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Seniors, Resources For

  • Seniors, Resources For
    • Free assistance in finding the right nursing home, dementia care or assisted living facility to researching Veteran's benefits and financing senior care.

    • Nonprofit organization devoted to providing information, resources, discounts and services on subjects related to helping improve the lives of people over 50.
    • Information on Aging from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.
    • State of California, Office of the Attorney General.  Contains information and sample California probate form.

    • Basic arthritis information, symptoms and types.
    • Investing information about buying an annuity.  U.S. Securities & Exchange Commission.

    • Identifies federal and state assistance programs for older Americans.
    • Information on home and community based services throughout California.
    • A state licensed free referral agency for seniors and their families with a searchable database of more than 7,500 licensed retirement homes, life care communities, residential care homes, and nursing homes in California.
    • Information about issues related to the end-of-life. Includes state specific Durable Power of Attorney (Advance Directives) and Living Will forms.
    • Information provided by the Los Angeles County District Attorney to help senior citizens recognize and protect themselves from elder abuse.

    • Free public service of the U.S. Administration on Aging.  Connect with a specialist in your area regarding services for older adults and their families.

    • Discusses basics in services and support regarding: Medicare, Medicaid, how to approach the subject, myth vs. fact, and costs.

    • L.A. City network of care website - community based senior programs.

    • Includes forms, laws and publications from California Department of Health Care Services.

    • How to get started with Medicare. Site includes the current Medicare & You Handbook and information on the New Health Care Law.

    • Provides information about every Medicare and Medicaid certified nursing home in the country.

    • Searchable website to find a nursing home, a project of the California Advocates for Nursing Home Reform (CANHR).

    • Official information and services from the U.S. government.
    • Information on the national service program for seniors.
    • Local resources for older adults and caregivers.

    • State Bar of California pamphlet with tips and resources for seniors with information about many laws, benefits, and services available.  Free online upon request, in Engish and Spanish.

    • Check out your Social Security statement and manage your benefits.

    • TLA50, launched by the California State Library to address the changing nature of aging, contains a searchable resource database for working for and with active, older adults.

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