Resources for Professional Service Providers
American Society On Aging – an organization for professionals working with elders
American Society on Aging is an association of diverse individuals bound by a common goal: to support the commitment and enhance the knowledge and skills of those who seek to improve the quality of life of older adults and their families.
National Adult Protective Services Association
The mission is to improve the quality and availability of services for disabled and at-risk adults and elderly persons who are abused, neglected, or exploited, and other vulnerable adults who are unable to protect their own interests.
National District Attorney's Association
This organization supports district attorneys in their efforts to protect the rights and safety of people. There are links to publications regarding elder abuse.
National Association of Geriatric Care Managers, Inc.
The National Association of Professional Geriatric Care Managers is an association of professional practitioners whose purpose is the development, advancement, and promotion of humane and dignified social, psychological, and health care for the elderly and their families through counseling, treatment, and the delivery of concrete services by qualified, certified providers.
National Council for Aging Care
Guide to Recognizing Elder Abuse and Knowing Your Rights? http://www.aginginplace.org/guide-to-recognizing-elder-abuse/
National Family Caregivers Association
The National Family Caregivers Association (NFCA) supports, empowers, educates, and speaks up for the more than 50 million Americans who care for a chronically ill, aged, or disabled loved one. NFCA reaches across the boundaries of different diagnoses, different relationships and different life stages to address the common needs and concerns of all family caregivers.
National Long Term Care Ombudsman Resource Center
Provides support, technical assistance and training to the 53 State Long Term Care Ombudsman Programs and their statewide networks.