Additional Resource Links
American Association of Retired Persons.
The mission of The ALS Association is to lead the fight to treat and cure ALS through global research and nationwide advocacy, while also empowering people with Lou Gehrig’s Disease and their families to live fuller lives by providing them with compassionate care and support.
The largest national voluntary health organization committed to finding a cure for Alzheimer’s and helping those affected by the disease.
The Arthritis Foundation leads the fight for the arthritis community through life-changing information and resources, access to optimal care, and advancements in science and community connections.
American Cancer Society
The American Cancer Society is on a mission to free the world from cancer. Until they do, they will be funding and conducting research, sharing expert information, supporting patients, and spreading the word about prevention.
American Diabetes Association
Leads the fight against the deadly consequences of diabetes and fights for those affected by diabetes.
American Heart Association
The American Heart Association is the nation’s oldest and largest voluntary organization dedicated to fighting heart disease and stroke.
Helps find programs for seniors that may pay for some of their costs of prescription drugs, health care, utilities, and other essential items or services.
Caregiver.com (Today's Caregiver Magazine)
Caregiver Media Group is a leading provider of information, support and guidance for family and professional caregivers.
Duke University Center for the Study of Aging
One of the nation's premier centers for geriatric research. Center services include special programs for long-term care resources and family support programs.
Duke Family Support Program
The Duke Family Support Program serves families and professionals concerned about or caring for persons with memory disorders in North Carolina, and Duke employees seeking help with elder care decisions.
Elder Care Locator
A way to find community assistance for seniors.
Elder Law Clinic
The Elder Law Clinic of Wake Forest University provides free legal services for low-to-moderate income older adults in the region.
A research site for both professionals and family members looking for information on elder care and long-term care.
Family Caregiver Alliance
An information resource on long-term care.
Huntington’s Disease Society of America
The Huntington's Disease Society of America is the premier non-profit organization dedicated to improving the lives of everyone affected by Huntington’s Disease.
The official US Government site for people with Medicare.
National Alliance for Caregiving
Established in 1996, the National Alliance for Caregiving is a non-profit coalition of national organizations focusing on advancing family caregiving through research, innovation, and advocacy.
Caregiver Action Network
Caregiver Action Network (CAN) is the nation’s leading family caregiver organization working to improve the quality of life for more than 90 million Americans who care for loved ones with chronic conditions, disabilities, disease, or the frailties of old age.
National Fraud Information Center
Enables consumers to get answers to their questions and report possible fraud.
National Osteoporosis Foundation
For over 30 years, the National Osteoporosis Foundation (NOF) has been committed to preventing osteoporosis and promoting awareness about bone health.
National Senior Citizens Law Center
Advocacy group for low-income and disabled elderly individuals.
National Stroke Association
The National Stroke Association was founded in 1984 as the only national association devoting 100% to support stroke rehabilitation and prevention efforts.
North Carolina Department of Insurance--SHIIP
Senior's Health Insurance Information Program.
NC Division of Aging and Adult Services
Administered by the NC Department of Health and Human Services.
Nurse Aide Registry / Health Care Personnel Registry
Assists individuals and facilities who wish to access the Nurse Aide I and Health Care Personnel Registry databases for pre-employment verification of an applicant's credentials.
Nursing Home Comparison
Information and indicators about long-term care facilities.
The Parkinson’s Foundation makes life better for people with Parkinson’s Disease by improving care and advancing research toward a cure.
Provides adults age 50+ access to and education about computer technology.
State Health Facts
Data on health coverage, demographics, Medicaid budget actions and more on statehealthfacts.org.
UNC - Partnerships In Aging Program
Working to enhance the well-being of older North Carolinians through statewide collaboration in research, education, and public service.
US Administration for Community Living
Administered through the US Department of Health and Human Services.
NC Area Agencies on Aging
Region A - Southwestern AAA
Region B - Land-of-Sky AAA
Region C - Isothermal AAA
Region D - High Country AAA
Region E - Western Piedmont AAA
Region F - Centralina AAA
Region G - Piedmont Triad AAA
Region J - Triangle J AAA
Region K - Kerr-Tarr AAA
Region M - Mid-Carolina AAA
Region N - Lumber River AAA
Region O - Cape Fear AAA
Region P - Eastern Carolina AAA
Region R - Albemarle Commission AAA
Region Q - Mid-East Commission AAA