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  • Title: Valley Caregivers
    Descriptive info: .. Javascript is required to use.. GTranslate.. website translator.. ,.. free translator.. ☎ 559-224-9154.. Toll Free: 1-800-541-8614.. News Events.. Programs.. Caregiver Resource Program.. HICAP.. OASIS-PALS.. Ombudsman.. Support.. Fresno.. Kern.. Kings.. Madera.. Merced.. Stanislaus.. Mariposa.. Tulare.. Tuolumne.. Other Resources.. Contact Us.. Thank you joining us at Valley Caregiver Resource Center (VCRC).. VCRC is a non-profit agency that assists seniors and caregivers.. Whether it is helping:.. · a client find the best place to purchase their Prescriptions or choose the right Medicare Plan (HICAP Program),.. · by being the voice for those residents in a facility (Ombudsman Program).. · to provide a safe, uplifting senior activity center for the loved ones of our caregivers (OASIS Adult Day Care).. · or by offering support and resources help caregivers’ take better care of themselves (Caregiver Resource Program).. VCRC continues to make a positive difference, one person at a time.. Valley Caregivers.. Programs.. SAVE THE DATE!.. SAVE THE DATE!.. A Venetian Masquerade.. Date:.. October 17th, 2014.. Time:.. 6:30pm.. Where:.. Golden Palace, 2625 W.. Vassar Ave.. , Fresno, CA 93705.. See More Info.. 1.. 2.. 17th Annual Celebration of Care.. An October Event to Remember…Celebrating 25 years of Valley Caregiver Resource Center! The 17th Annual Celebration of Care fundraising event was a night filled with glitz and glamour, all to benefit the programs and services provided by Valley Caregiver Resource Center.. Arriving guests were treated to an entrance that rivaled the Oscars.. Administrator 11/08/12,08 Nov 2012 Hits:205 Home Page News.. Read more.. SAVE THE DATE! A Venetian MasqueradeDate: October 17th, 2014Time: 6:30pmWhere: Golden Palace, 2625 W.. , Fresno, CA 93705 See More Info.. Administrator 11/08/12,08 Nov 2012 Hits:10 Home Page News.. Mission Statement.. Family Caregivers and  ...   on Aging, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, the Federal Medicare Agency and the California Department of Aging.. The conclusions and opinions expressed may not be those of the Agency on Aging, the California Department of Aging, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, or the Federal Medicare Agency and that this website may not be based upon or inclusive of all raw data.. The Center also receives funding from the California Department of Health Care Services in the nine county service areas along with private donations.. "Extra Help".. is the government sponsored program to help people pay for their.. Prescription Drug costs.. under Medicare Part D.. If you have Medicare but are not eligible to receive Medi-Cal, and have an annual income of less than $17,235.. 00 ($23,265 for couples) you may be eligible.. Let.. HICAP, the Health Insurance Counseling and Advocacy Program.. help you complete an application.. You may be able to get.. “Extra Help”.. paying for your prescription drug.. premiums.. (that you pay every month) and even.. lower costs.. for your prescription medications.. Call.. HICAP at 224-9117.. or.. 800-434-0222.. Our Sponsors.. Click Here to See Our Sponsors.. Our Calendar.. Click here to view our calender.. Help Us Help Them.. time2online Joomla Extensions:.. Simple Video Flash Player Module.. Subscribe to Newsletter.. Receive.. Text.. HTML.. View Past Newsletters.. Donate Now.. If paying by check, make payable to:.. Valley Caregiver Resource Center.. 3845 North Clark Street, Suite 201 - Fresno, CA 93726.. PHONE: (559) 224-9154 - Toll Free: (800) 541-8614.. 2010 - Valley Caregiver Resource Center - All Rights Reserved.. Central Valley Counties.. Fresno County.. Kern County.. Kings County.. Madera County.. Mariposa County.. Merced County.. Stanislaus County.. Tulare County.. Tuolumne County..

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  • Title: Home Page News
    Descriptive info: Home Page News.. Thursday, 08 November 2012 15:17.. 17th Annual Celebration of Care.. An October Event to Remember…Celebrating 25 years of Valley Caregiver Resource Center!.. The 17th Annual Celebration of Care fundraising event was a night filled with glitz and glamour, all to benefit the programs and services provided by Valley Caregiver Resource Center.. Arriving guests were treated to an entrance that rivaled the Oscars with a walk down the red carpet.. A dazzling evening of  ...   our own 12 foot tall golden Oscar.. A Hollywood photo opp to remember!.. We thank all of our sponsors and our 300 guests who came out for such a fabulous evening and to show their support for all that Valley Caregiver provides for the overlooked in our community.. Mark your calendar now for next year’s event!.. See more photos.. HICAP Enrollment - Medicare.. Wednesday, 07 August 2013 07:13.. 00 ( $23,265 for couples) you may be eligible..

