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EDUCATION AND ADVOCACY - CALIFORNIA ADVOCATES FOR NURSING HOME REFORM

CALIFORNIA ADVOCATES FOR NURSING HOME REFORM #47735057


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  • 1803 6th Street
    Berkeley, Alameda

California Advocates for Nursing Home Reform (CANHR), Educates consumers about issues related to long-term care. Provides information about Medi-Cal, how to file complaints against nursing homes, elder abuse and neglect, financial abuse, and estate planning. Maintains a comprehensive list of nursing facilities throughout California, including information about services provided and complaints. Provides pre-placement counseling and information about California nursing homes and assisted living facilities.

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ELDERWATCH HOTLINE - AARP

AARP-AMERICAN ASSOCIATION OF RETIRED PERSONS #49951574


Offers a toll-free hotline to report fraud and learn more about scams. Specifically oriented for consumers ages 50+ and caregivers.
FRAUD PREVENTION & REPORTING - SSA

SOCIAL SECURITY ADMINISTRATION #71978245


The Social Security Administration is committed to preventing, detecting, and eliminating fraud in their programs.

https://www.ssa.gov/antifraudfacts/

How to report fraud
If you suspect someone of committing fraud, waste, or abuse against Social Security you can contact the Office of the Inspector General’s fraud hotline at 800-269-0271 or submit a report online at https://oig.ssa.gov/.

If you receive a suspicious call from someone alleging to be from Social Security, hang up, and then report details of the call to the Office of the Inspector General at https://oig.ssa.gov/.

Investigations are most successful when you provide as much information as possible about the alleged suspect(s) and/or victim(s) involved. The more you can tell the SSA, the better chance they have of determining whether a crime has been committed. As you fill out a fraud allegation, please include the following about the alleged suspect(s) and/or victim(s):
  • Names.
  • Addresses.
  • Telephone numbers.
  • Dates of birth.
  • Social …
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FRIENDSHIP LINE CALIFORNIA - IOA

INSTITUTE ON AGING #16667848


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  • Institute on Aging
    San Francisco, San Francisco

Friendship Line California operates as both a warmline and as a crisis hotline.
  • Warmline
    • Available for routine phone calls in order to provide support, reassurance, well-being checks, and information and referral for additional care.
  • Crisis line
    • Available to older and disabled adults who may be lonely, bereaved, depressed, and at a higher risk for suicide.

Friendship Line CA offers confidential discussions for people ages 60 years and over and adults with mental and/or physical disabilities who may be lonely, isolated, grieving, experiencing depression, anxiety and/or thinking about death or suicide. Provides emotional support over the phone for incoming calls and for regularly scheduled outgoing calls. 1-800-971-0016

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HEAD TRAUMA SUPPORT PROJECT

HEAD TRAUMA SUPPORT PROJECT #65630961


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  • PO Box 215666
    Sacramento, Sacramento
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  • Phone 1
    916-568-6660

The Head Trauma Support Project aims to improve the quality of life for survivors of brain injury and their families in the greater Sacramento area by providing education, information, and support to survivors, families/caregivers and professionals. Services provided include support groups, educational events, and information and referrals.
 
HEALTH PROGRAM - LSNC

LEGAL SERVICES OF NORTHERN CALIFORNIA #48899730


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  • 515 - 12th Street
    Sacramento, Sacramento
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  • Sacramento Business Office
    916-551-2150

The Legal Services of Northern California Health Program assists clients with legal problems related to getting and keeping health-care services. 

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This is a Ready to Grow (R2G) resource. Ready to Grow is a First 5 Nevada County program to connect children 0-5 with services and information that support their well-being. Organizations with programs that have this R2G tag may have additional programs of interest to families.
HOW TO STOP JUNK MAIL & OTHER UNWANTED SOLICITATIONS - FTC

FEDERAL TRADE COMMISSION #86585980


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  • 901 Market Street, Suite 570, Western region - San Francisco
    San Francisco, San Francisco
local_phone
  • Phone 1
    415-848-5100

The FTC provides information for how to stop junk mail and other unwanted solicitations. They refer people to the paid services of DMAchoice ANA Consumer Preference Service. ANA is the Association of National Advertisers. DMAchoice charges may range from $1-5 dollars or more for specific services.

Lists maintained by DMAchoice include the following (some registrations are only good for a limited amount of time):

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INDEPENDENT LIVING CENTER - FREED

FREED CENTER FOR INDEPENDENT LIVING #4662914


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  • 435 Sutton Way
    Grass Valley, Nevada

FREED Independent Living Center offers advocacy, information, referral, and assistance with aging and disability issues.

Web pagesThis resource is eligible for electronic referral.
INFO FOR OLDER ADULTS - AAA4

AGENCY ON AGING AREA 4 #85817589


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  • 1401 El Camino Avenue, 4th Floor
    Sacramento, Sacramento

Agency on Aging \ Area 4 (AAA4) provides a variety of information of possible interest to older adults. Web page has info about and links to specific organizations.

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KEATON'S CHILD CANCER ALLIANCE

KEATON'S CHILD CANCER ALLIANCE #65630979


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  • 2260 Douglas Blvd, #140
    Roseville, Placer

Mission: Support children with cancer and their families by providing emotional, educational, and financial support, while increasing awareness and funding research toward a cure.