Resources for Caregivers

Assisted Living Way

Resources aimed at providing information for assisted living and older adult safety.

Caregiver's Handbook

A complete version of a handbook for caregivers originally published by the San Diego County Mental Health Services which covers every aspect of caregiving.

Caregiver Resources 

Care, benefits, long-distance caregiving, legal matters, and support for caregivers.

Del Oro Caregiver Resource Center 

Serving families and caregivers of those with Alzheimer's disease, stroke, Parkinson's disease, and other disorders in Alpine, Amador, Calaveras, Colusa, El Dorado, Nevada, Placer, Sacramento, San Joaquin, Sierra, Sutter, Yolo and Yuba Counties.

Elder Abuse

Part of California Department of Aging and a Place to report elder abuse.

Family Caregiver Alliance

A nonprofit organization with caregiver centers throughout California and provides assistance to caregivers of individuals with Alzheimer's, Parkinson's, and other brain disorders.

In-Home Supportive Services (IHSS) 

The IHSS Program will help pay for services provided to you so that you can remain safely in your own home. To be eligible, you must be over 65 years of age, or disabled, or blind. Disabled children are also eligible for IHSS.

Long-Term Care Ombudsman Program 

The primary responsibility of the program is to investigate and endeavor to resolve complaints made by, or on behalf of, individual residents in long-term care facilities. These facilities include nursing homes, residential care facilities for the elderly, and assisted living facilities.

Mountain Caregiver Resource Center 

Serving families and caregivers of those with Alzheimer's disease, stroke, Parkinson's disease, and other disorders in Butte, Glenn, Lassen, Modoc, Plumas, Shasta, Siskiyou, Tehama and Trinity Counties.

Passages Caregiver Support Groups

An opportunity to meet with other caregivers and exchange valuable information.