Library Q: Online Resources
Never give out personal information to anyone you do not know.
Free, 24-hour information and referral helpline linking them to thousands of local health and human service programs in Orange County, CA.
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.
(Formerly South County Senior Services) Provides lunch programs, meals on wheels and low-cost transportation to medical appointments.
Helpline: 844-HELP-ALZ (844.435.7259); Local: 949.955.9000; M-F 8:30am-5:00pm; email: email@example.com
State & National
This is the nation’s most comprehensive Web-based service to screen for benefits programs for seniors with limited income and resources.
Administers programs that serve older adults, adults with disabilities, family caregivers, and residents in long-term care facilities.
Accurate and unbiased information about Medicare benefits and long-term care for people who live in California.
A national non-profit that provides guidance and contacts for long distance caregivers with frail and aging family members.
Aims to promote conversations between physicians and patients by helping patients choose care that is supported by evidence, free from harm, and truly necessary.
A partnership of regional and statewide organizations, agencies, and individuals working together to promote high-quality, compassionate end-of-life care for all Californians.
A dementia care education and research program dedicated to improving the quality of care and life for people with dementia.
A nonprofit that supports, educates and advocates for improved care and expanded choice at the end of life.
A diverse organization of compassionate individuals, businesses and charitable organizations committed to the design of safe, secure, sustainable homes and cities.
Supports and sustains the important work of families nationwide caring for loved ones with chronic, disabling health conditions.
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.
A non-profit coalition focusing on issues of family caregiving. Has an online tool to help you coordinate care and much more.
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.
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.
Formerly Elder Hostel, and still the not-for-profit leader in educational travel for older adults.
Devoted to transforming care for older adults in ways that preserve dignity and encourage independence.
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.
The Veterans Administration has programs in and out of the home to help veterans and their caregivers.