Resources


Advocacy & Protection


Adult Protective Services 

(866) 508-4357

24-hour hotline to report elder abuse
http://santacruzhumanservices.org/HSDHome.aspx

 

California Department of Aging

1300 National Drive, Ste. 200

Sacramento, (916) 419-7500

(800) 735-2929,

www.aging.ca.gov

 

Elder Care Locator

(800) 677-1116,

www.eldercare.gov

 

Financial Abuse Specialist Team (FAST)

www.ncea.aoa.gov


Employment 


Senior Job Bank

Helping employers connect with the over 50 talent pool.

http://www.seniorjobbank.org

 

US Department of State

A resource page dedicated to jobs for seniors

http://www.state.gov/m/fsi/tc/79977.htm


Educational & Support Services


AARP (American Association of Retired Persons)

(888) 687-2277
http://www.aarp.org

 

Health In Aging Foundation

http://foundation.americangeriatrics.org

 

Eden Alternatives

Dedicated to creating quality of life for Elders and their
care partners, wherever they may live.

http://www.edenalt.com


Healthcare & Health Resources


The Taos Institute

Positive Aging Newsletter

http://www.taosinstitute.net/positive-aging-newsletter

 

Meals on Wheels

Santa Cruz (831) 464-3180

San Francisco (415) 920-1111
http://www.http://communitybridges.org/mealsonwheels

 

American Cancer Society

(800) 227-2345
http://www.cancer.org

 

American Chronic Pain Association

(800) 533-3213
http://www.theacpa.org

 

Philips Lifeline 

(855) 214-1363
http:www.lifelinesys.com

 

Drugwatch

Dedicated to providing seniors with information on prescription/OTC drugs,
medical devices, drug recalls, and side effects.

http://www.drugwatch.com/seniors
http://www.drugwatch.com/nursing-home-abuse
http://www.drugwatch.com/cipro-levaquin-avelox


Other Resources


Navigating Olderhood

50-100+ Lets Redefine The Second Half

www.navigatingolderhood.com 

 

Appaluci Productions

Tell your story, Live forever

Support in creating your oral history

www.appaluci.com