Our Resources

The resources listed below are some of the many helpful organizations providing information useful for seniors, caregivers, their loved ones and families. These listings are for your informational purposes however, no endorsement is implied. Let us know if you think someone should be on the page.

Alzheimer’s Association – Orange County Chapter
The Alzheimer’s Association is the leading voluntary health organization in Alzheimer care, support and research. Their mission is to eliminate Alzheimer’s disease through the advancement of research; to provide and enhance care and support for all affected.

Alzheimer’s Disease Education and Referral (ADEAR) Center
The Alzheimer’s Disease Education and Referral (ADEAR) Center Web site will help you find current, comprehensive Alzheimer’s disease (AD) information and resources from the National Institute on Aging (NIA).

Alzheimer’s Foundation of America
The Alzheimer’s Foundation of America strives to provide optimal care and services to individuals confronting dementia, and to their caregivers and families—through member organizations dedicated to improving quality of life.

American Cancer Society
This nationwide, community-based voluntary health organization provides extensive information on preventing cancer and diminishing suffering from cancer, through research, education, advocacy, and service.

American Heart Association – Delicious Decisions
This AHA Web site provides a healthy selection of nutrition tips, menu suggestions, heart-wise supermarket shopping tips and even advice on healthier dining out.

California Department of Aging
The California Department of Aging (CDA) administers programs that serve older adults, adults with disabilities, family caregivers, and residents in long-term care facilities throughout the State. The Department administers funds allocated under the federal Older Americans Act, the Older Californians Act, and through the Medi-Cal program.

California Health Insurance Counseling and Advocacy Program
The California Department of Aging’s Health Insurance Counseling and Advocacy Program (HICAP) provides personalized counseling, community education and outreach events for Medicare beneficiaries. HICAP provides free community education and unbiased confidential individual counseling and are trained to assist you with choosing and/or enrolling in Prescription Drug Plans and Medicare Health Plans.

Caring From a Distance (CFAD)
This nonprofit organization offers assistance, resources and support for men and women providing long distance care.

County of Orange – Elder Abuse Program
The Orange County Elder Abuse Prevention (APS) program helps prevent elder abuse and exploitation through education of caregivers, senior groups and the general population. If you suspect elder abuse (Orange County residents only), please report this at: County of Orange Adult Protective Services – (800) 451-5155. All other areas, please contact your local county for the Elder Abuse Hotline.

County of Orange – Office on Aging
The Orange County Office on Aging provides information and facilitates services for Orange County’s 400,000 older adults and their caregivers. Orange County’s Office on Aging serves as the lead advocate for older adults residing in the county, with a specific focus on low-income ethnic minorities This Web site provides relevant information and resources for older adults and their families, and caregivers in Orange County.

Elder Law Firms.com
Elder Law Firms.com is an exclusive legal website dedicated to educating the public on Elder Law and guiding the public to legal representation in your area. They also provide news articles from around the nation and an informative resource center geared toward anyone looking for in-depth information on Elder Law.

Exceptional Parent Magazine
Exceptional Parent provides practical advice, emotional support and the most up-to-date educational information for families of children and adults with disabilities and special healthcare needs as well as to the physicians, allied health care professionals, and educational professionals who are involved in their care and development.

FDA Information for Seniors
The FDA has numerous articles, brochures and other publications with information for older people on a wide range of health issues, including arthritis, cancer, health fraud, and nutrition.

Geriatric Mental Health Foundation
The GMHF raises awareness of psychiatric and mental health disorders affecting the elderly and helps to promote healthy aging strategies. This Web site provides mental health information for older adults and their families, including assistance in finding a geriatric psychiatrist.

National Cancer Institute
The National Cancer Institute (NCI) conducts and supports research and training and disseminates health information regarding the cause, diagnosis, prevention, and treatment of cancer, rehabilitation from cancer, and the continuing care of cancer patients and their families.

NIH Senior Health
The National Institute of Health’s Senior Health Web site provides an easy-to-navigate menu of articles about aging and health-related topics for seniors and their families.

National Alliance for Caregiving
The National Alliance for Caregiving is a non-profit coalition of national organizations focusing on advancing family caregiving through research, innovation, and advocacy.