Topic/Description Website

AARP www.aarp.org
Nonprofit membership organization addressing needs of those over 50

Adult Day Programs www.caads.org
ADP provides recreation & social activities for less independent seniors
ADHC provides health, therapeutic & social services for frail, impaired elders
CAADS supports development of adult day services as alternative to institutionalization

California Dept of Health www.dhs.ca.gov
Licenses facilities providing health, nursing, long term care, etc.

California Dept of Social Services (DSS) www.dss.cahwnet.gov/cdssweb
Provides personal services beyond those provided by living facilities

CARING.COM is a leading senior Elder Care & Assisted Living Resource www.caring.com...

Continuing Care Retirement Communities (CCRCs) www.calccrc.ca.gov
Facilities guaranteeing lifelong shelter & access to specified health care services.

Residential Care Facility for the Elderly (RCFE) www.ccld.ca.gov
Assisted Living, Board & Care, Rest Homes

Skilled Nursing Facility (SNF) www.canhr.org
Facilities providing full-time nursing care

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) www.ssa.gov
Financial assistance for those over 65, or blind or disabled

Veterans Administration (VA) www.va.gov
Department of Veterans Affairs

Reverse Mortgages www.aarp.org
Counceling on reverse mortgages: www.reverse.org
Human Investment Project, Inc 650-348-6660
Consumer Credit Counseling Service 408-988-7881 or 800-540-2227

Medicare www.medicare.gov

Medi-Cal www.medi-cal.ca.gov
Medical assistance for people with fixed, low incomes www.canhr.org

Senior Legal Hotline: www.seniorlegalhotline.org
For free legal advice 1-800-222-1753


Avenidas "Where to Live, A housing Guide for Older Adults"
Housing and care options

New Lifestyles www.NewLifeStyles.com
Lists all living options within the Bay Area. Call the 800 1-800-869-9549
number for other areas in the U.S.