The Community Network for Appropriate Technologies was incorporated in 1978 as a federally recognized nonprofit, tax-exempt educational and charitable organization. Susan Keller, Executive Director and Principal Planner, founded the Community Network based on principles which she developed and employed in the Midwest while facilitating creation of a nationally prominent library council.
The general focus of our work is the development of cooperative working relationships within individual ... Read More
Compassion & Choices is a non-profit organization dedicated to improving care and expanding choice at the end of life. They provide free client services to the terminally ill and do legal advocacy through the courts and legislatures. They inform and educate the public through the media and other outreach programs.
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In thousands of ways, social workers help people help themselves. People of every age. From every background. In every corner of the country - wherever we’re needed - starting here and now. Welcome to your source for professional advice, inspiring stories - even a social worker directory. Social workers. Help starts here. This website is provided by the National Association of Social Workers and includes sections on Seniors and Aging, Issues and Answers, Mind and Spirit. The Senior section includes ... Read More
Services for Seniors:
Meals on Wheels
Information and Referral
Senior Dining Rooms
Long-term Care Coordination
Senior Day Activities
Daily Money Management
Upcoming Senior Events
Senior Helper Registry
Senior Legal Services
Sonoma Valley Respite
Lawyer Referral Services
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For more than 20 years, the Dartmouth Atlas Project has documented glaring variations in how medical resources are distributed and used in the United States. The project uses Medicare data to provide information and analysis about national, regional, and local markets, as well as hospitals and their affiliated physicians. This research has helped policymakers, the media, health care analysts and others improve their understanding of our health care system and forms the foundation for many of the ... Read More
Disability Rights California (DRC) is the protection and advocacy agency for California. DRC is a nonprofit agency and the largest disability rights group in the nation. Federal law established DRC to protect and advocate for the rights of people with disabilities. DRC advocates, educates, investigates, and litigates to advance the rights, dignity, equal opportunities, and choices for all people with disabilities. Hundreds of thousands are helped annually thanks to DRC litigation, policy work, trainings ... Read More
The Disability Services & Legal Center is located at 521 Mendocino Avenue, Santa Rosa, CA 707-528-2745. The Center has a Social Security Lawyer available for help.
The Environmental Center has three functions. It supports the work of member organizations, serves as an information and referral service and provides opportunity for ad hoc groupings to work on specific issues. Member groups and guests use it as their home base, and/or as a place for presenting programs, having meetings, mailings, or other work sessions. Most of this activity is open to the public directly, or through enrollment in one of the member organizations.
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The Nature of Life includes the Eventual Miracle of Death, a rite of passage that deserves dignity and loving care.
Imagine. . .
creating your own home or family-run funeral.
Final Passages is dedicated to a compassionate and dignified alternative to current funeral practices.
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Goodwill~Redwood Empire (GRE) was founded in 1974 and is one of the largest non-profit organizations in the North Bay Region encompassing Sonoma, Napa, Mendocino, Lake, Humboldt and Trinity counties. Leadership staff with the GRE Interlink Self-Help Center and the Wellness and Advocacy Center have been assisting with development of publications and trainings created by the Community Network specifically for people with mental health challenges. ... Read More