SPC Links Page

Associations/Professional Organizations


American Academy of Neurology www.aan.com

The American Academy of Neurology Web site offers information for professionals, students, and the public, as well as member-specific information. Professionals can access CME, practice guidelines, research and practice management information.

 

American Association of Geriatric Psychiatry http://www.aagponline.org/

The American Association of Geriatric Psychiatry Web site offers information for its members, consumers, professionals and the media. Each section provides targeted information geared toward educating the audience about psychiatric issues affecting older people.

 

American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology http://www.abpn.com/

The American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology is a nonprofit organization that certifies doctors practicing psychiatry and neurology. The board is a member of the American Board of Medical Specialties. Its Web site provides information for applicants wishing to be certified or re-certified, as well as other information about the board.

 

American Geriatrics Society http://www.americangeriatrics.org/

The American Geriatrics Society (AGS) is a professional organization of more than 6,000 healthcare providers dedicated to improving the health and well-being of all older adults. Its Web site offers information on education, public policy, position statements, funding opportunities and more for its members.

 

American Health Assistance Foundation http://www.ahaf.org/

The American Health Assistance Foundation (AHAF) is a nonprofit organization that funds research on age-related and degenerative diseases, educates the public about these diseases, and provides emergency financial assistance to Alzheimer's disease patients and their caregivers. Its Web site is devoted to these activities.

 

The American Psychiatric Association www.psych.org

The American Psychiatric Association is a medical specialty society with more than 40,000 U.S. and international physicians who specialize in the diagnosis and treatment of mental health disorders, including substance-abuse disorders.

 

American Neurological Association http://www.aneuroa.org/

The American Neurological Association's Web site is devoted to the activities of the association and offers information on its events, history and publications. The professional society is composed of academic neurologists and neuroscientists.

 

American Psychological Association http://www.apa.org

The American Psychological Association's Web site, APA Online, offers the latest headlines, news from the association, information geared toward members, and access to products.

 

Dementia Advocacy and Support Network International www.dasninternational.org

The Dementia Advocacy and Support Network International, or DASNI, Web site offers users links to other information regarding dementia, its various forms and links to news articles about dementia.

 

Family Caregiver Alliance http://www.caregiver.org/

The Family Caregiver Alliance Web site provides news, resources and information on long-term care and the issues pertaining to it.

 

The Gerontological Society of America http://www.geron.org/

This Web site highlights activities in the field of aging and of the organization. Membership of GSA includes healthcare professionals, researchers, educators and policy professionals. The site includes information about GSA annual conferences, publications, programs and policy.

 

The McKnight Endowment Fund for Neuroscience http://www.mcknight.org/neuroscience/

The McKnight Endowment Fund for Neuroscience is an independent charitable organization established by The McKnight Foundation to carry out the wishes of its founder, William L. McKnight. Its Web site offers comprehensive information about its awards -- how to apply, its annual endowment conference, and a database of previous award winners.

 

National Alliance for Caregiving http://www.caregiving.org/

The alliance's Web site offers information and resources for family caregivers and professionals. The Web site includes tips for caregivers, information on professional conferences, abstracts and studies, products, events and more.

 

National Alliance for the Mentally Ill http://www.nami.org/

The National Alliance for the Mentally Ill (NAMI) is a nonprofit self-help, support and advocacy organization of consumers, families and friends of people with serious mental illnesses. Its Web presence reflects its grass-roots activities, resources and programs.

 

National Institute of Mental Health http://www.nimh.nih.gov/

A branch of the National Institutes of Health, the NIMH Web site offers information for the public, practitioners and researchers. The site opens with breaking news, and users can explore the different topic areas of interest using the right-hand navigation bar.

 

National Mental Health Association http://www.nmha.org/

The National Mental Health Association (NMHA) is a nonprofit organization that addresses all aspects of mental health and mental illness. Its Web site reflects its advocacy, education, research and service activities.

 


 

 

 

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Psychiatric Options in the Treatments of Seniors

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