to physical abuse and neglect by caretakers and many times are specifically targeted by those attempting to defraud them through home repair, living trust scams, bogus charities and other financial scams.
The American Cancer Society is the nationwide, community-based, voluntary health organization dedicated to eliminating cancer as a major health problem by preventing cancer, saving lives, and diminishing suffering from cancer, through research, education, advocacy, and service.
The mission of the Administration on Aging (AoA) is to help elderly individuals maintain their dignity and independence in their homes and communities through comprehensive, coordinated, and cost-effective systems of long-term care, and livable communities across the U.S.
The mission of the Arthritis Foundation is to improve lives through leadership in the prevention, control and cure of arthritis and related diseases. Arthritis is the leading cause of disability in the United States.
The Governor’s Office on Aging works with many state and local agencies and organizations on numerous aging-related policy and program initiatives to ensure that Arizona is a good place to grow old.
An organization by and for those diagnosed with dementia. Since its founding in 2000, DASNI has evolved as an international group of people with dementia. Approximately one-third of members have dementia themselves.
The Medicare Rights Center is a national, nonprofit consumer service organization that works to ensure access to affordable health care for older adults and people with disabilities through counseling and advocacy, educational programs and public policy initiatives.
Children of Aging Parents is a nonprofit, charitable organization whose mission is to assist the nation’s nearly 54 million caregivers of the elderly or chronically ill with reliable information, referrals and support, and to heighten public awareness that the health of the family caregivers is essential to ensure quality care of the nation’s growing elderly population.