Alzheimer’s Association of Monterey County
opens in a new windowAlzheimer’s Association of Monterey County: The Alzheimer’s Association is the leading national voice for people with Alzheimer’s disease and related disorders, and their families and caregivers. While the staff are rightfully proud of their many programs and services – education, patient and family service, advocacy and research – Director Sherry Williams says, “I believe our most important role is to speak for those who are no longer able to advocate on their own behalf.” Sherry and her staff at the Monterey Chapter of the Alzheimer’s Association are an invaluable asset to our community.
Health Projects Center
Health Projects Center helps family caregivers care for their loved ones and themselves through many programs. Two programs most often used by Central Coast Senior Services, Inc. clients are:
Del Mar Caregiver Resource Center ( opens in a new windowDel Mar Website) offers services for family caregivers
(family members or friends) of adults living with a brain impairment such as:
- Alzheimer’s disease
- Huntington’s disease
- Parkinson’s disease
- Multiple Sclerosis
- Brain tumors or brain injury
- Mild cognitive impairment
- Other conditions that may cause memory loss or confusion
Monterey Multipurpose Senior Services Program ( opens in a new windowMSSP website)
Helping older adults maintain their independence at home
MSSP offers free social work and nursing services to medically isolated, frail and underinsured older adults who are at risk for premature institutionalization or loss of independence. They provide care management services to assist clients with daily living needs so that they may live healthy, active lives.
· Are 65 years of age or older
· Have monthly Medi-Cal eligibility with no share of cost
· Live in Santa Cruz County or Monterey County
· Willingness to participate in an individualized care plan
MSSP may be able to help you coordinate these services:
· Home Delivered Meals
· Home Safety Equipment and/or Modification
· Respite Care for Caregivers
· Communication Devices
· Money Management and more
There is no charge for MSSP services.
Dr. Trish McKeon
opens in a new windowDr. Trish McKeon: Dr. Trish McKeon has 35 years experience in helping patients and families understand and cope with Alzheimer’s, memory loss, brain injury, and other cognitive disorders.
opens in a new windowElderConsult: ElderConsult Geriatric Medicine is a house calls practice providing premium medical care to patients. Their staff includes board-certified Geriatricians (physician specialist in care of elders) and Geriatric Nurse Practitioners. They are experts in medical and behavioral challenges. Their San Francisco Bay Area practice has extended to services within Monterey County.
Stanford Center for Memory Disorders
opens in a new windowStanford Center for Memory Disorders: The Stanford Center for Memory Disorders is dedicated to the fight against cognitive decline. There are many different causes of memory loss, and an accurate diagnosis by an experienced team is essential to getting the best treatment.
The Center is one of approximately 30 National Institutes of Health (NIH) designated Alzheimer’s Disease Centers in the United States, as well as a designated Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center.