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211 San Diego
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211 is San Diego's primary source for community, health and disaster information helping people by connecting them efficiently to the service delivery system, and providing vital trend information for community planning.

Access to Independence of San Diego
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A cross-disability organization run largely by people with disabilities that cultivates the self-respect and self-esteem of people with disabilities, and promotes options that empower them to choose and maintain their own lifestyles.

Alzheimer’s Association: San Diego Chapter
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The Alzheimer’s Association, the world leader in Alzheimer research and support, is a voluntary health organization dedicated to finding preventions, treatments, and eventually, a cure for Alzheimer dementia. The San Diego/Imperial Chapter strives to enhance care and support for the more than 360,000 individuals, their families and caregivers in our community coping with Alzheimer's disease by providing a broad range of programs and services throughout San Diego and Imperial counties.

Alzheimer’s Family Centers
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San Diego's community resource leader for dementia-specialized adult day health care, family support services, and community and career-building educational programs.

Arc of San Diego
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Empowers persons with disabilities, and their families, by working in partnership to create opportunities to achieve their individual goals within the community.

At Your Home Familycare
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Provides information about in-home child and elder care, as well as a schedule of online classes for caregivers and resources for local in-home assistance.

Autism Society of America: San Diego Chapter
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Seeks to promote lifelong access and opportunity for all individuals within the autism spectrum, and their families, to be fully participating, included members of their community.

Deaf Community Services of San Diego
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Seeks to enrich the lives of people by providing services, education and advocacy that promote independence, opportunity, accessibility, and diversity.

Elder Law and Advocacy
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Provides civil legal services in subject areas concerning seniors, Medicare and Medicare related counseling and advocacy, referrals to community senior service providers and many other services. The majority of services are free to qualifying seniors.

ElderHelp of San Diego
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A non-profit organization comprised of professionals and community volunteers committed to offering quality social services that help seniors live independently in their own homes.

George G. Glenner Alzheimer’s Family Centers
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Offers resources regarding dementia-specialized adult day health care, family support services, and community and career-building educational programs.

Home of Guiding Hands
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Provides 24/7 training and living support for persons with developmental disabilities through 28 community homes. Adult Community Living assistance; and In-Home Respite for all ages and special needs.

Hospice of the North Coast
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Provides comprehensive, individualized care for the terminally ill and their families throughout North San Diego County. Their goal is to maintain dignity, comfort and the highest quality of life.

Housing Matters
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A community-based service model that provides housing and integrates mental health services, primary health care, alcohol and drug services, case management and social services to help homeless people living with mental illness gain stability, and live more productive lives.

Project C.A.R.E.
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A unique partnership of public and private agencies working together to help older adults and those with disabilities. Programs are designed to lend a hand and keep everyone connected, reducing the risks of frailty and isolation.

Public Authority for In-Home Supportive Services
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This website is a resource for Consumers (those who are recipients of in-home supportive services) and Individual Providers (those who give in-home care). Please peruse the website pages for information on benefits for both Consumers and Providers and to learn more about the Public Authority.

Ready San Diego
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ReadySanDiego.org was designed by the San Diego County Office of Emergency Services to educate and empower Americans to prepare for and respond to emergencies in the home, in the community, at work and at school. Visit the website to learn more.

Redwood ElderLink
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Provides day programs, home care, care management and other supportive services for seniors in Northern San Diego County.

Regional Task Force on the Homeless
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Provides a list of housing solutions and contact information for the homeless.

RSVP: Retired and Senior Volunteer Program
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Provides a variety of community volunteer opportunities for people age 55 or older.

San Diego Brain Injury Foundation
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Provides information and support to brain-injury survivors and their families; promotes public awareness and social advocacy regarding brain injury; and seeks to provide survivors of brain injury with opportunities to recover to their greatest potential and be welcomed back into the community.

San Diego Center for the Blind and Vision Impaired
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Seeks to increase the abilities of any adult with blindness or vision impairment to reach their own highest level of independence.

San Diego County Library
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The main site for San Diego's public libraries. You can find a complete catalogue of books and resources available as well as information about local branches, online borrowing services and local government information.

San Diego County: Web Site
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Supplies local information regarding the available services of San Diego County including links to aging and disability-related resources.

    Aging and Independence Services
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    “The leader in Advocacy, Information and Safety,” the agency works to foster dignity and quality of life for seniors and persons with disabilities.

