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Elder and Dependent Adult Abuse Awareness Month

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For every case of elder abuse known to agencies, as many as 24 cases are unknown. It’s up to us as caring neighbors and community members to be on the lookout for the older adults and younger vulnerable adults who are incapable of protecting themselves. Some members of the community, including care custodians, healthcare providers and many government employees are required by law to report abuse; however, everyone should be encouraged to report whether they are mandated or not. Unexplained changes in behavior, bruises, or lack of clean clothing can suggest abuse. Be in the know. Know Abuse. Report Abuse. If you suspect a loved one or neighbor of being a victim of abuse, please call Sacramento County’s Adult Protective Services at (916) 874-9377. Again, the number is (916) 874-9377.   If you live in one of our other six counties please refer to the link below to find your local county office.

California County APS Offices

Medicare Fraud Alert

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Silvernest – The home sharing network

Looking for a housemate, or to become one? Check out Silvernest.

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Advance Planning For Your End-Of-Life Care

A new health benefit available to millions of Californians encourages people to discuss end-of-life care options with their doctors.

Aging Well

The SCAN Foundation produces a series of Aging Well publications that can assist individuals and families caring for older adults.  These publications can be helpful in discovering the challenges and opportunities to Age Well.

Make Yourself A Priority

Tips for Caregivers

It will soon be flu season so get your flu shot. The following infographics on the Flu + You are from NCOA.

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