Heart of the Valley for Seniors, Inc.
Provides volunteer in-home services for seniors 59+. Shopping, errands, light yard work, handyman, home projects, paperwork, visitations are all provided. Call for service availability.
Long Term Care Ombudsman Program
1-800-231-4024 (24 hour crisis line/state-wide)
Advocates for residents in skilled nursing facilities and residential care/assisted living facilities for the elderly. Promotes residents’ rights, quality of care and of life through complaint investigation and resolution. Witness Advance Health Care Directives in nursing homes.
Meals On Wheels
The Health Trust Meals On Wheels program provides nutritious meals daily, home-delivered to physically challenged, home-bound individuals, whether they are elderly, they are recuperating after a recent hospitalization, or have disabilities confining them to a wheelchair. Complimentary services include: daily personal visits with each delivery; monthly pet food delivery; social work support; audio book delivery; bi-monthly healthy grocery delivery; nutritional and other local resources distribution; and holiday gift drive.
For mesothelioma patients and loved ones, we provide free resources, education, support, and hope
According to the American Lung Association, around 70 to 80 percent of people get mesothelioma from asbestos exposure in the work place. Our goal at the Mesothelioma Group is to increase awareness, improving survival rates and life expectancy.
Mesothelioma Prognosis Network
Survivors enjoy longer, healthier lives with loved ones thanks to our network of specialized mesothelioma doctors and cancer treatment centers. There is hope, and we can help.
Mesothelioma + Asbestos Awareness Center
The Mesothelioma + Asbestos Awareness Center provides hope and help for people battling mesothelioma, due to past asbestos exposure. It is the number one occupationally caused cancer in the USA, and we give the elderly, workers, veterans, and their families the knowledge and resources to navigate this deadly disease.
National Association of Professional Geriatric Care Managers (NAPGCM)
Professional geriatric care managers guide families through just about any area related to aging to help them make informed decisions about the best care and quality of life for their loved ones. Geriatric care managers offer assessment, monitoring, planning, education, advocacy, and family caregiver coaching. Find a geriatric care manager through this organization’s web site.
OUTREACH , a nonprofit provides transportation using the fixed-route public transit system through the ADA Paratransit services. Paratransit Service transportation is available 7 days per week, 365 days per year and is provided in sedans and wheelchair accessible vans. OUTREACH also provides transportation assistance for non-ADA eligible seniors through the STAR (Senior Transportation and Resources) Program. These services are available countywide. Other languages: Spanish, Vietnamese and language line. OUTREACH also provides senior case management.