National, State and Local Nonprofits
Alliance for Aging Research
Alliance for Aging Research is the nation's leading citizen advocacy organization for improving the health and independence of Americans as they age.
American Federation for Aging Research (AFAR)
The mission of AFAR is to support and advance healthy aging through biomedical research.
The Alzheimer's Association
The Alzheimer's Association is the leading, global voluntary health organization in Alzheimer care and support, and the largest private, nonprofit funder of Alzheimer research.
American Association of Retired Persons (AARP)
AARP, founded in 1958, is a nonprofit, nonpartisan organization that helps people age 50 and over improve the quality of their lives.
American Society on Aging (ASA)
ASA is the largest organization of multidisciplinary professionals in the field of aging.
Association for Gerontology Education in Social Work (AGESW)
AGESW provides leadership in the areas of gerontological social work education, research, and policy, and fosters cooperation, collegiality, and an exchange of ideas among social work educators, researchers, and students committed to or interested in gerontology.
Association for Gerontology in Higher Education (AGHE)
AGHE is the international leader in advancing education on aging and is the only institutional membership organization devoted primarily to gerontology and geriatrics education since 1974.
Family Caregiver Alliance
The Family Caregiver Alliance, the first community-based nonprofit organization in the nation to address the needs of families and friends providing long-term care at home, offers programs at national, state and local levels to support and sustain caregivers.
Geriatric Social Work Initiative (GSWI)
GSWI collaborates with social work education programs to prepare needed, aging-savvy social workers and improve the care and well-being of older adults and their families.
Gerontological Society of America (GSA)
GSA is the oldest and largest interdisciplinary organization devoted to research, education and practice in the field of aging.
National Council on Aging (NCOA)
NCOA is a nonprofit service and advocacy organization headquartered in Washington, D.C., whose mission is to improve the lives of older Americans.
National Senior Citizens Law Center
The National Senior Citizens Law Center works to promote the independence and well-being of low-income elderly and disabled Americansespecially womenpeople of color and other disadvantaged minorities.
The mission of PayingForSeniorCare.com is to aid families and caregivers in making better informed decisions about long-term care by helping them to understand all of their financial and care options.
California Association of Area Agencies on Aging (C4A)
C4A represents California's 33 area agencies on aging and is an advocate for meeting the needs of seniors and adults with disabilities, with the purpose of implementing the provisions and intent of the Older Americans Act and the Older Californians Act.
Congress of California Seniors
The Congress of California Seniors is a statewide nonprofit advocacy organization that focuses its primary attention on legislative and consumer issues that impact older adults.
California Health Advocates
California Health Advocates is a nonprofit organization dedicated to Medicare advocacy and education for Californians.
Disability Benefits 101: California
Disability Benefits 101 provides information—in plain language—about health coverage, benefit, and employment programs for people with disabilities.
Los Angeles Foundation on Aging
The mission of Los Angeles Foundation on Aging is to improve the quality of life for older adults and their families in Los Angeles by improving upon and expanding existing services, and supporting new and innovative programs.
WISE & Healthy Aging
WISE & Healthy Aging serves seniors throughout Los Angeles County, with an emphasis on low-income and/or underserved individuals.
Fall Prevention Center of Excellence
The Fall Prevention Center of Excellence shares best practices in fall prevention and help communities offer fall prevention programs to seniors.
Tingstad Older Adult Counseling Center
The Tingstad Older Adult Counseling Center at USC assists individuals with issues or problems that may accompany the aging processwith a focus on depression, anxiety, loss, and marriage and family issues including caregiving.