California senior services are nearly as vast as the state. You will find options for many services available to help your aging parents. Because of the extensive resources and programs and requirements, it is helpful to start early to begin to understand options, availability and eligibility requirements. Understanding the basics of how this work will help you even in the shifting landscape of shrinking budgets from state and federal sources.
California Department of Aging
-- is the central hub of information about the California senior
services that are available for your aging parents. Programs range from:
California Area Agencies on Aging (AAA) -- The California Department of Aging contracts with and provides leadership and direction to Area Agencies on Aging (AAA)that coordinate a wide array of services to seniors and adults with disabilities at the community level and serve as the focal point for local aging concerns.
You can locate a AAA in your area by calling 1-800-510-2020 or find your county phone number below.
California is divided into 59 Regions. You can find the local area for your parents here.
California senior services are for seniors, caregivers and adults with
disabilities. These programs cover a variety of areas such as:
There is also a version for insurance agents
that they are required to give you as you shop for Long Term Care
insurance. It is a Shoppers Guide that lists all the policies and
providers available in California. You as a consumer can also download
this detailed version.
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