Our Affiliates

Our national partner, LeadingAge, is an association of 6,000 not for profit organizations dedicated to expanding the world of possibilities for aging

Together, we advance policies, promote practices and conduct research that supports, enables and empowers people to live fully as they age.

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Resources for Everyone

You’ve got needs, we’ve got resources. We can help you get started. And, be sure to visit LeadingAge (our National affiliate) for additional resources that offer information on everything from aging and design to consumer preferences to risk management. Browse around to access the wealth of white papers, downloadable brochures, links to other organizations and more. Need help with something you’re looking for? Let us know and we can see what we can find. Happy browsing!


Activity Professionals (WA State Organization) Activity Professionals (National Organization)

Activity Senior Circus

Activity Source Creating Together JOURNAL
Activity Tips_Advancing Excellence Accredited Online Colleges

Addiction Center – Addiction Among the Aging

Administration on Aging (AOA) Adult Day Care Centers – LeadingAge Members
Aging & Disability Services Administration ADSA at DSHS) Aging Resources & Links University of WA Gerontology Dept.
Alzheimer’s Association Alzheimer’s Campaign for Quality Residential Care: Dementia Care Practice Recommendations for Assisted Living Residences and Nursing Homes (32 pages)
AllTreatment – Substance Abuse and Mental Health Resource
American Diabetes Association American Heart Association
American Medical Association Physician Search American Nurses Association (ANA)
Arthritis Foundation
LeadingAge Nursing Home Regulatory Report (Monthly) LeadingAge HCBS Reports

LeadingAge Magazine National Affiliate

LeadingAge Natl Magazine 2013

LeadingAge Guidebook for Consumers “The Continuing Care Retirement Community”
AllNurses.com American Cancer Society
American Medical Association (AMA)  Anthony Care  (Home Care Services)


 Better Jobs Better Care Bullying Among Seniors
Business Members (LeadingAge WA)


American Cancer Society CARES Online Dementia Care Training Program
Caring.com   Mission is to help the family caregivers by providing trusted information, access to eldercare experts, community support groups, and a directory of local caregiving services Center for Aging Services Technology (CAST)   Is leading the charge to expedite the development, evaluation and adoption of emerging technologies that will transform the aging experience.

Cell Phone Users – Safety Profile Website for Residents  (King County)  911 SMART

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

Centers for Medicare and Medicaid (CMS)
Certificate Programs in Gerontology, Geriatric Mental Health, and Guardianship (UW)  Colleges online (Affordable Colleges)
 Accredited Online Colleges Complaint/Incident Investigation Guidance (A.L.)  Q * SURE
Construction Review Services (DOH) Continuing Care Accreditation Commission (CCAC) OR Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Faculties (CARF)
Creating Together JOURNAL (Activity Professional Resource)


Deaf-Blind  No-Cost  Tele-Communication Equipment   I can connect! 
Dementia Care Training Program (CARES) 24/7   Alzheimer’s Campaign for Quality Residential Care: Dementia Care Practice Recommendations for Assisted Living Residences and Nursing Homes (32 pages)
Department of Health Department of Revenue
Department of Social & Health Services (DSHS) DSHS Online Electronic Reporting System
DSHS Online Incident Reporting – Screenshots for Review American Diabetes Association
DOH Construction Review Services  CRS Drugalert.org  Keeping an eye on prescription medicine.
Drug Dangers from Senior Outreach

Drug Rehabs of Washington

 Drug, Device & Healthcare Safety Info. 


Eden Alternative Education 
Education – AffordableCollege Online Accredited Schools Online
Education – Online College Database
EIV Release 9_2_1 Exergames’ Study April 2013


Fair Housing & Forms, Policies etc.  – HUD leases, brochures & foreign language translations (LEP)

Food Worker Card  (Dept. of Health)
Forms, Policies and Templates    Friend to Friend America


HCBS Report (LeadingAge News) Health and Human Services Information Websites from the U.S. Government  (A Gateway to Consumer)
Healthier Washington Healthline – Connect to Better Health, Doctor Search
Healthier Washington HIPAA Privacy Rule
Hearing Loss Association of America American Heart Association
HIPAA Security Rules HIV/AIDS Training and Information Resources (Dept of Health)
HireHeroesusa.org    A mission-focused, 501 (c) (3) not-for-profit program, the services provided by Hire Heroes USA are done at no cost to veterans or hiring companies. HIRE Act 2010
HOSPICE of Seattle  Providence Housing and Urban Development (HUD)


