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C.A.R.E. CHEST OF SIERRA NEVADA

C.A.R.E. CHEST OF SIERRA NEVADA #65630892


location_on A
  • 7910 North Virginia Street
    Reno, Washoe
local_phone
  • Main Program Line
    775-829-2273

Non-profit agency that tries to find free medical equipment and diabetic supplies for those who qualify. Contact for more information. Durable medical equipment program, Diabetic program, Emergency prescription program, Liquid nutrition program, Respiratory program, Consumables program, CARE loan program. Durable Medical Equipment Program. A critical resource for local seniors, people with disabilities and injured children and adults, providing assistive technology and mobility equipment on loan, free of charge. Items loaned include wheelchairs, walkers, transfer benches, power-operated vehicles, hospital beds, shower chairs and other medical equipment needed to be independent, mobile and safe in their own homes and communities. Basic activities such as going outside, engaging in community events, bathing, and living independently are all facilitated by the use of this medical equipment.
MEDICAL EQUIPMENT & SUPPLIES - APRIA

APRIA HEALTHCARE #4662994


location_on B
  • 12981 Loma Rica Drive
    Grass Valley, Nevada

Provides home medical equipment and supplies, including wheelchairs. Specializes in home oxygen equipment, respiratory equipment such as CPAP equipment and supplies as well as nebulizers. Apria Healthcare also provides home enteral feeding and wound pump supplies.

 
ASSISTIVE TECHNOLOGY SERVICES - IRTI

INNOVATIVE REHABILITATION TECHNOLOGY INC #4663973


location_on C
  • 13453 Colfax Highway
    Grass Valley, Nevada

Offers products and high tech innovations for the blind and visually impaired, and individuals with dyslexia and learning disabilities.
SERVICES FOR PEOPLE WHO ARE BLIND AND VISUALLY IMPAIRED

SIERRA SERVICES FOR THE BLIND #47982382


location_on D
  • 546 Searls Avenue
    Nevada City, Nevada

Provides services to people who are blind or visually impaired including peer and professional counseling, escorted transportation to medical and agency functions, educational classes, and skills training.

Offers clients social opportunities to meet other people who have visual impairments, help in obtaining needed resources and equipment, assistance with blindness related legal or insurance issues, instruction on how to download digital books from the National Library Service.

It is our purpose and mission to provide:
  • A comprehensive health program of peer and other counseling support
  • Provide educational support, social development and other community based programs to foster physical and mental health
  • Develop a personalized program designed to develop independence and forestall institutionalization for the blind and visually impaired of all ages.
We are able to do this by providing transportation, providing a library of visual aids and through peer groups and counseling. Sierra Service… [read more]
ASSISTIVE TECHNOLOGY SERVICES - FREED

FREED CENTER FOR INDEPENDENT LIVING #4662932


location_on E
  • 435 Sutton Way
    Grass Valley, Nevada

This resource is eligible for electronic referral. Provides information and resources to help seniors and people with disabilities get the tools and devices they need to support their daily living.
  • Assistive Technology Reuse - Provides lightly used devises from generous community donations.  Inventory is always changing but may include mobility devices, bathing aids, and toileting aids.
  • Device Lending and Demonstration Center (DLDC) - Allows individuals, family members, businesses, organizations, and schools to borrow mobility, vision, and hearing aides as well as adaptive technology devises for limited periods at no cost.
  • Voice Options
  • Digital Divide - Chromebooks
CANCER PATIENT SERVICES - CANCER AID THRIFT SHOP

CANCER AID THRIFT SHOP #4661918


location_on E
  • 317 South Auburn Street
    Grass Valley, Nevada
language
local_phone
  • Phone 1
    530-273-2006

Provides travel reimbursement to out-of-county treatment centers for cancer patients. Also provides reimbursement for cancer related prescriptions, wigs and supplies, co-payment reimbursement for chemo & radiation, X-rays and scans. Cancer Aid will reimburse up to $8,000 total per patient. Lends durable medical equipment such as wheelchairs, walkers, commodes etc. Will accept donations of such medical equipment. Monetary donations are always welcome. Cancer patients must be Nevada County residents and be registered with Cancer Aid. Client requests and submits registration paperwork.  Paperwork be signed by their physician, and returned to the case manager at Cancer Aid.
HEARING SERVICES - GOLD COUNTRY HEARING

GOLD COUNTRY HEARING #4661307


location_on F
  • 457 Sutton Way
    Grass Valley, Nevada

Provides hearing aids and hearing aid repairs. Also offers hearing evaluations, hearing aids, pediatric and geriatric diagnostic audiology, digital hearing, wax removal, and hearing aid cleanings.

HEARING SERVICES - AUDIOLOGY ASSOCIATES

AUDIOLOGY ASSOCIATES HEARING CENTER #4661185


location_on G
  • 101 Margaret Lane
    Grass Valley, Nevada

Offers diagnostic hearing evaluations for adults and children, hearing aid fittings, hearing aid service and repair, and custom earplugs.
LIONS CLUB HEARING AIDS

LIONS CLUBS INTERNATIONAL #4661241


location_on H

  • Grass Valley, Nevada

The Ear of the Lion hearing aids program is dedicated to assist qualified low-income persons with their hearing problems, who are not eligible for any government-assisted programs, but are diagnosed as needing hearing aids.

Annual Household income must be less than the following: Family of 1, $20,790; Family of 2, $28,035; Family of 3, $35,280; Family of 4, $2,525; Family of 5, $49,770, and going up in increments of approximately $7,000 per additional dependent. If annual income is more than the amount previously listed, the foundation may provide assistance depending on circumstances. Potential clients over the limit are asked to include a hardship letter, which is then reviewed by the Board of Directors. The client must also be a U.S. citizen or legally reside in the U.S.

More info here: https://earofthelion.org/services
 
ASSISTIVE TECHNOLOGY RESOURCE COORDINATION - PIRS

PLACER INDEPENDENT RESOURCE SERVICES (PIRS) #77737574


location_on I
  • 11768 Atwood Road
    Auburn, Placer
local_phone
  • AT Resource Specialist
    530-885-6100 ext. 28

Assistive technology can empower people to do things for themselves. 
Assistive technology (AT) is any device, software, or equipment that helps people communicate or function better. AT can be as high-tech as a power wheelchair or as low-tech as a pair of eyeglasses. The AT coordinator at PIRS provides AT information, referrals, and related services to encourage and support people with disabilities to live more independently.  The AT coordinator also advocates for access to and funding for AT.  You can contact the AT Resource Specialist at (530) 885-6100 ext. 28. 

PIRS:
  • Advocates for the rights of people with disabilities
  • Educates the community about disability issues
  • Provides services to persons with disabilities to live independent productive lives

Placer Independent Resource Services serves Placer, El Dorado, and Alpine counties.