Here are a few links we think might be helpful.

Education, advice and local support groups.

Alzheimer’s association 
www.alz.org

Alzheimer's Disease Education and Referral Center of the National ... 
Research, clinical trials, links to other Federal resources, service of the National Institutes of Health.
http://www.alzheimers.org/

Alzheimer's Association - Western and Central Washington Chapter 
Providing Alzheimer's disease and related dementia resources and information to patients and family members.
http://www.alzwa.org/

 
Local resources: where to start. 

Aging & Disability Services Administration (ADSA)
http://www.aasa.dshs.wa.gov/caregiving/

Donate used medical equipment to people who cannot afford to pay on their own or have no insurance coverage.
www.homecareofpa.com/donate-medical-equipment.html

http://www.agingsafely.com/
 
family caregiver support
http://www.snocare.org/

caregiver resource
http://www.snocare.org/cgkit/
 
Alzheimer's Adult Day Care | Adult Day Care for Alzheimer's 
May 6, 2009 ... Read our Alzheimer's Adult Day Care article and find helpful Alzheimer's Adult Day Care information at Caring.com. 
http://www.caring.com/articles/alzheimers-adult-day-care
 
Welcome to Providence Hospice & Home Care of Snohomish County 
Providence Hospice & Home Care of Snohomish County. 
http://www.providence.org/Everett/Hospice_and_Home_Care/default.htm
 
Providence Hospice of Snohomish County 
Hospice of Snohomish County Hospice is a choice of care for people with a progressive, life-threatening illness. Hospice helps them live their final months ... 
http://www.providence.org/Everett/hospice_and_home_care/e07redirHospice
 
HOSPICE OF SNOHOMISH COUNTY (EVERETT, WA) Detailed Hospital Profile 
This web site and associated pages are not associated with, endorsed by, or sponsored by HOSPICE OF SNOHOMISH COUNTY and has no official or unofficial ... 
http://www.hospital-data.com/hospitals/HOSPICE-OF-SNOHOMISH
 
SUPPORT GROUPS FOR FAMILY AND CAREGIVERS OF CANCER PATIENTS 
Family and caregivers of cancer patients often times seek out support groups to help them cope. Cancer patients don't just depend on their doctors and ... 
http://www.cancerandcareers.org/women/appearances/support_groups/
 
Support Groups for Cancer Patients at Moores UCSD Cancer Center 
Cancer Support Group/Patient, Family, Friends/San Diego, 858-493-5660. Green Cancer Center/Friend to Friend/La Jolla, 858-554-8533. San Diego Cancer ... 
http://health.ucsd.edu/cancer/survivorship/support/ 
 
Support for Cancer Patients - The Cancer Information Network 
OncoChat: Online Peer Support for Cancer Survivors, Family & Friends - Peer support group using Internet Relay Chat (IRC). Chat room is open 24 hours/day to ... 
http://www.cancerlinksusa.com/support/

Next Step in Care - Family Caregivers & Health Care Professionals Working Together
A great resource for families.

Classic Senior Concierge - (425) 922-1999 - Will provide transportation for seniors who can transfer independently with or without walker, companionship, errands, shopping, appointment scheduling, reminders, etc.

Columbia Legal Services  is a not for profit organization employing lawyers and legal workers who provide legal assistance to low-income and special needs people and organizations in Washington State.

Epocrates Online provides a free tool for getting information anout drugs, drug interactions, and pricing.

Family Caregiver Network of Snohomish County has a good Caregiver Resource Kit

Internet Mental Health - A very good source of mental health information.

Medicare Rights Center - Medicare Information

Washington State  - Employee Phone Directory

Washington State Department of Health - (800) 525-0127 DOH Phone Directory

DOH Living Will Registry  - Will Registers: Health Care Directive, Durable Power of Attorney for Health Care, Mental Health Advance Directive, and Physician Orders for Life Sustaining Treatment

HPQA Provider Credential Search  Physician Surgeon, RN, LPN, CNA, etc. - (360) 236-4700

Health Profession Quality Assurance - Unprofessional Conduct RCW 18.130

Washington State DSHS  --- Press Releases  -  Archive Press Release  - Search DSHS Stop-Halt-Revoke

Aging & Disabilities Services - (800) 422-3263

Community Service Offices - by County and ZIP - (877) 980-9220

Residential Care Services - by County - HQ - (360) 725-2401

Licensed Adult Family Homes  |  Laws - Chapter 388-76 WAC

Licensed Boarding Homes/Assisted Living  | Laws - Chapter 388-78A WAC

Licensed Nursing Homes

WA DSHS - Nursing Delegation FAQ -- DSHS Contracted Delegators

Adult Protective Services Reporting Abuse  - (800) 562-6078  Mandatory Reporters  (Healthcare workers and many others)