Resources

NO-COST MEMORY EVALUATION
At Stanford/VA Alzheimer’s Research Center

The Stanford/VA Alzheimer’s Research Center offers a no-cost evaluation about memory. Please contact, also for further information regarding questions, concerns, etc.

Jared R. Tinkelberg, MD, Director
3801 Miranda Avenue, (116F)
Palo Alto, CA 94304
Tel: 650-858-3915
Fax: 650-849-0183
http://svalz.stanford.edu

The Alzheimer’s Association – Northern California and Nevada
The Alzheimer’s Association is the nation’s largest provider of care, research, and support of families and caregivers affected by Alzheimer’s disease.
http://www.alz.org/norcal/
24 hour Help: 1-800-272-3900
Santa Cruz County: (831) 464-9982
Monterey County: (831) 647-9890


Del Mar Caregiver Resource Center/Health Project Center:

Serving Santa Cruz and Monterey County
The Del Mar Caregiver Resource Center facilitates several programs in the support of family caregiver such as respite services, support groups, community education, and referral services.
http://delmarcaregiver.org/
Santa Cruz County: (831) 459-6639
Monterey County: (831) 424-4359


Senior Network Services: Santa Cruz County
Senior Network Services specializes in providing senior citizens and persons with disabilities with information, guidance and assistance in coordinating support services.
http://www.seniornetworkservices.org/
(831) 462-1433


Alliance on Aging: Monterey County
The Alliance on Aging provides information, referral, and support with legal, advocacy, and senior employment and training services.
http://www.allianceonaging.org/
(831) 646-1458


Adult Protective Services: Santa Cruz County
Adult Protective Services (APS) is responsible for investigating abuse, neglect, and exploitation of adults who are living at home.
http://www.hsd.co.santa-cruz.ca.us/AdultandLongTermCare/AdultProtectiveServices/tabid/220/Default.aspx
(831) 454-4101


Adult Protective Services: Monterey County
Adult Protective Services (APS) is responsible for investigating abuse, neglect, and exploitation of adults of adults who are living at home.
http://mcdses.co.monterey.ca.us/aging/#aps
(800) 960-001

Advocacy, Inc. Santa Cruz and San Benito Counties
5274 Scotts Valley Drive, Suite 203
Scotts Valley, CA 95066
Santa Cruz: Phone  831 429-1913
San Benito County: 831 636 -1638
Fax: 831 429-9102
http://www.advocacy-inc.org/SantaCruz
Protect the rights and provide advocacy services to residents – exclusively – in nursing homes and residential care facilities.

Area Agency of Aging
Santa Cruz and San Benito Counties
234 Santa Cruz Avenue, Aptos, CA 95003
phone 831 688-0400
fax 831-688-1225

Senior Council of Santa Cruz, San Benito, Monterey, and Santa Clara Counties:
It provides services to enable older persons to function with independence and dignity in their homes and in the communities to their fullest capacity.
Phone: 831 688 -0400

Drugwatch.com

Drugwatch Helps People Who Were Injured By Dangerous Drugs And Medical Devices

Meals on Wheels: Santa Cruz County
Meals on Wheels provides hot meals to senior’s homes as well meal sites throughout the county.
http://www.communitybridges.org/meals.htm
(831) 464-1558


Meals on Wheels: Monterey County
Meals on Wheels provide hot meals to senior’s homes as well meal sites throughout the county.
http://www.mowmp.org/
(831) 375-4454


Veterans Services: Santa Cruz County
The Veteran Service Office assists veterans, military retirees, and their families in obtaining benefits and services accrued through military service.
http://www.santacruzvets.com/
(831) 458-7110


Veteran Services: Monterey County
The Veteran Service Office assists veterans, military retirees, and their families in obtaining benefits and services accrued through military service.
http://www.co.monterey.ca.us/va/minutes.htm
(831)647-7616


Metro ParaCruz: Santa Cruz County
Santa Cruz METRO ParaCruz is a shared-ride service, providing door-to-door public transportation for people who have a temporary or permanent physical, cognitive, or psychiatric disability.
http://www.scmtd.com/en/metro-paracruz
(831) 425-4664


MST Rides: Monterey County
The MST RIDES ADA program offers curbside-to-curbside transportation service to eligible passengers as a ride-share program.
http://www.mst.org/rides/
(831) 393-1393


Hospice of Santa Cruz County
Hospice provides humane and compassionate care for people in the last phases of an incurable disease so that they may live as fully and comfortably as possible.
http://www.hospicesantacruz.org/
(831) 430-3000


Heartland Hospice: Santa Cruz County
Hospice provides humane and compassionate care for people in the last phases of an incurable disease so that they may live as fully and comfortably as possible.
http://www.hcr-manorcare.com/Home/tabid/36/Default.aspx
(831) 373-8442


Heartland Hospice: Monterey County
Hospice provides humane and compassionate care for people in the last phases of an incurable disease so that they may live as fully and comfortably as possible.
http://www.hcr-manorcare.com/Home/tabid/36/Default.aspx
(831) 373-8442


Visiting Nurses Association (VNA): Santa Cruz County
VNA is a full scope home health agency, providing a full range of home health services
http://www.santacruzvna.org/
(831) 479-6620


Visiting Nurses Association (VNA): Monterey County
VNA is a full scope home health agency, providing a full range of home health services, including hospice and adult day programs throughout the county.
http://www.ccvna.com/
(831) 372-6668