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Yuba & Sutter Counties

Caregiver In-Home Respite

Elder Abuse Prevention / Ombudsman

Health Insurance Counseling and Advocacy Program (HICAP)

Information and Assistance

Legal Services

Medication Management

Minor Home Modifications and Repair

Nutrition

Transportation Services

 

Caregiver In-Home Respite

Home Health Care Management, Inc.

1398 Ridgewood Drive, Chico, CA 95973

Phone:  (530) 343-0727

Julie Lehmann, Director of Professional Services

Provides in-home respite services to caregivers who are taking care of seniors 60 years of age and older. Care plans and personal care services are offered by this program.

 

Elder Abuse Prevention  / Ombudsman

Ombudsman Services of Northern California

3950 Industrial Blvd., Ste. 500, West Sacramento, CA 95691

State 24-Hr. Crisis Line: (800) 231-4024

Joan Parks, Program Administrator

The Elder Abuse Prevention Project provides training for paid workers in Residential Care Facilities for the Elderly (RCFE’s) including instructions on how to complete mandated elder abuse reports of suspected abuse.

The Ombudsman Program provides information and complaint resolution for residents of long term care facilities in the seven counties of Nevada, Placer, Sacramento, Sierra, Yolo, Yuba and Sutter. In addition to paid staff, the ombudsman program recruits and trains an average of 65 volunteers who complete extensive training and volunteer at least 20 hours per month assisting residents in long term care facilities.  Ombudsmen are trained to receive and investigate reports of suspected abuse.

 

Health Insurance Counseling and Advocacy Program

HICAP Services of Northern California (HSNC)

3950 Industrial Blvd., Suite 500, West Sacramento, CA 95691

Toll Free: (800) 434-0222

Margaret Reilly, Assistant Program Manager

The statewide Health Insurance Counseling and Advocacy Program (HICAP) assists individuals and families with Medicare problems and other health insurance concerns.   Through individual appointments and through community education, volunteer counselors who are trained and registered provide objective information on Medicare, Medicare supplemental insurance, managed care, long-term care planning and health insurance.  The HSNC office provides HICAP services in El Dorado, Nevada, Placer, Sacramento, San Joaquin, Sierra, Sutter, Yolo and Yuba Counties.

 

Information & Assistance

Yuba-Sutter Legal Center for Seniors

725 D Street, Marysville, CA 95901

Phone:  (530) 742-2334

Patricia Philpott, I&A Coordinator

Links seniors and their caregivers to the services and programs they need; and assists with forms completion.

 

Legal Services

Yuba-Sutter Legal Center for Seniors

725 D Street, Marysville, CA 95901

Phone:  (530) 742-8289

Susan Townsend, Directing Attorney

Legal Services provided to persons over 60. Handles cases related to Social Security, Medicare, Medi-Cal, Social Security over-payments. Represents at both local level and hearing level in Sacramento. Cases of elder abuse and competency as well as other problems of the senior citizen are often handled as well. Small Claims Court assistance regardless of age is also available.

 

Medication Management

Home Health Care Management, Inc.

1398 Ridgewood Drive, Chico, CA 95973

Phone:  (530) 343-0727

Julie Lehmann, Director of Professional Services

Provides direct medication management and community education services to adults 60 years of age and older. Registered nurses help train the patient and caregiver(s) in the use of medication disbursement machines in their homes and provide follow-up assessments quarterly.

 

Minor Home Modification

FREED

508 J Street, Marysville, CA 94901

Phone:  (530) 742-4474

Claudia Hollis, Branch Manager

FREED Center for Independent Living provides home repair and modification services to seniors in Nevada, Yuba and Sutter Counties to reduce the risk of falls and to assist seniors with maintaining their safety and independence at home.

 

Nutrition

Community Action Agency of Butte County
Congregate Meal Sites

Marysville, Yuba City sites open  Monday-Friday 10:00am-1:00pm

Brownsville & Wheatland sites open Monday – Wednesday – Friday 10:00am1:00pm

Yuba City – 530-674-2238

Marysville – 530-635-4011

Wheatland – 530-635-4026

Brownsville – 530-321-7651

 

Transportation

FREED

508 J Street, Marysville, CA 94901

Phone:  (530) 742-4474

Claudia Hollis, Branch Manager

FREED Center for Independent Living provides vouchers for transportation.

 

 

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