(2016). Since the start of Measure M2, the OCTA programs have provided more than 1,800,000 trips to seniors in Orange County. This browser is no longer supported and some key features will not work. Improve the ability of Orange County’s older adults to be active, productive, and experience social interaction. Your browser will redirect to your requested content shortly. As a community, we must collect more comprehensive data to inform our planning. Recognizing and reporting elder abuse. Retrieved https://www.aarp.org/content/dam/aarp/research/surveys_statistics/technology/info-2018/atom-nov-2017-tech-module.doi.10.26419/res.00210.001.pdf, 42Anderson, M. (2017, December 08). Finally, the department is to take a proactive view and help those in the senior services industry, public and private, plan for the future needs of this populace. (2017, May 17). 47(2018). Healthy Aging Community Health Programs Fall Prevention Calendar Opportunities Public Notices Speakers Bureau Volunteer Opportunities Events South County Senior Summit Calendar Details Contact Us Request Printed Material Navigation Menu keyboard_arrow_down 38U.S. Working with California state and federal Departments of Aging, the Santa Ana Department of Aging promotes the health, safety, and independence of aging Santa Ana residents. OCSPA will continue to focus on local efforts to address the unmet needs in each of the areas mentioned above, and have established a second set of 18-month goals to further advance our vision, but we realize that we cannot do this alone. Retrieved from https://www.mealsonwheelsamerica.org/docs/default-source/fact-sheets/2018/2018-national/what-we-deliver_2018-fact-sheets_forpublication.pdf?sfvrsn=1410bc3b_2. LTC Ombudsman National and State Data. These programs include the Senior Mobility Program (SMP), the Senior Non-Emergency Medical Transportation Program (SNEMT), and the Nutrition Transportation Program. (2018). She was overwhelmed with emotion, concerned about the financial impact of an earlier than expected retirement, discouraged by the lack of treatment options, and confused about what her next steps should be. Susan is an 84-year-old woman who lives alone in her home. 18ADA National Network. When he is in town, he stocks up his aunt’s freezer with microwaveable frozen food. To learn more about OCSPA and OCASC, visit: (2016). 6Ziliak, J. P., Ph.D., Gundersen, C., Ph.D., & Haist, M., Ph.D. (2008). The Restaurant Meals Program allows eligible homeless, disabled, and/or elderly (ages 60 and above) CalFresh benefit recipients to use their CalFresh benefits to purchase prepared... It’s Now Easier to Compare Coverage Options and Shop for Medicare Health and Drug Plans The Medicare Plan Finder, the most used tool on Medicare.gov. Multilingual Customer Service assistance is available. Governor Newsom called for a Master Plan for Aging for the State during his State of the Union Address. Loneliness is described as the subjective feeling of isolation, not belonging, or lacking companionship.30 There are several reasons as to why this may occur, including; language barriers, immigration status, health conditions affecting mobility or cognition, depression and, lack of social support. For the last few years, they have been going through their savings at a much faster rate than anticipated. Retrieved from https://adata.org/glossary-terms#D. This ultimately leads to a growing number of older homeless people on the streets. doi:10.1097/01.NAJ.0000434169.53750.14, 35CalOptima Member Health Needs Assessment: Provider Survey Results (2018). The Older Adult Dashboard provides the general public, key stakeholders, and health care providers, the range of health conditions older adults will experience as they age in Orange County. Retrieved from https://www.nia.nih.gov/health/supporting-older-patients-chronic-conditions, 12National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion (NCCDPHP). During the visit, Henry admitted that he had not seen his doctor in months, and that the food in his refrigerator, which was minimal, all came from the local corner store. In March 2018, The Orange County Referral Guide for Older Roadway Users was released. (2017). 25% of older adults have diabetes, over 50% have high blood pressure, more than one in four have heart disease and 4% have suffered from a stroke. This browser is no longer supported and some key features will not work. As an advocate, the Office on Aging is responsible for understanding the needs of Orange County’s older adults and utilizing the federal funding and programs available to meet those requirements. Create a county-wide database network, a Community Information Exchange (CIE) database, or a system equivalent to CIE, to support innovative ways of bridging information bi-directionally between health systems and community-based organizations. Please enable Cookies and reload the page. Orange County is home to more than 450,000 people over the age of 65 and they will all face issues of aging. 26Orange County Social Services Agency. Name:ORANGE COUNTY OFFICE FOR THE AGING Description: Coordination and delivery of services either directly or through subcontracts, for older adults 60 years and older within Orange County and their families and friends who care for them. The team is now embarking on its second set of 18 month goals. 3Advancing Policies for Quality Malnutrition Care in Older Adults. Telehealth technologies like virtual visits, remote patient monitoring (RPM), and tele-messaging can improve access to and quality of care for patients, reduce strain on caregivers, and provide coordinated care with a wide range of services. 