NAIPC is a consumer-oriented organization that is an information resource to assist older Americans remain active and healthy throughout their retirement years. They have established a network of professionals from the private, public and non-profit sectors who can help you plan for your future housing and care needs. Their web site provides ideas and information to help you accomplish whatever goals you may have.
The Better Living Design Institute™ (BLD™) promotes, educates and encourages wide adoption of Better Living Design™, the sensible design approach to improve how homes are built and remodeled in America. The BLD Institute™ has been informed and supported by over 30 other organizations, companies, universities and leaders in the universal design field.
The National Center for Healthy Housing creates healthy and safe homes for children through practical and proven steps. The Coalition's mission is to implement the most promising and realistic recommendation for a National Healthy Housing Action Plan.
HomesRenewed™ is a coalition of stakeholders whose goal is to increase the number of American homes prepared for residents of the modern lifespan through privately funded and policy incentives. UDI supports the goal and hopes that working with incentives and innovative messaging will increase home updates and more appropriate new home construction activity.
The New Voices Foundation is a short-term, intensive, individualized educational program for elementary-age children with physical and communicative disabilities. Inclusion in all aspects of school, home and community life with transition back to local school is our guiding philosophy.
Live Oak Med provides innovative durable medical equipment and high-quality aids for the elderly and disabled. Live Oak Med intentionally selects products that help to increase daily independence while preserving peace of mind, safety, and value.
New Zealand's Lifemark designation is a seal of approval whose goal is to foster and promote design standards that work for people right across life's ages and abilities - from young families to older and disabled people.
Professional Housing Rehabilitation Association of North Carolina (PHRANC) - www.phranc.us
PHRANC is a non-profit organization for those interested in improving housing conditions in North Carolina. Membership is made up of housing professionals who share in this goal andenjoy sharing their valuable experiences with others. PHRANC provides training and networking opportunities for those new to the field as well as the seasoned veteran. Training program topics are driven by the needs of the membership and by current U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) initiatives.
Through housing, advocacy, and education, Maximum Accessible Housing of Ohio advances accessible and inclusive communities. The Anderson Center for Accessible Living provides training and information on accessible housing.
Aging Projects, Inc., 501 (c) (3) nonprofit's, online resource directory is specially designed to help seniors, caregivers, providers and community organizations find the resources to assist seniors to age in place. It lists the most commonly needed services and products from providers whose services are available in a limited geographic area.
Offers Home Safety Assessments, Balance and Falls Risk Screenings and recommendations to help individuals identify risk factors and learn fall prevention strategies, Home Accessibility Modifications (e.g. widening doorways, installing grab bars and stair rails), and A Matter of Balance evidence-based group classes to help individuals decrease the fear of falling, learn falls prevention strategies and exercises to help reduce falls risk.
Senior Information & Networking (SING-WF) of Central North Carolina - www.sing-wf.com
The mission as the Senior Information & Networking Group - Wake Forest (SING-WF) is to provide a comprehensive resource for non-profit and for-profit senior-focused organizations in the Town of Wake Forest. Our goals include education, outreach, coordination of services, public awareness, and political advocacy for the senior population.