National Alzheimer's Association
Alzheimer's Association: Central and Western Office (Kansas) [www.alz.org/centralandwesternkansas]
Alzheimer's Association: Heart of America (Kansas City, Kansas) [www.alz.org/kansascity]
Alzheimer's Association: Midlands Chapter (Omaha, Nebraska) [www.alz.org/midlands]
AIM (Alzheimer's Impact Movement)
AIM works in strategic partnership with the Alzheimer's Association to make Alzheimer's a national priority
Caregiver Media Group is a leading provider of information, support and guidance for family and professional caregivers.
National Institute of Aging
NIA, one of the 27 Institutes and Centers of NIH, 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.
The Center for Practical Bioethics
The Center for Practical Bioethics is a nonprofit, free-standing and independent organization nationally recognized for its work in practical bioethics. Since 1984, the Center has helped patients and their families, healthcare professionals, policymakers and corporate leaders grapple with ethically complex issues in medicine and research.
Kansas Department on Aging
The Kansas Department on Aging is a cabinet level agency, which promotes the security, dignity and independence of Kansas seniors. The Department on Aging achieves this through licensing, certifying and evaluating adult care homes in Kansas. The Department is also responsible for the oversight of community programs and Home and Community Based Services for the Frail and Elderly. The Kansas Department on Aging envisions a community that empowers Kansas seniors to make choices about their lives.
Kansas Department on Aging - Senior Health Insurance Counsel of Kansas
Senior Health Insurance Counseling for Kansas (SHICK) is a free program offering older Kansans an opportunity to talk with trained, community volunteers and get answers to questions about Medicare and other insurance issues. SHICK provides you with many resources that will help you with your struggle through the Medicare maze.
Eastern Nebraska Office on Aging
As one of 650 area agencies on aging created by Congress under the Older Americans Act, the Eastern Nebraska Office on Aging serves families in Douglas, Sarpy, Dodge, Cass, and Washington counties. ENOA's role is to ensure that the older adults within its region have access to a continuum of services that enable them to remain active, independent, and in their own homes for as long as possible. ENOA serves as a gateway to aging services that already exist in the community and also operates its own programs that fill previously unmet needs in the five-county area.