Promoting the independence, health and dignity of adults through compassion, education and advocacy.
Since 1973, the Council on Aging - Southern California has been a trusted source of unbiased information, programs and services for adults and their families. Whether you’re facing a crisis with a parent or loved one or you’re in need of assistance navigating the aging experience, we're here to help.
Health Insurance Counseling and Advocacy Program (HICAP) - Provides FREE unbiased individualized counseling as well as educational events to help Medicare recipients maximize benefits, understand health plan choices and resolve denial of benefits.
Long-Term Care Ombudsman Program - Advocates for the rights and dignity of Orange County’s older and disabled adults living in skilled nursing & residential care facilities.
ReConnect Program - Reintegrates isolated and older adults into the community, incorporating healthy and meaningful activities into their regular lifestyles.
SmileMakers Guild - Mobilizes community support and provides holiday gifts to residents of skilled nursing and residential care facilities.
I have worked for this agency for more than 9 years and in that time I have witnessed the amanzing staff and volunteers do amazing work for the community. Everyone that works and volunteers here are truly dedicated to the mission of the agency.