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Helpful Links

NCCNHR National Citizen’s Coalition For Nursing Home Reform

This organization addresses the issue of providing assistance to Nursing Home residents in dealing with their problems. 
www.nccnhr.org

CANHR California Advocates For Nursing Home Reform

This organization does an outstanding job of advocacy for Nursing Home residents and while based in California, it provides a good resource for concerned individuals living anywhere. 
www.canhr.org

Helps define what elder abuse and neglect is and how to deal with it when present. 
www.elderabusecenter.org

ADAPT American Disabled For Attendant Programs

Advocating to get people with disabilities out of Nursing Homes into independent living. 
www.adapt.org

National Council On Independent Living

A good source for information on Independent Living 
www.ncil.org

The Eden Alternative

This is the organization started by Dr. William Thomas that is redefining the needed new Nursing Home model. Everyone who is concerned over the current Nursing Home crisis needs to review this site! 
www.edenalt.com

Shared Adventures

Pairs able-bodied and disabled outdoor enthusiasts for various recreational activities 
www.sharedadventures.com


HELP

Helping people meet age-related legal and care challenges.
www.help4srs.org

CONGRESS OF CALIFORNIA SENIORS
Great advocacy links for seniors and people with disabilities. www.Seniors.org

NATIONAL COUNCIL ON THE AGING
Promoting the well being and dignity of older persons.
www.ncoa.org

CALIFORNIA FOUNDATION FOR INDEPENDENT LIVING CENTERS, INC.
Promoting access and integration for people with disabilities.
www.cfilc.org

Helpful Resources for Nursing Home Ministry
www.sonshinesociety.org
www.eldersong.com

www.christianconcourse.org
www.faithfulfriends.org
alzheimersministry.org
godcaresministry.com
www.sonshinesociety.org

Listed below are some of the major Disability Associations.

  1. Spina Bifida Association of America 
    www.spinabifidaassociation.org
  2. National Multiple Sclerosis Society 
    www.nmss.org
  3. United Cerebral Palsy Association 
    www.ucp.org
  4. Huntington’s Disease Society of America
    www.hdsa.org
  5. Brain Injury Association of America 
    www.biausa.org
  6. American Stroke Association (affiliated with the American Heart Association) 
    www.strokeassociation.org

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