Links
Listed below are additional Senior Care sources:

Administration on Aging:
www.aoa.gov
Provides a comprehensive overview of a wide variety of topics, programs and services related to aging.

Contact Information:
Office of the Assistant Secretary for Aging:
(202) 401-4634
Public Inquiries:
(202) 619-0724
Eldercare Locator (to find local resources):
(800) 677-1116
AoA’s Regional Offices email address: aoainfo@oao.hhs.gov

 

Alliance on Aging:
www.allianceonaging.org
For information on programs, call 1-800-510-2020 toll free from anywhere in Monterey County, or call the local offices in Monterey:

Outreach Office
280 Dickman Ave.
Monterey CA 93940
(831) 646-1458

Administration Office
2200 Garden Road
Monterey, CA 93940
(831) 655-1334

 

Alzheimer’s Information:
www.alz.org
Online information service to help with the care and planning of patients with Alzheimer’s disease.
Or call our 24/7 Helpline for information, referral and support:

(800) 272-3900 Toll Free Helpline
(866) 403-3073 TDD
E-Mail: info@alz.org

 

American Diabetes Association:
www.diabetes.org
The mission of the Association is to prevent and cure diabetes and to improve the lives of all people affected by diabetes.

(800) DIABETES (300-342-2383) / Hours: Monday - Friday, 8:30a.m. - 8:30p.m. Eastern Standard Time.


American Heart Disease Organization:
www.americanheart.org
Provides information, tools, and resources about cardiovascular disease and strokes.

Monterey Peninsula Division
1514 Moffett Street, Ste. A
Salinas, CA 93905

Local contact number: (831) 757-6221

 

American Parkinson’s Disease Organization:
www.apdaparkinson.org
Provides information on research, patient support, education and raising public awareness of Parkinson’s disease.

West Coast Office
10850 Wilshire Blvd. Ste. 730
Los Angeles, CA 90024-4308
Contact Phone: 800-908-2732 or
(310) 474-5391
E-Mail: apdawc@earthlink.com

 

Benefits CheckUp:
www.benefitscheckup.org
Benefits CheckUp is the nation's most comprehensive Web-based service to screen for benefits programs for seniors with limited income and resources. Since 2001, millions of people have used BenfitsCheckUp to find benefits programs that help them pay for prescription drugs, health care, rent, utilities, and other needs. For more information on BenefitsCheckUp, contact us at: comments@benefitscheckup.org.

 

Compassionate Care Alliance:
www.comcarealliance.org
A grass roots coalition group founded in 2000, dedicated to improving end of life information and care in Monterey County. The coalition established a twofold mission:


Compassion Care Alliance
P.O. Box 1785 Monterey, CA 93942
(831) 655-9506

 

County of Monterey Area Alliance on Aging:
www.aaamc.org


Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Information:
www.cdc.gov
Your online source for credible health information.


Hospice Information:
www.hospicefoundation.org
The goal of hospice care is to imporve the quality of a patient's last days by offering comfort and dignity. National Hospice Organization provides educational information about care at the end of life.

Hospice Foundation of America
1710 Rhode Island Ave., NW
Suite 400
Washington, DC 20036
(800) 854-3402

 

Medicare Information:
www.medicare.gov
Medicare questions, rates and Nursing Home and Home Health Care Compare.

 

Medicaid Information:
www.cms.hhs.gov/medicaid/eligibility
This link helps identify eligibility and coverage.

 

American Health Care Association / Provider Information:
www.ahcancal.org
The American Health Care Association (AHCA) is a non-profit federation of affiliated state health organizations, together representing more than 10,000 non-profit and for-profit assisted living, nursing facility, developmentally-disabled, and sub acute care providers that care for more than 1.5 million elderly and disabled individuals nationally.

Eldercare Locator
A public service of the U.S. Administration on Aging. The Eldercare Locator is your first step for finding local agencies, in every U.S. community.

 

National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys
Locate an Elder Law Attorney. You need to pay for this service.

 

National Stroke Association
Stroke Information.
Contact Information: (800)-Strokes/ (800) 787-6537
9707 E. Easter Lane
Centenial, CO 80112