This data set presents key demographic characteristics of Californians Age 60 and Over. This data set can be viewed by county or Area Agency on Aging Planning and Services Area. Key sociodemographic variables include: lives alone, low income, minority/non-minority, non-English speaking, and living in a rural area. This data is based on multiple federal and state sources.
The California Department of Aging (CDA) administers programs that serve older adults, adults with disabilities, family caregivers, and residents in long-term care facilities throughout the State. The Department administers funds allocated under the federal Older Americans Act, the Older Californians Act, and through the Medi-Cal program.