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Financial Resouces</ span>
→ National Council on Aging

→ Social Security Administration

→ LA County Department of Public Social Services

Pasadena: 955 N. Lake Ave. Pasadena, CA 91104
Monday-Friday 8:00am-5:00pm
(818) 701-8200
(626) 569-1399

San Gabriel Valley: 3351 Aerojet Ave. El Monte, CA 91731
Monday-Friday 8:00am-5:00pm
(626) 569-1399
(310) 258-7400

More office locations and contacts

Search options allow the public to find what benefits they are eligible for. All sites provide an array of information on financial services available to elderly individuals based on their circumstances and location.

→ US Department of Health & Human Services

Interactive map allows users to browse federal, state, and county benefits available  to them based on their area.
Medication Costs</ span>
→ LA County Public Health

Lists local resources for help paying for medication.

→ United Way

General information on assistance with medical costs.

211 (hotline)
Taxes</ span>
→ Taxpayer Assistance Locator

Providing zip code will allow users to locate nearest IRS office, as well as   contact them via phone.

→ Tax Information for Seniors and Retirees


→ Volunteer Tax Help (IRS)

Pasadena: Pasadena City College, 1570 E Colorado Blvd., Pasadena, CA 91106

Friday 1:00pm to 4:00pm

(more locations listed on site)

IRS pages provide tax information for seniors and retirees, as well as resources for local tax help volunteer programs.
Utilities</ span>

→ Utility Assistance in LA County

Zip code locator tool provides local charities and social services that provide  utility payment aid.
Transportation & Driving</ span>

→ US Dept. of Transportation

Information page for older drivers provides a self-assessment guide on determining when it is safe to keep driving while aging, including a list of conditions that can make driving unsafe, and information on adapting vehicles for older drivers.


→ CityRide LA

Transportation service in LA County providing rides to individuals in need over the age of 65.

201 North Los Angeles St. #16, Los Angeles, CA, 90012

(213) 808-2273
Monday-Friday 6:30am-6:00pm (walk ins)

6:30am-7:00pm (phone assistance)
9:00am-6:00pm (phone assistance)
Resources for Caregivers</ span>

→ Caregiver Action Network

Provides information and support for family and community caregivers.
(855) 227-3640
8:00am-7:00pm

→ Workforce Development–Aging & Community Services
Program providing support for unpaid caregivers in LA County

→ Family Caregiver Alliance
Provides contacts for caregiving support programs in California based on  caregiver’s location.
Housing</ span>

→ Department of Housing and Urban Development

Information on housing security and other housing resources for seniors in California.

See Aging in Place for more information on in-home resources for seniors.
Nursing Homes, Memory Care & Palliative Care</ span>
→ Eldercare Locator

Find elderly care services through the US Administration on Aging with zip code search.

(800) 677-1116

→ Medicare.gov

“Find a nursing home” search function allows users to search for nearby nursing home services based off of zip code.

→ How hospice works

Medicare.gov’s hospice page offers information on hospice care, as well as a locator tool to find hospice services based on zip code.
See Alzheimer’s & Dementia for more information on memory care.
Alzheimer’s & Dementia</ span>
→ Alzheimers.gov

Federal website provides information and resources for Alzheimer’s and other forms of dementia.

→ National Institute on Aging

Provides details on Alzheimer’s and other forms of dementia, in addition to information on caregiving, treatment, and support for dementia patients

→ Psychology Today

List of Alzheimer’s and dementia support groups in LA County.
Aging in Place</ span>
→ National Aging in Place Council

Provides information, articles, and blogs on aging in place, in addition to connections to local aging in place services.

→ Meals on Wheels

Meal delivery service for home-bound seniors who need access to food. Provides services throughout the United States, with matches to local services via location search function.
Legal</ span>
→ AARP

Application for pro-bono legal defense for the elderly.
Guardianship, Conservatorship, & Power of Attorney</ span>
→ National Guardianship Association

Organization the promotes ethical and compassionate guardianship of seniors, providing education and support for guardians.

(877) 326-5992

→ Consumer Financial Protection Bureau

A guide for financial caregivers on the responsibilities of managing someone else’s money, and decision making when granted power of attorney or guardianship.
Wills and Advanced Directives</ span>
→ National Institute on Aging

NIH’s page on wills and advance directives provides guidance on legal end-of-life  preparations.

→ California Courts

Offers basic information on state rules and regulations of wills and estates.
General Health Resources</ span>
→ LA County Parks and Recreation

Comprehensive list free physical activity and wellness resources available to seniors in Los Angeles County.

→ Senior Clubs

“Senior Clubs” page allows users to search free local senior clubs by zip code.

→ Vaccines.gov

Lists recommended vaccines for adults over the age of 65.

