SENIOR ASSESSMENT PROGRAM
OASIS staff assists seniors by suggesting and coordinating services
allowing them to stay in their homes and live independently. An
assessment of the individual senior and his or her current living
situation is conducted and then a variety of outside agencies as
well as OASIS programs are suggested.
(This service is unavailable due to COVID-19 until further notice )
INFORMATION & REFERRALReferrals to a vast assortment of information regarding senior
services such as home health care, housing options, adult day care,
assisted living and retirement facilities, legal assistance, Medicare
assistance, support groups, ombudsman services and more. If we
don’t know, we will find out.
MEDICAL DOCUMENTSThe California Hospital Association’s Advance Health Care Directive.
Available in the Administration Office.
MEDICAL EQUIPMENT TO LOANWheelchairs and walkers are available in the Administration Office.
TELEPHONE REASSURANCEDaily telephone call for seniors who live alone and have limited
contact with friends or relatives.
BLOOD PRESSURE SCREENING
Our friendly medical professionals will help you monitor your blood pressure.
First and third Tuesdays of the month.
9-11 a.m. | FREE
Provided by the Orange County Vital Aging Program, this screening promotes early detection and prevention of Alzheimer’s Disease and related disorders.
In-person screening at OASIS or Hoag.
Call 949-764-6288 or visit www.OCVitalAging.org | $45/Screening Fee
VISUAL AID SCREENING
Provided by the Braille Institute. When eye glasses are no longer sufficient, make an appointment with the Braille representative for a visual screening. Physician referral required.
Call (714) 821-5000 or visit www.brailleinstitute.org.
HICAP: Health Insurance Counseling and Advocacy Program
HICAP counselors assist you with information regarding health insurance, Medicare, Part D Drug Plan, Medi-Cal, HMOs,
supplemental and long term care insurance. Available twice monthly. Appointments are necessary and held in OASIS Administration Office.
The lawyers donate their time and offer a free half-hour consultation. Appointments are necessary; call 949-644-3244. Consultations are held in the OASIS Administration Office.
The Tax-Aide Program, administered by the AARP Foundation in cooperation with the IRS provides free tax preparation services on Fridays starting February through April 15 for middle and low-income taxpayers. Appointments are necessary.
(This service is suspended due to COVID-19 until further notice)
Location: OASIS Administration Office
ALZHEIMER'S CAREGIVER SUPPORT GROUPMeets the 1st and 3rd Wednesday of each month, 10-11:30am. Open to anyone caring for a loved one with dementia or Alzheimer’s.
COMPASSIONATE FRIENDS, Newport Beach Chapter
Contact: Basia: 844-444-8231 or email@example.com
Meets via Zoom, on the on the 3rd Wednesday of the month at 6:30 p.m. and is for families who have experienced the death of a child or grandchildren.
The mission of The Compassionate Friends: When a child dies, at any age, the family suffers intense pain and may feel hopeless and isolated. The Compassionate Friends provides highly personal comfort, hope, and support to every family experiencing the death of a son or a daughter, a brother or a sister, or a grandchild, and helps others better assist the grieving family.
GRIEF SUPPORT GROUP
This group meets the 2nd & 4th Thursday of the month, 3-4:30pm and is open for people of all backgrounds suffering a loss.
LOW VISION SUPPORT GROUP
Meets on the 3rd Friday of the month, 10-11:30am. The group is for people experiencing difficulty in daily living due to sight loss.
PARKINSON'S SUPPORT GROUP - Parkinson's Resource Organization
Group meets on the 2nd Thursday of the month, from 6:30pm to 8:30pm, and is a support group for caregivers only. For more information, please 877-775-4111 or at www.parkinsonsresource.org.