Find Community Resources
Listed below are links to many helpful organizations and resources for seniors, their families, and caregivers.
Note: These listings are for informational purposes only and do not represent an endorsement by (or for) Cognitive Therapeutics.
2-1-1 is a non-profit organization working to help citizens with information on health and human services. From their website, or by dialing 2-1-1 on any phone, you can access help with many topics such as psychotherapy, senior citizen programs, volunteer opportunities, food banks, and Alzheimer’s assistance. Not local to the SF Bay area? Just go to 211.org and enter your zip code for your local center.
La Comida provides affordable meal services to the Palo Alto area.
Peninsula Volunteers provides senior services and meals-on-wheels to qualified individuals who are homebound and unable to prepare or shop for food in: Atherton, Belmont, East Palo Alto, Menlo Park, Portola Valley, Redwood City, San Carlos, and Woodside, California.
Avenidas provides many senior services such as senior centers, health screenings and insurance information, transportation and even handyman services. A community-based nonprofit organization, Avenidas serves the San Francisco Bay Area mid-Peninsula communities of Palo Alto, East Palo Alto, Stanford, Menlo Park, Los Altos, Los Altos Hills, Atherton, Portola Valley, Woodside, and Mountain View.
The Alzheimer’s Association offers a wide variety of information on Alzheimer’s and other Dementias including information on life with Alzheimer’s Disease, Support Groups, and Safety Tips.
The Alzheimer’s Disease Education and Referral (ADEAR) Center
The Alzheimer's Disease Education and Referral (ADEAR) Center Web site will help you find current, comprehensive Alzheimer's disease (AD) information and resources from the National Institute on Aging (NIA).
The Alzheimer’s Foundation of America
The Alzheimer’s Foundation of America strives to provide optimal care and services to individuals confronting dementia, and to their caregivers and familiesâ€”through member organizations dedicated to improving quality of life.
Regional Transit Discount Card
The Regional Transit Connection Discount Card is available to qualified persons with disabilities. This card can help you get discounted access to most kinds of public transport in the SF Bay Area.
AddictionResource.com raises awareness on the dangers of addiction and supports better well-being and self-improvement.
HealthFinder.gov promotes better health through education and awareness.
*The Alzheimer’s Association is not responsible for information or advice provided by others, including information on websites that link to Association sites and on third party sites to which the Association links.