UC Davis Alzheimer’s Disease Center

UC Davis Retiree Center
UC Davis Caregiver Support Group (PDF)
Bright Horizons/Care Advantage Senior Care
Dial 211
Senior Resources Directory
Area Agencies on Aging:  Delineated by County, call toll-free 1-800-510-2020

Community Resources

DMV Senior Guide for Safe Driving (PDF)
In-Home Supportive Services (IHSS) Program
Senior Legal Hotline
Del Oro Caregiver Resources Center

On the Web

Resource Name What is the focus?
AARP AARP is a nonprofit, nonpartisan organization that helps people 50 and older improve the quality of their lives.
AbleData AbleData provides objective information on assistive technology and rehabilitation equipment available from domestic and international sources to consumers, organizations, professionals, and caregivers within the United States. We serve the nation's disability, rehabilitation, and senior communities.
BrightFocus Foundation BrightFocus Foundation is a nonprofit organization supporting research and providing public education to help eradicate brain and eye diseases, including Alzheimer's disease, macular degeneration, and glaucoma. We are working to save mind and sight.
LeadingAge The work of LeadingAge is focused on advocacy, education, and applied research. We promote adult day services, home health, hospice, community-based services, PACE, senior housing, assisted living residences, continuing care communities, nursing homes as well as technology solutions and person-centered practices that support the overall health and wellbeing of seniors, children, and those with special needs.
American Health Care Association (AHCA) As the nation’s largest association of long term and post-acute care providers, AHCA advocates for quality care and services for frail, elderly, and disabled Americans. Our members provide essential care to approximately one million individuals in 11,000 not-for-profit and proprietary member facilities.
American Medical Association (AMA) AMA's mission is to promote the art and science of medicine and the betterment of public health.
Arthritis Foundation The largest nonprofit organization dedicated to the prevention, control and cure of America's leading cause of disability.
Assisted Living Federation of America (ALFA) The Assisted Living Federation of America (ALFA) is the largest national association exclusively dedicated to professionally-managed, resident-centered senior living communities and the seniors and families they serve. ALFA’s programs promote business and operational excellence through education, research, publications, professional networking and online tools designed to foster innovation and entrepreneurism in the field of senior living.
Caregiver's Home Companion Caring for our elderly can be an extremely lonely and frustrating vigil, but caregiving can also be filled with a rich sense of closeness and satisfaction from the knowledge that you are doing your utmost to help your loved one.  At Caregiver’s Home, we are committed to serving you, the caregiver, with education, information, resources and support.
Children of Aging Parents (CAPS) Children of Aging Parents is a nonprofit, charitable organization whose mission is to assist the nation's nearly 54 million caregivers of the elderly or chronically ill with reliable information, referrals and support, and to heighten public awareness that the health of the family caregivers is essential to ensure quality care of the nation's growing elderly population.
USA.gov Consumer Protection for Seniors Learn about rights for the elderly, detect and prevent medicare fraud, and more.
Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF) Through accreditation, CARF assists service providers in improving the quality of their services, demonstrating value, and meeting internationally recognized organizational and program standards.
National Association for Home Care & Hospice (NAHC) The National Association for Home Care & Hospice (NAHC) is a nonprofit organization that represents the nation's 33,000 home care and hospice organizations.  NAHC also advocates for the more than two million nurses, therapists, aides and other caregivers employed by such organizations to provide in-home services to some 12 million Americans each year who are infirm, chronically ill, and disabled.
Meals On Wheels Association of America (MOWAA) Meals on Wheels Senior Nutrition Programs provide well over one million meals to seniors who need them each day.

Vision is to end senior hunger by 2020.
Medicare The Official U.S. Government Site for Medicare
Medicare Rights Center The Medicare Rights Center is a national, nonprofit consumer service organization that works to ensure access to affordable health care for older adults and people with disabilities through counseling and advocacy, educational programs and public policy initiatives.
National Academy of Elder Law Attrorneys, Inc. (NAELA) The National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys, Inc. (NAELA) was founded in 1987 as a professional association of attorneys who are dedicated to improving the quality of legal services provided to people as they age and people with special needs.
National Council on Aging (NCOA) The National Council on Aging is a voice for older Americans and the community organizations that serve them. We bring together nonprofit organizations, businesses, and government to develop creative solutions that improve the lives of all older adults.
National Association of Professional Geriatric Care Managers (NAPGCM) NAPGCM's mission is to advance professional geriatric care management through education, collaboration, and leadership.
National Center on Elder Abuse (NCEA) The National Center on Elder Abuse (NCEA) serves as a national resource center dedicated to the prevention of elder mistreatment.
Social Security Administration The Social Security Administration's mission is to advance the economic security of the nation's people through compassionate and vigilant leadership in shaping and managing America's Social Security programs.
University of California Television (UCTV) Various video clips on the topic of "Healthy Aging".
Veteran's Affairs (VA) The VA's goal is to provide excellence in patient care, veterans' benefits and customer satisfaction.  The VA strives for high quality, prompt and seamless service to vetrans.  The VA continues to offer dedication and commitment to help veterans get the services they have earned.  Our nation's veterans deserve no less.