Aging and Vision Loss Links

  • Alzheimer's Association

    225 N. Michigan Ave., FL 17,
    Chicago, IL 60601
    Phone: (800) 272-3900

    Alzheimer's Association is a voluntary health organization dedicated to finding preventions, treatments and, eventually, a cure for Alzheimer dementia. Their mission is to eliminate Alzheimer's disease through the advancement of research and to enhance care and support for individuals, their families and caregivers.

    The Alzheimer's Association nationwide network of chapters offers a broad range of programs and services for people with the disease, families, care partners and professional care providers.

  • American Association of Retired Persons

    601 E St., NW
    Washington, DC 20049
    Phone: (800) 424-3410

    The American Association of Retired Persons Foundation (AARP) is a national organization that provides direct services to senior citizens, particularly in the areas of consumer advocacy, legal assistance, tax counseling, job training and placement, health care, and long term care information.

  • American Foundation for the Blind Senior Site

    11 Penn Plaza, Suite 300
    New York, NY 10001
    Phone: (212) 502-7600

    The American Foundation for the Blind is a national nonprofit organization whose purpose is to ensure that the ten million Americans who are blind or visually impaired enjoy the same rights and opportunities as other citizens. AFB promotes wide-ranging, systemic change by addressing the most critical issues facing the growing blind and visually impaired population: employment, independent living, literacy, and technology.

  • The Care Guide

    20 Rivermede Road, Ste. 202
    Vaughan, Ontario, L4K 3N3, Canada
    Phone: (800) 311-2773

    The Care Guide is Canada's most comprehensive guide to seniors' housing and care services including retirement residences, long-term care centers, in-home care, community support services, independent/supportive living and hospice care.

  • LeadingAge (formerly AAHSA)

    2519 Connecticut Ave., NW
    Washington, DC 2008
    Phone: (202) 783-2242

    The mission of LeadingAge is to expand the world of possibilities for aging. The association represents over 6,000 mission-driven, not-for-profit nursing homes, continuing care retirement communities, assisted living and senior housing facilities, and home and community-based service providers.

  • Lighthouse International

    111 E. 59th St.
    New York, NY 10022-1202
    Phone: (800) 829-0500

    Lighthouse International has been a leader in helping people who are partially sighted or blind remain productive and independent. Lighthouse International has always been committed to meeting the ever changing challenges by helping people live better with vision loss.

  • National Association for Home Care and Hospice

    228 Seventh St. SE
    Washington, DC 20003
    Phone: (202) 547-7424

    NAHC is the nation's largest trade association representing the interests and concerns of home care agencies, hospices, home care aide organizations, and medical equipment suppliers. NAHC is an organization dedicated to making home care and hospice providers lives easier. Resources include professional development, federal and state regulations regarding home care and hospice.

  • National Council on Aging

    1901 L Street, NW, 4th Floor
    Washington, DC 20036
    Phone: (202) 479-1200

    The National Council on the Aging is a national network of organizations and individuals dedicated to improving the health and independence of older persons; increasing their continuing contributions to communities, society and future generations; and building caring communities.

  • Senior Site

    Senior Site is a comprehensive web source of non-profit housing and services for seniors. With over 5000 listed communities, Senior Sites is a valuable resource for seniors and their families interested in exploring the non-profit housing option.

    Additionally, Senior Sites includes links to websites with senior housing resources, information to guide you in selecting a non-profit housing facility, and a directory of national and state senior housing associations.