Local Senior Care Resources
Ramona Senior Center
Senior Centers are the hubs of community activity for people over sixty throughout our country. Ramona is privileged to have an active independent program designed for seniors, by seniors. Our mission is to contribute to the dignity, well-being and independence of the community's seniors.
Poway Senior Center
For nearly 45 years, Poway Senior Center has served a mission to provide an environment for our senior community where they know they are genuinely cared about, respected, appreciated, and welcomed through offering a variety of programming, activities, a shared meal, and a warm smile.
Meals On Wheels
Meals on Wheels is the community-based program designed specifically to meet the nutritional and social needs of seniors. Frequent in-home visits provide unique opportunities to meet nutritional needs, combat social isolation, address safety hazards and provide holistic care.
Ramona Volunteer Sheriff – YANA – You Are Not Alone program
The YANA program is a free service for seniors who live alone and disabled people living within the jurisdiction of the Sheriff's Department. They get daily phone calls and a weekly visit from a Senior Volunteer Patrol member all year long. To enroll, call the Ramona Sheriff's Substation 760-738-2481.
YANA brochure for more information
Project Lifesaver is the premier search and rescue program operated internationally by public safety agencies, and is strategically designed for “at risk” individuals who are prone to the life threatening behavior of wandering. For information contact the Crime Prevention Specialist at the Ramona Sheriff's Substation 760-738-2425.
Ramona Family Naturals
Locally family-owned, Ramona Family Naturals believes in making sure that you can get access to high-quality organic, natural and healthy foods and supplements at a reasonable price. Start living a healthy life at any age.
Memorial Service - Bonham Bros. & Stewart
Information and guidance during what can be one of life’s most difficult times. Serving Ramona and all San Diego communities since 1968.
Websites for Aging and Caregiving Related Issues
San Diego Elder Law
Serves the legal needs of handicap and seniors citizens.
Advice, comprehensive checklists, and links to key resources. Designed to make it easier for family caregivers to quickly find the information they need and avoid missing things that are important in the care of their loved one.
Long Term Care Link
The National Care Planning Council and its affiliated members are dedicated to helping families recognize the need for long term care planning and to helping implement
Social welfare organization that fights for what matters most to families.
A site that uses humor to create hope for those 50 – 75 years old who became seniors before their time.
Senior Link Online
A learning center dedicated to helping caregivers with information, support, and expert advice. http://www.seniorlinkonline.com/
Aging In Place Tech
Find the latest tools and devices that help you stay independent in your own home. http://aginginplacetech.com
Administration on Aging
A part of the Department of Health and Human Services is a repository for senior programs, elder care rights information, and any other senior topic you can think of.
M.R.S. - Medi-cal Regulation Specialists
M.R.S. will evaluate your families potential for Medi-Cal entitlement benefits. We provide options, strategies, and representation your family will need to successfully complete the application process.
FACT - Facilitating Access through Coordinated Transportation
Assist San Diego County residents with barriers to mobility to achieve independence through coordination of transportation services. RideFACT is a low cost transportation service that provides general purpose trips for seniors (60+) 7 days a week, 7am – 8pm.
Silver Linings Transitions
As Senior Move Managers we assist adults and their families with the emotional and logistical aspects of relocation-- whether it’s to a smaller space, moving to be near family, or moving into a senior living residence.
Serving Seniors is a nonprofit organization in San Diego, California, serving low-income older adults aged 60 and above. We help poor and homeless seniors thrive using an innovative model of whole-person, wraparound support including meals, housing, health and social services, and lifelong learning.
Mesothelioma is a rare and aggressive cancer that develops on the protective lining around the lungs, abdomen, and heart. It is caused by exposure to asbestos and can take between 20 and 50 years to develop.
Mesothelioma Guide provides patients and their loved ones with resources, answers, and information over a wide spectrum of free assistance options.
VA Aid and Attendance or Housebound allowance
VA Aid and Attendance or Housebound benefits provide monthly payments added to the amount of a monthly VA pension for qualified Veterans and survivors. This benefit was designed to ensure that families would have the financial resources needed to continue receiving care at home or in an assisted living facility if needed. For assistance with application contact Les Vanderpool 877-677-6334.
Comprehensive Home Safety Checklist
Download this checklist and examine your home for hazards. Special care must be taken to ensure the safety of seniors and to avoid injuries from a fall.