Below you will find several links to various health and aging organizations we think you may find useful. We are not necessarily affiliated with them, but we think you may find them helpful with the future care of your loved ones.
AARP is a nonprofit membership organization dedicated to addressing the needs and interests of persons 50 and older. This site provides useful information and resources on topics such as health and wellness, economic security and work, long-term care and independent living, and lastly personal enrichment.
California Department of Aging
The California Department of Aging (CDA) administers programs that serve older adults, adults with disabilities, family caregivers, and residents in long-term care facilities throughout the State.
Redwood Caregiver Resource Center
Redwood CRC is part of a statewide system of eleven nonprofit Caregiver Resource Centers (CRCs) offering support and assistance to caregivers of adults. All services are free or low cost.
Sonoma County Council on Aging
The Council on Aging is a private non-profit organization which provides information and services for seniors age 60+ in Sonoma County.
Sonoma County Adult and Aging Division
The Adult and Aging Division administers the county’s government programs and services for older adults and their caregivers. It includes Adult Protective Services, In-Home Supportive Services, and much more.
National Health Associations
Site contains information on the disease and helpful materials for caregivers.
National Parkinson Foundation
Site provides consumer and advocacy information related to Parkinson’s disease.
Site and 800 number provides general information and resources on arthritis.
American Cancer Society
The Society provides information on all aspects of cancer through a toll-free information line, web site, and published materials.
American Diabetes Association
Site contains basic information on diabetes and healthy living advice and tips.
American Heart Association
Site contains very useful information on heart disease and stroke prevention.
American Psychological Association
Site contains a Help Center that provides consumer information on mental health issues and concerns.
American Stroke Association
Consumer information for stroke prevention and care of someone following a stroke.
National Kidney Foundation
Consumer information to assist individuals affected by kidney diseases.
National Mental Health Association
Site contains fact sheets and other materials related to mental health issues.
National Osteoporosis Foundation
Consumer and professional information on bone health and osteoporosis.