Life Care Planning: Kaiser Permanente:
http://lifecareplan.kaiserpermanente.org
Life Care Planning is a Kaiser Permanente Program for advance care planning. Their online tool can help you take the steps to select an agent to speak for you if you can't speak for yourself and to think through what you would want that person to say.
 
Adult Protective Services: http://www.cdss.ca.gov/agedblinddisabled/PG1298.htm
Each county has an APS agency to help elder adults (65 years and older) and dependent adults (18-64 who are disabled), when these adults are unable to meet their own needs, or are victims of abuse, neglect or exploitation.
 
 
 
 
California Advocates for Nursing Home Reform (CANHR): http://www.canhr.org
A statewide nonprofit 501(c)(3) advocacy organization, CANHR has been dedicated to improving the choices, care and quality of life for California’s long term care consumers since 1983.
 
 
 
 
About Lawyer Referral Services: 
http://www.calbar.ca.gov/Public/LawyerReferralServicesLRS.aspx
In California, lawyer referral services must be certified by the State Bar and must conform to certain standards adopted by the California Supreme Court.
 
California Professional Fiduciaries Bureau: http://www.fiduciary.ca.gov/
Professional fiduciaries provide critical services to seniors, disabled persons, and children. They manage matters for clients including daily care, housing and medical needs, and also offer financial management services ranging from basic bill paying to estate and investment management.
 Ode to Advance Directive
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Seniors First: 
http://www.seniorsfirst.org/
Seniors First provides a free information and assistance program for seniors and their families who reside in Placer County. You can download and print their most recent Senior Resource Guide by clicking here:
 
 
 
 
Del Oro Caregiver Resource Center: 
www.deloro.org
They are a private, non-profit agency dedicated to serving families and individuals who provide care for brain impaired adults and frail elderly.
 
Developmental Disabilities Area Board 3: 
http://www.areaboard3.org/
One of 13 Area Boards in California, Area Board 3 is a regional office of the State Council on Developmental Disabilities. They ensure people with Developmental Disabilities and their families receive the services and supports they need.
 
Alzheimer's Association: http://www.alz.org/
The Alzheimer's Association is the world's leading voluntary health organization in Alzheimer's care, support and research.
 
 

 

In addition to these general resources, Lori has developed a network of trusted and respected direct service providers.

 

Lori also collaborates with community members who strive to educate and link elder residents to systems of support for the predictable challenges of aging. 

 

If you would like to discuss possible referral to an outside agency or become more involved, please click on the button below to request information.

 

 
Music & Memory: 
http://www.musicandmemory.org/
Even for persons with severe dementia, music can tap deep emotional recall.  Favorite music or songs associated with important personal events can trigger memory of lyrics and the experience connected to the music.
 
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