The Golden Age Foundation is a nonprofit charitable organization dedicated to serving the special needs of our shareholders and residents. Its purpose is to make our community a better and happier place in which to live. When there is a well-defined need calling for a solution, Golden Age will fill it whenever possible.
Here are some examples of needs that Golden Age has met:
- Handicapped Accessible Buses
- Outside Community Bus Services
- Bus Benches & Shelters
- Clubhouse 6 Exercise Equipment
- Audio-Alert Traffic Signal
- Interfaith Council Directory Sign
- Emergency Communications System
- Ice Machines and Sound Equipment for Clubhouses
Borrow a wheelchair or walker at no cost. Over 500 wheelchairs and walkers are loaned out each year by volunteers. To request this service or return a mobility aid, call (562) 431-9589.
|TAX RETURN ASSISTANCE
Have your basic income taxes prepared by qualified volunteers. Every year hundreds of
shareholders file their income tax returns with the assistance of qualified volunteer preparers…free of charge.
|ORANGE COUNTY COUNCIL ON AGING BENEFITS ENROLLMENT CENTER
The Foundation provides financial support for an on-site Orange County Council on Aging Benefits Enrollment Center (BEC) The BEC office is located in Clubhouse 5, next to the Cafe. Assistance is available in both English and Korean. Shareholders interested in getting help with 1) Medicare insurance costs and program benefits, 2) Medi-Cal (Cal-Optima) for Medicare beneficiaries, 3) Cal Fresh (food stamps), and 4) Utility Assistance programs, can schedule an appointment in the office without the need to travel to various programs. To inquire about these programs, call the HICAP (Health Insurance Counseling and Advocacy Program) office at (562) 472-6275, ext. 275.
Golden Age Foundation assists the onsite Health Care Center in providing an annual flu clinic. Each year thousands of shareholders receive flu shots with the assistance of many Golden Age volunteers. Each year the dates of the clinic are published in the
Golden Rain News.
|BATTERY & LIGHT BULB RECYCLING
Golden Age pays for the collection and safe disposal of used batteries and fluorescent light bulbs.Drop off your used batteries at the Hospitality Center in Clubhouse 6 and/or the News Office. Dispose of used florescent light bulbs at the Service Maintenance Yard.
Over 41,000 residents each year stop by the Hospitality center to visit old friends and make new friends.
Every Monday – Friday between 9 to 11 am, Golden Age sponsors a Hospitality Center in Clubhouse 6. Coffee and tea are served to residents who drop by to visit their fellow shareholders. A Golden Age volunteer is on hand to welcome you.
How to Contribute
The Golden Age Foundation is run entirely by volunteers, so all contributions go directly to meet your community needs. The generous support of shareholders, residents and friends is the sole source of income. Add the work of many volunteers and this is what makes the Foundation’s programs and projects possible. Here are some ways to help: Become a member and make a yearly contribution. Consider leaving a lasting legacy by naming Golden Age Foundation as a beneficiary in your estate planning. For information, call (562) 431-9589. Your contributions are tax deductible. Tax 501 (c) (3) ID-23-7273105
Studies show that seniors who volunteer have improved physical, mental, and emotional health.
Please make your tax deductive contributions to:
Golden Age Foundation
PO Box 2369
Seal Beach, CA 90740
Enroll in AmazonSmile…a unique, charitable awards program for qualified non-profit
organizations (like us!). A small % of every purchase you make through Amazon is rebated to the Golden Age Foundation – at no cost to you! Join other shareholders by going to smile.amazon.com and selecting Golden Age Foundation as your favorite non-profit organization.
How to Volunteer
Golden Age is run entirely by volunteers! New volunteers are always welcome and make Golden
Age programs and projects possible. We have jobs for all activity levels, including at home call center tasks. If you are interested in helping, call (562) 431-9589.
“A gift to the Golden Age Foundation is a gift back
to your community …leaving a lasting legacy.”