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.
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Information About Our Partners and Sponsors
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.
Ballad Health is an integrated healthcare delivery system serving 29 counties of Northeast Tennessee, Southwest Virginia, Northwestern North Carolina and Southeastern Kentucky. Our system was created in 2018 to improve the health of people in these regions, and we have committed investments totaling $308 million over 10 years to preserve access, expand health research and graduate medical education, and address some of the region’s most pressing health issues.
Ballad Health operates a family of 21 hospitals in Northeast Tennessee and Southwest Virginia, including a dedicated children’s hospital, several community hospitals, three critical access hospitals, a behavioral health hospital, an addiction treatment facility, long-term care facilities, home care and hospice services, retail pharmacies, outpatient services and a comprehensive medical management corporation.
Bath County is a proud partner of and supports VirginiaNavigator's Local Government Partnership Program. This program is designed to assist residents of Bath County in locating programs and services, as well as educational information through the VirginiaNavigator Family of Websites and provides added benefits for the community.
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.
Chesterfield County is a proud partner of and supports VirginiaNavigator's Local Government Partnership Program. This program is designed to assist residents of Chesterfield County in locating programs and services, as well as educational information through the VirginiaNavigator Family of Websites and provides added benefits for the community.
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 CTA Foundation is a public, national foundation affiliated with the Consumer Technology Association (CTA)™. The foundation’s grants strategically support programs that improve the lives of seniors and people with disabilities. Because we consider grants part of a partnership, we work closely with our grantees to ensure their programs’ success. The foundation also facilitates dialog among industry, consumers, government, advocacy groups and other key stakeholders. Recognized as a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization in 2009, and it started supporting its first programs in 2012.
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 Office for Aging Services, Division for Community Living fosters the dignity, independence, and security of older Virginians by promoting partnerships with families and communities. The Office 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 DARS to provide services to communities throughout Virginia. Other groups also contract with DARS 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).
Dinwiddie County is a proud partner of and supports VirginiaNavigator's Local Government Partnership Program. This program is designed to assist residents of Dinwiddie County in locating programs and services, as well as educational information through the VirginiaNavigator Family of Websites and provides added benefits for the community.
Dominion Energy 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 Energy 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 eighteen 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 Energy’s social responsibility. Principally through the Dominion Energy Charitable 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.
The Virginia Department of Rail and Public Transportation (DRPT) is a state agency based in Richmond, Virginia with branch offices in Fairfax and Vienna. DRPT is responsible for rail, public transportation and commuter services initiatives throughout Virginia. DRPT serves as a strong advocate, an expert source of information and research, and a funding partner for these programs in Virginia. DRPT also represents the Commonwealth’s rail, public transportation and commuter services interests at the local, state, and national levels.
Fairfax County is a proud partner of and supports VirginiaNavigator's Local Government Partnership Program. This program is designed to assist residents of Fairfax County in locating programs and services, as well as educational information through the VirginiaNavigator Family of Websites and provides added benefits for the community.
Frederick County is a proud partner of and supports VirginiaNavigator's Local Government Partnership Program. This program is designed to assist residents of Frederick County in locating programs and services, as well as educational information through the VirginiaNavigator Family of Websites and provides added benefits for the community.
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.
Goochland County is a proud partner of and supports VirginiaNavigator's Local Government Partnership Program. This program is designed to assist residents of Goochland County in locating programs and services, as well as educational information through the VirginiaNavigator Family of Websites and provides added benefits for the community.
Grayson County is a proud partner of and supports VirginiaNavigator's Local Government Partnership Program. This program is designed to assist residents of Grayson County in locating programs and services, as well as educational information through the VirginiaNavigator Family of Websites and provides added benefits for the community.
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 six 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.
King George County is a proud partner of and supports VirginiaNavigator's Local Government Partnership Program. This program is designed to assist residents of King George County in locating programs and services, as well as educational information through the VirginiaNavigator Family of Websites and provides added benefits for the community.
LeadingAge Virginia is a statewide organization of not-for-profit retirement housing communities, assisted living communities, nursing homes, continuing care retirement communities/life plan communities, adult day services providers, and other organizations serving Virginia's senior residents.
Our membership base also includes business organizations providing a diverse array of products and services intended for the aging services industry.
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.
Powhatan County is a proud partner of and supports VirginiaNavigator's Local Government Partnership Program. This program is designed to assist residents of Powhatan County in locating programs and services, as well as educational information through the VirginiaNavigator Family of Websites and provides added benefits for the community.
Prince George County is a proud partner of and supports VirginiaNavigator's Local Government Partnership Program. This program is designed to assist residents of Prince George County in locating programs and services, as well as educational information through the VirginiaNavigator Family of Websites and provides added benefits for the community.
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 and patients' number one choice 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 11 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 more than 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!
Sheltering Arms and VCU Health have come together to create Sheltering Arms Institute, a state-of-the-science destination rehabilitation hospital. The collaboration brings together the brand and clinical reputation of Sheltering Arms and the nationally ranked programs of VCU Health. The new hospital blends advanced technology, research and evidence-based clinical care to create an innovative, transdisciplinary model of inpatient rehabilitative care facilitating superior outcomes for patients.
Sheltering Arms Institute, a national leader in the science of rehabilitation, delivers personalized care in an environment that supports recovery and restores possibility through the integration of collaborative science and research, interprofessional education, community engagement, and stewardship.
Smith Strong, PLC is a premier family law firm serving central Virginia, including the Richmond metropolitan area, Williamsburg, and Charlottesville, Virginia.
Our mission is to provide trusted, personal counsel to individuals in sensitive family law matters, including divorce, custody, support, and property division, particularly when there are sophisticated financial and legal issues present. In addition, our firm handles estate planning, probate, and elder law matters, as another strategic area of family law practice.
Every new client of Smith Strong, PLC receives a copy of Van's book, The Ultimate Guide to Divorce & Custody in Virginia and his acclaimed report, The 7 Essential Steps for Divorce Planning in Virginia.
Following a Smart Start Comprehensive Case Preparation Meeting, each new client of Smith Strong, PLC meets with the Client Services Specialist, Paralegal, and Lead Attorney for their case, ensuring a plan of action is created from day one.
This level of focus, attention, and sensitivity is possible because the firm keeps its client membership small and selective. With this highly personal approach, Smith Strong, PLC routinely assists high net worth individuals and their families resolve complex financial issues associated with divorce, through skilled negotiation.
Family law solutions include negotiated settlement, collaborative law approaches, and in-court remedies, depending on the emotion, financial need of the individual and reality of each unique case.
Smith Strong, PLC provides legal strength to its client-members in difficult family law situations, welcoming referrals from fellow attorneys, satisfied previous clients, and raving fans of their unique, cost-effective approach.
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.
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.
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.
Virginia Premier is a non-profit managed care organization covering more than 220,000 members. Wholly-owned by VCU Health since 1998, we were formed to provide affordable health care for underserved and vulnerable populations in Virginia. We currently offer Medicare and Medicaid plans, and in 2019 will offer health insurance under the Affordable Care Act exchange. We also run the Virginia Premier Neighborhood Health Center in Roanoke, which provides health care directly to many of our members.
Since our formation in 1995, Virginia Premier has supported a variety of charitable efforts, including health education and wellness fairs, charity walks and the Special Olympics. We have also supported mobile medical clinics and, most recently, a school-based health initiative in Petersburg.
If you would like to learn more about Virginia Premier, please visit us at www.virginiapremier.com.