University of California, Riverside

Human Resources

Elder Care Resources

Agencies on Aging

Area Agencies on Aging (AAA)
(800) 510-2020
Provides information on home and community-based services, including volunteer opportunities, outreach, transportation, adult day care, legal services, in-home support, ombudsman services, congregate and home-delivered meals, community elder abuse education, and peer counseling.

California Department of Aging
(916) 419-7500
TDD (800) 735-2929
Administers services throughout California, working primarily with the Area Agencies on Aging.

Riverside County Area Agency on Aging
(800) 510-2020
(951) 867-3800
TTY (951) 697-4699
6296 Rivercrest Dr., # K
Riverside, CA 92507

San Bernardino County Area Agency on Aging
(909) 891-3900
686 East Mill Street
San Bernardino, CA 92415

Orange County Area Agency on Aging
(714) 567-7500
(800) 510-2020
1300 S. Grand Ave, Bldg B Santa Ana, CA 92705

Los Angeles Community & Senior Services
(213) 738-2600
3175 W. 6th Street
Los Angeles, CA 9002

City of Los Angeles Area Agency on Aging
(213) 252-4000
(800) 510-2020
3580 Wilshire Blvd., Suite 300
Los Angeles, CA 90010

Senior Care Guide from
Provides information on home care options, hiring a caregiver, adult day care, senior communities, respite care, assisted living, senior housing, and nursing homes.

General Information Services

Health Insurance

California Health Advocates
(800) 434-0222
Provides general information regarding the prescription drug discount program, questions about California Medicare or other health insurance issues.

California Partnership for Long-Term Care
(800) CARE-445 (1-800-227-3445)

CalPERS Long-Term Care Program
(800) 908-9119

State-Licensed Elder Care Services

California Care Network
The California Care Network is a state resource designed to help you find state-licensed health, social services, mental health, alcohol and other drug, disability and elder care services and facilities.

National Association of Professional Geriatric Care Managers
(520) 881-8008
3275 West Ina Road, Suite 130
Tucson, AZ 85741-2198
For referral to a licensed professional who will develop and administer a course of action, and monitor an elder care plan. This is especially valuable in long-distance caregiving.

Community Care Licensing Division
Department of Social Services
(916) 657-2592
Licensing information for assisted living facilities.

Social Security Administration

Phone: (800) 772-1213
1860 Chicago Avenue, Suite G13
Riverside, CA 92507

Legal Services

National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys - California Chapter
Referral to an elder law attorney.

Senior Legal Hotline - Legal Services of Northern California
(800) 222-1753
(916) 551-2140515
12th Street Sacramento, CA 95814

Nursing Homes

Licensing Information:
CA Department of Public Health
(800) 236-9747

State Ombudsman Office
(800) 231-4024
Ombudsmen are trained professionals who advocate for patients and families in long-term care facilities; they answer complaints, investigate facilities, etc.

California Advocates for Nursing Home Reform (CANHR)
(415) 474-5171

Elder Care Facility Complaints

California State Long-Term Care Ombudsman Program
(800) 231-4024
Investigates complaints for individual residents in long-term care facilities. These facilities include nursing homes, residential care facilities for the elderly, and assisted living facilities.

Local Senior Centers

Janet Goeske Senior Center
5257 Sierra
Riverside, CA
Phone: (951) 351-8800

Loma Linda Senior Center
25571 Barton Road
Loma Linda, CA 92354
Phone: (909) 799-2820

UCR Employee Support

UCR Faculty & Staff Assistance Program
UCR Employee Assistance Program
(951) 781-0510

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General Campus Information

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900 University Ave.
Riverside, CA 92521
Tel: (951) 827-1012

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Department Information

Human Resources
1201 University Ave., Suite 208
Riverside, CA 92507

Tel: (951) 827-5588
Fax: (951) 827-2672