Senior Advocates

Senior Advocates PictureSeniors are an especially vulnerable population and many require assistance in navigating and understanding important issues, such as Social Security, housing, health care, senior benefits, emergency assistance, pre-retirement counseling and elder abuse.

Senior Concerns’ Advocates assist thousands of seniors living on their own or with family members with such issues through one-on-one counseling programs and educational speakers.


One-on-One Counseling

Speak with an advocate by phone or in person for information and assistance regarding:

  • Housing
  • Transportation
  • Legal issues
  • Health-related issues
  • In-home care or facility placement
  • Government benefits
  • Senior programs
  • Health and long-term care insurance and assistance programs
  • Completion of forms and applications for programs and services.

Speakers Bureau

The Advocates’ office provides speakers for group presentations on a wide range of educational topics, including:

  • Identity theft, fraud and scams
  • Reverse mortgages
  • Long-term care and end-of-life issues
  • Senior safety and home modifications
  • Benefits and Social Security
  • Retirement
  • Elder abuse

Senior Advocate Column

Look for the Advocates’ office informative column on senior issues and events, published Mondays in the Ventura County Star

Read Betty’s Column
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