While this list represents a comprehensive guide to organizations that address the clinical care needs of older people, it is not a resource of all social service agencies and organizations assisting older citizens. Through these links users may gain access to other sites that are not a part of Sunshine Healthcare Solutions which assumes no responsibility for any material that may be accessed through any such link.
The American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons is the preeminent provider of musculoskeletal education to orthopedic surgeons and others in the world. The Association engages in health policy and advocacy activities on behalf of musculoskeletal patients and the profession of orthopedic surgery.
The foundation helps people take control of arthritis by providing public health education; pursuing public policy and legislation; and conducting evidence-based programs to improve the quality of life for those living with arthritis.
The Lupus Foundation of America, Inc. is the foremost national nonprofit voluntary health organization dedicated to finding the causes of and cure for lupus and providing support, services and hope to all people affected by lupus.
The mission of the National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases is to support research into the causes, treatment, and prevention of arthritis and musculoskeletal and skin diseases, the training of basic and clinical scientists to carry out this research, and the dissemination of information on research progress in these diseases.
The mission of the National Osteoporosis Foundation is to prevent osteoporosis and related fractures, to promote lifelong bone health, to help improve the lives of those affected by osteoporosis and to find a cure through programs of awareness, advocacy, public and health professional education and research.