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About NaCCRA
 

 The National Continuing Care Residents Association (NaCCRA) is an organization of CCRC residents, prospective residents, and others concerned for aging in America, bringing them together to support programs, products, and solutions that can help older people remain vital, vigorous, and engaged.

NaCCRA is classified by the IRS as a tax exempt 501 (c) (3) Corporation consistent with its commitment to education and public welfare..  Donors may deduct contributions as provided in Internal Revenue Code section 170.  Such contributions are deductible for Federal estate and gift tax purpose if they meet the applicable provisions of sections 2055, 2106 and 2522 of the Code.

MISSION STATEMENT

NaCCRA collaborates nationwide with residents and prospective residents of Continuing Care Retirement Communities (CCRC’s) and allied organizations for the purpose of promoting, protecting and improving the CCRC lifestyle.

LEADERSHIP

Click here to go to the leadership contact page.

GOVERNANCE

Click here to go to the Bylaws

Click here for the Articles of Incorporation

Click here for the initial IRS Exemption Clearance

Click here for the IRS Exemption Confirmation

Click here for a Brief History of NaCCRA

Click here to access the records of past board and other meetings

ADMINISTRATION

NaCCRA has no formal staff and most of our work is done by volunteers.  We hope that you will join with us and volunteer also to help.  To save money we work with an association management firm, Partners in Association Management, which has long experience in supporting groups like ours.  That allows us to spread administrative costs efficiently over many similar organizations.

BECOMING A NaCCRA MEMBER

We need you.  We need your ideas and we need your financial support to help advance our purpose. Our challenge is great and the need is vast.  We hope that we can count on you to join with us in this cause.

Members receive our newsletter and support through their dues, donations, and participation the online resources that we are developing at http://www.naccrau.com and on our home site at http://www.naccra.com. We are working to address the many issues confronting both CCRC residents and the providers who serve them.  We work with legislators, providers, other advocacy groups, and regulators to advance this cause and these purposes.

Join NaCCRA and help us do the job. Stated dues are specified in the application.

NaCCRA ACCOMPLISHMENTS

  1. We have developed a set of Standards and Model Laws which is now exposed for review and that can be accessed by clicking on this sentence.
  2. We helped pass federal legislation on the the Return to Home (HMO) Bill and it is now law.
  3. We are reaching more Community Associations, State Associations, and individuals through growing membership and we are actively working to help form such associations to provide local input and local representation.
  4. We prepare position papers on the most controversial issues affecting residents’ security and quality of life and we remain open to all points of view on these matters.
  5. NaCCRA has a periodic publication to facilitate the exchange of successful solutions to mutual problems at the state level.
  6. NaCCRA meets regularly with provider organizations in pursuit of common goals.
  7. NaCCRA worked closely with LeadingAge  to eliminate the unfair and unjust tax on Imputted Interest.

2014 ISSUES

  • What should exist in a CCRC Contract for the benefit of residents, and what should be watched for and avoided?
  • What should exist in a Disclosure Statement and why it is important for a CCRC to offer one?
  • What is really important for the resident in a financial analysis and CCRC comparison?
  • Why all three, formal audits, actuarial analysis, and accreditation are important for CCRC health (are there more?).
  • Board membership, CCRC management, resident organizations, and their interactions and relationships.
  • A model Resident Bill of Rights.
  • A comprehensive Consumer Guide for potential residents in selecting a CCRC.
  • A comprehensive Financial Guide to reading and interpreting CCRC financial reports, form 990s, and similar documents.
  •  Promote sharing of information - provide information to Life Line - respond to information in Life Line.
 
 
 
 
 

NaCCRA Office | 325 John Knox Rd, Ste L103, Tallahassee, FL 32303 | 850.224.0711 | email |

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