Where to go for help with Alzheimer’s

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If you or someone you know has been diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease or some other form of dementia and is in need of help, below is a list of resources.

Alzheimer’s LA (Alzheimer’sla.org) (844) 435-7259, email help@alzheimersla.org

Alzheimer’s Association (Alz.org) (800) 272-3900

Actively Caring Through Sharing (Actscsg.org) (323) 296-2975

City of Los Angeles Department of Aging (https://aging.lacity.org/) (213) 482-7252

USC Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center Brain Research Program (adrc.usc.edu)

(323) 442-7600

Lewy Body Dementia Association (lbda.org) (404) 418-7396

Mary S Easton Center for Alzheimer’s Disease Research at UCLA (eastonad.ucla.edu/patientscaregivers/) (310) 794-6039

Los Angeles County Area Agency on Aging (wdacs.lacounty.gov) (213) 738-2600

Administration on Aging (aoa.gov)

U.S. Dept. of Health & Human Services (hhs.gov)

Covered California (coveredca.com)

Social Security Administration (ssa.gov) (800) 772-1213

California Association of Adult Day Services (caads.org)

In-Home Supportive Services (IHSS) (888) 678-4477

National Institutes of Health (https://www.nih.gov)

Susan Atkins, Resource Advisor for Seniors and Elderly (laderasunrise@gmail.com (310) 597-3049

Alzheimer’s Los Angeles Care Counseling Program (@alzheimersla) (844) 435-7259

USC Family Caregiver Support Center (fcscgero.org) (855) 872-6060

Department of Mental Health (dmh.lacounty.gov) (800) 854-7771

A Place for Mom Referrals (aplaceformom.com) (888) 857-0796

Kaiser Permanente Hospice (323) 783-7416

Los Angeles Hospice (213) 389-4700

California Hospice Foundation (cahospicefoundation.org)

Hospice Foundation of America (hospicefoundation.org)

National Hospice & Palliative Care Organization (nhpco.org)

Southern California Senior Resources Referrals (socalseniors.com) (866) 697-3646

Nursing Home Compare (medicare.gov/NHCompare/Home)

California Department of Social Services (ccld.ca.gov)

Social Security Medicare Varnessa Aaron-Seymour (949) 351-8137

National Institute on Aging (https://www.nia.nih.gov/) (800) 438-4380

California Department of Health Care Services (dhcs.ca.gov)

Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center Memory & Aging Center (323) 442-5775

Cedars-Sinai Medical Center Department of Neurology (310) 423-6472

Kaiser Permanente West LA Geriatric Medicine (310) 915-4550

CalQualityCare (calqualitycare.org)

Affordable Living for the Aging Housing Alternatives for Seniors (323) 650-7988

City of Los Angeles Housing Dept. (866) 557-7368

LA Foodbank (lafoodbank.org/get-help/pantry-locator)

Los Angeles County Health & Nutrition Hotline (877) 597-4777

Los Angeles Regional Foodbank Brown Bag Program (323) 234-3030

Meals on Wheels of West Los Angeles (310) 208-4028

St. Vincent Meals on Wheels (213) 484-7775

Meals On Wheels West (310) 394-5133

Brain, Behavior, and Aging Research Center (semel.ucla.edu/alzheimers) (310) 478-3711, ext. 54437

University of Southern California (adrc.usc.edu) (323) 442-7686

Access Services Los Angeles County Provides transportation for disabled individuals including people with Alzheimer’s and other dementias

(800) 827-0829

Alzheimer’s LA and Actively Caring Through Sharing assisted in compiling this list.