The internet can be a great resource for information. The websites listed below are what we believe could be helpful to residents in the North Bay and their families looking for information and assistance on HICAP, Medicare and Insurance. Many of these sites can also provide you with additional links. We have provided these links as a service to our visitors. We do not control these sites and resources. If you find any of these links inoperable, please let us know at info [at] senioradvocacyservices [dot] org
American Association of Retired Persons (AARP)
The Nation’s largest non-profit membership organization dedicated to addressing the needs and interests of persons 50+ through providing information and education. Excellent website for all kinds of information.
Social Security (web link)
Replace a lost card, apply for Retirement or Disability Benefits, apply for Medicare Benefits, Survivor Benefits and even get online statements.
California Health Advocates
California Health Advocates is The California HICAP Association. Fact sheets on Medicare, Supplement's to Medicare (MediGaps), Medicare Advantage Plans, Prescription Drug Plans, Low Income Assistance, Billing and Claims, Long Term Care are available at this site.
Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS)
Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) official website. Information on Medicare and Medicaid (Medicaid is known as MediCal in California).
Department of Managed Health Care
Information on Health plans, information on laws and regulations and FAQ. Links to many insurance related sites.
Medicare's official website. Information on Medicare and the new Medicare Drug discount card program.
Social Security Online (SSA)
The official website of the Social Security Administration with information on benefits and how to apply online, research and data, and other services..
Sonoma County Area Agency of Aging (SCAAA)
The website to find out about services available to seniors, adults with disabilities and caregivers in Sonoma County.
The Social Security and Disability Resource Center (SSDRC.com) is an informational website that provides answers to questions about how to apply for disability, how to appeal a claim in the event of a denial, how to navigate the federal system, and how to avoid certain mistakes that are commonly made by applicants. The site’s author is a former disability examiner for the social security administration.
EZLaw was created by the legal experts at LexisNexis to help give consumers a simple, one-stop solution to complete legal documents easily and professionally.
- this guide helps seniors of all ages to understand some of the options open to them and
precautions that they should take when it comes to owning a home, downsizing, paying a mortgage, taking out a reverse mortgage, and selling
Drugwatch is dedicated to informing you about dangerous prescription drugs and medical devices.
Sonoma County Senior Resource Guide
Rheumatoid Arthritis Support Network
Homeless resource guide
Identity Theft Protection Reviews
Identity Theft Protection from Reviews.com ConsumerAffairs
Guia De Recursos
Guia De Recursos - para las personas sin hogar