Of course, there are more than just 5 organizations making a major impact on the cause of aging. Here is some more information about the great work and impact top expert-identified nonprofits #6-13 are making.
#6 The National Association of Area Agencies on Aging (n4a)
The National Association of Area Agencies on Aging has been particularly effective in acting as an advocate for low-income elders seeking long-term care. Read more about them here.
#7 Family Caregiver Alliance (FCA)
Family Caregiver Alliance has had a positive impact on the lives of family caregivers and has helped raise awareness of the issue of family caregiving. Read more about them here.
#8 National Senior Citizens Law Center (NSCLC)
National Senior Citizens Law Center has effectively litigated on behalf of low-income older adults. They have been instrumental in helping older adults maintain access to their Social Security benefits, even in the face of federal budget cuts. Read more about them here.
#9 National Committee For the Prevention of Elder Abuse (NCPEA)
The research produced by the National Committee for the Prevention of Elder Abuse has been influential in movements to increase awareness on the issue of elder abuse and has helped fuel reform campaigns. Read more about them here.
LeadingAge has effectively assisted older adults seeking access to long-term care, affordable housing, and health care benefits. Read more about them here.
#11 Civic Ventures
Civic Ventures has established itself as a respectable leader in the field because of its well-implemented and innovative programs. Read more about them here.
#12 National Adult Protective Services Association (NAPSA)
National Adult Protective Services has fulfilled a unique role in advocating for the better treatment of disabled and vulnerable elders. They have provide direct services and have also pushed for policy reform through their advocacy efforts. Read more about them here.
#13 Wider Opportunities for Women (WOW)
Wider Opportunities for Women has provided services that have helped women gain economic security in their later life. WOW also has been involved in collaborations that have allowed it to pursue policy reform to help older adults stay above the federal poverty level. Read more about them here.
And there’s so much more! View our entire list of expert-identified nonprofits for aging here: http://www.myphilanthropedia.org/all-nonprofit-reviews/national/aging and dig deeper to review what experts had to say about each organization. These organizations are doing important work in the space of aging, so please consider donating to them to show your support. You can feel confident that your donation is going to support an outstanding group of nonprofits making a real impact on the aging population of the United States.