F.D. is a progressive and fatal genetic disease found exclusively among Ashkenazi Jews. Carrier testing available at Kaiser health centers and other private laboratories.
Health & MedicalFor Health & Healing specifically for seniors, see Chapter 10, Senior Services.
Free, volunteer-based medical clinic, sponsored by the Jewish community, offering care to anyone in need--any ethnicity or religion. Bilingual medical, nursing and referral services.
Spiritual care for the ill, dying or bereaved: Services include individual rabbinic counseling, spiritual support groups, hospital support, Kol Haneshama hospice volunteers, Grief and Growing Weekend, information and referrals.
Interest-free loans to Jewish residents of Nor Cal for medical/dental costs. Also apply to help with fertility treatments, home health care, or transitioning loved one to assisted-living.
Interdisciplinary team offers specialized support to help relieve suffering and improve quality of life for people with serious illness or at the end of life.
For all women, pregnant or not. Information on carrier screening for multiple disorders affecting Ashkenazi Jews.
Provides comprehensive consultation, clinical and laboratory evaluations, diagnosis, treatment and genetic counseling for patients with lysosomal storage disorders and their families.