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H.E.L.P Enjoys Evening of Grand Adventures

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H.E.L.P.’s 2019 annual gala Celebrate Summer fundraiser was themed “Journey to Grand Adventures,” and was one of the most successful ever. Guests were greeted at the door with complimentary champagne and appetizers, and the opportunity to browse through the many wonderful silent auction baskets arranged by Gala Chair, Nancy Scott, and her committee.

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SAVE THE DATE AND JOIN US FOR A WILD ADVENTURE!

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Dear Friends of H.E.L.P.:  Please mark your calendar for Saturday, May 4, 2019 to celebrate an evening of fun, laughter, auctions, awards, and dinner in support of H.E.L.P.  Your invitation will be coming soon.  We look forward to seeing you on this exciting night. Sincerely, Britt Huff,  H.E.L.P. Executive Director H.E.L.P. ANNUAL FUNDRAISER GALA “Journey to […]

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In Memoriam – Walter Rodney (Rod) Burkley Jr.

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MEMORY WALL   This memorial wall is dedicated to Rod Burkley, former H.E.L.P. Board Chair, who will be greatly missed by all.  His strong leadership and longtime support of H.E.L.P. were vital in sustaining our important programs and services to seniors and their families. Rod Burkley was born in Wildwood, New Jersey, and grew up […]

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H.E.L.P. Goes Wild Fundraising for Seniors

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This year H.E.L.P. celebrated its annual fundraiser with a Wild, Wild West theme, which brought out many fun costumes. Guests were greeted at the door with complimentary champagne and appetizers, and the opportunity to browse through the many wonderful silent auction baskets beautifully presented by Gala Chair, Nancy Scott, and her committee. H.E.L.P. Board Chair, […]

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SAVE THE DATE: FRIDAY, APRIL 27, 2018 – IT’S GOING TO BE WILD!

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Don’t miss this wonderful celebration on April 27, 2018 with longtime friends of H.E.L.P., as well as new supporters, as we celebrate together our Wild, Wild West Gala. We hope you will join us at the Palos Verdes Golf Club for a wonderful night of dinner, auctions and lots of fun. Don’t miss the occasion. […]

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Cinco de Mayo Fiesta Raises Funds for Senior Programs

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H.E.L.P.’s annual Celebrate Summer fundraiser this year took place at the Palos Verdes Golf Club on May 5, so it was natural to be themed, “Cinco de Mayo Fiesta.”  Many attendees arrived in their favorite fiesta attire, ready to enjoy margaritas and champagne as they bid on exciting silent auction items during the pre-dinner reception.  […]

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Don’t Miss the Next “Seniors – Don’t Be Scammed” Presentation

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Join H.E.L.P. , Keep-Safe and other resource vendors at the Torrance Police Department’s presentation of “Seniors -Don’t Be Scammed”.  Learn lots of important information about keeping you and your loved ones safe from predators who are trying to separate you from your information and money.  The program is free, no reservations required and light refreshments […]

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SAVE THE DATE – 2016 Sandwich Generation Forum

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Join H.E.L.P. at the KNX 10.70 “A Sandwich Generation Forum: Caring for Loved Ones From Aging Parents to Growing Children” on October 1, 2016. The event is sponsored by KNX 10.70 radio.   Free Admission – 25 Speakers, Breakouts, Resource Expo, Food News live, Food Trucks and Health Screenings.  See calendar for more details.   […]

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CELEBRATE SUMMER 2016 WAS A GREAT SUCCESS!

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  H.E.L.P.’s 2016 20th Anniversary Celebrate Summer fundraiser gala, themed “Roaring 20’s Great Gatsby Ball”, was a great success, thanks to all our wonderful supporters, donors, and sponsors. The attendees celebrated with a fun reception and silent auction with lively 20’s music provided by DJ Tony Aguilar.  Bidding was brisk.  This was followed by a […]

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SAVE THE DATE – IT’S OUR ANNIVERSARY!

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Invitation from Britt: Don’t miss this wonderful celebration on June 10, 2016 with longtime friends of H.E.L.P., as well as new supporters, as we enjoy together to celebrate our Roaring 20’s Great Gatsby 20th Anniversary Ball. We hope you will join us at the Palos Verdes Golf Club for a wonderful night of dinner, dancing, […]

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H.E.L.P. Receives Grant from HomeStreet Bank

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     Evelyn Salinas, who is a member of the H.E.L.P. Board of Directors, has been actively involved in H.E.L.P.’s efforts to expand its community classes in the South Bay to support seniors in more low income areas.  HomeStreet Bank has been very supportive of these community outreach efforts.  Britt Huff noted that the advantage of […]

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Autumn Sunset 2015, H.E.L.P. Fall Fundraiser

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The October H.E.L.P. Fall fundraiser, Autumn Sunset, was a fun opportunity for longtime friends and supporters to get together to celebrate the work of H.E.L.P. It was also wonderful to make so many new friends. True to its theme, H.E.L.P. supporters were treated to a colorful sunset overlooking the panoramic harbor -to-ocean view at the […]

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Save the Date!

