Home Care & Senior Caregiver Resources California
Helpful Caregiver And Senior Care Resources
We believe that the best solutions to caregiving problems involve a team effort. And our team is here to provide the in-depth research and recommendations you need to help family members or friends continue living life to the fullest. We have curated a set of resources, tips and expert advice that will help you and your loved ones better manage the challenges of family caregiving. Our comprehensive resources can answer all your senior living questions.
The Alzheimer’s Association is a national organization that provides advice, information, and referrals. leading voluntary health organization in Alzheimer care, support and research. Enter your zip code to find the one closest to you or call their helpline at (800) 272-3900.
Department of Social Services CA – Resources for Seniors and Families
Medical Board of California
Medical Board of California allows you to look at the licenses and other information about doctors and health care providers in the state.
SNAP-Ed is an educational program run by the local Area Agencies on Aging, it helps seniors who receive SNAP make better nutrition and fitness choice
The Senior Farmers’ Market Nutrition Program (SFMNP) provides funds for senior citizens to purchase fresh produce from local farmers’ markets.
California Department of Veteran Affairs
The California Department of Veteran Affairs is a good source of information for veterans and their families.
Area 4 Agency
Area 4 Agency on Aging is a non-profit organization and a Joint Powers Authority. We fund and monitor programs for older adults in our seven county region with funding from the Federal Older American Act.
California Health Advocates
California Health Advocates is a nonprofit organization dedicated to Medicare advocacy and education, and their website provides accurate and unbiased information about Medicare benefits and long-term care for people who live in California
California Healthier Living
California Healthier Living is a collaboration of the California Department of Public Health and the California Department of Aging to support and enhance statewide access to evidence-based programs for adults with health conditions and disabilities.
A destination for affordable, quality health insurance coverage, including Medi-Cal.
LeadingAge California is the leading advocate for quality nonprofit senior living and care in the state.Medicare is the federal health insurance program for people who are 65 or older, certain younger people with disabilities, and people with End-Stage Renal Disease (ESRD)
Medicare is the federal health insurance program for people who are 65 or older, certain younger people with disabilities, and people with End-Stage Renal Disease (ESRD).
BrightFocus is a non-profit organization that strives to help those with Alzheimer’s disease by promoting research.
Home Care Services Fact Sheet
Licensed vs Unlicensed Care Fact Sheet
GOV Resources for Home Care
GOV Resources for Seniors and Families
Aging and Disability Resource Connection
Senior & Disabled Transportation Services – Public Works provides transportation services for eligible seniors and disabled residents of the unincorporated areas of Los Angeles County.
Other Resources For Older Adults in California
In-Home Supportive Services (IHSS) Program
San Francisco Department of Disability and Aging Services (DAS)
ALEGAL RIGHTS OF PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES
Alameda County Division on Aging
Mission is to protect, support, and advocate for an aging population, particularly those with disabilities.
Contra Costa County
Assist older adults and people with disabilities to maximize self-sufficiency, safety and independence.
San Mateo Division
Providing advocacy for seniors and adults with disabilities.
CAPS (Community Ambassador Program for Seniors) is a program of the Human Services Department – Aging and Family Services Division. Trained volunteer ambassadors serve seniors in their own communities, their own language and within their own cultural norms by assisting seniors locate services and programs in Fremont, Union City and Newark, CA.
3300 Capitol Ave. Bld. B, PO Box 5006, Fremont, CA 94537-5006
California Department of Aging
Find senior care services and assistance available in your county.
National Institute on Aging
Resources and advice for seniors and families considering aging in place.
California State University Tuition Waiver
A handful of CSU campuses offer tuition waivers for Californians over the age of 60.
State assistance with food costs for low-income Californians.
Many communities in California allow seniors to call 211 to find local resources including adult day care, community meals, respite care, home health care, transportation and homemaker services.
Basic information about family caregiving, including a link to local family caregiving and senior care resources.
Health Insurance Counseling and Advocacy Program (HICAP)
Free, confidential counseling and community education for California Medicare beneficiaries.
Los Angeles County Housing Resource Center
A list of Los Angeles-based and federal housing resources for seniors.
Q&A on senior home care and caregiving.
Los Angeles LGBT Center
An organization that connects LGBT seniors to assitance and community in Southern California.
Connects people to services for older adults and their families.
In Home Caregivers Locator for Seniors
Connects people to in home caregivers for older adults and their families in LA County and Orange County Cities
A search engine to find local supplemental transportation programs.
Nonprofit that helps older adults use their skills to solve problems in their communities, through volunteering or a second career.
Federal program that helps connect seniors to volunteer opportunies working with other seniors.
Volunteer Action for Aging
Engages seniors through one-on-one and group activities organized by volunteers.
Senior Community Service Employment Program
Provides part-time work-based training opportunities at local community service agencies for older workers.
National Association of Hispanic Elderly
Provide job assistance and opportunities for older workers.