Links

Please visit the following websites regarding information on assisted living and other related services.

Aging

AARP
AARP is a nonprofit membership organization dedicated to addressing the needs and interests of persons 50 years and older.

AARP Michigan

Administration on Aging (AoA)
Administration on Aging is the Federal focal point and advocate agency for older persons and their concerns.

Alzheimer's Association
The Alzheimer's Association, a national network of chapters, is the largest national voluntary health organization dedicated to advancing Alzheimer's research and helping those affected by the disease.

Greater Michigan Chapter of the Alzheimer's Association
(East Central, Upper Peninsula, Mid-Michigan, and Northeastern Michigan Regions)

Michigan Great Lakes Chapter of the Alzheimer's Association
(Southwest & West Shore Michigan Regions)

National Association of Area Agencies on Aging (AAA)
Area Agencies on Aging (AAAs) are regional planning, advocacy and administrative agencies.

Area Agencies on Aging Association of Michigan (AAAAM)
Michigan's statewide network of 16 Area Agencies on Aging serving older adults and persons with disabilities.

View a complete list of Michigan AAA websites.

Assisted Living Federation of America (ALFA)
The Assisted Living Federation of America (ALFA) represents over 7,000 for-profit and not-for-profit providers of assisted living, continuing care retirement communities, independent living and other forms of housing and services.

Eldercare Locator
Local information, referral resources, and contact information for state and local agencies, from the United States' Health and Human Services Department.

Graceful Aging
Graceful Aging makes assisted living practical and understandable. Expert guests answer focused questions. Seniors and caregivers receive poignant insights.

Michigan Long-Term Care Ombudsman
The program was created to help address the quality of care and quality of life experienced by residents who reside in licensed long term care facilities such as nursing homes, homes for the aged, and adult foster care facilities.

Aging and Adult Services
The mission of OSA is to promote independence and enhance the dignity of Michigan's older persons and their families through advocacy, leadership, and innovation with efficient and effective policies, programs and services.

Mental Health & Other Disabilties

The Arc
The Arc of the United States works to include all children and adults with cognitive, intellectual, and developmental disabilities in every community.

The Arc Michigan

Brain Injury Association of America (BIAUSA)
The Brain Injury Association of America is a non-profit organization that brings together people with brain injury, their families and friends, and concerned professionals to improve the quality of live people experience after brain injury.

Brain Injury Association of Michigan (BIAMI)

Michigan Protection & Advocacy Service, Inc.
A private, non-profit organization designated by the Governor to protect and promote the human and legal rights of people with disabilities in Michigan.

National Alliance for the Mentally Ill (NAMI)
NAMI's efforts focus on support to persons with serious brain disorders and to their families; advocacy for nondiscriminatory and equitable federal, state, and private-sector policies; research into the causes, symptoms and treatments for brain disorders; and education to eliminate the pervasive stigma surrounding severe mental illness.

National Alliance for the Mentally Ill of Michigan

Tardive Dyskinesia Center
Provides educational information on tardive dyskinesia,a movement disorder caused primarily by antipsychotic medications.

United Cerebral Palsy (UCP)
United Cerebral Palsy's mission is to advance the independence, productivity and full citizenship of people with cerebral palsy and other disabilities.

UCP Michigan

UCP of Metropolitan Detroit

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