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,
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.
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
Click here to go to the leadership contact page.
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,
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
Members receive our newsletter and
support through their dues, donations, and participation the
online resources that we are developing at
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.
developed a set of Standards and Model Laws which is now exposed
for review and that can be accessed by clicking on this
- We helped pass federal legislation on the the Return to Home (HMO) Bill and it is now law.
- 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.
- 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.
- NaCCRA has a periodic publication to facilitate the exchange of successful solutions to mutual problems at the state level.
- NaCCRA meets regularly with provider organizations in pursuit of common goals.
- NaCCRA worked closely with
LeadingAge to eliminate
the unfair and unjust tax on Imputted Interest.
- 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
- Promote sharing of information - provide information
to Life Line - respond to information in Life Line.