Aging Services

Where to look for guidance and information.

Episcopal Communities & Services is known as a trusted resource for questions about aging, health and services for seniors. To help you find the answers you need, we recommend these key organizations and agencies:

LeadingAge (formerly AAHSA)
LeadingAge is the national organization for non-profit organizations for older adults

The American Association of Retired Persons

Administration on Aging
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Agency for Health Care Policy and Research
A Division of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Aging Services of California (formerly CAHSA)
A nonprofit organization of health care homes and services for the aging.

American Society on Aging
A nonprofit organization committed to enhancing the knowledge and skills of those working with older adults and their families.

American Senior Housing Association
Provides help locating local resources throughout the country that specialize in senior housing and ancillary services.

The American Geriatrics Society
A professional organization of health care providers dedicated to improving the health and well-being of older adults.

Center for Health Care Strategies
An organization that works to improve health services for low-income families and for people with severe illnesses and disabilities.

CNN Plus Health
A resource for general health news.

The Continuing Care Accreditation Commission
The nation's only accrediting body for aging services continuums, including continuing care retirement communities.

The Gerontological Society of America
Provides researchers, educators, practitioners and policy makers with opportunities to understand, advance, integrate and use aging research.

Internet Healthcare Coalition
An online community that provides ethical, innovative and high-quality sources of healthcare information and services.

LeadingAge Center for Applied Research
Applied research arm of LeadingAge

National Council on Aging
A national network of organizations and individuals dedicated to improving the health and independence of older persons.

National Senior Citizens Law Center
An advocacy group that promotes the independence and well being of low-income elderly individuals and persons with disabilities.

Senior Health
A variety of information on senior health and fitness issues.

A web resource that educates older adults about computer technologies to enhance their lives.

Features a wide range of online travel, health, and financial resources as well as chat rooms for seniors.

Social Security Administration Online
Information about Social Security benefits.

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