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A Guide to Downsizing for Seniors and Their Loved Ones
This guide is designed to make the downsizing process as simple as possible for seniors and their loved ones. It will help prepare both house and senior for the transition, as well as offer advice to loved ones on the duties they can help perform. Keep the lines of communication open, take it one step at a time, and don’t rush into anything before you’re ready.

American Health Care Association
The American Health Care Association (AHCA) is a non-profit federation of affiliated state health organizations, together representing nearly 12,000 non-profit and for-profit assisted living, nursing facility, developmentally-disabled, and subacute care providers that care for more than 1.5 million elderly and disabled individuals nationally.

American Association of Homes and Services for the Aged
The American Association of Homes and Services for the Aging (AAHSA) is committed to advancing the vision of healthy, affordable, ethical long-term care for America.

AARP
With over 35 million members, AARP is the leading nonprofit, nonpartisan membership organization for people age 50 and over in the United States.

AMAC- Association of Mature American Citizens
Looking for an alternative to AARP?  You’ve come to the right place.  The Association of Mature American Citizens (AMAC) is a conservative, nonpartisan organization looking out for the interests of Americans 50 years of age and older.

American Association of Service Coordinators (AASC)
The mission of the American Association of Service Coordinators (AASC) is to advance the interests of the service coordinator profession and to provide guidance and professional standards to its members. 

QSource, Center for Healthcare Quality
The Center for Healthcare Quality is an independent, not-for-profit, federally approved, Healthcare Quality Improvement organization.

Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
The Health Care Financing Administration (HCFA) is now the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS). It's more than just a new name - it's an increased emphasis on responsiveness to beneficiaries and providers, and quality improvement.

Administration on Aging
The Administration on Aging (AoA), an agency in the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, is one of the nation's largest providers of home- and community-based care for older persons and their caregivers.

Aging with Dignity
The non-profit Aging With Dignity was established because you and your family deserve better. We provide you with the practical information, advice and legal tools you need to ensure your wishes and those of your loved ones will be respected. By helping you improve your own quality of care, we can bring about dramatic change, one person at a time.

Alzheimer's Association
The Alzheimer’s Association, a national network of chapters, is the largest national voluntary health organization dedicated to advancing Alzheimer's research and helping those affected by the disease.

American Cancer Society
For over 100 years, the American Cancer Society (ACS) has worked relentlessly to save lives and create a world with less cancer. Together with millions of our supporters worldwide, we help people stay well and get well, find cures, and fight back against cancer.

Assisted Living Federation of America
The Assisted Living Federation of America (ALFA) represents over 7,000 for-profit and not-for-profit providers of assisted living, continuing care retirement communities, independent living and other forms of housing and services.

Budget Friendly Smart Home Accommodations for Seniors and Individuals with Special Needs
If you or a loved one struggle with daily home living due to a disability, this guide will offer inspiration and actionable advice for opportunities to make your home life more comfortable and convenient through use of the latest smart home technology. To help you plan, no matter your financial situation, we’ve indicated for each product if the solution will accommodate a low ($), moderate ($$), or high smart home budget ($$$).

Diabetic Shoes
The Diabetic Shoes Hub is an online retailer of diabetic and orthopedic footwear that carries a wide selection of footwear available in multiple widths to accommodate various foot types and conditions. Our mission is to improve the quality of life for people one pair of feet at a time by providing quality products at competitive prices.

Drugwatch.com
Drugwatch.com reports on the latest information regarding dangerous drugs and defective medical devices. We give you the information you need, when you need it. Our Patient Advocates can answer your medical questions and point you to a specialist.

The Elderly and Prescription Drug Misuse and Abuse
Prescription drug use is on the rise in the U.S. With that comes a rise in abuse and misuse, especially among the elderly.

Elderly Care House Design for Our Old Age
Are you planning to build a new house or thinking of renovating your house? If you are, will your design ideas turn your house into a suitable home for your old age or will it be a problem?

Healing After a Lifetime of Struggling With Addiction: The Senior's Guide to Reconnecting with Adult Children
If you’re a senior in addiction recovery seeking to rebuild relationships with your adult children, this guide can help you navigate the challenging road ahead. It will help you before, while, and after you make contact and offer advice on the best ways to do so.

Mortgage Loans for Seniors
This guide will help seniors of all ages to understand some of the options open to them and precautions that they should take when it comes to owning a home, downsizing, paying a mortgage, taking out a reverse mortgage, and selling property.

National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys
The National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys, Inc. is a non-profit association that assists lawyers, bar organizations and others who work with older clients and their families.

National Affordable Housing Management Association
The National Affordable Housing Management Association (NAHMA) is the leading voice for affordable housing, advocating on behalf of multifamily property managers and owners whose mission is to provide quality affordable housing. 

National Area Agencies on Aging
The National Association of Area Agencies on Aging (N4A) is the umbrella organization for the 655 area agencies on aging (AAAs) and more than 230 Title VI Native American aging programs in the U.S.

National Association for Home Care
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.

Nutritional Needs for Seniors
As people age, their bodies naturally begin to break down and need more vitamins, minerals, and supplements than ever before. There’s nothing that can be done about that, but seniors can begin to start changing their diets before they reach this point. By adding just a few things to a diet, seniors can avoid losing muscle mass, lessen joint pain, and lower their risk of some diseases.

Oasis
OASIS is a national nonprofit educational organization designed to enhance the quality of life for mature adults. Offering challenging programs in the arts, humanities, wellness, technology and volunteer service, OASIS creates opportunities for older adults to continue their personal growth and provide meaningful service to the community.

QuitDay
Making a plan to quit smoking is the first step to quitting for good.
Take the first step here, and say goodbye to cigarettes forever.

Senior Corps
Senior Corps is a network of programs that tap the experience, skills, and talents of older citizens to meet community challenges with Foster Grandparents, Senior Companions, and RSVP (Retired and Senior Volunteer Program).

Seven Worst Senior Exercises and What to Do Instead
Every human body ages at its own pace, leaving us with vastly different abilities and limitations. But some exercises are unsafe for almost everyone over 60. Here are the ones to avoid — and what to do instead.

Southeastern Affordable Housing Management Association
Founded in 1982, the Southeastern Affordable Housing Management Association (SAHMA) represents owners and managers of affordable multifamily housing in the Southeast. SAHMA members are actively involved in many different housing programs. Our mission is to provide comprehensive and timely services for our members in the affordable housing industry.

10 Dating Safety Tips for Senior Women
You know a lot about the ways of the world, and you are fully able to take care of yourself. But safety always has to be your first concern when you are venturing back into the dating scene, where an atmosphere of implied trust can put a woman at her most vulnerable. A little common sense can help ensure that the good times will roll on and on.

Gold Violin
Special gifts and accessories for seniors.

 

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