Medi-Care Waiver Programs or Statewide Equivalents

This is a list of financial and care assistance programs, usually but not always from Medicaid or Medicare, which provide the beneficiary with financial assistance and with the flexibility to "consumer direct" or self-direct the spending of the funds to care providers of their choosing.

Alzheimer’s Foundation of America

Provides services, care, and resources to individuals confronting dementia, and to their caregivers and families, through AFA member organizations.

322 Eighth Ave., 7th fl.
New York, N.Y. 10001
[email protected] (formerly was launched in an effort to provide citizens with easy, online access to government benefit and assistance programs. Eight years after its initial launch, underwent a major redesign and became However, the program's mission remains the same: reduce the expense and difficulty of interacting with the government while increasing citizen access to government benefit information.

The 2014 Rosalinde Gilbert Innovations in Alzheimer’s Disease Caregiving Legacy Awards Reception

This ceremony marks the honoring of winners of this past year's Caregiving Legacy Awards. The winning programs and parent organizations are:

2015 Aging in America, the Annual Conference of the American Society on Aging

The 2015 Aging in America Conference is the place to connect with colleagues and leaders from around the nation, learn from world-changing leaders in the field of aging, and grow your skills, knowledge and impact in order to bring better services and products to the aging population. More info:

Beyond the Blues: When Sadness Becomes Depression (Webinar)

Are you caring for a Service Member/Veteran? Easter Seals Dixon Center, the Elizabeth Dole Foundation and our partners invite you to join us for this free webinar for Military Caregivers—the next session in a series of hour-long educational webinars offering practical support.

FCA Client Kathy Warren Featured on CBS Sunday Morning

On October 19th, CBS Sunday Morning aired a program entitled, Aging in America: Stuck in the Middle about families who are not poor enough to qualify for subsidized home care or adult day care nor rich enough to purchase those services privately. FCA client Kathy Warren, who cares for her father, is featured on the program.

FCA Releases Nine New Publications for Caregivers

Materials offer practical information, resources, care advice


Andrea Orvik
[email protected]
(415) 434-3388

Directory of Veterans Service Organizations

Website provides a directory of Veterans Service Organization in the US. In addition, find questions and answers to some of the most frequently asked questions to FCA from individuals providing care and support to a military Veteran here: If you would prefer to talk to someone about your Veteran support options, we recommend that you start by calling the toll-free National Caregiver Support Line: 1-855-260-3274.


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