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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Advisory

The Council on Aging – Southern California is committed to our community, helping older adults and their families stay healthy, connected and protected. We are available by phone from Monday – Friday, 8 A.M. – 5 P.M. at 714-479-0107.
Latest COVID-19 Program Updates

Aging Impacts Us All

Whether you are facing a crisis with a parent or loved one, or in need of assistance in navigating the aging experience, the Council on Aging is here to help.

Learn about the free services we offer older adults and their families in your community. The Council on Aging – Southern California has been a trusted nonprofit organization since 1973. We provide unbiased information, programs, and services to more than 290,000 seniors and disabled adults annually across Orange, Riverside, San Bernardino, Inyo and Mono counties.

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OUR PROGRAMS

Answers Resource Guide

Concierge Care
Navigators

Struggling to manage critical health care conditions associated with aging? Our RNs can help.

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Friendly Visitor Program

Friendly Visitor
Program

Provides companionship and social support to isolated, frail older and disabled adults in Orange County.

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Health Insurance Counseling (HICAP)

Health Insurance Counseling (HICAP)

Free, unbiased counseling to help you understand your Medicare benefits and options.

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Long-Term Care Ombudsman

Long-Term Care Ombudsman

Advocates for the rights of older and disabled adults living in skilled nursing and residential care facilities.

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ReConnect Program (EISOA)

ReConnect Program
(EISOA)

Assists adults aged 60+ to manage and improve their emotional health and overall well-being.

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Senior Protection Program and FAST

Senior Protection Program and FAST

Educational seminars to help you avoid financial predators and limited consultation on matters of abuse.

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 SmileMakers Guild

SmileMakers
Guild

Mobilizes community support and provides holiday gifts to over 6,500 residents in long-term care facilities.

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Volunteer Opportunities

Volunteer
Opportunities

Change the life of a senior – volunteer and make a difference in your community today.

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UPCOMING EVENTS

AGING AS ART CONTEST

Share what aging means to you by participating in our “Aging As Art” photography contest. Submit your photo for a chance to win our Grand Prize of $1,000!

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AN EVENING OF COMEDY

Our largest fundraising event. A night filled with laughter, auctions, opportunity drawings, and special surprises.

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SmileMakers

SMILEMAKERS PROJECT

Participate in our holiday wrap event! Over a two week period we collect and wrap 6,500+ gifts to be delivered to older and disabled adults.

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COASC Activities

ACTIVITIES CALENDAR

View our community support group calendar for activities near you.

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FROM OUR BLOG

COVID-19: Anatomy of a Scam

Most commonly the COVID-19 scam anatomy includes what appear to be legitimate offers in this strange reality in which we currently find ourselves: promises of a cure or access to limited testing or other medical resources, up to date tracking tools to keep you informed of COVID-19’s progress, and special offers to defer payments on everything from taxes to utility bills.

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Medicare and Coronavirus

Since older Americans are particularly vulnerable to coronavirus (COVID-19), CMS is letting you know the steps they are taking to help Medicare beneficiaries cope with the pandemic.

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COVID-19 Scam Prevention

Scammers are working overtime during the Coronavirus COVID-19 outbreak. Learn how to identify scams and protect yourself from fraud.

CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19) UPDATES

Following the CDC’s recent COVID-19 recommendations for older adults, Council on Aging - Southern California is suspending all upcoming in-person appointments, walk-in clinics, classes and events.

Concierge Care Navigators is Aging Re-Imagined

Concierge Care Navigators work with families, loved ones, and healthcare providers to create coordinated care plans available online that include medical and non-medical goals for clients. They support families to achieve these goals and provide referrals and resources for client-centered care needs.

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