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  • Title: Valley Caregiver Resource Center
    Descriptive info: Valley Caregiver Resource Center.. Respite for Caregivers.. Family Consultants.. Support Groups.. Education.. Legal & Financial Consultants.. Family Counseling & Care Planning.. Specialized Information & Assistance.. Speakers Available.. Training & Conferences for Families & Professionals.. LINK2CARE - Online Support.. FAMILY CAREGIVER SUPPORT PROGRAM.. Valley Caregiver Resource Center (VCRC) offers a unique, comprehensive umbrella of services designed to help elders and their families master the challenges that accompany the aging process.. As long-standing advocates and collaborators in preserving the health and quality of life of others, our aim is to promote personal and community well-being.. The Valley Caregiver Resource Center system helps families and communities master the challenges of caring for adults with brain impairing conditions, such as Alzheimer's disease, stroke, Parkinson's and traumatic brain injury.. To be eligible for services, a client must be caring for an adult with a cognitive impairing condition that occurred after the age of 18 (for example: dementia, Alzheimer's disease, stroke, traumatic brain injury, Parkinson's disease), or someone 60 years and older in need of assistance with daily living activities (services for those caring for someone 60 and older are available in various counties where VCRC has the Family Caregiver Support Program).. Services.. Information & Assistance.. Valley Caregiver Resource Center provides information and assistance on all aspects of care.. Family Consultations.. We assist caregivers in exploring immediate and long term care options, and provide support and guidance in decision making.. Christina Barrett This e-mail address is being protected from  ...   issues relevant to caring for adults with brain impairment.. The attorney will provide advice in such areas as establishing durable powers of attorney, conservatorship, financial planning and clarification of community property laws.. Family Counseling.. Short-term counseling with family members is available to help identify problems and explore solutions.. Assistance is given in obtaining on-going counseling when needed.. Subsidies are available for in-home care, day care and transportation that assist families caring for a brain-impaired adult at home.. Training & Conferences For Families and Professionals.. Specialized education about research, diagnosis, behavioral management, stress reduction, and other issues related to caregiving can be arranged.. Speakers Bureau.. VCRC will provide speakers on caregiver and senior-related topics to any interested group.. We welcome opportunities to share this information with professional associations, community groups, senior centers, faith-based organizations, unions, women's groups, political clubs, benevolent organizations, and any other interested group.. There is no charge for this service.. Call our office staff for more information or to schedule a presentation.. LINK2CARE.. An Internet site offering information on every facet of caregiving for persons with dementia.. You'll find help with care planning and decision making, timely articles, and a community of caring friends.. You can even consult an expert, one-on-one, for medical, legal and caregiving advice - It's all free, all available at your convenience.. And Link2Care is a secure, password-protected site, for your privacy and confidentiality.. Visit.. www.. link2care.. net.. for details about this exciting program for California caregivers..

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  • Title: Valley Caregiver Resource Center
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  • Title: HICAP
    Descriptive info: HICAP.. (559) 224-9117 / (800) 434-0222.. The Health Insurance Counseling and Advocacy Program (HICAP) provides free and unbiased community education and individual counseling to Medicare beneficiaries about Medicare, Supplemental plans, Prescription drugs, Medicare Advantage plans, Long Term Care, Appeals, and more.. HICAP is a volunteer-supported program that helps Medicare beneficiaries of any age make informed choices and provides advocacy when their health care benefits and rights are threatened or denied.. Individual appointments are available throughout Fresno and Madera counties with trained volunteer counselors who are registered with the California Department of Aging.. Who does HICAP serve?.. Current Medicare beneficiaries.. Adult children and other representatives of Medicare beneficiaries.. People 65 years and over  ...   disability.. People needing information on Long Term Care Insurance.. Counseling Sites.. Located throughout our two county area.. Call our office staff for locations, times and to make an appointment at (559) 224-9117.. HICAP will provide speakers on Medicare and related topics to any interested group.. Community Education.. Our office also sponsors in-depth workshops, seminars, panel discussions and community education forums on a variety of Medicare and health-insurance related topics.. We would be happy to discuss joint-participation with other health-based or senior groups in the area, including senior housing facilities.. Again, these services are free.. Please call our staff for more information or to schedule a forum.. Contact HICAP:.. (559) 224-9117 or 1-800-434-0222..

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  • Title: o•a•sis Adult Day Center
    Descriptive info: o•a•sis Adult Day Center.. License # 107204039.. Noun:.. A pleasant or peaceful area or period in the midst of a difficult, troubled, or hectic place or situation.. What is OASIS?.. Oasis is a social day program that provides a place for seniors to do something meaningful during the day, with stimulating, recreational and therapeutic activities.. This program allows caregivers the opportunity to take breaks, work outside the home or run errands.. The OASIS program features:.. » Monday through Friday 7:30 AM – 5:30 PM.. » Affordable hot full lunch.. » Opportunity to socialize and make new friends.. » Safe, supportive and comfortable environment.. » Support for the caregivers.. » Innovative activities for Alzheimer’s or  ...   to remain as independent as possible and continue to live life to the fullest.. The PALS program features:.. » Monday, Wednesday, Friday 9 AM – 3 PM.. » Social, physical and cognitive activities proven helpful in maintaining independence.. » Short walk to Dakota Diner for Lunch.. » A special group setting to promote self-esteem and friendship.. PALS participants must be in good physical health, attend to personal needs with minimal assistance, and have steady mobility.. Financial Assistance Available.. » Financial assistance for OASIS is available through private donations and a grant through the Fresno-Madera Area Agency on Aging.. » Respite grants for both OASIS and PALS may be available through Valley Caregiver Resource Center..

