Department of Social Services                          www.cdss.ca.gov              

 

In-Home Supportive Services (IHSS) Program

The IHSS Program will help pay for services provided to you so that you can remain safely in your own home. To be eligible, you must be over 65 years of age, or disabled, or blind.  Disabled children are also potentially eligible for IHSS. 

CalFresh Program

CalFresh is for people with low-income who meet federal income eligibility rules and want to add to their budget to put healthy and nutritious food on the table.

 

California Department of Aging                         www.aging.ca.gov

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. These services are provided locally by the Area Agencies on Aging (AAA), Medi-Cal Community Based Adult Services (CBAS) centers, or other contracted agencies.

Alzheimer’s Association                                     www.alz.org

There is no one-size fits all formula when it comes to Alzheimer’s care. Needs change at different stages of the disease and each family’s situation is unique. Deciding on care can be a tough decision. We have information to help.

Mesothelioma Center at Asbestos.com            www.asbestos.com/cancer/senior-cancer-guide/

Seniors Guide to Cancer

Seniors are living longer and having to face more challenges than before. A healthy lifestyle can help you deal with aging, protect you from cancer and keep you at your best.

Jean Quintero-Outreach Specialist        T: 8443780353E: jquintero@asbestos.com

 

Consumer Product Safety Commission            www.cpsc.gov

CPSC provides free Safety Alerts, Safety Guides, brochures, handbooks, and other materials to keep you informed.

 

Eldercare Directory                                            www.eldercaredirectory.org

Every state has an Aging Services Division dedicated to providing frail seniors with home and community-based services, so that they can continue living in their own homes, instead of having to enter a nursing home.