The Alzheimer’s Association (email)
A national network of chapters dedicated to advancing research and providing education and support for patients and their families.
Alzheimer’s Disease Education and Referral Center (ADEAR)
A service of the National Institute on Aging (NIA) that strives to be a current, comprehensive, unbiased source of information about Alzheimer’s disease.
Alzheimer’s Foundation of America (email)
An organization dedicated to research and support.
The Alzheimer’s Store
A one-stop source for products for people with Alzheimer’s disease and those caring for them.
Association for Driver Rehabilitation Specialists (ADED)
A nonprofit association that helps caregivers determine whether the person with Alzheimer’s disease should be allowed to drive.
Caregivers World, Inc.
Products to help improve the quality of life for both the caregiver and the care recipient.
Children of Aging Parents
A charitable organization that strives to assist caregivers of the elderly or chronically ill with information, referrals, and support.
A national, toll-free, directory assistance public service of the U.S. Administration on Aging to help people locate aging services in every community throughout the United States.
Family Caregiver Alliance
A community-based nonprofit organization that addresses the needs of caregivers through national, state, and local programs providing education, services, research, and advocacy.
Fresno-Madera Area Agency on Aging (email)
Since its inception, the FMAAA has attempted to identify and address, to the extent possible, the needs of older adults in Planning and Service Area (PSA) 14.
Madera County Sheriff's Office
Runs "Lost and Found" and "Elder Orphans" programs for seniors. To request info and forms:
National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys
A nonprofit association providing information and resources to attorneys specializing in legal services for the elderly and disabled. They also provide an elder attorney locator.
National Association of Professional Geriatric Care Managers
A nonprofit, professional organization working to ensure high-quality elder care.
National Institute on Aging (National Institutes of Health)
Alzheimer’s disease information.
Age-Related Publications 1-800-222-2225
ParentGiving Caregiver Resources
A wide array of other resources for caregivers, along with an online store for various useful products.
A joint program of the Alzheimer’s Association and the National Center for Missing Persons; a person who has dementia is fitted with a bracelet showing his/her name, the registered caregiver’s name, and the toll-free number for Safe Return.
United States Social Security
Government agency responsible for retirement payments, Medicare, and disability benefits, as well as other benefits. Information available in Spanish.
1-800-772-1213 (7 AM to 7 PM, Monday through Friday)
TTY: 1-800-325-0778 (7 AM to 7 PM, Monday through Friday)