Elderly Assistance In Sacramento
March 17th, 2014
Elderly Assistance Sacramento Senior Care Services for transportation, eye care, house cleaning, respite, home repairs, advocate, legal aid, arthritis, alzheimer's, just about everything a senior that needs help for is on the list and most without cost.
By Victor Stark
Individualized Senior Services at No to Low Cost:
- Multipurpose Senior Services Program
Ph. (916) 273-1122
Provides FREE services to low-income frail seniors in the Sacramento, Yolo and Placer County areas. Clients must be 65 or older, receiving Medi-Cal benefits with no share of costs, and need some form of assistance with daily living. Our goal is to keep seniors safe at home and out of skilled nursing facilities.
Provides case management services, advocacy, transportation to medical appointments, respite services for caregivers, safety equipment, gloves and wipes, emergency response systems.
- SeniorLink-El Hogar Community Services, Inc.
3870 Rosin Court, Suite 130, Sacramento, CA 95834 map
Ph. (916) 369-7872 Fax: (916) 363-1565
Provides early intervention for older adults (age 55+) exhibiting early signs of isolation and/or depression at no charge -Free Senior Services- to the senior participant. SeniorLink Advocates will provide in-home and community-based senior services. We also offer presentations to local organizations. Participants and/or agency referrals are made by any concerned person, organization or by self-referral. The goal of SeniorLink is to:
- Intervene when the participant is exhibiting early signs of depression and reduce isolation before he/she has a diagnosable condition
- Provide opportunities for social interaction
- Assist individuals in developing a support system
- Aid in integration, or re-integration, into their community.
- Personalized Homecare & Homemaker Agency - Free services end June 2014
4600 Northgate Boulevard, Suite 240, Sacramento, CA 95834 map
Ph. (916) 979-4975
Senior citizen and elder care services include Activities of daily living. Bathing, Bed, bath, sponge bath, shower, shaving and dressing assistance.
Meal Planning, preparation and clean up. Light Housekeeping vacuuming, dusting, cleaning, damp mopping,linen change and laundry
Shopping, Medication Remind MD Appointments (Only in patient's car) Companionship Socialization Assist with ROM exercise and activities. Transfers, pivot transfers, hoyer lift transfers. Rates are by the hour.
- Rebuilding Together Sacramento
P.O. Box 255584, Sacramento, CA 95865
Ph. (916) 455-1880 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Safe at Home Program provides minor repairs and safety modifications for low-income seniors.
- Senior Companion Program(DHHS)
Ph. (916) 875-3622
Includes, Visiting clients in their homes, adult day care centers and group settings, transportation to needed medical appointments, senior nutrition centers or shopping along with providing socialization/ companionship and respite care for the spouse or primary caregiver. Assisting with correspondence, paying the bills, obtaining community resources, translation, interpretation and other related tasks.
You must contact the agency directly to be assigned a senior companion.
1. Eskaton TLC
Ph. (916) 334-1072
8525 Madison Avenue, Fair oaks, CA 95628
Eligibility – All of Sacramento
Participant must register in the free TLC (Talking Listening Caring) Program to be matched with a Senior Companion.
2. Sacramento County Senior and Adult Services IHSS / APS
9750 Business Park Dr, Suite 104, Sacramento, CA 95827
Serves Medi-Cal & SSI clients
SOCIAL WORKER REFERRAL NEEDED.
3. Stanford Settlement
Ph. (916) 927-1303
450 W. El Camino Ave., Sacramento, CA 95833
Serves Zip Codes 95815, 95833, 95834, & 95835
4. Sacramento Chinese Community Services Center
Ph. (916) 442-2523
420 I Street, Suite 5, Sacramento, CA 95814
Low income, limited English.
Onsite Adult Day Care
For the sites listed below, individuals must be registered participants in the onsite Adult Day Care settings to be matched with one of the Senior Companions, who will visit with them onsite.
1. Easter Seals Society
Ph. (916) 485-6711
3205 Hurley Way, Sacramento, CA 95825
2. Health for All
Ph. (916) 391-5591
2730 Florin Road, Sacramento, CA 95822
3. Sutter Senior Care—PACE
Ph. (916) 446-3100
1234 “U” Street, Sacramento, CA 95814
4. Sutter Senior Care—PACE
Ph. (916) 446-3100
7000 Franklin Boulevard, Sacramento, CA 95822
- County of Sacramento Senior and Adult Services
In-Home Support Services
Ph. (916) 874-9471
Elderly assistance with daily tasks, such as: bathing - dressing - cooking - cleaning - grooming – feeding. A person must receive SSI or meet income guidelines, 65 years or older, blind, permanently disabled, or a disabled child requiring extraordinary care.
Ph. (916) 874-0979
The Senior and Adult Services and SMUD partnership provides essential and sometimes life-saving services to our mutual clients. Upon referral a SEAT representative will contact clients to assist them in completing utility discount, home weatherization, minor home repair and appliance replacement applications.
- Seniors Helping Seniors
2764 Rogue River Circle, West Sacramento, CA 95691
Ph. (916) 372-9640
Senior services helpers and In-home care can assist with all the things you need, including light housekeeping, cooking, shopping, mowing the lawn, getting you to the doctor, transportation, personal care and much more. Low cost 22.00 per hour with a two hour minimum.
|Senior Services for Eye Care and Telephone Access
Seniors Eyecare Program
655 Beach Street, San Francisco, CA 94109
Ph. 1(800)-222-3937 24/7
Call the toll free number any day or time and they will determine eligibility then refer a senior to a Sacramento based volunteer ophthalmologist providing FREE screenings for eye diseases.
