Resources for the Older Adult

Activity and Mobility
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  • Educational
  • Exercises Endurance/Strength/Balance/Flexibility
  • Community Resources
  • Los Angeles Area Convalescent Aid Society (Convalescent Aid Society is dedicated to improving the quality of life of our clients by providing the free loan of durable medical equipment (DME) for in-home use)
  • MediCal Recipients
  • Private Insurance Call your insurance and inquire about "home health aide" coverage
  • Private Pay Caregivers List of caregivers
  • Medicare Does not cover home aide
  • Housecleaning Services
  • National Cleaning for a Reason (Free house cleaning for women undergoing any type of cancer treatment, 877-337-3348)
  • Getting Professional Help
  • Ask for a consult/order/referral...
    • Occupational Therapy...
    • Physical Therapy...
    • Social Work...
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Emotional Support
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  • Road to Recovery Provides transportation for cancer patients who don't have a ride or are unable to drive
  • Go Go Grandparents
    • Affordable transportation for the elderly 
    • For Los Angeles residents
  • Dial-A-Ride  Offered by the Los Angeles County Department of Public Works
  • Access services Offered by the Consolidated Transportation Services Agency (CTSA) for Los Angeles County
  • Cityride A transportation assistance program for residents aged 65 or older or with disabilities 
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  • Educational
    • Better Sleep for Seniors (5 practical tips to help you sleep better)
    • Nocturia (Is there a solution for insomnia caused by waking up to use the bathroom?)
    • Sleep and Sleep Disorders (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC))
    • Sleep and Growing Older (American Academy of Sleep Medicine)
  • Community Resources
  • National Bedroom & Sleeping Products
  • Getting Professional Help Ask for a consult/order/referral...