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NUR 3289: Fundamentals of Gerontology
Administration on Aging
The principal agency of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services designated to carry out the provisions of the Older Americans Act of 1965.
Florida Department of Elder Affairs
Administers programs and services for elders across the state of Florida through 11 Area Agencies on Aging, which operate as Aging and Disability Resource Centers (ADRCs).
Government agency providing healthcare access to older adults.
National Institute on Aging
Leads a broad scientific effort to understand the nature of aging and to extend the healthy, active years of life. NIA is the primary federal agency supporting and conducting Alzheimer's disease research.
United States Senate Special Committee on Aging
Shapes federal policies and programs of central concern to Older Americans.
Alliance for Aging
Incorporated in 1988, the Alliance for Aging, Inc., was designated by the State of Florida as the Area Agency on Aging for Miami-Dade and Monroe counties.
American Association of Retired Persons (AARP)
A nonprofit membership organization dedicated to addressing the needs and interests of persons 50 and older.
American Geriatrics Society
A nationwide, not-for-profit society of geriatrics healthcare professionals dedicated to improving the health, independence, and quality of life of older people.
Family Caregiver Alliance
Founded in 1977, Family Caregiver Alliance was the first community-based nonprofit organization in the country to address the needs of families and friends providing long-term care at home.
Gerontological Society of America
Provides researchers, educators, practitioners, and policy makers with opportunities to understand, advance, integrate, and use basic and applied research on aging.
A community of nonprofit aging services providers and other mission-driven organizations serving older adults.
National Council on Aging
Delivers the resources, tools, best practices, and advocacy our nation needs to ensure that every person can age with health and financial security.