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The South Dakota Association of Healthcare Organizations is the statewide professional/trade association representing and serving health care organizations across the state. The association is a not-for-profit organization representing a diverse range of membership, spanning various types of institutional ownership, geographic location, size and complexities of service. Members include acute care and nursing facilities, home health agencies, assisted living centers and hospice organizations.
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The Alzheimer’s Association works on a global, national and local level to enhance care and support for all those affected by Alzheimer’s and other dementias. We are here to help. As the largest nonprofit funder of Alzheimer’s research, the Association is committed to accelerating the global progress of new treatments, preventions and ultimately, a cure. The Association is the leading voice for Alzheimer’s disease advocacy, fighting for critical Alzheimer’s research, prevention and care initiatives at the state and federal level. We diligently work to make Alzheimer’s a national priority.
The South Dakota Health Care Association (SDHCA) is the non-profit organization serving long term care centers, including skilled nursing care, assisted living, and senior living throughout South Dakota. We are your first stop for finding the right rehabilitation, skilled nursing center, assisted living or senior living community. The South Dakota Health Care Association was founded in 1951 as an organization to bring together providers to continue to improve the quality of long term care. The SDHCA is an affiliate of the National Center for Assisted Living (NCAL) and the American Health Care Association (AHCA), which is the largest national association, serving long term care providers.