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AARP
888-687-2277
National Headquarters
601 E. St. N.W.
Washington, DC 20049    
AARP Purchase Privilege Program.  Discounts on hotels, motels, car rentals, auto and homeowner's insurance, motor club, and pharmacy services from Retired Persons Ser-vices, Inc.  Must be a member of AARP.


AARP Pharmacy Program
800-439-4457
PO Box 40019
Roanoke, VA 24022-9921 7 days, 8-10 pm
Must be AARP member.  Substantial savings on prescriptions at participating drug stores or mail order.  Call for information on drug stores in your area before joining.  Spanish also spoken.


ADVANTAGE Program
310-517-4666
Torrance Memorial Medical Center
3330 Lomita Blvd.
Torrance, CA 90505 M-F, 8:30-5:00
Free network of healthcare related services for age 50+.  Member discounts on prescrip-tion drugs at outpatient pharmacy and other local pharmacies, hearing services and 20% discount at Torrance Memorial cafeteria and van transportation to and from hospital.


Animal Birth Control
310-539-3112
1950 Pacific Coast Hwy.
Lomita, CA 90717 M-Th, 8:30-1
Discount for animal neuter services.  Call for information.


Animal Licenses
310-618-5830
City of Torrance
Revenue Department 
One free dog license if individual qualifies for City Utility User's Tax Exemption.  Total income may not exceed $23,925 per year.  Dog must be spayed or neutered to qualify.


Del Amo Pharmacy
310-543-1331
21320 Hawthorne Blvd.
Torrance, CA 90503 M-F, 9-6:30
Discounts for seniors on prescriptions, vitamins, and over the counter medications.  Dura-ble medical goods and equipment available.  Most medical insurances accepted.  Free de-livery in surrounding area.


Harbor Park Golf Course
310-549-4953
1235 N. Figueroa Place
Wilmington, CA 90744 M-Sun, 6 am until dark
$15 for one-year membership plus green fees for ages 65 years or older. 


Homeowners Property Tax Assistance Program
800-868-4171
Franchise Tax Board 
Rebate program available for low-income seniors 62 years+ or permanently disabled or blind.  Call for income guidelines or to request forms.


Kovacs-Frey Pharmacy
310-371-7541
2860 Artesia Blvd.
Redondo Beach, CA 90278 M-F, 9-5
Sat, 10-3
10% discount for seniors for wheelchairs, walkers, scooters, lift chairs, and bathroom safety.  Medicare and Medi-Cal billing available.


Medical Centre Pharmacy
310-540-3312
4201 Torrance Blvd.
Torrance, CA 90503 M-F, 9-6
Sat, 9-12
10% discount for seniors on prescriptions not covered by insurance.  Nutritional supple-ments and over the counter vitamins and medications.  Rents or sells durable medical equipment such as walkers, canes, wheelchairs, crutches and bathroom aids.  Stocks sur-gical hose, orthopedic supports, mastectomy supplies, incontinent products and wound care items.  Smaller items of first aid supplies available.  Will bill Medicare for covered items.  Offers 10% discounts to seniors on most specialty items.  Delivery service in the Torrance area with free delivery to seniors in nursing homes and assisted care facilities.


Postal Solutions
310-371-7184
4455 Torrance Blvd.*(July 1st - 4733 Torrance Blvd.)*
Torrance, CA 90503 M-F, 8 am-7 pm
Sat, 9 am-5 pm
UPS, Fax, Fed Ex, U.S. Mail services, mail boxes, packing, moving supplies.  Seniors 55 yrs. and older receive 10% off moving supplies and packaging services, and 50% off each signature requiring notarization (notary service).


Public Transportation

South Bay Region 
Discounts for seniors and disabled riders provided by all South Bay cities transportation departments.  Refer to Transportation category of this directory.


Rx Care Pharmacy
310-370-7483
19000 Hawthorne Blvd., #302
Torrance, CA 90503 M-F, 10 am-6:30 pm
Discount (10%) for seniors age 65+ on prescriptions, over-the-counter and durable medi-cal goods.  All insurance plans, Medicare and MediCal accepted.  Free delivery in South Bay.


Southern California Edison Co
800-447-6620
Care Program. 
Discounts of 20% for low income.  For 1-2 persons with total income not to exceed $23,000.  Call for details.


Universal Lifeline Telephone Service

SBC 800-310-2355
Verizon 800-483-4000
A discounted residential telephone service is available to those who meet low-income lim-its and other restrictions.  Call for details.


Utility Users Tax Exemption (Torrance)
310-618-5830
 M-F, 7:30-5:30
Torrance residents; 62 years and/ or permanently disabled, income not to exceed $23,925 and head of household.   Forms at Focal Point on Aging, phone 310-320-1300.  If help needed to complete form, call Tom Arim (310-618-5830) or go to Torrance City Hall, Business License Dept.