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.
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.
Helps define what elder abuse and neglect is and how to deal with it when present.
ADAPT American Disabled For Attendant Programs
Advocating to get people with disabilities out of Nursing Homes into independent living.
National Council On Independent Living
A good source for information on Independent Living
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!
Pairs able-bodied and disabled outdoor enthusiasts for various recreational activities
Helping people meet age-related legal and care challenges.
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.
CALIFORNIA FOUNDATION FOR INDEPENDENT LIVING CENTERS, INC.
Promoting access and integration for people with disabilities.
Helpful Resources for Nursing Home Ministry
Listed below are some of the major Disability Associations.
- Spina Bifida Association of America
- National Multiple Sclerosis Society
- United Cerebral Palsy Association
- Huntington’s Disease Society of America
- Brain Injury Association of America
- American Stroke Association (affiliated with the American Heart Association)
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