The Alzheimer's Association was founded by Jerome H. Stone with the help of several family members in Chicago, Illinois and incorporated in April 10, 1980 as the Alzheimer's Disease and Related Disorders Association, Inc. and is a non-profit American volunteer health organization which focuses on care, support and research for Alzheimer's disease. The Alzheimer's Association is the largest non-profit funder of Alzheimer's disease research. The organization has chapters and communities across the nation, with its national office located in Chicago and the public policy office in Washington D.C. Its mission is "to eliminate Alzheimer’s disease through the advancement of research; to provide and enhance care and support for all affected; and to reduce the risk of dementia through the promotion of brain health."
The Kentucky Senior Living Association (KSLA) is the leading Kentucky association exclusively dedicated to supporting those who operate professionally managed, resident-centered, senior living communities, and the older adults and families they serve.
KSLA’s core principles are to be accountable, be good stewards, exhibit enthusiastic service, behave with integrity, and demonstrate respect for all.
KSLA has membership categories for providers, vendors, nonprofit agencies, colleges/universities, and individuals. Member benefits include training, research, publications, conferences, products, and advocacy relations. KSLA’s services at the state level include consumer education materials, public policy development, newsletters, training programs, membership listings, and much more.
Since 1999, KSLA has advocated for choice, independence, dignity, and quality of life for all older adults. KSLA is the Kentucky state partner for Argentum.
The Parkinson Support Center of Kentuckiana is a grassroots organization, founded by Louisville-area individuals with Parkinson’s disease. While we’ve expanded both our programs and our services beyond that of support groups, our core values remain centered on ensuring that no individual feels they must face Parkinson’s disease alone. Our rally cry is: "live well and fight back" against Parkinson’s!
We are the only organization with the sole purpose of serving people with Parkinson’s disease in over 45 counties in Kentucky and Southern Indiana.
Opal's restores dignity, respect and joy to seniors. We celebrate and enrich their lives by providing mobility, quality of life improvements, recreation opportunities, companionship, and spiritual support. Currently serving thousands of seniors in 88 nursing homes across 40 cities in Kentucky & Indiana.