Political Advocacy Groups

A Directory of United States Lobbyists

Aged Population

60 Plus Association
E-Mail: info@60plus.org
1600 Wilson Blvd., Suite 960
Arlington, VA 22209
Phone: 703-807-2070
Fax: 703-807-2073
"The 60 Plus Association is a non-partisan seniors advocacy group with a free enterprise, less government, less taxes approach to seniors issues. 60 Plus has set ending the "death" tax and Saving Social Security for the young as its top priorities. 60 Plus has been described as an 'anti-tax advocacy group' and an 'increasingly influential lobbying group for the elderly...often viewed as the conservative alternative to the American Association of Retired Persons (AARP).'" (http://www.60plus.org/)
60th Percentile Alliance for Retired Americans
E-Mail: webform
815 16th St. NW, Fourth Floor
Washington, DC 20006
Phone: 202-637-5399
"The mission of the Alliance for Retired Americans is to ensure social and economic justice and full civil rights for all citizens so that they may enjoy lives of dignity, personal and family fulfillment and security. The Alliance believes that all older and retired persons have a responsibility to strive to create a society that incorporates these goals and rights and that retirement provides them with opportunities to pursue new and expanded activities with their unions, civic organizations and their communities." (http://www.retiredamericans.org --> About Us)
10th Percentile American Association for Retired Persons
E-Mail: member@aarp.org
601 E St. NW
Washington, DC 20049
Phone: 202-434-2277, 800-424-3410
Fax: 202-434-6484
"AARP is a nonprofit, nonpartisan membership organization for people age 50 and over. AARP is dedicated to enhancing quality of life for all as we age. We lead positive social change and deliver value to members through information, advocacy and service.  AARP also provides a wide range of unique benefits, special products, and services for our members."
60th Percentile American Geriatrics Society
E-Mail: info@americangeriatrics.org
Empire State Building
350 5th Ave., Suite 801
New York, NY 10118
Phone: 212-308-1414
Fax: 212-832-8646
"The American Geriatrics Society (AGS) is a nationwide, not-for-profit association of geriatrics health care professionals, research scientists, and other concerned individuals dedicated to improving the health, independence and quality of life of all older people." (http://www.americangeriatrics.org/about/)
60th Percentile Gray Panthers
E-Mail: info@graypanthers.org
733 15th St. NW, Suite 437
Washington, DC 20005
Phone: 800-280-5362, 202-737-6637
Fax: 202-737-1160
"Gray Panthers is an intergenerational advocacy organization. From 9 to 93, we are Age and Youth in Action - activists working together for social and economic justice. Our issues include universal health care, jobs with a living wage and the right to organize, preservation of Social Security, affordable housing, access to quality education, economic justice, environment, peace and challenging ageism, sexism, racism." (http://www.graypanthers.org)
60th Percentile National Council on the Aging
E-Mail: info@ncoa.org
300 D St. SW, Suite 801
Washington, DC 20024
Phone: 202-479-1200
Fax: 202-479-0735
TDD: 202-479-6674
"Founded in 1950, NCOA is the nation's first association of organizations and professionals dedicated to promoting the dignity, self-determination, well being, and contributions of older persons." (http://www.ncoa.org)
  National Indian Council on Aging
E-Mail: dave@nicoa.org
10501 Montgomery Blvd. NE, Suite 210
Albuquerque, NM 87111-3846
Phone: 505-292-2001
Fax: 505-292-1922
"Formed by a group of tribal chairmen in 1976, the National Indian Council on Aging (NICOA) has served as the nation's foremost non-profit advocate for the nation's (est.) 296,000 American Indian and Alaska Native elders. NICOA strives to better the lives of the nation's indigenous seniors through advocacy, employment training, dissemination of information, and data support." (http://www.nicoa.org)