Local Resources

Local Senior Resources

 

Healthcare

The Alzheimer’s Association California Southland Chapter: The local chapter that provides assistance for people with Alzheimer’s and their families through education and a variety of diverse programs and services.
www.alz.org/californiasouthland

Torrance Memorial’s Advantage Program: a free network of services for people over 50 which offers health education classes and lectures, fitness and wellness programs, personalized assistance and member discounts.
www.torrancememorial.org

National Stroke Association: Information on Stroke Prevention: information on Stroke, Stroke Prevention, Stroke Recovery and Stroke Care.
www.stroke.org

Home Health Depot: provides home medical equipment and supplies.
310-891-1954
www.homehealthdepot.com

Legal & Financial

H.E.L.P.: a non-profit organization that provides information, planning and problem-solving services, on legal, governmental program and care-related issues.
www.help4srs.org

Conservatorship Services: provides professional conservator services for those in need of legal and health management of their lives.
(310) 212-3301

Long Term Care Insurance: by Janice Michaud
(310) 546-4295

American Veterans Institute: provides help with applying for Veterans Improved Pension Benefits which pays for In-Home Care.
www.AmericanVeteransInstitute.org

Services

A Home Away from Home: is a free referral services for all types of senior housing from assisted living to skilled nursing.
www.ahomeawayfromhome.com

American Ramp: provides temporary wheelchair ramp systems available for short term or long term rental.
310-530-1570
www.americanramp.com

American Senior Safety: provides personal emergency response monitors for seniors.
1-888-473-2800
www.seniorsafety.com

PVE Cares: is a non-profit senior assistance program developed by the Palos Verdes Estates Police department for Palos Verdes Estates residents.
(310) 378-4211
www.palosverdes.com/pvepd/content/pve-cares.cfm

Contact Information for Local Senior Resources

Contact Information for Local Senior Resources
By the Palos Verdes Estates Police Department

Los Angeles County Social Services Help Line 211
Asociacion Nacional por Personas Mayores
National Association for Hispanic Elderly
(626) 564-1988
(800) 953-8553
BBB (Better Business Bureau) Wise Giving Alliance (703) 276-0100
Better Business Bureau (909) 825-7280
Bet Tzedek Legal Services (323) 939-0506
Bureau of Automotive Repair (800) 952-5210
California Department of Corporations (213) 576-7500
California Registry of Charitable Trusts (916) 445-2021
Contractor’s License Board (800) 321-2752
Credit Reporting Industry Pre-Screening Opt-Out Hotline (888) 567-8888
L.A. City Department of Aging (800) 834-4777
L.A. City Department of Aging Referral (213) 252-4030
L.A. County Adult Protective Services (213) 351-5401
(877) 477-3646
(888) 202-4248
L.A. County Community and Senior Services (213) 738-4004
L.A. County Consumer Affairs Real Estate Hotline (800) 973-3370
L.A. County Department of Consumer Affairs (213) 974-1452
L.A. County District Attorney’s Elder Abuse Section (213) 580-3383
L.A. County District Attorney’s Victim-Witness Assistance (213) 974-7499
L.A. County Elder Abuse Hotline (877) 4-R-SENIORS
(877) 477-3646
L.A. County Long-Term Care Ombudsman (800) 334-WISE
(800) 334-9473
Public Counsel Law Center (213) 385-2977
Wise Senior Services (310) 394-9871
ADVANTAGE (Torrance Memorial Center) (310) 517-4666
Alzheimer’s Association (800) 660-1993
Area Agency on Aging (800) 510-2020
Beach Cities Health District (310) 374-3426 ext. 149
California Association for Adult Day Services (916) 552-7400
CANHR (California Advocates for Nursing Home Reform) (800) 474-1116
Cancer Information Services (800) 422-6237
Dispute Resolution Services (L.A. County Bar) (213) 896-6533
FOCAL Point (Torrance) (310) 320-1300
H.E.L.P. (310) 533-1996
Health Insurance Counseling (Center for Health Care Rights) (800) 824-0780
Little Company of Mary Solutions Center (800) 618-6659
Los Angeles Caregiver Resource Center (800) 540-4442
Independence at Home (562) 492-9878
National Hospice Organization (800) 658-8898
Redondo Beach Senior and Family Services (310) 318-0650
Senior Legal Hotline (800) 222-1753
Social Security (800) 772-1213
South Bay Bar Association Attorney Referral Service (310) 543-8777
South Bay Senior Services (310) 325-2141
Stroke Association of Southern California (310) 575-1699
Wellness Community – South Bay (Cancer Support) (310) 376-3550

 

WEBSITES FOR ELDERS
Department of Justice, Office for Victims of Crime www.ojp.usdoj.gov/ovc/
National Center on Elder Abuse (NCEA) www.elderabusecenter.org
National Committee for the Prevention of Elder Abuse www.preventelderabuse.org
Nursing Home Abuse and Neglect Resource Center www.nursinghomealert.com
National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys www.naela.org
CareGiving.com www.caregiving.com
CareGuide www.careguide.com
Eldercare.gov www.eldercare.gov
Family Caregiver Alliance www.caregiver.org
Administration on Aging www.aoa.gov
Alzheimer’s Disease Education and Referral (ADEAR) Center www.alzheimers.org/adear
Alzheimer’s Association (LA/Riverside/San Bernardino) www.alzla.org
Alzheimer’s Association (National) www.alz.org
American Association of Retired Persons (AARP) www.aarp.org
California Healthline www.californiahealthline.org
End of Line Coalition www.eolc.net
Medicare www.medicare.gov
National Institute on Aging www.nia.nih.gov
NIHSeniorHealth www.nihseniorhealth.gov
American Geriatrics Society www.americangeriatrics.org
SeniorCitizens.com www.seniorcitizens.com
Social Security Administration www.ssa.gov
Veterans Affairs Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System www.losangeles.va.gov
Lumetra www.lumetra.com
Medi-Cal www.medi-cal.ca.gov
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