45Preserving the Mobility and Safety of Older Americans(Rep.). It contains resources to assist older drivers and their family members with questions and concerns related to safe driving, as well as transportation alternatives. Over 60 entities including non-profits, community organizations, academic institutions and county agencies have come together to collaborate on this project. TOP. Toll Free In OC: (800) 510-2020 [])), +((!+[]+(!![])+!![]+!![]+!![]+!![]+!![]+!![]+[])+(!+[]+(!![])+!![]+!![]+!![])+(!+[]+(!![])+!![]+!![]+!![]+!![]+!![]+!![])+(!+[]+(!![])+!![]+!![]+!![])+(!+[]+(!![])+!![]+!![]+!![]+!![]+!![]+!![]+!![])+(!+[]+(!![])+!![]+!![]+!![]+!![]+!![]+!![]+!![])+(!+[]+(!![])+!![]+!![]+!![])+(!+[]-(!![]))+(!+[]+(!![])+!![]))/+((!+[]+(!![])-[]+[])+(!+[]+(!![])+!![]+!![])+(!+[]+(!![])-[])+(!+[]+(!![])+!![]+!![]+!![])+(!+[]-(!![]))+(!+[]+(!![])+!![])+(!+[]+(!![])+!![]+!![]+!![]+!![]+!![]+!![])+(!+[]+(!![])+!![]+!![]+!![]+!![]+!![])+(!+[]+(!![])+!! ORANGE, COUNTY OF DBA Name: OFFICE ON AGING Company Division: ORANGE COUNTY OFFICE ON AGING Entity Structure: 2A - U.S. Government Entity Physical Address: 1300 S Grand Ave Bldg B Santa Ana CA 92705-4434: Mailing Address: 1300 S. Grand Avenue, Bldg. In 2016/2017 Orange County’s Adult Protective Services responded to over 12,000 reports of abuse and/or neglect of individuals living in the community.26 During the same period, the Council on Aging’s Ombudsman Program investigated 983 complaints related to elder abuse of adults living in long-term care facilities. Financial abuse is found to be the most common type of abuse in Orange County. Archives of Internal Medicine,172(14). Retrieved from http://www.ochealthiertogether.org/indicators/index/view?indicatorId=4613&localeId=267. Expanding services and support programs are vital steps in addressing the unmet needs of our seniors. This report has provided the community with an increased understanding and awareness of the current and future state of our older adult population. To her surprise, Grace was diagnosed with early onset Alzheimer’s disease. The children look forward to “Jean Days” and the staff appreciates her dedication to the library and the families they serve. (2017). For the last 18 years, she has been volunteering in the children’s reading room at her local library. Furthermore, it appeared that because of his loneliness, he willingly placed himself at high risk for financial exploitation by welcoming phone calls from solicitors. It collaborates with other agencies and organizations to gather and analyze information relating to the needs of the older adults of the county. (2016). Contact Orange County NY Connects at 845-615-3710. Orange. Jean is an 83 year old retired elementary school teacher who has lived in Orange County since 1943. Housing affordability is characterized by paying no more than 30% of income toward housing cost.36 Orange County’s median housing burden is 44 percent, well over the affordability standards.36 The cost of living in Orange County is among the highest in the state.37 For older adults on a fixed income, the growing cost of housing, medical, and other basic expenses present a challenge that is often followed with worsened physical and mental health. (2018, October 23). Over the years, Art’s hearing has greatly diminished, causing him to struggle a bit with talking on the telephone. The Info Van is a service which provides information to individuals and communities with limited access to other methods of information distribution. If she or her doctor were made aware of such programs, she could have benefitted early one from a more a reliable and consistent source of nutritious food. The Association of California Cities Orange County (ACC-OC) worked in partnership with the County of Orange to sponsor AB 448 which creates the Orange County Housing Finance Trust, a financial vehicle that will in part support the planning and construction of affordable housing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he report focuses on seven key areas as follows: Data was gathered from a variety of existing sources and compiled from surveys conducted through OCASC. Orange County Office on Aging in Santa Ana, CA. Census Bureau QuickFacts: Orange County, California. The Info Van allows the Office on Aging to provide a direct link of services and information to those in most need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armLine is a free and confidential telephone service providing emotional support and resources to Orange County residents. Retrieved from https://acl.gov/programs/long-term-care-ombudsman/ltc-ombudsman-national-and-state-data. A total of 575 community members attended the training workshop from April 2018-December 2018. There are many non-profit and private entities that have expressed an interest in the build-out of affordable housing. Social Isolation: Symptoms, Prevention, Treatments. This process is automatic. (Also available in multiple languages). The social determinants of health including; food insecurity, lack of transportation, poor housing, economic insecurity and social isolation can all have negative impacts on health or can affect access to appropriate healthcare. In 2016-2017, nearly one third low-income older adults in Orange County were food insecure5, but less than 3% of those older adults are enrolled in CalFresh,3 a county-operated government entitlement program that provides food benefits to assist low-income households.