Our Partners and Sponsors
We are a 501c3 not-for-profit, free public service for Virginians. To cover the expense of operating, we rely on contributions from organizations in Virginia that have made a commitment to improving the lives of older adults, people with disabilities, veterans, and their caregivers and families. Without the help of these organizations, we could not provide our valuable services throughout the Commonwealth. To learn more about the sponsors and partners that support our mission, click on the following links or scroll down the page.
AgingCare.com is the go-to destination for family caregivers, providing trusted information, practical answers to real-life questions, and ongoing support through every challenge. Our mission is to help families prepare for and navigate the care of an elderly loved one.
Although it is no longer in operation, The AOL Time Warner Foundation sought to use the power of media, communications and information technology to serve the public interest and strengthen society. The Foundation built innovative and sustainable programs in four priority areas: Equipping Children for a Better Future; Extending Internet Benefits to All; Engaging Communities in the Arts; and Empowering Citizens and Civic Participation. SeniorNavigator is proud and thankful to have received seed funding from the AOL Time Warner Foundation.
Bon Secours Health System is known as the leading healthcare system in providing compassionate and innovative care for the whole person. Founded on the religious and moral principles of the Sisters of Bon Secours in Paris in 1824, the mission of Bon Secours is to bring compassion to healthcare and to be good help to those in need.
Bon Secours Virginia Health System (BSV) is the fourth largest and only faith based health system in Virginia. It is comprised of Bon Secours Richmond and Bon Secours Hampton Roads Health System. Bon Secours Richmond includes; St. Mary's Hospital, Memorial Regional Medical Center, Richmond Community Hospital, and St. Francis Medical Center in Richmond.
Bon Secours offers a full range of services including cardiac, women's, children's, orthopaedics, neurosciences, surgery and senior services. The system brings together a network of hospitals, primary care practices, ambulatory care sites and continuing care facilities to provide quality health care services to thousands of Virginians.
Brandywine Realty Trust, with headquarters in Newtown Square, PA and regional offices in King of Prussia, PA, Mt. Laurel, NJ and Richmond, VA, is one of the Mid-Atlantic region’s largest full-service real estate companies, with 250 commercial and industrial properties containing more than 16.5 million rentable square feet. In addition, Brandywine manages 46 properties containing 3.6 million rentable square feet, and is a partner in nine operating joint ventures containing over 1.2 million rentable square feet.
Carilion Clinic is a not–for–profit health care organization based in Roanoke, Va. Through our comprehensive network of hospitals, primary and specialty physician practices, and other complementary services, we work together to provide quality care close to home for nearly 1 million Virginians. With an enduring commitment to the health of our region, we also seek to advance care through medical education and research, help our community stay healthy, and inspire our region to grow stronger.
The CollisWarner Foundation seeks to identify, create and provide resources to innovative programs that focus on education and technology to better communities primarily in Virginia.
The Virginia Department for Aging and Rehabilitative Services (DARS) focuses on improving the response to seniors and Virginians with disabilities who need some aid in maintaining their options for independence, safety and employment. The department’s Division for the Aging (VDA) fosters the dignity, independence, and security of older Virginians by promoting partnerships with families and communities. VDA helps people find the information and services they need to lead healthy and independent lives as they grow older.
The federal government has designated VDA as the entity to oversee all of the state programs that use funds provided by the federal Older Americans Act.
Twenty-five local Area Agencies on Aging (AAAs) have contracts with VDA to provide services to communities throughout Virginia. Other groups also contract with VDA to provide services.
If you have questions or need information, please visit our website at www.vda.virginia.gov, contact us by e-mail (firstname.lastname@example.org) or call us toll free at 1-800-552-3402 (Nationwide Voice/TTY).
Dominion is one of the nation's largest producers of energy, with an energy portfolio of about 28,100 megawatts of generation, about 6 trillion cubic feet equivalent of proved natural gas reserves and 7,900 miles of natural gas transmission pipeline. Dominion Resources also operates the nation's largest underground natural gas storage system with more than 965 billion cubic feet of storage capacity and serves retail energy customers in twelve states. Corporate headquarters are located in Richmond, Va.
Charitable giving and leadership of campaigns to benefit non-profit organizations are an integral part of Dominion Resources' social responsibility. Principally through the Dominion Foundation, the company contributes more than $20 million annually to charities in the states where it operates. Grants are made in several categories, supporting a variety of programs, such as foodbanks, homeless shelters, educational grants, cultural outreach programs in the performing arts, and land and habitat preservation.
