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Legal Services

What Services Are Available

Legal Services are available to assist older adults and adults with disabilities with a variety of legal problems concerning housing, consumer fraud, elder abuse, Social Security, Supplemental Security Income (SSI), Medicare, Medi-Cal, age discrimination, pensions, nursing homes, protective services, conservatorships, and other matters.

California Bar Foundation - Legal Issues & Resources for Seniors This Guide provides California specific answers to frequently asked questions related to financial, housing, employment, health care, estate planning and many other important issues.

Who Can Get These Services

Persons 60 years of age or older regardless of income level

How To Find Services In My Area

The California Department of Aging contracts with and oversees the local Area Agencies on Aging (AAA) that coordinate a variety of services for older adults, adults with disabilities, informal caregivers, and family caregivers.

You can locate the AAA in your area by selecting your county on the Find Services in My County page of this website.