I had an opportunity to work at the USC-Rancho/Los Amigos CADC as a collaborative partner through the Alzheimer’s Association California Southland...
Contact CADC Program
Alzheimer's Disease Program, MS-7210
California Dept. of Public Health
PO Box 997377
Sacramento, CA 95899-7377
I developed my interest in Geriatrics while rotating through the UCSD-San Diego CADC under the mentorship of Dr. Ed Jackson when I was a resident...
As part of my Stanford fellowship in Geriatric Psychiatry in 1994 to 1996, I was fortunate to have an extended rotation at the Stanford-Palo Alto...
I am a graduate student in clinical psychology and completed one year of neuropsychology training at the UC Irvine CADC. During my year of...
I had the great privilege of working alongside the clinicians and staff members of the UC Irvine CADC clinic during the summer of 2009. At the...
The network of CADCs serve our communities in multiple ways by providing services to the most vulnerable members of out society, seniors and individuals with Alzheimer's disease and related dementias.
- The Centers help meet the needs of families in crisis
- The Centers provide service delivery in areas where services may not be readily available
- The Centers are a resource to help direct interested families for participation in research to help eradicate and treat this disease
Specialists from each CADC regularly participate in local community presentations on Alzheimer’s disease in a wide spectrum of forums, helping Californians learn how to cope with a diagnosis of Alzheimer's disease or related neurological disorders. The varied CADC community training activities, range from support groups and caregiver training to health fairs to teleseminars. Many of these educational efforts are co-sponsored by the Alzheimer’s Association and key local organizations. Learn more
Many of the CADC training and educational efforts are targeted to help underserved populations, such as the Chinese, Hispanic, and African-American communities, as well as rural communities.
The following offers a glimpse into the broad scope of training conducted by the CADCs, however, these numbers do not reflect the extensive educational outreach of the centers:
- More than 279,000 caregivers, patients and other community members participated in training and educational activities provided by the centers between 2000-2008.
- Over 34,600 caregivers, patients and other community members are trained yearly at the centers.
|Support Group Presentations||8,106|
|Support Group Presentations||30,098|
|Presentations to Community Groups||205,886|