Friendship is the place where seniors’ needs are met within a caring community that offers a full breadth and depth of services. Our evolution over the course of nearly 50 years has included the addition of new and innovative services, ultimately creating a world-class retirement community based on a rental mode.
Seniors are attracted to the community because they felt they could essentially age-in-place – that Friendship would be able to provide for all of their needs as they grew older created through innovative designs for new sustainable living accommodations. Residents are also reassured to learn about Friendship’s emphasis on privacy and comfort with exclusive accommodations in Friendship Health & Rehab, should they ever need a higher level of care.
- Independent Living: Boasting 26 different floor plans ranging from apartments to homes, finding the right fit for your needs is all about choices. Well equipped kitchens, heat and air conditioning, secure entrances, on campus pharmacy with delivery, and complimentary bus services are just a few of the perks of Friendship.
- Outpatient Therapy: Available for on-campus residents and the general public, our outpatient therapy offers physical therapy, speech/language pathology, and occupational therapy, including driving evaluations. We also offer a warm water pool for aquatic rehab. It is our goal to keep you moving, and as active and independent as possible.
- Assisted Living: Our assisted living accommodations help you remain self-reliant while assisting you where you need it. We offer 5 levels of care, ranging from residential to 24 hour nursing supervision. In addition we offer restaurant style dining, activities 7 days a week, housekeeping and laundry services and an onsite medical clinic to bring the doctor to you. Enjoy life while we take care of you.
- Home Care: Our mission at Home Care is simple, to help our clients enjoy living at home, by providing companionship and personal services. Whether it is housekeeping, meal preparation, running errands or going to the doctor, even tasks such as bathing and medication reminders, we are there when you need us.
- Health and Rehab Center: As the largest skilled nursing facility in the Commonwealth of Virginia with 373 beds, we know about delivering quality care. We specialize in skilled nursing care for short term orthopedic rehab stays to more permanent stays in our Alzheimer's unit and everything in between. With a staff comprised of RNs, LPNs and CNAs you can trust our knowledgeable staff with your or your loved one's health needs. In addition, we house an on-site pharmacy, gift shop and cafe and offer a plethora of daily activities
Genworth and its employees are committed to improving the communities where we live and work by investing in employee passions and being a catalyst for community change. Established in 2005, the Genworth Foundations has given back more than $35 million to non-profits serving our communities.
The Genworth Foundation provides grants to global non-profits that are addressing key social issues, promoting collaboration and partnership, and making sustainable long-term impacts. Our focus areas are those that align with our business, including affordable housing, homelessness, healthy aging, and supporting caregivers.
Inova is a not-for-profit healthcare system based in Northern Virginia that serves more than two million people each year from throughout the Washington, DC, metro area and beyond. Governed by a volunteer board of community members, Inova has grown from one hospital in 1956 to a nationally recognized, comprehensive network of hospitals, outpatient services and facilities, primary and specialty care physician practices, and health and wellness initiatives.
Inova's five hospitals include more than 1,700 licensed beds and 16,000 employees. Inova encompasses the full array of health services, including the area’s only Level 1 Trauma Center and Level IV neonatal intensive care unit. Inova is also home to nationally and internationally recognized Inova Heart and Vascular Institute (IHVI), Inova Schar Cancer Institute, Inova Translational Medicine Institute (ITMI) focused on genomics research, Inova Neuroscience Institute and Inova Children’s Hospital.
Owens & Minor, Inc., a Fortune 500 company headquartered in Richmond, Va., is one of the nation's largest distributors of national name-brand medical/surgical supplies. The company's distribution centers throughout the United States serve hospitals, integrated healthcare systems and group purchasing organizations. In addition to its diverse product offering, Owens & Minor is delivering the difference by helping customers control healthcare costs and improve inventory management through innovative services in supply chain management, logistics and technology. Founded in 1882, Owens & Minor started as a wholesale drug company. Since 1992, the company has distributed only medical/surgical supplies. Owens & Minor's common shares are traded on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol OMI.
The Richmond Memorial Health Foundation invests financial, intellectual and leadership resources through grant-making, strategic initiatives and partnerships with non-profit organizations, foundations, government, businesses and academic institutions to improve health and healthcare.
