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Health care resources

Dignity Health Senior Wellness Programs
Energizers Walking Program and weekly blood sugar and pressure screenings
(805) 988-2865

Dignity Health Heart Health and Diabetes Classes
Free Diabetes Education and Support Group, Diabetes Classes and Blood Sugar Screenings
(805) 988-2865

Ventura County Area Agency on Aging
Insurance assistance, senior nutrition and fall prevention programs, general assistance for seniors
(805) 477-7300

Braille Institute
Education, services, support and resources for people living with blindness or severe sight loss
(800) 272-4553

Low Vision Store
Magnifiers and other products to help people maintain or regain their reading capabilities
(800) 310-3938

Gold Coast Transit – ACCESS Paratransit Service
Transportation assistance for seniors and people with disabilities
(805) 485-2319

Call It Quits (Ventura County Public Health)
Support groups and other assistance for those that would like to quit smoking
(805) 201-7867

Healthy Ventura County
General nutrition education and information, lists of local parks, hiking trails and farmers markets

Livingston Memorial Visiting Nurse Association
Home health care services as well as grief support and assistance for caregivers
(805) 642-0239

Assisted Home Health
In-home care services, hospice care and caregiver services
(800) 949-6555

Ventura County Health and Human Services Assistance
For assistance finding all other local health and human services
Dial 2-1-1 or (800) 339-9597)

Additional eye care information

Low vision assistance sites

Braille Institute
2031 de la Vina
Santa Barbara, CA 93105

Center for the Partially Sighted
12301 Wilshire Boulevard, Ste 600
Los Angeles, CA 90025

National Federation of the Blind of California
175 E Olive Avenue, Suite 308
Burbank, CA 91502

American Foundation for the Blind
11 Penn Plaza, Suite 300
New York, NY 10001

Lighthouse International
111 East 59th Street
New York, NY
10022-1202 USA
Tel: (800) 829-0500
Fax: (212) 821-9705

Department of Rehabilitation State of California
1701 Pacific Avenue,
Suite 120
Oxnard, CA 93003

Learning Ally
20 Roszel Road
Princeton, NJ 08540

Blinded Veteran’s Association
477 H Street
Washington, DC 20001

Prescription drug assistance resources

The following web sites are informational sites. They can help patients who need financial assistance find programs that can help provide medications at reduced or no cost.
This site links directly to pharmaceutical companies that have assistance programs for their medications.
The official Medicare site contains a link to prescription drug and other assistance programs.
This site has a directory for over a thousand drugs that have assistance programs available.
This program provides qualified low-income individuals and families access to generic versions of brand name medications.
This site can help find resources for programs to assist patients who can not afford their medications they need.

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