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The Dementia Care Aware Resource Library contains resources and information to support dementia screening, assessment, care planning, and brain health.

Resources are organized by role, topic, and location. You can search the library by entering keywords in the search box below, or filtering the library by audience, topic and/or location.

The library will be updated as new information is available and as we learn what is helpful for you, so please keep coming back!

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Clarity
Clarity is a website designed to help people make financial and legal plans so they are prepared for a time in life when they may need help. Clarity was first developed for people with memory difficulties, but has evolved to become a resource for anyone who may need help managing daily finances at some point in life.
DCA Medical-Legal Partnership Network
Within Dementia Care Aware, the Medical-Legal Partnership Network (MLP Network) has partnered with legal aid organizations and health care systems across California. The MLP Network has developed trainings for primary care teams on common legal issues that affect people with cognitive impairment.
Dementia Care Aware Medical-Legal Partnership Network Flyer
This flyer describes the Dementia Care Aware Medical-Legal Partnership Network, their services and how to access them.
Free Legal Help - State Bar of California
The California State Bar’s Certified Lawyer Referral Services (LRS) are designed to help people find legal assistance. If a lawyer is needed, where available, they can refer to an attorney who handles that type of legal issue. The lawyers referred to will offer an initial consultation for a reduced fee or no fee.
Handbook for Helping People Living Alone with Dementia Who Have No Known Support
This handbook provide practical strategies that can be used to address challenges that medical, legal, and social services professionals face when working with individuals with dementia who live alone with no known support.
Health Insurance Counseling and Advocacy Program (HICAP)
HICAP (the Health Insurance Counseling & Advocacy Program) provides free and objective information and counseling about Medicare. Volunteer counselors can help you understand your specific rights and health care options. HICAP also offers free educational presentations to groups of Medicare beneficiaries, their families and/or providers on a variety of Medicare and other health insurance related topics.
LawHelpCA.org Legal Aid Area Directory
This site provides information about legal services by county in California including website links, phone numbers, location, and services. Use the filter to find culturally and linguistically appropriate resources in your county.
Living Alone with Dementia
Tips and information from the Alzheimer's Association to support people living alone with dementia.
Plan Your Lifespan
Plan Your Lifespan can help you plan for health events such as hos­pital­izations, falls, and memory loss that may happen as people get older. This website walks older adults through questions that address their needs and plan for their care. It includes the option to save, print and/or email responses for future reference as well as change or update responses over time.
Prepare for Your Care
PREPARE is a step-by-step program developed to empower people and their family, friends, and caregivers to obtain and understand medical information and to make informed medical decisions.

Resources

The Dementia Care Aware Resource Library contains resources and information to support dementia screening, assessment, care planning, and brain health.

Resources are organized by role, topic, and location. You can search the library by entering keywords in the search box below, or filtering the library by audience, topic and/or location.

The library will be updated as new information is available and as we learn what is helpful for you, so please keep coming back!

Search by Keyword

Resources by Audience

Resources by Topic

Resources by Location

Clarity
Clarity is a website designed to help people make financial and legal plans so they are prepared for a time in life when they may need help. Clarity was first developed for people with memory difficulties, but has evolved to become a resource for anyone who may need help managing daily finances at some point in life.
DCA Medical-Legal Partnership Network
Within Dementia Care Aware, the Medical-Legal Partnership Network (MLP Network) has partnered with legal aid organizations and health care systems across California. The MLP Network has developed trainings for primary care teams on common legal issues that affect people with cognitive impairment.
Dementia Care Aware Medical-Legal Partnership Network Flyer
This flyer describes the Dementia Care Aware Medical-Legal Partnership Network, their services and how to access them.
Free Legal Help – State Bar of California
The California State Bar’s Certified Lawyer Referral Services (LRS) are designed to help people find legal assistance. If a lawyer is needed, where available, they can refer to an attorney who handles that type of legal issue. The lawyers referred to will offer an initial consultation for a reduced fee or no fee.
Handbook for Helping People Living Alone with Dementia Who Have No Known Support
This handbook provide practical strategies that can be used to address challenges that medical, legal, and social services professionals face when working with individuals with dementia who live alone with no known support.
Health Insurance Counseling and Advocacy Program (HICAP)
HICAP (the Health Insurance Counseling & Advocacy Program) provides free and objective information and counseling about Medicare. Volunteer counselors can help you understand your specific rights and health care options. HICAP also offers free educational presentations to groups of Medicare beneficiaries, their families and/or providers on a variety of Medicare and other health insurance related topics.
LawHelpCA.org Legal Aid Area Directory
This site provides information about legal services by county in California including website links, phone numbers, location, and services. Use the filter to find culturally and linguistically appropriate resources in your county.
Living Alone with Dementia
Tips and information from the Alzheimer’s Association to support people living alone with dementia.
Plan Your Lifespan
Plan Your Lifespan can help you plan for health events such as hos­pital­izations, falls, and memory loss that may happen as people get older. This website walks older adults through questions that address their needs and plan for their care. It includes the option to save, print and/or email responses for future reference as well as change or update responses over time.
Prepare for Your Care
PREPARE is a step-by-step program developed to empower people and their family, friends, and caregivers to obtain and understand medical information and to make informed medical decisions.

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