Sheltering Arms Physical Rehabilitation Centers is committed to helping people find the Power to Overcome setbacks from illness and injury. We are the premier provider of physical rehabilitation services in Central Virginia. Sheltering Arms specializes in the treatment of complex neurological and orthopedic conditions such as stroke, spinal-cord injury, brain injury, amputation or joint replacement. We provide a complete continuum of care throughout each patient’s rehabilitation experience at our two rehabilitation hospitals and ten outpatient clinics.
Sheltering Arms is also the home of the iWALK Recovery Center, and our staff have advanced clinical certifications and training in the use of the newest leading-edge technologies. As a non-profit organization, Sheltering Arms’ mission is to provide comprehensive physical rehabilitation of the highest caliber to our patients, regardless of their ability to pay. For over 100 years, Sheltering Arms has been a provider of healthcare services and a name that people trust. Sheltering Arms is committed to helping patients find the Power to Overcome!
The Society of Certified Senior Advisors (SCSA) educates and certifies professionals to work more effectively with their senior clients. As the leading provider of certification for professionals serving seniors, SCSA’s Certified Senior Advisor (CSA)® credential requires CSAs to uphold the highest ethical standards for the benefit and protection of the health and welfare of seniors. Accredited by the National Commission for Certifying Agencies, the CSA credential is the gold standard for professionals in all areas who work with the senior population. Through a comprehensive educational program, SCSA helps professionals understand the key health, social and financial issues that are important to the majority of seniors.
At SunTrust we believe that philanthropy is essential to building and sustaining our communities. Our mission to help people and institutions prosper demonstrates the importance of philanthropy to our business.
Grants are provided through our SunTrust Foundation, which is at the cornerstone of SunTrust philanthropy. Learn about our Foundation’s goals and priorities, and how to request a grant.
Although it is no longer in operation, the Theresa A. Thomas Memorial Foundation was a Richmond-based institution established in 1975 by George D. Thomas, a central Virginia businessman and real estate developer. The Foundation honored Mr. Thomas’ wife, a trained nurse who died after a brief illness. The Thomas Foundation’s mission was to support organizations providing medical care or assistance with emphasis on primary care to the uninsured and to medically underserved areas. Mr. Thomas wanted to be sure no one else would suffer as his wife did due to a lack of medical care.
The Thomas Foundation directed its support to organizations and programs primarily within a 100 mile radius of the City of Richmond. In its 29 year history, the Thomas Foundation donated over $23 million to charitable health care organizations, both large and small. Through the leadership of its Trustees, the foundation established or supported a variety of unique health programs.
Troutman Sanders LLP is an international law firm with more than 600 lawyers practicing in offices located throughout the United States and Asia. Founded in 1897, the firm’s heritage of extensive experience, exceptional responsiveness and an unwavering commitment to service has resulted in strong, long-standing relationships with clients across the globe. These clients range from multinational corporations to individual entrepreneurs, federal and state agencies to foreign governments, and non-profit organizations to businesses representing virtually every sector and industry. Troutman Sanders lawyers provide counsel and advice in practically every aspect of civil and commercial law related to the firm’s core practice areas: Corporate, Energy and Industry Regulation, Finance, Litigation and Real Estate. The firm has deep substantive and industry knowledge and takes a proactive approach to addressing legal and business challenges.
VCU Community Memorial Hospital (VCU-CMH) is a community owned nonprofit hospital that is dedicated to being the leader in health services for the south-central region of Virginia and portions of northern North Carolina. We offer quality, state-of-the-art healthcare in a convenient, friendly setting, a fact that is born out by our high patient satisfaction scores.
Since 1954, the hospital’s employees, physicians, volunteers and board of directors have worked to fulfill our mission of providing excellence in the delivery of healthcare. Today, VCU-CMH is licensed for 260 beds and provides a wide array of in-patient services, including acute care and long-term care along with many outpatient programs such as home health, hospice and many others. Since our inception, we have grown to be one of the area’s largest employers with approximately 800 employees, 200+ volunteers and 85 physicians, representing 30 medical specialties, on staff.
The Virginia Health Care Foundation is a public/private partnership that helps uninsured Virginians and those who live in underserved communities receive medical, dental and mental health care. VHCF support helps free clinics, community health centers and others to expand both the types of care offered and the number of patients cared for each year.
In addition to grants, VHCF programs help make prescription medications available to those who can’t afford them. And VHCF outreach helps uninsured children receive medical and dental coverage. SeniorNavigator started as one of the Foundation's initiatives.