National Organizations

Advancing Care Excellence for Seniors (ACES)

Advancing Care Excellence for Seniors (ACES) guides the teaching of nursing students to provide competent, individualized, and humanistic care to older adults.

Dementia Friends U.S.A.

Through the work of over 35 national, leading organizations, the Dementia Friendly America initiative is catalyzing a movement to more effectively support and serve those across America who are living with dementia and their family and friend care partners.

Dementia Friends USA is a global movement that is changing the way people think, act, and talk about dementia. Through a series of videos they are helping everyone in a community understand what dementia is and how it affects people, and how each of us can make a difference for people touched by dementia.

National Council on Aging (NCOA)

National Council on Aging (NCOA) is a nonprofit service and advocacy organization headquartered in Washington, DC. The NCOA is a national voice for older Americans and the community organizations that serve them. The NCOA brings together nonprofit organizations, businesses, and government to develop creative solutions that improve the lives of all older adults.

Pioneer Network

Pioneer Network is a center for all stakeholders in the field of aging and long term care whose focus is on providing home and community for elders. Stakeholders believe that the quality of life and living for America's elders is rooted in a supportive community and cemented by relationships that respect each of us as individuals regardless of age, medical condition or limitations.  Pioneer Network’s partners and audience are primarily engaged in some aspect of long-term care including long-term care CEOs and administrators, consumers and family caregivers, doctors, nurses, dietitian nutritionists, direct care providers, and others who care about, and care for, the aging.