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Elder Care Program

University Health Services, Tang Center (3rd Floor)
2222 Bancroft Way, Berkeley, CA 94720-4300

Phone: (510) 643-7754
Email: employeeassistance@berkeley.edu

Community Resources for Older Adults

Alzheimer's Disease & Dementia

Alzheimer's Disease Alzheimer’s Disease is a type of dementia which results in problems with memory, thinking and behavior.

Dementia is not a specific disease, rather it is a term used to describe a set of symptoms which may include changes in memory, ability to plan and problem solve, language difficulties, and problems with behavior regulation  There are many illnesses that cause dementia, some are treastable and some are not. Alzheimer's disease, vascular dementia, dementia with Lewy bodies, Parkinson’s disease, andFrontal Temporal Dementia are the most common types of neurodegenrative diseases that cause dementia. While these illnesses have no cures at this time, there are medical and non-medical interventions that are effective in managing these illnesses, as well as support services for family caregivers.

Further information and resources available at:

Hiring Help at Home

        Hiring Help through Medi-Cal

Information and Referral

  • Elder Care Locator
    Tel: 800-677-1116 
    Elder Care Locator is a free nationwide assistance service which helps elders and their caregivers locate support resources or give information about long-term care planning. You may call this number with the city, state, zip code of a town an elder lives in and they will connect you with the Aging Information and Referral Services Agency for that area. This is an excellent resource for Long-Distance Caregivers.
  • California Association of Adult Day Services
  • California Department of Aging
    Website provides resource information on services and programs available to seniors and adults with disabilities throughout California.
The referrals to community health providers and agencies are listed as a convenience. Their inclusion here does not constitute endorsement by the University of California.