Advocacy Organizations

AARP – Politics Page

American Association for Geriatric Psychiatry – Advocacy and Public Policy

American Association of Directors of Nursing Services (Must be a member to access their policy info section)

American Counseling Association (ACA)

American Foundation for Suicide Prevention Advocacy and Public Policy

American Geriatrics Society (AGS)– Public Policy and Advocacy

American Medical Directors Association(AMDA) – Advocacy page

American Psychological Association Practice Organization (APAPO)

Assisted Living Federation of America – Advocacy Page

Association for Gerontology in Higher Education (AGHE) – Advocacy

Caregiver GPS – The Elder’s Advocate

Center for Advocacy for the Rights and Interests of the Elderly (CARIE)

Gerontological Society of America (GSA)– Policy Center

HIPPA Privacy Rule Information

HITECH Act Enforcement Interim Final Rule

Long-Term Care Community Coalition Homepage

Medicare Rights Center

Mental Health & Addiction Advocacy Coalition

Mental Health America Advocacy Network

NAMI Public Policy

National Association of Social Workers (NASW) Public Policy

National Care Planning Council  – Long-Term Care Associations

National Council on Aging – Advocacy toolkit

National Council of Certified Dementia Practitioners

National Health Council

National Long-Term Care Ombudsman Resource Center

National MS Society Advocacy

New York Times article by Jane Gross, detailing many online advocacy resources

Patient Centered Primary Care Collaborative Advocacy and Public Policy Center

SAGE (Services and Advocacy for Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender Elders)

Southern Poverty Law Center – Advocacy Publications

World Health Organization (WHO) Mental Health Advocacy