We hope you find the organizations referenced in this section helpful in providing additional information related to the long-term care and rehabilitation industries.
The American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA) is the nationally recognized professional association of approximately 35,000 occupational therapists, occupational therapy assistants, and students of occupational therapy.
The American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) is a national professional organization representing more than 66,000 members. Its goal is to foster advancements in physical therapy practice, research, and education.
The American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) is the professional, scientific, and credentialing association for more than 120,000 members and affiliates who are audiologists, speech-language pathologists, and speech, language, and hearing scientists.
The Alzheimer's Association is the largest national voluntary health organization committed to finding a cure for Alzheimer's and helping those affected by the disease.
The American Health Care Association (AHCA) is a non-profit federation of affiliated state health organizations, together representing more than 10,000 non-profit and for-profit assisted living, nursing facility, developmentally-disabled, and sub acute care providers that care for more than 1.5 million elderly and disabled individuals nationally.
The Arthritis Foundation is the only national not-for-profit organization that supports the more than 100 types of arthritis and related conditions with advocacy, programs, services and research.
CMS is a US federal agency which administers Medicare, Medicaid, and the State Children's Health Insurance Program.
The Gerontological Society of America is a non-profit professional organization with more than 5000 members in the field of aging. GSA provides researchers, educators, practitioners, and policy makers with opportunities to understand, advance, integrate, and use basic and applied research on aging to improve the quality of life as one ages.
IARP unites rehabilitation professionals across North America and beyond to promote the availability of effective, interdisciplinary services for persons with disabilities.
NIA's mission is to improve the health and well-being of older Americans through research, and specifically, to support and conduct high-quality research on aging processes, age-related diseases, special problems and needs of the aged; train and develop highly skilled research scientists from all population groups; develop and maintain state-of-the-art resources to accelerate research progress; and disseminate information and communicate with the public and interested groups on health and research advances and on new directions for research.
The National Rehabilitation Association (NRA) is a member organization whose mission is to promote ethical and excellent practice in rehabilitation.