Incident/Complaint Investigation Guidance (Q*SURE) ADSA/DSHS Infection Control DOH Resource Links
Institute for Health Care Improvement (IHI)
International Association of Homes and Services for the Ageing (IAHSA) Institute for the Future of Ageing Services
I.T. Newsletter ~ Info and Tips from the MDS – WA Office.  Clinical, Computer and Reports INTERACT – (Interventions to Reduce Acute Care Transfers) is a quality improvement program that focuses on the management of acute change in resident condition. It includes clinical and educational tools and strategies for use in every day practice in long-term care facilities. More 


Jobs in Long-Term Care 
Joint Commission (JCAHO), The


KNOW Curriculum, HIV/AIDS Training (Dept. of Health)


L & I Special Emphasis Inspections Resource Materials
LeadingAge – National Affiliate LeadingAge Magazine  Current and Past Publications
Limited English Proficiency (LEP HUD)


Cornering the Market: Research A Strategic Approach to Driving Occupancy Morrison (Coming soon)
Mandated Reporting MDS Training RAI Manual with update links
Medical Reference Medicare
Medication Assistants (Nursing Assistant Endorsement) Medicare Rights Center
Mesothelioma Center Mesothelioma Outreach


National Adult Day Services Association (NADSA)
National Coalition for Adult Immunizations National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA)
National Council on Patient Information and Education (NCPIE) National Guidelines Clearinghouse
National Institute of Health  (NIH) National Stroke Association
National Council on the Aging – Benefits Checkup National Health Information Center (NHIC)
Nursing (Washington Center for…)  From RN to BSN Online Education
Nursing Home Regulatory Reports LeadingAge) NW Center for Creative Aging
Nursing (Dept. of Health) Nursing Assistant Program
Nursing Assistants Certified, Nursing Assistants Registered (Dept. of Health) Nursing Home Administrators (Dept. of Health)
Nursing Home Guidelines ‘aka’ Purple Book Nursing Home Professionals (ADSA Info Page)
Alzheimer’s Campaign for Quality Residential Care: Dementia Care Practice Recommendations for Nursing Homes (32 pages)  Top RN to BSN Programs Online    Nursing Degree Guide


Only LTC Jobs Online Education    Easy CEU
Online Accredited Education Online Learning – Silver Chair Learning


Partnership for Prescription Assistance (Pfizer) Pfizer – Connection to Care
A Place for Mom, Trusted Senior Living Advisors. Poison Center Education Outreach (WA State)
Policies, Forms and Templates (LeadingAge WA) Purple Book ‘aka’ Nursing Home Guidelines
Privacy, Security and Compliance Providence Hospice of Seattle


Quality Indicator Survey    (QIS)      Abaqis  by Medline Q * SURE  ~ Quality and Safety through Use of Required Elements (ADSA/DSHS)
Qualis Health  Qualis Health   Home to Stay Collaborative     More


Registered Nurses Research Projects University of WA
Resident Councils of WA (RCW) From RN to BSN Online Education
Robert Wood Johnson Foundation


SeniorAdvisor.com  Beginners Guide to SEO Part 1 Part 2
Intro to (SEO) Search Engine Optimization Security / Compliance   Jim Sheldon-Dean
Senior Services SingFit Music Program
Silverchair On Line Learning  Now Relias Learning Social Accountability
Social Security Services & Information  AllTreatment – Substance Abuse and Mental Health Resource


Technology Templates, Forms and Policies
Testosterone Updates (Jan 2014)


US Dept Health and Human Services (HHS) US National Library of Medicine
University of WA ~ Institute on Aging  Resources and Links UW Certificate Programs in Gerontology, Geriatric Mental Health and Guardianship


WA Center for Nursing
WA State Department of Labor & Industries  WA State Homepage
WA State Housing Finance Commission WA State Insurance Commissioner
WA State Medical Association (WSMA) WA State Office of Financial Management (OFM)
WA State Hospital Association WA State Legislature
WA Physicians UPIN Directory Look-Up


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