Life in Orange County California as a senior can be a delightful experience if planned properly. Of course life throws us little curves, in which case we must be prepared to be resourceful. There are many senior resources available in Orange County to be taken advantage of. One only need to a little research, follow up, and action to take advantage.
When one thinks of senior resources, housing tends to come to mind. Where housing can or may be an issue, there are also many other decisions to be made, and considerations to be taken into mind. For active seniors, life goes on. Not all seniors slow down or change lifestyle drastically as years progress, but for those who have chosen to take advantage of this time in life and retire from one career to either live life, or change careers, there are many senior resources available to help insure independence throughout life.
OC Seniors is one such organization that provides referrals to organizations and agencies to address issues or concerns, in the area of health, housing, physical fitness, insurance, and other important areas of life. There is also the fun side, which includes art and music, shopping and restaurants, beauty, education, and surf and sand. Aging does not mean relinquishing ones’ life or independence. It is all about planning and taking advantage of the available senior resources in Orange County California.
The Orange County Office on Aging is another senior resource that provides referrals to agencies and organizations in every arena possible to assist seniors. The Orange County Office on Agings’ resources include links to health and human services, social security, insurance, education, physical fitness, housing, medicare, benefits, AARP, legal aid, services for the disabled, the Gray Panthers, prescription drug assistance and many other senior resources. Visit the Web site and peruse it to become aware of the senior resources that are available to Orange County seniors.
There is always the ultimate and proven senior resource for Orange County as well as all other communities is AARP. The AARP Web Site provides the ultimate information for every area of lifestyle for those 50 and up. AARP even has its’ own magazine to keep the senior informed of what is available and going on in the world. Membership to AARP is a nominal annual fee that includes a variety of discounts and services. AARP provides links to senior resources that include travel, finance, business, family, home, health, learning and technology, as well as politics, and other personal services. If you are in a place in your life, or know someone who is that is in need of care giving and have questions about decision-making, AARP provides a senior resource link to guide you. Do your research prior to making final decisions, and take advantage of the information at your fingertips as well as the support for the issues surrounding the making of such an important decision. AARP is also instrumental in assisting with sensitive issues such as terminal illness, loss of life, and making preparations for that specific rite of passage. Take advantage of the senior resources available for a smooth transition, as we all will go from one season in life to another. The availability of senior resources allows us to do so gracefully.