Resources for Alzheimer’s Care

Caregiver support

Resources such as specialized training programs and certifications are available to those who care for someone with Alzheimer’s disease. These programs provide valuable knowledge and skills in dementia care, communication strategies, understanding behavioral changes, and maintaining the caregiver’s well-being.

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CalGROWS is a program funded under the California Department of Aging to support caregivers providing care to older adults and those with disabilities.

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A statewide network of support organizations for families, loved ones, and caregivers of those with Alzheimer’s disease and other conditions.

Through the California Department of Aging, provides coordination of care and services to assist those living at their home or in their communities.

A state initiative to support brain health at the local level, including community education, caregiver training and support, and provider training.

Provider support

Healthcare professionals need access to resources and education to incorporate Alzheimer’s screening and early detection into practice. Many institutions are offering tailored programs to help fill this gap, covering latest research, screening tools, and guidelines for patient care. These initiatives emphasize early intervention and its impact on patient outcomes, ensuring providers are equipped to identify cognitive impairment early and provide appropriate support and treatment.

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A statewide initiative providing healthcare professionals the tools to successfully administer cognitive health assessments.

Provides decision-making consultation around dementia patients for clinicians and primary care teams in California.

An educational tool that offers provider trainings on CHA, information to learn more, and videos of CHA in action.

Provides resources and information to support screening, assessment, and care planning.

A statewide network of various programs that provide a range of services and care to support adults living with Alzheimer’s and their caregivers.

Funded through the California Department of Aging, this program supports creating an Alzheimer’s community care model with services specialized for persons living with Alzheimer’s and their loved ones.