Orange County, California is among the most rapidly aging counties in America. As a community, we must implement social policies to help seniors enjoy vibrant and fulfilling lives.

Our Vision

Orange County is a place that creatively nurtures, encourages, and supports every person as they progress through each stage of life.

Strategic Plan Initiatives

The OC Strategic Plan for Aging has identified 10 key initiatives to improve the lives of older adults in our community. We can all successfully grow older and wiser together.

OC Successful Aging

Examine and research strategies and approaches to develop Orange County as a community that facilitates successful aging.

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Nonprofit housing developers and universities will work together to identify the disparity between older adult housing needs in Orange County and housing availability. Release study findings to community leaders at an OCSPA Summit.

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Conduct a data review to identify top transportation needs and explore innovative options. Present the findings at an OCSPA Summit.

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Elder Abuse Prevention

Launch an education and awareness campaign regarding elder abuse awareness and prevention, targeting the general public, the Latino and Vietnamese communities, first responders, academic institutions, and mandated reporters. Plan, coordinate, and support communications activities around World Elder Abuse Awareness Day (WEAAD).

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Social Engagement

Host a Heart to Heart Conference for Spring/Summer 2021, a Technology-centered meeting in collaboration with the OCSPA Technology Committee, a Spirituality, and Faith meeting–facilitating spiritual reminiscence, and increase OC Heart to Heart Council Membership

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Food Security

Increase food security for Orange County’s older adults age 60+ by enrolling new participants in CalFresh. Establish new Commodity Supplemental Food Program and Senior Grocery distribution sites for food insecure older adults.

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Double the number of older adults who complete an evidence-based chronic disease and/or diabetes self-management education training workshop in an 18-month period.

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Support the Senior Citizens Advisory Council (SCAC) Technology Committee with the distribution and implementation of their technology survey. Provide a resource list of available technology workshops for older adults that are being offered throughout the county. Collect impact stories from seniors – how they are aging in the county, what their concerns are and what circumstances they are dealing with.

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Leadership Council

Read the OCSPA 2020 Leadership Council Annual Report
Easterseals Southern California
Office on Aging OC

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OC Strategic Plan for Aging?

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The Orange County Aging Services Collaborative brings together nonprofit and governmental senior service providers who are committed to effectively meeting the needs of our aging community through ongoing coordination.

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