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Invitation from Britt: Don’t miss this wonderful celebration on October 25 with longtime friends of H.E.L.P., as well as new supporters, as we enjoy together one of the last Indian Summer evenings of the year.  We hope you will join us.  Thank you! Sincerely, Britt Huff,  Executive Director Healthcare & Elder Law Programs Corporation P.S. […]

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Life Planning: Medicare and Medi-Cal for Long Term Care

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Discussion of nursing home Med-Cal eligibiity guidelines that are very different from those of standard Medi-Cal along with changes in the Medicare and Medi-Cal Programs in 2015. Location:  Redondo Beach Main Library 303 N. Pacific Coast Highway Redondo Beach, CA 90277   Please call (310) 533-1996 to reserve your space Discussion of nursing home Med-Cal […]

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Life Planning: Financial Planning for Long Term Care

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Addresses ways to evaluate possible options to finance long term care including government programs, long term care insurance and personal options such as a reverse mortgage. Location: Redondo Beach Main Library 303 N. Pacific Coast Highway Redondo Beach, CA 90277 Please call (310) 533-1996 to reserve your space Addresses ways to evaluate possible options to […]

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Life Planning: Elder Care and Residential Choices

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Discusses the different types of long term care (personal and skilled), where you can receive it and potential costs. Location: Redondo Beach Main Library 303 N. Pacific Coast Highway Redondo Beach, CA 90277   Please call (310) 533-1996 to reserve your space Discusses the different types of long term care (personal and skilled), where you […]

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Life Planning: Wills, Trusts and Probate

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Explains the probate process and ways to avoid it with wills, trusts and probate avoiders. Location:   Redondo Beach Main Library 303 N. Pacific Coast Highway Redondo Beach, CA 90277   Please call (310) 533-1996 to reserve your space. Explains the probate process and ways to avoid it with wills, trusts and probate avoiders. Location: […]

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Life Planning: Staying in Charge of Your Healthcare and Finances

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Powers of attorney for health care and financial matters allow you to stay in charge should you become incapacitated and unable to speak for yourself. Location:   Redondo Beach Main Library 303 N. Pacific Coast Highway Redondo Beach, CA 90277   Please call (310) 533-1996 to reserve your space. Powers of attorney for health care […]

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Aging Preparedness Kit

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Join us as we partner with the Torrance Public Library to “Get Inforned” about the six tools everyone should have in their “Aging Preparedness Toolkit. Location: Walteria Library 3815 W. 242nd Street Walteria, CA 310-375-8418 Join us as we partner with the Torrance Public Library to “Get Inforned” about the six tools everyone should have […]

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Safari-themed gala fundraiser helps H.E.L.P.

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From Meredith Grenier of the Daily BreezeThere was a bevy of attractive women in zebra-striped skirts and leopard-skinned jackets — and even a few gents wearing safari hats with their tuxes — at Moonlight on the Serengeti, a recent benefit for HELP (Healthcare and Elder Law Programs Corp.) at the Palos Verdes Golf Club. Those […]

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H.E.L.P. Enjoys “Moonlight on the Serengeti”

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H.E.L.P. held its 2014 annual Celebrate Summer fundraiser, themed “Moonlight on the Serengeti,” on a balmy June 6 evening at the Palos Verdes Golf Club. With a raffle prize of a 10-day luxury safari to Kenya and Tanzania, donated by Macato Safaris, and guests attired in everything from black tie to safari helmets, the lively […]

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Staying in Charge of Your Healthcare and Finances

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Discussion of powers of attorney for health care and financial matters which allow you to stay in charge should you become incapacitated and unable to speak for yourself.   Location:             Perry Park Senior Center            2301 Grant Avenue            Redondo Beach, […]

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Your Aging Preparedness Kit

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The Salvation Army Torrance Corps 21st Annual Health & Resources Fair Class is from 10:00 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. Additional classes follow. Class includes a review of all six tools in the aging preparedness kit and discusses their need Public is invited Location: Torrance Salvation Army 4223 Emerald Street Torrance, CA 90503 For more information […]

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A New Life Stage -One-Day Community Event

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A One-Day Community Event Keynote Speaker: Helen Dennis -Columnist with Daily Breeze Making the Most of the Rest of Your Life 4 Workshops Staying in Charge of Your Life – Ardis Shubin of H.E.L.P. (Healthcare and Elder Law Programs) Optimizing Your Mental and Physical Fitness – Specialist from Providence Little Company of Mary Medical Center […]

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H.E.L.P.’s “A Royal Affaire” 2012 Fundraiser is a Big Success

