The AT Network is dedicated to expanding the accessibility of tools, resources
and technology that will help increase independence, improve personal
productivity and enhance the quality of life for all Californians. On
this website you will learn about AT laws, your rights and how to advocate
for your needs. You will be able to search databases, resource lists and
the internet for devices and services in your community. This website
will also keep you up to date on AT Network events, news and trainings.
Abrazar focuses on serving the low to middle income residents of Westminster
and the surrounding area. We provide various services including senior
transportation and after-school programs.
Acacia Adult Day Services
Acacia Adult Day Services is a leader in providing services to improve
and enhance the lives of frail older adults, persons with Alzheimer’s
Disease or other types of dementia, persons with disabilities, and their families.
Age Well Senior Services, Inc.
Since 1975, we have been providing critical services, resources, and programs
to home bound and low income senior citizens living in South Orange County.
Our community-based services emphasize a continuum of care that most cities
are unable to provide for their aging constituents. Our network of vital
- Meals on Wheels and Congregate Meal Programs
- Adult Day Health Care and Alzheimer’s Social Day Care
- Operation and Management of Senior Centers
- Case Management
- Non-Emergency Medical Transportation
- Health & Wellness Programs
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. The Department administers
funds allocated under the federal Older Americans Act, the Older Californians
Act, and through the Medi-Cal program.
Aging and Disability Resource Connection (ADRC)
The ADRC website offers a wealth of information on resources available
in Orange County, California. The information is targeted for seniors
and people with disabilities and/or professionals and family members,
who are seeking to assist them. Information can be sought by name, category,
keyword, location and/or area served. The website also contains links
to other agencies and organizations providing services in Orange County.
The Alzheimer's Association is the world's leading voluntary health
organization in Alzheimer's care, support, research and advocacy.
Our vision is a world without Alzheimer’s. Our mission is to eliminate
Alzheimer's disease through the advancement of research; to provide
and enhance care and support for all affected; and to reduce the risk
of dementia through the promotion of brain health.
The Association is the largest nonprofit funder of
Alzheimer's research, and is the leading voice for
advocacy, fighting for critical Alzheimer's research, prevention and care initiatives
at the state and federal level.
Care and Support through our professionally staffed
24/7 Helpline 800.272.3900. Local services and support include resource referrals, care consultation,
support groups, education about the disease and caregiving, safety services
and linkage to local clinical trials through
TrialMatch. Visit our
Dementia and Alzheimer’s Caregiver Center
Alzheimer’s Family Center
Alzheimer’s Day Care Resource Center in Orange County. A comprehensive
center for the care and support of families affected by AD or another
dementia, AFSC provides dementia-specific adult day health care (ADHC),
a variety of support services to help caregivers manage the day-to-day
challenges of care, community dementia education and outreach services.
On behalf of Alzheimer’s Family Center,
we would like to invite you to be part of a very special project about caregiver education that is being funded through a grant from the
Arthur Rupe Foundation.
We are looking for your input, as a caregiver, on the topics that you would
be most interested in receiving education on. If you choose to participate,
we invite you to complete an online survey which would take less than
5 minutes to complete.
Please click in the following link to view the survey:
Thank you in advance for your participation in this project that, we believe,
will help many families in our community on their caregiving journey.
Alzheimer’s Orange County
The Alzheimer’s Orange County (AlzOC) is a non-profit voluntary health
organization dedicated to increasing public awareness, providing support
and assistance for patients and families of Alzheimer’s disease
and related disorders, and to supporting research for the cause and cure
of Alzheimer’s disease. Led by the Board of Directors the Alzheimer’s
Orange County carries out its mission in the following ways:
- Patient and family services to aid present and future victims and caregivers
of Alzheimer’s disease and related disorders.
- Advocacy for improved public policy and needed legislation.
- Education and increasing public awareness of Alzheimer’s disease.
- Funding research into the cause, prevention, treatment and cure for Alzheimer’s
disease and related disorders via our relationship with our national office.
- Providing compassionate care through adult day care programs.
Benefits.gov (formerly GovBenefits.gov) was launched in an effort to provide
citizens with easy, online access to government benefit and assistance
programs. The site’s core function is the eligibility prescreening
questionnaire or “Benefit Finder.” Answers to the questionnaire
are used to evaluate a visitor’s situation and compare it with the
eligibility criteria for more than 1,000 Federally-funded benefit and
assistance programs. Each program description provides citizens with the
next steps to apply for any benefit program of interest.
CalOptima is proud to be a public health plan – created by our community,
governed by our community, and accountable to our community. We are the
second largest health insurer in Orange County, providing coverage to
one in eight residents and more than a quarter of our community’s
children. We provide health care coverage through three major programs:
Medi-Cal (California’s Medicaid Program) is for low-income families, children,
seniors, and persons with disabilities.
