Information for Seniors
Senior Gateway (NEW!)The Senior Gateway portal is a one-stop Website intended to provide seniors, their families, and caregivers with the information they need to connect to helpful services and resources, to find answers, and solve problems.
- A Citizen's Guide to Preventing and Reporting Elder Abuse,California Department of Justice, in cooperation with AARP
- A Citizen's Guide to Reverse Mortgages: Is One Right For You? - Brochure from the California Department of Real Estate (DRE)
- BE WISE: Protect Yourself From Financial Exploitation– Brochure from the Elder Financial Protection Network
- Elder Financial Protection Network Community Education Events
- FBI Fraud Schemes: Senior Citizens
- Financial Protection for Older Americans – CFPB Office of Older Americans
- Fraud Against the Elderly: How You Can Spot and Prevent Financial Abuse, FDIC Money Smart News
- Help with My Bank - Answers and Solutions for Customers of National Banks.
- Preventing and Reporting Financial Elder Abuse
- Protecting Seniors from Harm - The California Attorney General has a responsibility for protecting children and seniors from harm.
- Reverse Mortgages - If you are interested in a reverse mortgage, beware of scam artists that charge thousands of dollars for information that is free from HUD!
- Reverse Mortgages - Is One Right For You? California Department of Real Estate!
- "Scambuster Kit" for California Seniors
- Seniors Against Investment Fraud (SAIF)
- Senior Citizens' Resources - Official information and services from the U.S. government.
- Senior Information Center - California Department of Insurance (CDI)
- Senior Resource Guide (PDF)
More Senior ResourcesThere are many programs, services and organizations which provide services and support to seniors and their caregivers. Your local Area Agency on Aging (AAA), established through the Older Americans Act, can help you find local support services. These services include: care management, community senior employment training, family caregiver support programs, health insurance counseling and advocacy, legal assistance, nutrition services, and health services and medical screenings. In addition to these core services, each AAA provides other programs and services in their community. To locate the AAA near you in the state of California call 1.800.510.2020, nationally contact the Elder Care Locator at 1-800-677-1116 or visit their Website at www.eldercare.gov
Additional Government AgenciesAdministration on Aging
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
National Center for Health Statistics
National institute of Mental health
National Association of Area Agencies on Aging (N4A)
National Association of State Units on Aging (NASUA)
National Institute on Aging
US Department of Health and Human Services