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H.E.L.P.’s “A Royal Affaire” 2012 Fundraiser is a Big Success H.E.L.P.’s 2012 annual fundraiser, Celebrate Summer, held on June 22 at Trump Golf Club in Rancho Palos Verdes, was a great success. The theme was ““A Royal Affaire”,” in honor of the Queen’s 60th anniversary and the summer Olympics in London. Honorees for the evening […]

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Available Positions (including Internships)

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Internship Positions Internship positions are available at H.E.L.P. Contact the office for more information: 310-533-1996 Volunteer at H.E.L.P. Volunteers are an extremely important part of our success in helping older adults and families. Here’s how we work with prospective volunteers: Many different assignments are performed by volunteers at H.E.L.P. Areas covered include : office support, mailings, […]

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Palos Verdes “Angel” Extends Her Wings

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by Myrna Lynn Palos Verdes Estates resident Jacqueline Glass has been an inspiration to many on the Palos Verdes Peninsula and throughout the South Bay. Now she will be officially recognized for that special quality when she is awarded the Inspiration Award by the Healthcare and Elder Law Programs Corporation, better known as H.E.L.P., on […]

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Medicare Patients Beware!

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Question:  My mom was in the hospital for three days and then transferred to a skilled nursing facility for recovery.  Why is Medicare refusing to pay for her stay in the nursing facility? Answer: For Medicare to cover the cost of a post-hospital skilled-nursing home, a beneficiary must first be a hospital inpatient forat least […]

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“A Royal Affaire” – Save the Date

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Join us on Friday, June 22, 2012 for this year’s Celebrate Summer Gala fund raiser, which will be held again this year at the beautiful oceanside Trump National Golf Club on the Palos Verdes Peninsula. The evening will begin with a VIP reception for sponsors and honorees at 5 p.m. The general reception and silent […]

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H.E.L.P. Kicks off $250,000 Capital Campaign

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  In honor of its 15th anniversary year, H.E.L.P. has initiated a $250,000 Capital Campaign to help maintain and expand its community outreach and services.  At the July 8 Celebrate Summer fundraising event at Trump National Golf Club, Executive Director Dr. Britt Huff was pleased to announce the receipt of two major donations to kick […]

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Senior Corps Volunteers

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Bad news: So many people need assistance. Good news: You can enlist in Senior Corps! In 2009, President Obama signed the Serve America Act. It assists older adults in sharing their skills, talents and lifetime experiences with members of their communities. Just last year, California’s Senior Corps volunteers: Helped 92,100 older adults maintain their independence […]

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Why Am I So Blue?

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  Feelings of grief, loneliness and financial insecurity are often considered parts of the normal aging process. sjdhfglsdjh;adk as.dhfblak; Depression involves a lot more than just feeling blue, however. According to the Geriatric Mental Health Foundation or GMHF, if left untreated, severe or clinical depression may seriously impact a person’s physical and mental well-being. Reported […]

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Medi-Cal for Nursing Home Care

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Description Discusses nursing home Medi-Cal eligibility guidelines that are very different from those of standard Medi-Cal. Location Redondo Beach Public Library, 2nd Floor 303 Pacific Coast Highway, Redondo Beach, CA Description Discusses nursing home Medi-Cal eligibility guidelines that are very different from those of standard Medi-Cal. Location Redondo Beach Public Library, 2nd Floor 303 Pacific […]

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Financial Planning for Long Term Care

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Description Addresses possible financial options to pay for long-term care (Medicare, Medi-Cal, Veterans benefits, reverse mortgages, long-term care insurance) Location Redondo Beach Public Library, 2nd Floor 303 Pacific Coast Highway, Redondo Beach, CA Description Addresses possible financial options to pay for long-term care (Medicare, Medi-Cal, Veterans benefits, reverse mortgages, long-term care insurance) Location Redondo Beach […]

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Elder Care & Residential Choices

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Description Discusses different types of long term care (at home, skilled nursing and hospice care), their costs and how to determine which is best for you. Location Redondo Beach Public Library, 2nd Floor 303 Pacific Coast Highway, Redondo Beach, CA Description Discusses different types of long term care (at home, skilled nursing and hospice care), […]

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Wills, Trusts & Probate Avoiders

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Description: Explains the probate process and ways to avoid it with wills, trusts and simple probate avoiders. Location: Redondo Beach Public Library 303 N. Pacific Coast Hwy. Redondo Beach, CA 90277 Description: Explains the probate process and ways to avoid it with wills, trusts and simple probate avoiders. Location: Redondo Beach Public Library 303 N. […]

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Staying in Charge

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Staying in Charge 10:00AM to 12:00PM Redondo Beach Public Library 303 N. Pacific Coast Hwy. Redondo Beach, CA Staying in Charge 10:00AM to 12:00PM Redondo Beach Public Library 303 N. Pacific Coast Hwy. Redondo Beach, CA

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