RESOURCES FOR THE ELDERLY
Elderly individuals are often attractive targets for identity thieves and scammers. Luckily, there are quite a few organizations that provide help to this population. Below you will find a list of resources which may be able to offer additional assistance or information. If you have questions or believe you may have been a victim of a scam or identity theft call us for free assistance at 888.400.5530, contact us via LiveChat or email us.
AARP is a nonprofit, nonpartisan, social welfare organization that works on issues such as health care, employment and income security, and protection from financial abuse.
- National Council on Aging
A respected national leader and trusted partner to help people aged 60+ meet the challenges of aging. Partner with nonprofit organizations, government, and business to provide innovative community programs and services, online help, and advocacy.
- Senior Stay or Go
Assists seniors with selling their home as well as loved ones in the event of a family member passing. Also helps them with elder abuse, scams, and ID theft.
- National Center on Elder Abuse
Directed by the U.S. Administration on Aging, NCEA is a resource for policy makers, social service and health care practitioners, the justice system, researchers, advocates, and families.
- Elder Justice Coordinating Council
The Elder Justice Act of 2009, as part of the Affordable Care Act, establishes the Elder Justice Coordinating Council to coordinate activities related to elder abuse, neglect, and exploitation across the Federal government.
- American Society on Aging
ASA offers trainings for those working with seniors and the elderly. These include financial literacy courses.
- Aging & Independent Services in San Diego
AIS provides services to older adults, people with disabilities and their family members, to help keep clients safely in their homes, promote healthy and vital living, and publicize positive contributions made by older adults and persons with disabilities.
- American Association for Geriatric Psychiatry
The American Association for Geriatric Psychiatry is a national association representing and serving its members and the field of geriatric psychiatry. AAGP promotes the mental health and well-being of older people through professional education, public advocacy, and support of career development for clinicians, educators, and researchers in geriatric psychiatry and mental health.
- Serving Seniors
Offer a variety of programs for seniors, from health education, to meals, to affordable housing.
- Justice in Aging
As the only national organization focused solely on protecting the rights of low-income seniors, JiA partners with advocates on the ground who help monitor issues that impact poor seniors. They represent seniors in the courts, on their own or in partnership with other organizations, litigating precedent-setting cases that benefit hundreds of thousands of seniors.