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Louisiana Chapter Community Resources

 

Find lists of Alzheimer’s resources and community programs and services. Community Resource Finder is an online search engine offered by the Alzheimer’s Association® that helps people with dementia and their caregivers to locate community programs, services and resources

The Alzheimer’s Association does not endorse any of the providers listed. The information contained in the Community Resource Finder is thought to be reliable but is not guaranteed to be accurate. It is compiled from provider descriptions of their own services as well as other public data sources and is subject to change without further notice.

For additional information assistance in for to determine the best care option for your situation, call the 24/7 Helpline at 800.272.3900.


Care Providers

Care Providers:  Request to be added to the Community Resource Finder or update your profile HERE. The most frequently asked questions by providers can be found HERE.

Louisiana Medicaid Services

Community Choices Waiver:

The Community Choices Waiver (CCW) serves seniors and persons with adult onset disabilities as an alternative to nursing facility care. Based on a standardized assessment, each recipient is provided a budget based on acuity to create an individual service package. The CCW contains a wide array of services including: support coordination, nursing and skilled therapy assessments and services, in-home monitoring systems, home modifications and assistive technologies, personal care, home-delivered meals, monitored in-home caregiving, and caregiver respite. Learn more.

Adult Day Health Care Waiver:

The Adult Day Health Care Waiver (ADHC) is a community-based service delivered in an adult day health center which provides supervised care to adults in a supportive and safe setting during part of a day. Services provided by staff at licensed ADHC facilities include personal care assistance, health education, health screening, medication management, and others. Learn more.

Long-Term Personal Care Services:

The Long-Term Personal Care Services program provides help with activities of daily living for people who qualify for assistance under the program guidelines. This program does not individually or in combination with other OAAS programs provide 24 hour per day supports. Learn more.

Program for All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly (PACE):

This program coordinates and provides all needed preventive, primary, acute and long-term care services so that older people can continue living in the community. The emphasis is on enabling senior citizens to remain in their communities while enhancing their quality of life. Learn more.

Disaster Relief

Disaster situations, such as a hurricane, tornado, heat wave, blizzard or forest fire, can have a significant impact on everyone's safety, but they can be especially upsetting and confusing for individuals with dementia. The key to staying safe in a disaster or emergency is to have a plan ready to go. For more information on Alzheimer's and planning ahead, click HERE.

  • For more resources on Louisiana's disaster and emergency preparedness plan, please click on the following links.

Before a disaster: Office of Emergency Preparedness

During a disaster: Louisiana emergency

Louisiana: Disaster Resources

Louisiana: Parish Contacts

Shelter Information:

Emergency Shelter Information and Checkpoints

Because of the fluid nature of shelter occupancy, citizens are encouraged to obtain information about shelter openings and locations at shelter information points along the evacuation route. Information about shelter evacuation points will be posted on this site as well as on the Department of Children and Family Services, the Louisiana State Police website, or by calling the American Red Cross at toll-free number, (866) GET-INFO or (866) 438-4636.

Shelter information points include:

Vidalia
Tourist Welcome Center | U.S. I-65 and U.S. 84/1401 Carter Street

Tallulah
TA Truck Stop | Exit 171 - U.S. I-20 and U.S. I-65

Marksville
Paragon Casino Resort

Bunkie
Sammy’s Truck Stop | Exit 53 – I-49/3601 LA 115 W

Alexandria
Med Express Office | 7525 U.S. 71

Shreveport
P.E. Gym at LSU-Shreveport | One University Place

Leesville
Pickering High School | 180 Lebleu Rd.

Oberlin
Tourist Information Center | 8904 U.S. I-65

Simmesport
Maddie’s Truck Plaza | 15972 LA 1

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