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  • Title: Fresno-Madera Ombudsman Program
    Descriptive info: Fresno-Madera Ombudsman Program.. All Services of the Ombudsman Program are.. FREE.. and.. CONFIDENTIAL.. Contact us:.. (559) 224-9177 (phone).. (559) 224-9106 (fax).. This e-mail address is being protected from spambots.. For emergencies at night or on weekends call:.. (800) 231-4024.. Skilled Nursing Facilities (SNF) ~ PDF documents.. ~ Choosing a Skilled Nursing Facility.. ~ List of Skilled Nursing Facilities.. ~ Resident Rights.. Residential Care Facilities for the Elderly (RCFE) ~ PDF documents.. ~ Choosing a Residential Care Facility for the Elderly.. ~ List of Residential Care Facilities for the Elderly.. Complaint Processing.. A principal function of the Ombudsman Program is to investigate and work to resolve complaints made by or on behalf of long-term care residents.. A complaint is defined as information regarding action, inaction, or decisions that may adversely affect the health, safety, welfare, or rights of residents.. In our complaint handling, ombudsmen respect resident and complainant confidentiality while focusing complaint resolution  ...   staff of long-term care facilities with consultations on resident rights, nursing home services and care, and many other long-term care subjects.. Routine Visits to Facilities.. Ombudsmen regularly visit residents in long-term care facilities and observe conditions.. Residents often present their concerns to ombudsmen during such visits.. Community Outreach and Education.. Ombudsmen educate the community on subjects including the rights of residents, the services of the Ombudsman Program, facility regulation and enforcement, resident care practices, and abuse.. Ombudsmen make presentations to churches, classrooms, civic clubs, senior groups, public and private agencies, and other interested parties.. In-Service Education to Facility Staff.. Ombudsmen train facility staff on topics such as the Ombudsman Program, residents' rights, and abuse reporting.. Volunteering.. Volunteers are always needed and spend a few hours each week visiting skilled nursing facilities and/or residential care facilities for the elderly.. For questions, concerns, or to volunteer -.. Contact the Fresno Madera Ombudsman.. : (559) 224-9177..

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  • Title: Support Groups
    Descriptive info: Support Groups.. Valley Caregiver Resource Center offers a wide variety of free support groups for all caregivers which meet on an ongoing basis.. The following is a list of available support groups.. Please click on your County below for more information and call to register your interest attending any of these groups..

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  • Title: Fresno County Support Groups
    Descriptive info: Fresno County Support Groups.. The following is a list of available support groups in Fresno County.. Please call for more information or to register your interest attending any of these groups.. General Caregiver Support.. Alzheimer’s/Dementia Support Group.. 3845 N.. Clark St.. , Ste.. 201, Fresno, CA.. (559) 224-9154 - Ana Manzo.. Meets: 4th Tuesday of the month, 10:00 – 11:30 am.. Caregiver Support Group.. (559) 224-9154 - Nancy  ...   Support Group.. 201, Fresno, CA.. (559) 224-9154 - Ger Lee.. Meets: The 3rd Monday of the month, 10:00 – 11:00 am.. Spanish Speaking Caregiver Support Group.. 205, Fresno, CA.. Meets: The last Friday of the month, 10:00 – 11:30 am.. Please call to confirm meeting date.. Alzheimer's Support Group.. Marks, Fresno, CA.. (559) 224-9154 - Sue Vang.. Meets: The 1st Monday of the month, 3:30 – 5:00 pm..

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  • Title: Kern County Support Groups
    Descriptive info: Kern County Support Groups.. Valley Caregiver Resource Center offers a wide variety of free.. support groups for all caregivers which meet on an ongoing basis.. The following is a list of available support groups in Kern County.. Health South Rehab Center.. 5001 Commerce Dr.. , Bakersfield, CA.. Chris Barrett.. (661) 821-1626 or (800) 541-8614.. Meets: 1st Thursday of  ...   , Tehachapi, CA.. Meets: 4th Thursday of the month, 1:00 - 2:30 pm.. Chat Group/Early Stage Dimentia.. Meets: 2nd Wednesday of the month, 1:30 - 3:00 pm.. College Community.. 2731 Nugget Ave, Lake Isabella, CA.. Meets: 3rd Friday of the month, 11:00 - 1:00 pm.. Telephone Caregiver Support Group.. Meets: 4th Tuesday of the month, 1:00 - 2:00 pm..

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  • Title: Kings County Support Groups
    Descriptive info: Kings County Support Groups.. The following is a list of available support groups in Kings County.. Kings County Commission on Aging.. Mary Brock Hall.. 1197 South Dr.. , Hanford, CA.. Pam Chin.. (559) 582-3211, Ext.. 4448.. Meets: 2nd Monday of the month, 6:00 – 7:30 pm..

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