Senior Services Sacramento

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:

  1. 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.
  2. 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.
  3. 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.
  4. 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.
  5. Rebuilding Together Sacramento
    P.O. Box 255584, Sacramento, CA 95865
    Ph. (916) 455-1880 Email: info@rebuildingtogethersacramento.org Safe at Home Program provides minor repairs and safety modifications for low-income seniors.
  6. Senior Companion Program(DHA)
    Ph. (916) 875-4463
    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.
  7. 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.
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.

Eyecare America
P.O. Box 429098, San Francisco, CA 94142-9098
Ph. 877-887-6327
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
  1. 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.
  2. American Assoc. of People (AAP)
  3. 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.
  4. Area 4 on Aging
    2260 Park Town Circle #100, Sacramento, CA 95825 map
    Ph. (916) 486-1876
    Caregiver Services / Caregiver Respite-Case Management - Disease Prevention(Water Therapy) -Drop-In Respite-Elder Abuse Prevention / Ombudsman-Employment-Mental Health Services-Information and Assistance-Health Insurance Counseling and Advocacy Program (HICAP)-Legal Services In-Home Supportive Services-Kinship Care-Minor Home Modifications and Repair-Transportation Services
  5. Northern California Senior Legal Hotline
    Ph. (916) 551-2140 or 1(800) 222-1753 (toll free N. Cal.) Mon. – Fri. 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. and 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. – Thur. until 7:30 p.m.
    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.
  6. 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.
  7. Arthritis Foundation
    1851 Heritage Lane, Suite 183, Sacramento, CA 95815 map 
  8. Ph. (916) 368-5599 x 203 Mon. - Fri. 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
    Wide variety of programs and events throughout the Northeastern California/Northern Nevada region.
  9. 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.
  10. 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."
  11. 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."
  12. Medicare.gov
    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.
  13. 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 

9. California Registry
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
Ph. (202) 619-0724
Eldercare Locator: (to find services for an older person in his or her locality) 1(800) 677-1116
11. C.L.U.B. ( C-caring, L-laughing, U- understanding, B-belonging)
10600 Coloma Road, Rancho Cordova, CA 95670 map
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.
12. California Advocates for Nursing Home Reform
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
13. HUD.GOV
Links to "Information for Senior Citizens".
14. USA.GOV
Links to "Housing for Seniors" "Learn about reverse mortgages,...elder care at home,...nursing homes and more."