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ALZHEIMER'S/DEMENTIA SUPPORT AND SERVICES

ALZHEIMER'S ASSOCIATION: GREATER SACRAMENTO AREA #65630851


location_on A
  • 1455 Reponse Road
    Sacramento, Sacramento
local_phone
  • 24/7 Helpline
    800-272-3900

The Alzheimer's Association seeks to eliminate Alzheimer's and other forms of dementia through:
  • Research
  • Connecting people to research studies through TrialMatch
  • Advocates for policies and laws that support individuals with dementia and their caregivers
  • Raises awareness of Alzheimer's disease and other forms of dementia
  • Safety services
  • Care and support for individuals with all forms of dementia (or mild cognitive impairment), family, friends and professional caregivers through a Helpline (800-272-3900, 24 hrs a day, 7 days a week)
  • Care consultations
  • Education workshops
  • Conferences
  • Support groups for caregivers and a group for persons with Alzheimer's or other dementias in the early stage
  • Written and online materials in multiple languages
  • Respite grants

Home office is located: 225 N. Michigan Ave. Floor 17 Chicago, IL 60601

Local office is located:  1455 Response Rd suite 190, Sacramento, CA 95815

Web pages 
AMERICAN HEART ASSOCIATION: SACRAMENTO DIVISION

AMERICAN HEART ASSOCIATION: SACRAMENTO DIVISION #65630855


location_on B
  • 2007 O Street
    Sacramento, Sacramento

The American Heart Association is a national voluntary health agency whose mission is to reduce disability and death from cardiovascular diseases and stroke.

Web pages 
AMERICAN LUNG ASSOCIATION: SACRAMENTO OFFICE

AMERICAN LUNG ASSOCIATION: SACRAMENTO OFFICE #65630857


location_on A
  • 1531 I St
    Sacramento, Sacramento

The American Lung Association in California is the leading health organization dedicated to fighting threats to lung health including lung cancer, asthma, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), and tobacco and air pollution through education, advocacy, and research. With the generous support of our donors and volunteers, our vision is to fill every breath you take with hope because every breath you take matters. We welcome all Californians to get involved with the Lung Association. Our events, programs, advocacy efforts, and volunteer opportunities allow everyone to make a difference in the lives of those affected by lung disease.

Web pages 
FALLS PREVENTION RESOURCES - FPC

FALLS PREVENTION COALITION OF NEVADA COUNTY #4664248


1/12/2024 The business Line is being worked on and people aren't able to get through, in the meantime, people may call Hollie Grimaldi Flores at 530-263-4164 to get referrals
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The Falls Prevention Coalition of Nevada County provides education and training with a vision of creating a community that empowers seniors and people with disabilities to reduce their risk of falling. A program of the Sierra Nevada Memorial Hospital Foundation, these services aim to enhance the quality of life and help maintain independence.

Web pages
FAMILY & EDUCATION CONSULTING FOR ELDER CARE - GCMEC

GERIATRIC CARE MANAGER EDUCATIONAL CONSULTANT #4663823


location_on C
  • PO Box 2275
    Nevada City, Nevada

Geriatric Care Manager Educational Consulting provides pro-bono (or pay forward) education and consulting services for the care of memory impaired elders.
  • On-site training and consultations for professionals and family caregivers of memory impaired adults with Alzheimer's disease, related dementia, or movement disorder.
  • Trainings for health care professionals and family caregivers in a variety of settings including individual homes, assisted living facilities, caregiver support groups, and hospice settings.
  • Facilitation of a monthly Support Group for Families & Friends of People with Memory Loss at The Peace Lutheran Church (Grass Valley) on the first Wednesday of every month from 1-3 pm.
  • Free, brief phone consultations to guide people to appropriate resources.
HEALTH & WELLNESS PROGRAMS – AAA4

AGENCY ON AGING AREA 4 #85817588


location_on D
  • 1401 El Camino Avenue, 4th Floor
    Sacramento, Sacramento

AAA4 Health & Wellness offers information such as seasonal safety and wellness tips, and workshops. Scroll way down the AAA4 Health & Wellness page to find free, informative workshops, including:
  • Bingocize
  • A Matter of Balance
  • Live Strong and Safe
  • Diabetes Empowerment Education Program (DEEP)
  • CalFresh Healthy Living workshops
GetSetUp classes are for older adults, taught by older adults who are retired educators or experienced presenters. The classes are free. Topics may include:
  • Tai Chi
  • Strength Training
  • Science of Wellbeing: Sleeping Well
  • Make the Most of Your Time
  • Seasonal food and wellness classes
 Classes available in Spanish and Mandarin

Web pages
HOME CARE - IHSS - CP

CONNECTING POINT #4661058


location_on E
  • Connecting Point
    Grass Valley, Nevada
local_phone
  • Phone 1
    530-274-5601

Maintains a registry of independent home care providers. Refers home care providers to seniors and people with disabilities who qualify for In-Home Supportive Services and need assistance with domestic tasks and personal care. Refers home care providers to consumers who do not qualify for IHSS through a private pay registry. Assists care providers in completing the steps to register as an IHSS provider, including orientation, paperwork, and Live Scan fingerprinting. Assists IHSS providers with timesheets and payroll. Provides health benefits to eligible IHSS providers. Offers online and in-person training to care providers, consumers, or anyone interested in improving their skills. 

People interested in receiving IHSS have to start the process with Nevada County Adult Services. If approved they are referred to Connecting Point for caregiver enrollment, orientation, etc.

People interested in becoming IHSS caregivers can contact the Connecting Point IHSS departmen… [read more]
INFO FOR OLDER ADULTS - AAA4

AGENCY ON AGING AREA 4 #85817589


location_on D
  • 1401 El Camino Avenue, 4th Floor
    Sacramento, Sacramento

Agency on Aging \ Area 4 (AAA4) provides a variety of information of possible interest to older adults. Web page has info about and links to specific organizations.

Web pages
NATIONAL MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS SOCIETY

NATIONAL MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS SOCIETY #65631015


local_phone
  • Phone 1
    800-344-4867

The National Multiple Sclerosis Society helps people affected by MS by funding cutting-edge research, driving change through advocacy, facilitating professional education, and providing programs and services that help people with MS and their families move their lives forward. Moves politicians and legislation to champion the needs of people with MS through activism, advocacy and influence.

Web pages
NEVADA COUNTY SERVICES DIRECTORY & ADRC – AAA4

AGENCY ON AGING AREA 4 #85817464


location_on D
  • 1401 El Camino Avenue, 4th Floor
    Sacramento, Sacramento

Services Directory
Agency on Aging \ Area 4 (AAA4) is one of 33 area agencies in California, designated by the State to develop, coordinate, and fund programs designed to help older people maintain their health and independence. AAA4 provides a directory of services for all of the counties it serves: Nevada, Placer, Sacramento, Sierra, Sutter, Yolo, and Yuba. The directory, available in English and Spanish, has contact information for organizations that can provide a variety of services to older adults. Services may vary by county.

Nevada County AAA4 Services Directoryhttps://agencyonaging4.org/nevada-county/

Aging & Disability Resource Connection (ADRC)
AAA4 is a key partner in the Aging & Disability Resource Connection (ADRC). The Aging and Disability Resource Connection (ADRC) is a collaboration between government agencies and community organizations. Its purpose is to provide a single system for people seeking reliable information about and access to Lon… [read more]