P.O. Box 429098, San Francisco, CA 94142-9098
Patients can visit eyecareamerica.org and find out if they qualify for a free eye exam given by one of 7000 volunteer ophthalmologists across the U.S and Puerto Rico.
The Senior IMPACT Project
1238 S Street, Sacramento, CA 95811 map
Ph. (916) 452-8271 Mon. – Fri. 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Free training and resources for ages 55 or over and has experienced vision loss. Low vision clinic you can call in for a free appointment for magnification. Senior Day Retreat-In-Home Training-Senior Support Groups and Special Services for elderly assistance with vision loss.
California Telephone Access Program
Voice: (877) 546-7414 - TTY: (800) 867-4323
Program of the California Public Utilities Commission Deaf and Disabled Telecommunications Program. Make your callers voice louder - Carry the phone with you - Dial using large or talking buttons - Make your voice louder - read conversations in text.
|Senior Service Agencies
- Adult Protective Services Sacramento County
3701 Branch Center Road, Sacramento, CA 95827 map
Ph. (916) 874-9377 – Mon. – Fri. 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Dedicated to maintaining the health and safety of elderly and dependent adults who are victims of abuse or neglect. No walk ins.
- American Assoc. of People (AAP)
Ph. 1(866) 448-3614 or 1(888) 687-2277 Mon. – Fri. 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Services to members 50 and older. Elderly assistance referrals for health care, jobs and many different senior services.
- Area 4 on Aging
2260 Park Town Circle #100, Sacramento, CA 95825 map
Ph. (916) 486-1876
Information for fee-based and subsidized senior assistance services. Be sure to ask for services based on low to no income for seniors.
- Northern California Senior Legal Hotline
Mon. – Fri. 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. and 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. – Thursday.
Ph. (916) 551-2140 or 1(800) 222-1753 (toll free N. Cal.)
Free legal aid assistance, advice, information and referrals provided by an attorney or paralegal. Eligibility: 60 years of age or older.
Grandparents with questions regarding custody or visitation of grandchildren can also receive assistance.
- Alzheimer’s Association
1455 Response Road, Suite 190, 95815 map
Ph. (916) 930-9080 Mon. - Fri. 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Ph. 1 (800) 272-3900 24 Hour helpline. Or 1 (800) 438-4380 Alzheimer's education and referral center.
The Alzheimer's Association Helpline operates 24 hours a day, seven days a week, in 140 languages. Our staff is highly trained and knowledgeable about all aspects of Alzheimer’s disease.
- Arthritis Foundation
Ph. (916) 368-5599 x 203 Mon. - Fri. 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
1851 Heritage Lane, Suite 183, Sacramento, CA 95815 map
Wide variety of programs and events throughout the Northeastern California/Northern Nevada region.
- Turning Point Community Programs
3440 Viking Drive, Sacramento, CA 95827 map
Ph. (916) 364-8395-Administration
Ph. (916) 393-1222 - High intensity mental health services.
Provides 24hr outpatient services to seniors where mental health may be a challenge.
- Seniors Against Investment Fraud
Ph. ( (866)-2752677
"The primary purpose of SAIF is to alert and educate Californians over the age of 50 about investment and telemarketing fraud crimes and how to avoid being victimized by scam artists."
- Reverse Mortgages for Seniors
Ph. (916) 498-5220 or 1(800) 569-4287
"To be eligible for a FHA HECM, the FHA requires that you be a homeowner 62 years of age or older, own your home outright, or have a low mortgage balance that can be paid off at closing with proceeds from the reverse loan, and you must live in the home."
2444 Marconi Avenue, Sacramento, CA 95821 map
Ph. 1(855) 782-9153
Apply for Medicare:
· Dialysis facilities
· Nursing Homes
· Long-term Care Planning and anything covered by Medicare.
- Sutter Senior Health
Long-term Care Centers
Sutter Oaks Nursing Center
2600 L Street, Sacramento, CA 95816 map
Ph. (916) 552-2200
Sutter Senior Care PACE Program
(Program of All-Inclusive Care of the Elderly)
1234 U Street, Sacramento, CA 95818-1433 map
Ph. (916) 446-3100 7000 Franklin Boulevard, Suite 1020 map
Sacramento, CA 95823-1820
Ph. (916) 424-8412
»★ Below are links and Phone Numbers to Organizations that Provide Free Senior Services Referrals
UC Davis Care Management for Seniors
California Department of Social Services
US Treasury Federal Direct Deposit Information
IHSS Consumer/Recipient Fact Sheets
IHSS Consumer/Recipient Handbook
Ph. (800) 777-7575
We are a state licensed free referral agency for seniors and their families.
10. Administration on Aging
Washington D.C. 20201
C.L.U.B. ( C-caring, L-laughing, U- understanding, B-belonging)
Ph. (202) 619-0724
Eldercare Locator: (to find services for an older person in his or her locality) 1(800) 677-1116
10600 Coloma Road, Rancho Cordova, CA 95670 map
12. California Advocates for Nursing Home Reform
Ph. (916) 635-5147 Mon., Tue. and Wed. 9:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Provides respite for caregivers and a social program lead by qualified staff specializing in services for seniors with dementias and other physical limitations.
650 Harrison Street, 2nd Floor, San Francisco, CA 94107
Ph. (415) 974-5171 or 800 474-1116
Find a Nursing Home - Find a Lawyer - Medi cal for long term care - Residential care and assisted living
Links to "Information for Senior Citizens".14.
Links to "Housing for Seniors"
"Learn about reverse mortgages,...elder care at home,...nursing homes and more."