→ Department of Health and Human Services

General guidelines of physical activity approaches for adults over 65.
Falling</ span>
→ National Council on Aging

NCOA’s “Falls Prevention” program raises awareness for preventing falls,  provides tips for elderly adults on how to best prevent falls through health practices and safety measures.

→ LA County Public Health

Directory provides contact list of fall prevention resources in LA County.
Hearing</ span>
→ LA Care

Locator tool allows users to find nearby health centers that provide free hearing screenings with zip code entry.

→ National Institute of Health

Provides information on age-related hearing loss, including scientific background on hearing loss, a self-assessment, and treatment guidelines.
Diabetic Retinopathy</ span>
→ National Eye Institute

Indicates diagnosis for the condition with a dilated eye exam, which can be done at any local eye doctor.

→ UCLA Health

on the symptoms, causes, diagnoses, prevention, and  treatment of diabetic retinopathy.
Vision</ span>
→ American Academy of Ophthalmology

Provides free eye exams, payment programs for medication, and comprehensive information on eye health.

(877) 887-6327
Cataracts</ span>
→ American Optometric Association

Provides information on cataracts, including testing for cataracts, prevention, treatment, and surgery.

→ Vision Aware

Provides information on cataracts, including Frequently Asked Questions, and a locator guide to finding nearby cataract services.
Glaucoma</ span>
→ Glaucoma Research Foundation

Provides comprehensive information on glaucoma, including details on surgery, medication, as well as help finding support resources.

→ Treatment 

Helps locate financial assistance programs.

→ National Eye Institute

Includes information on glaucoma, including symptoms, diagnosis, types, and treatment.
Macular Degeneration</ span>
→ American Optometric Association

Provides information on macular degeneration, including symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment. Doctor locator helps find local optometrists by zip code.

→ Mayo Clinic

Provides information on diagnosing macular degeneration. Includes macular degeneration grid test, allowing for an at-home self-assessment for the condition.
Depression, Anxiety, & Suicide</ span>
→ Institute on Aging

IOA’s “Friendship Line” is a 24-hour crisis line specializing in suicide prevention and outreach for lonely adults and seniors.

(800) 971-0016

→ US News

Helps locate a geriatric psychiatrist by state.

→ American Psychological Association

Provides information on depression and sucicide in elderly adults.

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: (800) 273-8255
Drug & Alcohol Abuse</ span>
→ Addiction Center

Provides background information on addiction and substance abuse in senior citizens. Includes common factors contributing to addiction, dangers, tips on identifying addiction, and treatment suggestions.

(855) 826-4464

→ FreeRehabCenters.org

Comprehensive list of free addiction treatment resources in California by city.

(800) 780-2294
Abuse and Fraud</ span>
→ US Department of Justice

Offers guidance on identifying, reporting, combating, and preventing elder abuse.

→ Neighborhood Map

“Neighborhood Map” helps locate resources for the eldery in California.

→ National Center on Elder Abuse

Provides information on identifying and dealing with elder abuse.

→ LA County District Attorney

Provides information on elder abuse, as well as resources for combating elder abuse.

(877) 477-3646 (LA County Elder Abuse Hotline)
Safety and Emergency Preparedness</ span>
→ US Department of Health and Human Services

Basic guidelines on disaster preparedness and planning for elderly adults.

→ US Fire Administration

Instructions on fire safety for older adults.

→ LA County Public Health

Guidelines on how to plan for emergencies within communities and neighborhoods.

Emergency preparedness office: 600 S. Commonwealth Ave, Suite 700, Los Angeles, CA 90005

(213) 637-3600
Assistive Technology, Accessibility, & Adult Literacy</ span>
→ Center for Applied Rehabilitation Technology

Provides assistive technology and AT training for individuals with disabilities.

7601 East Imperial Highway, Downey, CA 90242

(562) 385-6800

→ National Library Service

Comprehensive list of up-to-date reading-assistance applications for the blind and visually impaired.

Eldercare Locator–Assistive Technology:

Provides information on an array of assistive technology services for seniors. Lists resources for payment assistance.
Work & Volunteer Opportunities</ span>
→ AARP

Search function and articles provide job suggestions and opportunities for retired individuals and adults over 65.

→ US Department of Labor

Provides information on accessing accommodations for elderly adults and individuals with disabilities who need modifications to a job or work environment.

→ Accommodation Request

ADA Accommodation request for LA County citizens

→ LA County Job Center

Senior Community Service Employment Program provides part time work with community service organizations for LA County adults over the age of 55.

→ Pasadena Senior Center

Volunteer application for Pasadena Senior Center. >
COVID-19 Hotline</ span>
LA COVID Call Center:

(877) 777-5799

→ Other COVID Lines by County

CA Department of Public Health General:

(916) 328-3605

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