OneCare (A Medicare Advantage Special Needs Plan) is for low-income seniors and
persons with disabilities who quality for both Medicare and Medi-Cal.
Healthy Families Program (California’s Children’s Health Insurance Program) for children
in lower-income families who do not qualify for no-cost Medi-Cal.
Cal Quality Care
A service of the California Healthcare Foundation allows you to learn about
Long Term Care Options by answering ten simple questions. You then get
recommendations for the types of care that fit your situation.
Council on Aging
The Council on Aging–Orange County is a 501 (c) (3) nonprofit corporation,
charged with serving older and dependent adults and their families throughout
Orange County. The Council on Aging advocates for the health, well-being,
and legal rights of adults needing or receiving services.
Dayle McIntosh Center
The Dayle McIntosh Center exists to enable persons with disabilities to
succeed in every area they desire and to fulfill every dream they have
and to provide equal opportunities. The Dayle McIntosh Center offers assistance
in a variety of areas, including benefits planning, advocacy, peer support,
housing, transition services, independent living skills, and vocational
services. This website outlines their program, provides contact information
Family Caregiver Alliance
Family Caregiver Alliance is a public voice for caregivers, illuminating
the daily challenges they face, offering them the assistance they so desperately
need and deserve, and championing their cause through
National MS Society
The National MS Society is a collective of passionate individuals who want
to do something about MS now—to move together toward a world free
of multiple sclerosis. MS stops people from moving. We exist to make sure
Office on Aging
The Orange County Office on Aging serves as the lead advocate, planner
and facilitator relative to all aging issues on behalf of all older persons
in Orange County. Together with our partners, the Office on Aging provides
a full range of older adult services which are listed throughout the website,
including information and assistance on programs and services available
for older adults and their caregivers.
Rehabilitation Institute of Orange
The Rehabilitation Institute of Southern California (RIO) was established
in 1950 to serve the multi-faceted needs of persons with functional disabilities
caused by birth defects, disease, medical conditions or accidents. Services
are provided without regard to age, race, creed, sexual orientation and gender.
SeniorServ provides home delivered meals to 1200 home bound isolated seniors
per day in Orange County. Along with home delivered meals we offer home
safety, case management, congregate meals, friendly visitors and adult
daycare. All of the services we provide are designed to keep the client
in their home as long as possible therefore, maintaining their independence
and well being. Our congregate meals are served Monday-Friday at the senior
centers and community centers in the 26 cities in Orange County that we serve.
Our friendly visitor program involves a short training after which the
volunteer is matched with a client living in or near the same city as
the volunteer. After the two have been matched, the volunteer contacts
the client directly to set up their meetings. A friendly visitor normally
spends about 1 hour per week in the home of the client. These visits might
include reading, walking, scrapbooking, reminiscing, sharing photos, sharing
stories etc. The friendly visitor is not responsible for doing chores,
helping the client go to the restroom or driving the client to and from
St. Jude Brain Injury Network
The St. Jude Brain Injury Network is a non-profit program that provides
long-term planning and support services for adults age 18 and over residing
in Orange County who have experienced an external force traumatic brain
injury (TBI). Services are grant-funded by the California Department of
Rehabilitation. Our mission is to coordinate services and help improve
the quality of life for the adult survivor of traumatic brain injury and
promote awareness in the Orange County community of TBI issues and needs.
The Institute for Memory Impairments and Neurological Disorders (UCI MIND)
at the University of California, Irvine is internationally recognized
for its research accomplishments in disorders of the brain, particularly
those that are age-related. The Institute is UCI
Vietnamese Community of Orange County
Our Mission: provide comprehensive — health, human, and economic
development — supporting services to Vietnamese Americans in order
to enable them to become actively participating citizens in the mainstream
society through empowerment and capacity enhancement of each citizen.
Vital Aging Program
Hoag Neurosciences Institute’s (HNI)
Orange County Vital Aging Program (OCVAP), is a community-wide, multi-disciplinary program dedicated to
raising education awareness about Alzheimer’s disease and related
disorders (ADRD). OCVAP’s goal is to help men and women maintain
a healthy brain for life by encouraging risk factor management, facilitating
early intervention against cognitive impairment and generally improving
standards of care for ADRD, as well supporting the local medical community
in their efforts to promote healthy aging.
At the center of OCVAP is a newly-developed online self-assessment tool
that allows users to take control of their own cognitive health by evaluating
their memory, learning about key risk factors for ADRD, identifying the
earliest stages of memory loss due to underlying medical conditions, and
evaluating for contributing factors of cognitive decline caused by depression.