Library Q: Online Resources

Library Q: Online Resources

Connecting seniors and their families to an online resources is an important part of our mission.
These are government and nonprofit websites we feature at Library Q because they are
filled with information that is accurate, accessible, comprehensive, and helpful.

Never give out personal information to anyone you do not know.


2-1-1 Orange County

Free, 24-hour information and referral helpline linking them to thousands of local health and human service programs in Orange County, CA.

Adult Protective Services

The county agency whose mission is to prevent or remedy neglect, abuse or exploitation of adults who are unable to protect their own interests because of age or disability. 24 hour hotline: 800.451.5155.

Age Well Senior Services

(Formerly South County Senior Services) Provides lunch programs, meals on wheels and low-cost transportation to medical appointments.

Alzheimer's Orange County

Helpline: 844-HELP-ALZ (844.435.7259); Local: 949.955.9000; M-F 8:30am-5:00pm; email:

Alzheimer's Family Services Center

American Board Of Home Care

Center On Elder Abuse At UCI

City Of Dana Point - Senior Services

City Of Laguna Beach - Senior Services

City Of Newport Beach - Oasis Senior Center

County Of Orange Office On Aging

Council On Aging - Southern California

Laguna Beach Community Clinic


OLLI - Irvine Extension/osher Lifelong Learning Institute

Orange County Transportation Authority: Access

Orange County Veterans Service Office


Shanti Orange County

State & National


Aging With Dignity

Benefits Checkup - A Service Of The National Council On Aging

This is the nation’s most comprehensive Web-based service to screen for benefits programs for seniors with limited income and resources.

California Department Of Aging

Administers programs that serve older adults, adults with disabilities, family caregivers, and residents in long-term care facilities.

California Health Advocates

Accurate and unbiased information about Medicare benefits and long-term care for people who live in California.

Caring From A Distance

A national non-profit that provides guidance and contacts for long distance caregivers with frail and aging family members.

Choosing Wisely

Aims to promote conversations between physicians and patients by helping patients choose care that is supported by evidence, free from harm, and truly necessary.

Coalition For Compassionate Care Of California

A partnership of regional and statewide organizations, agencies, and individuals working together to promote high-quality, compassionate end-of-life care for all Californians.

Comfort Matters

A dementia care education and research program dedicated to improving the quality of care and life for people with dementia.

Compassion & Choices

A nonprofit that supports, educates and advocates for improved care and expanded choice at the end of life.

Design Alliance For Accessible Sustainable Environments (Daase)

A diverse organization of compassionate individuals, businesses and charitable organizations committed to the design of safe, secure, sustainable homes and cities.

Family Caregiver Alliance

Supports and sustains the important work of families nationwide caring for loved ones with chronic, disabling health conditions.

Health In Aging

Created by the American Geriatrics Society Foundation for Health in Aging to provide up-to-date information to consumers and caregivers.


The official site for people on Medicare. A little dense, but comprehensive.

National Alliance For Caregiving

A non-profit coalition focusing on issues of family caregiving. Has an online tool to help you coordinate care and much more.

National Council On Aging

Dealing with an ongoing health condition? These free workshops can help you get the support you need and find practical ways to deal with pain, fatigue, and stress.

National Parkinson Foundation

Patient Advocate Foundation

Provides mediation and arbitration services to remove obstacles to healthcare including medical debt crisis, insurance access issues and employment issues for patients with chronic, debilitating and life-threatening illnesses.

Road Scholar

Formerly Elder Hostel, and still the not-for-profit leader in educational travel for older adults.

Scan Foundation

Devoted to transforming care for older adults in ways that preserve dignity and encourage independence.

Senior Planet

A community of older adults with a focus on technology’s role in helping adults 60 and up connect, stay healthy and enjoy life—with attitude.

VA Caregiver Support

The Veterans Administration has programs in and out of the home to help veterans and their caregivers.

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