Resources

Free SSI & IHSS Training by Justice in Aging

On July 26th, 2017, Justice in Aging will hold SSI mini-trainings on (1) helping people with SSI overpayments and (2) current topics in policy advocacy at the federal, state and local level; a presentation on IHSS hot topics including the 2017-18 California state budget, and the federal efforts to repeal the ACA and fundamentally change Medicaid; and a roundtable discussion of current issues and trends, and how to expand advocacy efforts locally, statewide, and nationally.

Please direct any questions or concerns to Trinh Phan: tphan@justiceinaging.org

Educational Series on Elder Care – Oakland

AgeSong in Oakland (3121 Fruitvale Ave.) is hosting a series of educational classes on topics related to caring for elders. Upcoming topics: Hospice, Caring for a loved one with Dementia, and Proper Foot Care.

All presentations are an hour long, and free to attend.

For more information, contact Colleen at 415-715-4268; Colleen@Agesong.com

ReCARES – Recycled Medical Equipment

ReCARES is an organization that “…collect and redistribute donations of clean, gently used medical equipment and unused home health care supplies each week. These are provided free of charge to those in need who visit our sites.”

African American Women with Cancer Support Group – Free

The Women’s Cancer Resource Center (WCRC) is offering free cancer support groups for African American women with cancer. Support groups are available in Oakland and Richmond. For more information about time, place, location, and language capacities, please contact Dolores at (510) 350-1312.

Early Stage Alzheimer’s Forum – Free

The Alzheimer’s Association is providing a half-day educational forum for people with early stage Alzheimer’s disease (or related) by people with early stage Alzheimer’s disease. To register for this free event, contact Lan Trinh 408-372-9982 Ltrinh@alz.org

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