Resources

Union Representation of In-Home Supportive Services Providers

United Domestic Workers
Link to the union that represents IHSS Providers.

United Domestic Workers MOU

Caregiver Resources and Support

Medicare Quality Care Finder
Find and compare Health Care Providers like Hospitals, Nursing Homes, and Physicians; Health and Drug Plans; Equipment Suppliers and more.

Voluntary (Optional) Provider Training Curriculum
This curriculum is a compilation of training resources developed by the CCI Voluntary Provider Training Workgroup in accordance with Welfare & Institutions Code Section 12330. The usage of these and other training resources, by providers, is optional and can help provide consistency, accountability, and increased quality of care for In-Home Supportive Services (IHSS) consumers.

MMLearn
A website dedicated to providing online training and education to those who provide care to adults. Scheduled webcasts and archived videos are available.

Caring Connections
A website for caregivers, offering support and information on caregiving.

Valley Caregivers Resource Center
Includes information on HICAP, Older Adult Social Services, and caregiver support.

Community Hospice
Our local hospice agency, which provides care to those with a terminal illness.

Alzheimer's Aid Society
A website for caregivers, offering support and information on caregiving.

American Red Cross Sierra-Delta Chapter
The American Red Cross of Sierra-Delta is part of the Gold Country Region, which serves more than 4.4 million people in 24 counties across 48,327 square miles.

Recipient Information and Resources

AARP
A membership organization leading positive social change and delivering value to people age 50 and over through information, advocacy and service.

Attorney General's Bureau of Medi-Cal Fraud & Elder Abuse
Information about the Elder Abuse Campaign for California.

Disability Rights California
Disability Rights Information.

Elder Care Locator
A government resource to help connect seniors and their families to services available.

Fall Prevention Center of Excellence
Identify best practices in fall prevention and to help communities offer fall prevention programs to older people who are at risk of falling.

Healthy Aging Association
To help older Americans live longer, healthier, more independent lives by promoting increased physical activity, and sound health and nutrition practices.

Lifeline
An emergency response system — press a button and help is on it’s way. This is the main website. Local service is also available through Doctors Medical Center.

CDC — Home & Recreational Safety
National program to reduce injury, disability, death, and costs associated with injuries outside the workplace.

Senior Citizens Center
They have regular activities, such as dancing and games, and they also have special activities throughout the year.

Stanislaus County 2-1-1 Get Connected. Get Answers.
A United Way Site dedicated to Stanislaus county to provide area resources.

Stanislaus County Fall Prevention Coalition
Stanislaus County Aging and Veteran Services Site which provides information and resources about preventing falls. Fall Prevention Guide

Meal / Food Programs

Meals on Wheels
So no senior goes hungry. This is the national website for information. The local agency can be reached at 668-5242.

United Samaritans
The schedule for local meal delivery from United Samaritans.

Modesto Area Express
Information on MAX, Modesto’s Bus System.

Stanislaus Regional Transit
Information on StaRT, Stanislaus County’s Bus System.

Dial-A-Ride
Transportation for rural, elderly and disabled persons.

Valley Medical Tranport
Serves outlying areas, and will transport between Merced and Stanislaus County.

California Low Cost Automobile Insurance Program
Auto Insurance for under $400 per year.