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Advocacy Organizations

  • By: Nancy H. Smith & Eric R. Kingson
  • In: Encyclopedia of Health & Aging
  • Edited by: Kyriakos S. Markides
  • Subject:Health Care & Aging, Health Psychology

Organizations historically have helped to shape public policy in health and aging by raising awareness of issues; by educating stakeholders, decision makers, and the public; and by taking action to advance, block or otherwise shape change.

Some of the United States' most ...

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