A variety of free consulting programs are available for older adults. Meet one-on-one with trained professionals. Appointments are required. To make an appointment or for more information, call the Keen Center for Senior Resources at 949-724-6926. To download a complete listing of Assistance Programs, CLICK HERE.
Medicare Open Enrollment
October 15–December 7
To learn how the HICAP can can help you evaluate your healthcare coverage for the Medicare 2021 open enrollment, CLICK HERE.
AARP Tax Foundation Assistance (Seasonal)
AARP Foundation provides free tax assistance to individuals with low to moderate incomes, with special attention to those 60 and older. Services are provided by a team of trained and certified volunteers at Lakeview Senior Center. AARP representatives may not be able to prepare returns with certain, more complex types of income or expenses. Appointment required; appointments do not a guarantee service.
Adaptive Telephone Distribution
California Telephone Access Program (CTAP) provides free telephone equipment to qualifying Californians with difficulties in seeing, hearing, speaking, remembering, or moving. Free hearing screening and certification for CTAP application will be provided on-site. Registration required.
Consultation to evaluate how well your personal vehicle “fits” you as a driver. Registration required
Brief consultations for questions on estate, trusts, and wills. Sponsor: Law Office of Merhab Robinson, Jackson & Clarkson. No selling or endorsements of products or services. Registration required.
Financial Investment Consultation
General investment and unbiased financial consultation focused on the senior’s needs. No selling or endorsements of products or services. Sponsored by George Faas, Financial Planning Specialist. Registration required.
Income-qualifying seniors 60 and older receive a free non-perishable box of food. Sponsored by Community Action Partnership. Self-reported income and photo ID with proof of age required.
Third Mondays, 9 a.m.–noon.
Lakeview Senior Center
HICAP is a non-profit organization that provides unbiased information relating to Medicare, HMOs, and other health plan benefits, helping beneficiaries maximize their benefits. HICAP is offering free virtual lectures and individual telephone consultations to help you understand your coverage as you begin to review your Medicare health and drug plan needs for 2021.
Medicare: What's New for 2021
Learn about upcoming changes to Medicare for the New Year. Know your options to ensure your healthcare coverage is best suited for you. Education Lectures are conducted via Webex, login information will be provided upon registration.
Tuesday, October 20
To Register, CLICK HERE
Thursday, October 22
To Register, CLICK HERE
HICAP Telephone Consultations
HICAP counselors can help you understand changes in your coverage and assist you with identifying other plans that might be a better fit for your health care and budget needs. For more information or to make an appointment, visit coasc.org/hicapaep or call 714-619-4361.
This 20–minute screening will help you evaluate your hearing to determine if you need a hearing aid or if your current hearing aid is the right fit. Please bring hearing aids. No appointment required. Sponsored by Sonus Hearing.
Individual Medication Review
What’s in your medicine cabinet? Pharmacists will review medications for dosage strength and frequency, correct usage, and potential interactions or duplications. Bring your questions along with daily medications, over-the-counter drugs, vitamins, and supplements to your appointment. Sponsored by OCOAS. Registration required.
Brief 20-minute consultations for adults 60 and older, addressing general legal questions. Sponsored by Legal Aid Society. Registration required.
Mobility Equipment Lending
Wheelchairs, walkers, crutches, and canes available at no cost for a 30-day loan period based on availability. Available at the Lakeview Senior Center. For more information or to register, contact 949-724-6926.