General National Aging Resources

General National Aging Resources

Administration on Aging (AoA)

The AoA is an agency of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. The Administration is an advocate agency for older persons and their concerns at the federal level. AOA uses Older Americans Act funds to contract with a national network of State Units on Aging (SUA) which in turn contract with local Area Agencies on Aging (AAA) to plan and coordinate aging services at the local level.

American Society on Aging (ASA)

The ASA is an association of diverse individuals whose common goal is to support the commitment and enhance the knowledge and skills of those who seek to improve the quality of life for older adults and their families. ASA provides professional education, webinars, publications, and online information and training resources and conferences.

Eldercare Locator  •  1-800-677-1116

Eldercare Locator is a public service of the U.S. Administration on Aging, connecting older adults and their caregivers with support services. This website helps locate services by topic or location.

A national association for professionals, practitioners, and researchers working to address abuse, neglect and exploitation of elders and vulnerable adults. The website includes information about types of abuse and neglect, what communities can do, the role of professionals and concerned citizens, help for victims and vulnerable people and additional services and additional resources.

The Ageless Alliance

Connects people of all ages worldwide dedicated to the elimination of elder abuse. Specific topics include; Awareness & Advocacy, Find Resources and World Elder Abuse Awareness.

The National Clearinghouse on Abuse in Later Life (NCALL)

NCAll’s mission is to eliminate abuse in later life through education and advocacy. NCAll works in six main ways; promote victim-defined advocacy and services, foster coordinated community response (CCR) teams, Advocate for elder justice, raise awareness of abuse in later life, engage in policy development and partner with organizations that address domestic violence, sexual assault, and elder abuse. NCALL a project of the End Domestic Abuse Wisconsin.

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