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Welcome to OC Active Seniors Resource Page! Here you will find links to a variety of organizations providing Baby Boomers with information on senior organizations and senior services on local, state and national levels, both private and public, as well as some Orange County social sites.

If there’s any you’d like to add,  please send an email to: judy@ocactiveseniors.com

Local

Orange County Official Website:

Homepage of Orange County – government, information, and statistics.

www.ocgov.com

Dial 2-1-1

Calling this number will put you in touch, 24/7, with information and referral specialists in Orange County. They have access to a huge database on more than 2000 government and non-profit agencies, covering everything from food and shelter to health care programs. For more information, visit http://www.211oc.org

Orange County Parks:

www.ocparks.com

Orange County Office on the Aging/OC Community Services:

The Orange County Office on Aging serves as the lead advocate, planner and facilitator relative to all aging issues on behalf of all older persons in Orange County, providing a full range of older adult services (listed throughout the website).

http://egov.ocgov.com/ocgov/Office%20on%20Aging

Orange County Senior and Community Centers:

http://ocactiveseniors.com/recreation/orange-county-senior-centers/

“Love to Know (Orange County)”:

Commercial site providing information pertinent to seniors living in Orange County.

http://seniors.lovetoknow.com/Senior_Citizen_Assistance_in_Orange_County_California

“Things to do in Orange County”:

Commercial site offering information on nightlife and music, restaurants, shopping, movies, surfing, galleries, etc.

http://www.orangecounty.com/

John Wayne Airport (SNA):

General airport information.

http://www.ocair.com/

Orange County California – OrangeCounty.net

Visitor, business and community information for Orange County

www.orangecounty.net/

 

Senior Citizens Clubs and Centers/Orange County:

http://www.oc.ca.gov/aging/Senior%20Citizens%20Clubs%20&%20Centers.htm

St. Anselm’s Cross-Cultural Community Center’s ReConnect  program provides at-risk, lonely and isolated adults to incorporate healthy and meaningful activities into their lives.

http://www.anselmcenter.org

Links to towns:

Aliso Viejo

cityofalisoviejo.com

Anaheim

www.anaheim.net

Brea

www.ci.brea.ca.us

Buena Park

www.buenapark.com

Corona Del Mar

www.orangecounty.net/cities/CoronaDelMar.html

Costa Mesa

www.ci.costa-mesa.ca.us

Coto de Caza

www.orangecounty.net/cities/CotoDeCaza.html

 

Cypress

www.ci.cypress.ca.us

Dana Point

www.danapoint.org

Fountain Valley

www.fountainvalley.org

Fullerton

www.ci.fullerton.ca.us

Garden Grove

www.ci.garden-grove.ca.us

Huntington Beach

www.huntingtonbeachca.gov

Irvine

www.cityofirvine.org

La Habra

www.lahabracalifornia.com

La Palma

cityoflapalma.org

Laguna Beach

www.lagunabeachcity.net

Laguna Hills

www.ci.laguna-hills.ca.us

Laguna Niguel

www.ci.laguna-niguel.ca.us

Laguna Woods

www.lagunawoodscity.org

Lake Forest

www.lakeforestca.gov

Los Alamitos

www.ci.los-alamitos.ca.us

Mission Viejo

www.cityofmissionviejo.org

Newport Beach

www.newportbeachca.gov

Orange

www.cityoforange.org

Placentia

www.placentia.org

Rancho Santa Margarita

www.cityofrsm.org

San Clemente

san-clemente.org

San Juan Capistrano

www.sanjuancapistrano.org

Santa Ana

www.ci.santa-ana.ca.us

Seal Beach

www.ci.seal-beach.ca.us

Stanton

www.ci.stanton.ca.us

Surfside

california.hometownlocator.com/ca/orange/surfside.cfm

Tustin

www.tustinca.org

Villa Park

www.villapark.org

Westminster

www.westminster-ca.gov

Yorba Linda

www.ci.yorba-linda.ca.us

State

California Department of Aging:

http://www.aging.ca.gov/

California Area Agencies on Aging:

Part of the California Registry, CAAA is a free referral agency for seniors and their families providing seniors with care options, counseling, referrals and facility evaluations free of charge. They provide information and referral regardless of any senior’s financial situation.

http://www.calregistry.com/index.htm

Congress of California Seniors:

California nonprofit education and advocacy organization dedicated to improving the life of seniors.

www.seniors.org/

The California Department of Insurance (CDI) Senior Information Center:

Provides information on insurance issues pertaining to seniors and is a helpful resource for choosing insurance plans.

www.insurance.ca.gov/0150-seniors/

The California Senior Legislature:

A volunteer body whose primary mission is to gather ideas for legislation at the state and federal levels, craft the ideas into formal proposals, prioritize the proposals, present them to members of the Legislature or the Congress, and advocate for laws implementing the ideas.

http://www.4csl.org/

Grandparent-Grandchildren Advocacy

For information, advice on your rights of visitation with your grandchildren.

http://www.grandwishes.org/Advocates_For_Grandparent_Grandchild_Connection/Welcome.html

National

Social Security Administration:

http://www.ssa.gov/

Department of Health and Human Services, Administration on Aging:

The department was created to ensure the continuation of an aging services network at State, Territory, local and Tribal levels through funding of lower-cost, non-medical services and supports that provide the means by which many more seniors can maintain their independence.

http://www.aoa.gov/

U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development

Information for Senior Citizens looking for housing options for themselves, an aging parent, relative, or friend.

www.hud.gov/groups/seniors.cfm

National Council on Aging:

The National Council on Aging (NCOA) is a nonprofit service and advocacy organization headquartered in Washington, DC.

http://www.ncoa.org/

American Association of Retired Persons (AARP):

www.aarp.org

National Senior Citizens Law Center:

NSCLC publishes the latest updates on a wide variety of issues and benefits affecting seniors.

www.nsclc.org/

The Senior Journal:

Senior Citizens News, information, discounts and features, daily on the web

(note: this website is not as current as it could be, but it does have good general information on a variety of topics and issues relevant to the senior population.)

www.SeniorJournal.com

SeniorResource.com

“The “E-cyclopedia” of housing options and information for retirement, finance, insurance and care.”

http://www.seniorresource.com/

Senior Citizens’ Resources

Find government resources for seniors on money, housing, health, consumer protection, and more.

http://www.usa.gov/Topics/Seniors.shtml

Baby Boomer Media

Baby Boomer Media is an online resource for the baby boomer generation. It covers a wide variety of topics from healthy living to retirement to technology. Its ultimate goal is to provide truly valuable content for baby boomers. They are always looking for feedback so please feel free to contact them.

http://www.babyboomermedia.com/

Personal Finance Guide for Seniors

This page covers a wide variety of topics, including senior discounts, retirement planning, social security, home ownership, Medicare health benefits and senior finance myths vs. realities.

http://www.medicaresupplementalinsurance.com/personal-finance-guide.html

 

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