The Senior Information & Assistance Handbook
A great guide to all the many services available locally for seniors and their caregivers.
Topics covered include:
- Basic Needs
- Community Services
- Health Care
- Income Security
- Legal and Advocacy
- Special Groups
Catholic Charities Hawai`i - Senior Services
Programs and services for seniors to help maintain their independence in the community and prevent premature institutionalization; provides supportive services and advocates for social justice on their behalf. The programs provide case management, transportation, affordable housing, respite for caregivers, socialization, and volunteer opportunities.
Child & Family Services - Gerontology Program
CFS Gerontology Programs facilitate support for older adults and their caregivers which enables elders to continue living in their own or family residences in the community
City & County of Honolulu Elderly Affairs Division
The Elderly Affairs Division (EAD), a division of the Department of Community Services of the City and County of Honolulu, is the sponsoring agency for Honolulu's Aging & Disability Resource Center (ADRC) program. EAD has been the designated Area Agency on Aging (AAA) for Oahu since 1973. EAD receives funding from the federal, state and county governments, and, in turn, contracts with agencies to provide home and community based services to older adults and caregivers. EAD also provides outreach and education to the community, encourages and supports the aging network in improving and expanding services, and operates a telephone Helpline for consultation, information and referral to services.
The official U.S. Government Site for Medicare.
Social Security Administration (SSA)
The official website of the U.S. Social Security Administration. Information and contacts for: retirement; disability; survivors benefits; SSI; SSDI; and Medicare.
U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD)
Housing resources for Seniors in Hawaii.