Links and Web Resources

Community Resources:

CalFresh – CalFresh (federally known as the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program or SNAP) is a federally mandated, state-supervised, and county-operated government entitlement program that provides monthly food benefits to assist low-income households in purchasing the food they need to maintain adequate nutritional levels
Area 1 Agency on Aging Ombudsman Program – The Long-Term Care Ombudsman Program is mandated in the federal Older Americans Act and the state Older Californians Act , and sponsored by the Area 1 Agency on Aging.  It is a community-supported program, built largely of volunteers who are trained and certified to advocate for the rights of residents of skilled nursing and residential care facilities.

Physician Resources:

Referral Form
Professional Checklist
CAADS Patient History Form
Adult Day Health Benefits for Alzheimer’s

Web Links:

Alzheimer’s Association  – Voluntary health organization composed of a national network of chapters aiming to find a cure for AD and help by providing information to those affected by AD and their caregivers
Alzheimer’s Association Facts and Figures Video – 1 minute video detailing facts about Alzheimer’s Disease
Alzheimer’s Store – Offers products for people with AD and those caring for them
Family Caregiver Alliance – Information and resources on long-term care
Redwood Caregiver Resource Center – RCRC provides services to family care-givers on the north coast, including information, care planning and education
California Association for Adult Services – Provides the most up to date information on legislative and advocacy efforts regarding adult day healthcare.
Alzheimer’s Foundation of America – Focuses on “Together for Care In addition to Cure”
Healing Well – Alzheimer’s Resource – Provides information about chat rooms, support groups, information sites and books
Alzheimer’s Society of Canada – Provides research, treatment, and care information
Bright Focus Foundation – Provides information on the Alzheimer’s disease family relief program and AD research
National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke -Alzheimer’s Info – National supporter of biomedical research provides general information, resources and current research
Alzheimer’s Research Forum – A non-profit organization established to support the information ne.ds of researchers and to promote worldwide collaboration.
Cognitive Neurology and Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center – A multidisciplinary organization providing information on memory , dementia, and AD
Alzheimer’s Disease Education and Referral Center (ADEAR) – Current, comprehensive information and resources from the National Institute on Aging. Provides information and referral services via a toll-free number staffed by information specialists