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Some helpful resources

April 17, 2010

Some helpful resources

Area Agency on Aging Office, Los Angeles County, (800) 510-2020. The agency has a hotline and can make referrals.

Council on Aging, Orange County, (714) 479-0107, http://www.coaoc.org/html/welcome.htm . The council also can make referrals.

National Alliance of Mentally Ill, (800) 950-6264, http://www.nami.org

National Institute of Mental Health, (866) 615-6464, http://www.nimh.nih.gov

Other places to seek advice:

A family doctor or nurse, a hospital social worker, the Alzheimer's Assn., senior centers, adult day-care centers, hospice services. Also, neighbors or relatives who have similar circumstances may have recommendations.

— Rosemary McClure

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