Links and Web Resources

Community Resources:

Redwood Caregiver Resource Center –  offering support and assistance to caregivers of adults with brain impairments through education, research, services and advocacy.
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.

Council on Estate Planning

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