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Organizations Promoting Healthy Aging

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Here is a list of organizations that share our goals of improving quality of life and promoting healthy aging for all.


Local (Marin County)

Center for Volunteering and Nonprofit Leadership of Marin

Learn how this center strives to advance non-profit organizations and volunteerism by strengthening leadership, encouraging innovation and empowering individuals in the community

Margaret Todd Senior Center

The center offers enrichment and fitness courses, special events, game groups, specialty groups, and outreach services that bring people together, encourage social connections, and create new learning experiences. If you’re looking to meet new friends, simply relax, or just have fun, the Margaret Todd Senior Center is the place for you.

Marguerita C. Johnson Senior Center

The center provides a variety of programs, referral services, and activities for senior citizens 60 and older. Activities include monthly shopping trips, grocery bingo, arts & crafts, tai-chi, movie day, and monthly luncheons with guest speakers.

Marin County Commission on Aging

Learn more about the contribution this commission provides thorough information and advocacy for services that enable older adults to live with dignity.

Marin County Division on Aging

Access resources from Marin County's Division on Aging and Adult Services.

Marin Health & Human Services

Learn more about the various public benefit programs that promote and protect the health, well-being, self-sufficiency and safety of all people in Marin County

Marin Network of Care

Access a resource hub for individuals, families, and agencies seeking information about behavioral health services, laws and related news.

Marin Village

Learn more Information on how this volunteer organization helps older adults age in the comfort of their homes.

Senior Access

Find out how this socialization program works to provide high quality care for older adults experiencing memory loss or cognitive decline.

Whistlestop

Learn more about how this Active Aging Center promotes independence and strives to improve the well-being and quality of life for older adults.

 

State of California

CalFresh Program

Learn in you qualify for the CalFresh food stamp program that serves to aide your food budget to put healthy and nutritious food on the table.

California Department of Aging

Learn more about the various programs this department offers for older adults and caregivers.

California Department of Health Care Services

Find out more details on the various health care services this department finances and oversees the California Medical Assistance Program (Medi-Cal).

California Department of Public Health

Learn more about California's programs and services, information on health, certificates and licenses, as well as access to statistics and surveys.

Government Health Care

Discover how you can shop for a health insurance plan that is right for you and learn about the Affordable Care Act.

Health Insurance Counseling and Advocacy Program

Find out the most up-to-date Medicare information for beneficiaries, their families and the professionals who serve them.

 

National

American Occupational Therapy Association

This website provides a wide variety of tips on how to stay healthy as you age, from  living with arthritis, to safety tips for older drivers and fall prevention information.

American Occupational Therapy Association: Client Stories

Read testimonials of how occupational therapy has positively impacted the lives of people of all ages and abilities.

American Association of Retired Persons

Learn how to become a member of the AARP and access information on a broad range of topics from financial planning to life transitions to guidance on health, wellness, and political advocacy.

American Geriatrics Society

This site has health information on programs the AGS implements and advocates for to ensure quality patient-centered care for older adults.

American Society on Aging

Learn how to sign up for educational conferences and seminars directed towards health professionals and others working with older adults. You can also search for information on age-related issues on this site.

Center for Disease Control

This site has a wide variety of information about healthy aging in older adults, ranging from mental health to chronic disease management to caregiver preparedness.

National Center for Injury Prevention and Control

Find how the nation's leading authority on violence and injury prevention strives to keep people safe, healthy and productive as they age.

National Center on Senior Transportation

Click here to find out how this national organization strives to increase transportation options for older adults and enhance their ability to live more independently within their communities throughout the United States.

National Council on Aging

Learn how this national organization serves as a voice for older adults in America and how they bring together other organizations and businesses to help foster solutions that improve the quality of life for older adults.

National Institute on Aging

Explore and learn about the latest NIA findings in aging research.

National Institute of Health

Learn more the National Institute of Health, which is largest source of funding in medical research in the world and their latest updates on biomedical research that serves to improve health and save lives.

National Resource Center on Supportive Housing and Home Modification

Learn how this non-profit organization promotes "aging in place" and independent living for persons of all ages and abilities.

 

International

World Health Organization (WHO)

Discover current information on diseases and illnesses prevention that affects populations, including older adults, all over the globe.

 

 

 

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