Health Related Organizations

Information for seniors, family members and friends

 

The references and links below were compiled for the sole purpose of providing additional information...

 

  • Alzheimer’s Association - Leading organization on Alzheimer’s that provides referrals, research and support throughout the world. 

 

  • American Diabetes Association - A leading non-profit health organization that provides diabetes research, information, and advocacy in the US. 

 

  • American Heart Association - A national health agency providing research, publications and support in order to reduce the likelihood of disability and death from cardiovascular disease and stroke.

 

  • Argentum - The Argentum is the largest national association exclusively dedicated to professionally-managed, resident-centered senior living communities and the seniors and families they serve. ALFA has advocated for choice, accessibility, independence, dignity, and quality of life for all seniors.

 

  • Aging Life Care Association - The Aging Life Care Associations goal is to advance professional geriatric care management through education, collaboration, and leadership.

 

  • National Hospice & Palliative Care Organization - NHPCO is the largest nonprofit membership organization representing hospice and palliative care programs and professionals in the United States. The organization is committed to improving end of life care and expanding access to hospice care with the goal of profoundly enhancing quality of life for people dying in America and their loved ones.

 

 

 

  • Veterans Affairs (formerly Veterans Administration) - Department of Veterans Affairs is responsible for allocating benefits to veterans and their dependents. It contains information on education, compensation, insurance, health and more.

 

Local Organizations

 

 

  • Marketing & Administrations Professionals for Seniors - A network of retirement communities and services serving seniors throughout the San Gabriel Valley. MAPS promotes quality in independent, assisted and continuing care retirement communities, home care, home health, medical and social services, financial, legal and other living accommodations support.

 

  • Monrovia Providers Group - A membership group of community agencies that seek to provide reliable information, resources and local assistance to Foothills seniors and their families. We are community agencies working together as a TEAM.

 

  • Rotary Club of Sierra Madre - The Rotary Club of Sierra Madre, California was chartered on June 27, 1997 by a group of dedicated individuals who wanted to serve their community while building friendships and having fun. The Club is proud of its cooperative and mutually beneficial relationship with the City of Sierra Madre and its citizens.

 

  • Coalition for Compassionate Care of California -The Coalition for Compassionate Care of California is a statewide partnership of regional and statewide organizations and individuals dedicated to the advancement of palliative medicine and end-of-life care in California.

 

  • Financial Planning Association - To promote the value of the financial planning profession, to support personal and professional growth of our members, and to be a positive influence in our community through promoting financial literacy.

 

  • Pasadena Chamber of Commerce - The Pasadena Chamber effectively supports our members through referrals, expert advice and technical assistance, workshops and seminars, networking and community events. The Chamber also advocates aggressively on behalf of business interests and our economy.

 

  • Pasadena Senior Center - Offering a variety of helpful Social Services and ongoing Activities & Education such as Informational Lectures, Activity Clubs, Offsite Activities.

 

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