COVID-19 RESOURCES

The resources listed on this page are primarily links to other organizations that have resources posted.  At the end of the list are the programs being offered by OPICA Adult Day Program & Counseling Center, Inc.  We hope you find this information helpful.

 

SERVICES:

  1. Meals on Wheels Resource Guide –  http://www.tlmow.org/MOWZipCodeList.pdf

This is a document that shows Meals on Wheels programs by City Zip Code.

  1. Critical Delivery Service –  https://wdacs.lacounty.gov/wp-content/uploads/2020/04/CSD_Fact-Sheet_V.2_Final.pdf

Services include:  groceries delivery, vital necessities & household items.

This is a new government-funded program reaching out to people over 60 OR disabled OR dependent adults age 18-59.

 

RESOURCES IN SPANISH:

  1. Information about Covid-19 and Older Adults (in Spanish)

https://www.aarp.org/espanol/salud/enfermedades-y-tratamientos/brote-de-coronavirus-covid-19/?migration=rdrct

 

ORGANIZATIONS:

  1. All Together LAhttps://www.alltogether.la/

Grocery & Meal Delivery

Errands (pick up medications at pharmacy, etc.)

Resources in Los Angeles (Meals on Wheels, etc.)

Telephone Reassurance

 

  1. Alzheimer’s Associationhttps://alz.org/help-support/caregiving/coronavirus-(covid-19)-tips-for-dementia-care

Education information on caring for loved ones with Alzheimer’s Disease during Covid-19.

 

  1. Alzheimer’s Los Angeleshttps://www.alzheimersla.org

Activities to do at home

Support Groups

Covid-19 Updates

Educational Programs

  1. Alzheimer’s Disease Resource Center – https://mngwep.umn.edu/sites/mngwep.umn.edu/files/2020-04/COVID-19%20%20Caregiving.pdf

Caregiving in a Time of Corona Virus (article)

 

  1. Alzheimer’s Foundation of Americahttps://alzfdn.org/events/list/?tribe-bar-date=2020-04-20

Educational and recreational activity webinars.  Specific dates.  See website for more information.

 

  1. AARP

https://www.aarp.org/caregiving/home-care/info-2020/regain-feelings-of-control.html

How Caregivers Can Feel Calm and Competent During the Pandemic

 

https://www.johnahartford.org/images/uploads/resources/AARP_Coronavirus_info_05.pdf

Preparing Caregivers During Covid-19

 

  1. Caregiver Action Networkhttps://caregiveractionorg/covid-19

Family Caregiving Tips

Caregiver Help Desk Hotline

 

  1. Harvard Health Publications

https://www.health.harvard.edu/promotions/harvard-health-publications/caregivers-guide-ecourse-apr2020-test?utm_source=delivra&utm_medium+email&utm_campaign=EL20200415-Caregivers&utm_id=2078151&dlv-emuid=53876b15-8bff-46ac-827d-ed18a6ba9874&dlv-mlid=2078151

Caregiver’s Handbook and online courses through Harvard Health Publications.

 

  1. Health Professions Presshttps://blog.healthpropress.com/2020/04/dementia-care-at-a-distance/

Dementia Care at a Distance:  Activities and Educational Programs

 

  1. UCSF Family Caregiver Webinar Series

https://meded.ucsf.edu/events/family-caregiver-webinar-series-coping-dementia-care-during-coronavirus-pandemic-O

See website for calendar of programs – topics and dates

  

LEGAL/MEDICAL

            POLST  (Physician Orders for Life Sustaining Treatment)

            Formhttps://capolst.org/polst-for-healthcare-providers/forms/

Frequently asked questionshttps://capolst.org/wp-   content/uploads/2014/08/2014POLST_FAQ_Consumers.pdf

 

 

OPICA Adult Day Program & Counseling Center – www.opica.org

∴  Programs requiring enrollment and for which there is a participation fee:

        ∴  Mini OPICA Brain Train

A two-hour telehealth program for early memory loss participants offered Monday, Wednesday and Friday.  For more information, email cheryl@opica.org.

      ∴     Caregiver Support Groups

A listing of the support groups is available on the website under the SERVICES menu bar.  These programs are being offered via Zoom and there is a fee for this program.  For more information, email anne@opica.org

   ∴       Individual Counseling

Individual counseling is being offered via telephone or Zoom.  There is a fee for this program.  For more information, email anne@opia.org

   

Virtual Programs for some of your favorite day program groups (Spirit Builders, Storytelling and Nisei) is COMING SOON! For more information, email anne@opica.org