Founded in 1949, the New York State Health Facilities Association (NYSHFA) is a statewide membership organization of more than 250 licensed nursing facilities. The membership includes individual and multi-facility operations of proprietary, voluntary and government sponsorship. NYSHFA members, who care for nearly 45,000 New Yorkers, are dedicated to the highest standards of care and to the quality of life of their residents. NYSHFA is an affiliate of the American Health Care Association (AHCA).
The American Health Care Association (AHCA) is a non-profit federation of affiliated state health organizations, together representing more than 10,000 non-profit and for-profit assisted living, nursing facility, developmentally-disabled, and sub acute care providers that care for more than 1.5 million elderly and disabled individuals nationally.
AHCA represents the long term care community to the nation at large – to government, business leaders, and the general public. It also serves as a force for change within the long term care field, providing information, education, and administrative tools that enhance quality at every level.
Alzheimer’s Association is the world leader in Alzheimer research and support as well as the largest voluntary health organization dedicated to finding prevention methods, treatments and an eventual cure for Alzheimer’s. http://www.alz.org.