Robert Wood Johnson Foundation

The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation in Princeton, N.J., funds Faith in Action, a program using congregations and other community groups to provide greater access to health care for the ill, including those with Alzheimer’s. Doug Smith is program coordinator for Faith in Action, which is based at Wake Forest University School of Medicine in Winston-Salem, N.C.

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Retirement Research Foundation

The Retirement Research Foundation in Chicago promotes elder-friendly communities. It funded a project to replicate the ElderSpirit Community in Abingdon, Va., in other areas and provided some development money for the community. Marilyn Hennessy is president.

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National Black Leadership Commission on AIDS

National Black Leadership Commission on AIDS is the oldest non-profit organization of its kind in the U.S. It works to educate and empower African American leaders to fight and help protect against HIV/AIDS in local communities through education, policy, advocacy, research and resource development.

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Society for Clinical Trials

The Society for Clinical Trials is a unique group of representatives from government, academia, industry, for-profit and non-profit sectors that share is a common desire to learn, while advancing the field of clinical research. Contact Elizabeth Franks.

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