Resources for Older Adults and Caregivers

AARP

Alzheimer's Association

Area Agencies on Aging

The Area Agencies on Aging coordinate a wide array of services to seniors and adults with disabilities at the community level and serve as a focal point for local aging concerns. Find Services by California County.

California Department of Aging

Promoting the independence of older adults.

California's Safe at Home Program

Safe at Home is California's address confidentiality program administered by the California Secretary of State's office. The program is designed to help victims and survivors of domestic violence, stalking or sexual assault to start new lives in peace and to provide added protections to their overall safety plans.

Care to Plan

Do you help someone with memory loss? This tool can help find support that is right for you.

CDSS Adult Protective Services

Community Service Planning Council (Sacramento area)

Information and links to community resources in the Sacramento region.

Department of Veteran's Affairs

ElderCare Locator

The Eldercare Locator, a public service of the Administration on Aging, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, is a nationwide service that connects older Americans and their caregivers with information on senior services.

Institute on Aging Friendship Line

Institute on Aging’s 24-hour toll-free Friendship Line is the only accredited crisis line in the country for people aged 60 years and older, and adults living with disabilities.

Medicare Helpline

Sacramento Self-Help Housing

Housing counseling and referral including in-depth personal interviews, landlord contacts, and other practical assistance to find safe and affordable housing.

Seniors Against Investment Fraud (SAIF)

California Department of Financial Protection and Innovation

Senior Legal Hotline

Legal assistance for older adults.

US Housing and Urban Development/HUD

Information on rental assistance, FHA mortgage insurance programs, Block Grant programs, public housing and resale of HUD homes, home repair assistance and more.

Other Resources

The Growing Cost of Aging in America: The Milken Institute of Public Health

This report looks at the economic ramifications of the growth of the older population in the U.S., costs associated with Medicare and Social Security, and explores long-term care options and costs as well as the financial costs for family caregivers.

Senior Living Costs

Average cost for assisted living per state.