Resources

 

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www.alz.org

The Alzeimer’s Association strives to eliminate Alzheimer’s Disease through the advancement of research. Provides a support community for those affected by the disease with message boards, community solutions and newsletters.

 

 

natmssoc

www.nationalmssociety.org

Nonprofit organization serving patients with Multiple Sclerosis in US by supporting scientific research and promoting education.

 

parkinson

www.parkinson.org

Information about Parkinson’s disease, articles from their newsletters, on-lines tests for tremor and clinical depression, as well as an Ask-The-Doctor forum.

 

strokelogo

www.stroke.org/‎

Providing nonprofit services–including educational programs and community-based activities in prevention, treatment, and rehabilitation to all impacted by stroke.

 

SUPPORT CENTERS

opica

http://www.opica.org/modx/

Provides stimulating daycare for adults suffering from cognitive impairment; caregiver support through counseling; uses educational programs to increase community understanding of memory disorders.

 

va

http://www.losangeles.va.gov/

US Department of Veterans Affairs administers a variety of benefits and services that provide mental health support, quality healthcare services and other forms of assistance to Servicemembers, Veterans, their dependents and survivors.

 

TRANSPORTATION

Access Services
www.asila.org
County paratransit program for persons with disabilities who cannot ride or navigate the fixed route buses and trains. Operates seven days a week 24/hours/day in most areas. Shared ride service that is curb-to-curb. See website for more information, including fee schedule.
Customer Service: 1-800-827-0829

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www.ladottransit.com/other/cityride
A paratransit program for individuals who live in the City of Los Angeles who are age 65+ and/or disabled. You may purchase discounted transit card on a quarterly basis and use the card for taxi or “Dial-a-ride” services.

 

SPECIALIZED SERVICES

neptune

http://www.neptunesociety.com/location/santa-monica-cremation

Trusted Affordable prepaid cremation services. The Neptune Society will guide you through the cremation planning process.

 

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http://www.shieldhealthcare.com/

Brand name supplies you know and trust delivered discreetly to your door. Select from brand name products for incontinence, nutrition and more. Free shipping with most insurance plans.