NEWS

We Should Not Be Silent

During these difficult times, we affirm that discrimination against the black community is wrong and must not be tolerated. We believe discrimination and violence are unacceptable. We believe in advancing equity and supporting safety, economic security and well-being for all.

The Council on Aging is Here to Help

During the COVID-19 pandemic, the Council on Aging’s priority is ensuring the health and well-being of our team members and those we proudly serve. Our offices in Orange, Riverside, San Bernardino, Inyo and Mono counties aren’t open to the public. However, we are working remotely, and you can count on us to be of help!

Consider a Geriatric Care Manager

Learn how the Council on Aging’s Concierge Care Navigators program can help make your aging journey easier.  Our Registered Nurse and Gerontologist Team specialize in geriatric care management and advocacy that addresses your concerns, saving you time and money. 

Telehealth and COVID-19

Telehealth — or telemedicine, as it’s also known —refers to the exchange of medical information from one site to another through electronic communication to improve a patient's health. It covers a broad range of services via video, telephone or email.

Orange County Meals on Wheels Providers

The impact of the COVID-19 virus has been unprecedented within our country and our economy. Our vulnerable older adults are among the most impacted. This has generated a multitude of challenges in the way Meals on Wheels Orange County and Agewell Senior Services deliver programs, especially as an unprecedented number of service requests pour in.

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.

Bringing Joy to Others

The impact of the SmileMakers Project is heartwarming for everyone involved. We receive precious handwritten thank you letters filled with joy from these seniors for their sole holiday remembrance.

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