    AIS Call Center
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    One easy phone number is the gateway to information, to report elder abuse, or to apply for a variety of services for older adults, persons with disabilities, and their families. Answering the phone are specialists trained and authorized to assess your needs and help you.

    Coordinating Care
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    Care management programs assist older adults and their families with health and social services coming into their home.

    Food Stamps
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    A federal supplemental nutrition program for families and individuals that meet certain income and asset guidelines. Food stamp benefits help supplement your food budget and allow families to buy nutritious food.

    In-Home Supportive Services (IHSS)
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    IHSS provides homemaker and personal care assistance to persons receiving Supplemental Security Income or who have a low income and need aid in the home to remain independent.

    Long Term Care Integration Project (LTCIP)
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    The goal of the LTCIP initiative is to plan, develop and implement an improved system of care that meets the special needs of older adults and persons with disabilities. Since April 1999, 800+ consumers, advocates, caregivers and health and social service providers have dedicated thousands of hours to the project. The LTCIP Planning Committee meets bi-monthly. Any interested individual is invited to attend and provide input.

    Nutrition Services
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    Click here to learn about health-focused programs, including the Health Promotions Program, Feeling Fit Clubs, Cool Zones, Senior Dining Centers, Home-Delivered Meals, Brown Bag Program, and MOMeals.

    Veteran Services
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    Offers information for veterans, as well as dependents and survivors of veterans. Staff provides help in determining the benefits you may be entitled to and how to obtain those benefits.

    Volunteers
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    Learn about programs that encourage seniors and people with disabilities to participate in their community, including the Retired & Senior Volunteer Program, Intergenerational Program, Foster Grandparents, Outreach & Education Team, Employment Training, OASIS, Senior Companions, Guardian Angels, and the Transportation Program.

San Diego Eldercare
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Offers comprehensive housing options and listings of for-profit and nonprofit in-home care agencies. The site also includes local stories and columns, an online caregiver support group, an "Ask the Pro" feature, listings of classes and local activities, plus many other features.

San Diego Futures Foundation
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Created to establish accessibility to information technology resources, increase computer literacy, and provide training to enable a broader range of citizens to cross the digital divide. SDFF fulfills its mission by addressing three primary areas of need in the San Diego community: access to technology and education, youth training, and technical services for nonprofit organizations.

San Diego Hospice & Palliative Care
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An independent, non-profit, community-owned health care provider and the oldest, most comprehensive hospice care provider in San Diego County. Specially trained staff provide quality, compassionate health care to adults, children and infants living with a serious or life-limiting illness such as cancer, Alzheimer’s, ALS, AIDS, end-stage heart and lung disease, and severe birth defects.

Senior Community Centers
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Senior Community Centers is the leading provider of services to culturally diverse, low-income, at-risk seniors in downtown San Diego.

Southern Caregiver Resource Center
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Works to help families and communities master the challenges of caring for adults through cost-effective and prevention-oriented programs and services that address the emotional, physical, and financial needs of family caregivers.

St. Madelaine Sophie’s Center
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For more than forty years St. Madeleine Sophie's Center (SMSC) has helped people with developmental disabilities, their families and communities, discover, explore, and nurture potential-giving thousands a chance to live life to the fullest.

Technology and Aging Coalition of San Diego
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A consortium of professionals and older adults who are passionate about helping seniors learn about and benefit from technology. The Coalition grew out of the County of San Diego's Aging Summit, a biennial event which brings together older adults and senior service providers for a day of learning and discussion of critical issues.

Thrive San Diego
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Led by United Way of San Diego and the County of San Diego, Thrive supports individuals and families in achieving financial stability and receiving a consistent nutritious food supply.

UCSD Division of Geriatric Psychiatry
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The UCSD Division of Geriatric Psychiatry, under the direction of Dilip Jeste, M.D., participates in a wide array of activities involving research, teaching, and patient care. This multidisciplinary program has grown rapidly over the past several years and has become an internationally recognized Center of Excellence.

United Cerebral Palsy/San Diego County
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The leading local source of information on cerebral palsy, and a pivotal advocate for the rights of persons with any disability. Facilities include an assistive technology center, lab and lending library. Open to everyone.

Veterans Village of San Diego
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Dedicated to extending assistance to needy and homeless veterans of all wars and eras and their families by providing housing, food, clothing, substance abuse recovery and mental health counseling, job training and job search assistance.

 
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