In-home care and respite care
In-home care programs can help for a few hours or every day, depending on the needs of the patient. Types of common services include: caregiver respite, bathing, dressing, cooking, cleaning, errand running and transportation to medical appointments. There are community organizations that provide these services. Below are a few links to help you locate a provider.
- In-home supportive services (IHSS) county MediCal-funded chore worker information and application information
- Eldercare services locator, a public service of the U.S. Administration on Aging connecting you to services for older adults and their families. or call 800-677-1116
Disabled and senior care coordinator services
Working with you and your family, a coordinator can meet with you, at no cost, to evaluate your care needs. They will help draw up a care plan, make recommendations and advocate for you to get services either in your home or placement in a care home. For help locating care coordination services in your area call 1-800-510-2020 or Senior Information and Assistance Program »