Resources

Links

Government - Alameda
Mastick Senior Center, 1155 Santa Clara Ave 510 747 7500
http://www.mastickcenter.com/resources.html

Government - Alameda County
Alameda County
http://www.acgov.org/
Links to assessor's office, recorder, and other county departments

Alameda County Social Services
www.alamedasocialservices.org/public/services/
then click on Elders and Disabled Adults
To report abuse, 24 hours a day: 510.577.3500 or toll free at 866.225.5277 (866-CALL-APS).

For a referral to an Alameda County attorney:
www.acbanet.org/  
(510) 302-2222, Monday-Friday, 8:30AM-5:00PM

To check the history of an Alameda County case, if you know the date, time and department of the next hearing or you know the case number

http://www.alameda.courts.ca.gov/courts/
then click on domainWeb

Government - California
Official state website with links
http://www.ca.gov/

California Department of Health Care Services Medi-Cal
http://www.dhcs.ca.gov/services/medi-cal/

To look at California codes:
www.leginfo.ca.gov/calaw.html

Government - Federal

US Department of Housing and Urban Development
http://www.hud.gov/

Reverse Mortgage information
http://www.hud.gov/offices/hsg/sfh/hecm/rmtopten.cfm

Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Studies (CMS)
www.cms.hhs.gov/

Medicare - Official Government Site
www.medicare.gov

Social Security - Main Site
http://www.ssa.gov

Other Public Interest Links

For information about Medicare, Medi-Cal, nursing homes, and issues in long-term health care:
www.canhr.org
California Advocates For Nursing Home Reform
415-974-5171

To order an Advance Health Care form:
www.cmanet.org/
California Medical Association
916-444-5532
www.chcd.org
Sacramento Healthcare Decisions (916) 851-2828
www.calhealth.org   
California Hospital Association (916) 443-7401

To download order a POLST (Physician Orders For Life Sustaining Treatment): http://www.capolst.org/

To order a statutory will form from the State Bar
http://www.calbar.ca.gov/state/calbar/calbar_home.jsp

Common scams
http://www.aarp.org/money/wise_consumer/scams/ http://www.fbi.gov/majcases/fraud/internetschemes.htm

“Lawyers, I suppose, were children once.”

- Charles Lamb