Community Resources

The Alzheimer’s Association – Northern California and Northern Nevada Chapter is one of over 70 Alzheimer’s Association Chapters serving communities across the United States. With a 24/7 Helpline, website support groups, community education, information and referral, and more, the Alzheimer’s Association is a one-stop shop for all things Alzheimer’s.

Area 4 Agency on Aging is a non-profit organization and a Joint Powers Authority. We fund and monitor programs for older adults in our seven county region with funding from the Federal Older American Act. Our goal is to improve the health and independence of older adults and to keep them in their homes as long as it is safe.

Asian Pacific Community Counseling (APCC) is a community-based nonprofit agency serving Asian and Pacific Islanders (API) of Sacramento County that specializes in unique cultural and linguistic approaches to meet the diverse mental health and wellness needs of the API community.

Asian Resources Inc. (ARI) is a nonprofit community-based organization committed to providing a wide spectrum of social services to the low-income and limited English speaking youth, immigrant and refugee communities in Sacramento.

California Health Advocates is a nonprofit organization dedicated to Medicare advocacy and education, and their website provides accurate and unbiased information about Medicare benefits and long-term care for people who live in California.

California Healthier Living is a collaboration of the California Department of Public Health and the California Department of Aging to support and enhance statewide access to evidence-based programs for adults with health conditions and disabilities.

CAPITAL (Council of Asian Pacific Islanders Together for Advocacy & Leadership) is a council and forum of Asian and Pacific Islander organizations meeting in a spirit of unity, friendship and mutual support to promote civic awareness and empowerment of its member organizations and of Sacramento’s Asian and Pacific Islander Americans.

Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) is the federal agency that runs Medicare, Medicaid, and Children’s Health Insurance Program and helps all Americans have access to coverage, better care and improved health.

Covered California is the destination for affordable, quality health insurance coverage, including Medi-Cal.

Del Oro Caregiver Resource Center is a private, nonprofit agency dedicated to serving families and individuals who provide care for brain impaired adults and frail elderly.

Go4Life is an exercise and physical activity campaign from the National Institute on Aging at NIH, is designed to help you fit exercise and physical activity into your daily life.

HICAP (Health Insurance Counseling & Advocacy Program) provides free and objective information and counseling about Medicare. Volunteer counselors help people to understand their specific rights and health care options.

LeadingAge California is the leading advocate for quality nonprofit senior living and care in the state. The public-interest association represents more than 400 nonprofit providers of aging services—including affordable housing, continuing care retirement communities, assisted living, skilled nursing, and home and community-based care—that collectively serve more than 100,000 seniors.

Medicare is the federal health insurance program for people who are 65 or older, certain younger people with disabilities, and people with End-Stage Renal Disease (ESRD).

Nonprofit Resource Center enhances the resources and improves the management of nonprofit organizations, primarily within California’s norther Central Valley and Sierra Nevada regions.

The Sacramento Asian Chamber of Commerce is a non-profit organization whose mission is to strengthen, grow and empower the API business community to ensure economic prosperity for their diverse mambers and the communities that they serve.

TEAM Collaborative is a group of community-based organizations that can help resolve telecommunications billing issues and complaints.

Yolo Hospice, a not-for-profit, community based organization, was run by volunteers until it became Medicare and Medi-Cal certified in 1995. Since then, Yolo Hospice has developed a highly trained interdisciplinary team, including a physician, a nurse practitioner, an all RN nursing staff, Masters trained Social Workers, Spiritual Care Counselors, Certified Nursing Assistants, bereavement specialist and a large base of volunteers specially trained in end of life care.