AK Division of Senior Services: Serving seniors; adults with physical disabilities and seniors on medicaid waivers; persons with developmental disabilities; vulnerable adults; assisted living providers .
AARP: AARP is a nonprofit membership organization dedicated to addressing the needs and interests of persons 50 and older. Through information and education, advocacy and service, we seek to enhance the quality of life for all by promoting independence, dignity and purpose.
Administration on Aging: AoA is the Federal focal point and advocate agency for older persons and their concerns. In this role, AoA works to heighten awareness among other Federal agencies, organizations, groups, and the public about the valuable contributions that older Americans make to the Nation and alerts them to the needs of vulnerable older people.
Adult Day Centers in Alaska - Southcentral Counseling Day Break: Senior Psychiatric Outreach Team (SPOT) is a group of trained professionals (doctors, nursse, counselors, and care coordinators) experienced working with seniors and aging issues. SPOT provides comprehensive assessment of needs; care planning and coordination; collaborative problem solving; effective interventions; appointments at clinic and in home; individual, family and group therapy; medication management; caregiver and family support; education on mental health, normal aging and late life planning.
Alaska Commission on Aging: The mission of the Alaska Commission on Aging (ACOA) is to ensure dignity and independence for Alaska's seniors and to assist them, through programs and services funded by the Commission, to lead useful and meaningful lives. The Commission is charged with planning, advocacy, and interagency coordination on senior citizen issues.
Alaska Mental Health Trust Authority: The Alaska Mental Health Trust Authority administers the Mental Health Trust established in perpetuity. It has a fiduciary responsibility to its beneficiaries to enhance and protect The Trust and to provide leadership in advocacy, planning, implementing and funding of a comprehensive integrated mental health program to improve the lives and circumstances of its beneficiaries.
Alzheimer's Disease Resource Agency of Alaska: As Alaska's resource on Alzheimer's disease, the Alzheimer's Disease Resource Agency of Alaska (ADRAA) is committed to providing information, education and services for individuals with Alzheimer's disease and related disorders (ADRD), frail elders over 60 and their caregivers. As a non-profit statewide organization, they provide family consultations, care coordination, in-home services and education programs to family caregivers, health care professionals and communities thoroughout Alaska.
Anchorage Senior Center: The Anchorage Senior Center is not just for seniors. A variety of rooms are available for weddings, receptions, parties, meetings, club activities, and member remembrances.
Disability Law Center of Alaska: The Disability Law Center maintains an information center in the Anchorage office which includes state wide resource manuals, disability rights information, benefits booklets, and reference materials related to disability law. The center is available to the public.
Guardianship - Office of Public Advocacy: The Office of Public Advocacy protects the rights of vulnerable Alaskans by providing excellent, cost-effective legal and guardian representation to abused and neglected children, incapacitated adults, and others.
Longevity Bonus Program: Homepage for the (no longer available) longevity bonus program.
National Alzheimer's Association: The National Alzheimer's Association is the world leader in Alzheimer research and support. Since our founding in 1980, they have provided nearly $140 million to support research into the prevention, treatment and eventual cure for Alzheimer's. Their nationwide network of chapters offer frontline support to individuals affected by Alzheimer's with services that include 24/7 information and referral, safety services, and education and support groups.
National Center on Elder Abuse: The National Center on Elder Abuse (NCEA), funded by the U.S. Administration on Aging, is a gateway to resources on elder abuse, neglect, and exploitation.
National Citizens Coalition for Nursing Home Reform: NCCNHR represents the grassroots membership of concerned advocates of quality long term care nationwide. The board is elected by consumer-controlled member groups and meets four times a year to establish policies and to help direct financing and programming issues.
Office of Public Advocacy: The Office of Public Advocacy protects the rights of vulnerable Alaskans by providing excellent, cost-effective legal and guardian representation to abused and neglected children, incapacitated adults, and others.
Ombudsman Resource Center: The National Long Term Care Ombudsman Resource Center provides support, technical assistance and training to the 53 State Long Term Care Ombudsman Programs and their statewide networks of almost 600 regional (local) programs.
Salvation Army Alaska: The Salvation Army is simply a group of people who feel compelled to stand up, and stand our ground against need and despair. Some have choosen to make this fight a full-time commitment. Others give what we can of our time, abilities, financial resources and strength. Still others are on the front lines, achieving victory in their own personal battles against life's inevitable hardships.
Senior Community Service Employment Program: The Employment and Training Administration (ETA) administers federal government job training and worker dislocation programs, federal grants to states for public employment service programs, and unemployment insurance benefits. These services are primarily provided through state and local workforce development systems.
Social Security Administration: The official website of the Social Security Administration.
Social Security and Disability Resource Center: The Social Security and Disability Resource Center website (SSDRC) provides a detailed overview of how the federal disability system works and also provides answers to many questions that applicants typically have, but often have trouble finding answers to.