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Community Services

Diabetes Educational Services

  • Diabetes Empowerment Education Program (DEEP) - Click to see the Program Brochure
    • Sponsored by On Lok, Midwest  Latino Health Research, Training and Policy Center, and the City and County of San Francisco, Department of Aging and Adult Services
    • This program is accredited by the American Diabetes Association Certified Diabetes SelfManagement Education
    • DEEP is interactive and engaging. Participants will have the opportunity to share their experiences, engage in hands-on activities and problem solving, and make action plans each week.

OWL SF: Older Women's League
415-712-1695
https://www.owlsf.org/
P.O. Box 170622
San Francisco, CA 94117
The Older Women’s League (OWL) is a diverse and energetic group dedicated to improving the quality of life as we age. There are no age or gender requirements to join. 

Placement Resources
All-around Senior Services: Independent contractors

  • Katie Owens (Case Manager and Placement Advocate): 415-815-7820
  • Christopher Valente (Geriatric Placement Advocate): 415-264-1529
  • Ned Rozbicki: 415-275-1636
  • Launi Condit (American Alliance for Elder Care): 415-370-8335
  • Marlena del Hierro (Seniorly Online Services): http://www.seniorly.com

Shanti Project
415-674-4700
https://www.shanti.org/
Shanti exists to enhance the health, quality of life and well-being of people with terminal, life-threatening or disabling illnesses or conditions. Through a continuum of services, including in-home and onsite patient and care navigation, emotional and practical support and preserving the human-animal bond, Shanti strives to achieve the highest medical and quality of life outcomes for San Francisco’s most vulnerable.

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Case Management/Care Facility Assistance

CANHR (California Advocates for Nursing Home Reform)
800-474-1116 or 415-974-5171
http://www.canhr.org/LRS/LRS%20Brochure.pdf
They are an advocacy organization that offer a “Lawyer Referral Service”. When you call their number, they do a 10-15 minute assessment and then refer to you an appropriate elder law attorney to help with your needs.

Companioa, by Institute of Aging
https://www.ioaging.org/companioa, 415-750-4111
Companioa, by Institute on Aging, provides customized dementia care that helps loved ones remain at home. The Companioa family of services includes the newly launched care coaching program, dementia-certified home care, and social day services at the recently re-opened Enrichment Center in the Presidio. Each service can be delivered individually or as part of a specialized care plan to meet your needs. IOA is a Bay Area non-profit with a mission to help aging adults live in the community with grace and dignity.

Elder Pros
650-402-6593
http://www.elder-pros.com/
The main contact person there is Katie Owens, and she has experience in helping people find assisted living facilities for respite stays and can also assist in finding in-home care. Her services are free of charge.

Institute of Aging (IOA)
415-750- 4111 (Contact: Cherie Golant)
https://www.ioaging.org/
Free 30-minute consultation then private pay $155/ hr
MSSP- 65 and over, Medi-Cal recipient, app submitted through website
Linkages- under 65, with Medi-Cal

Jewish Family and Children’s Services
415-449-3700
http://www.gfcs.org
Private pay $150/ hr. Initial assessment lasts 1.5 hrs and includes care plan. CM will check in weekly or monthly depending on needs. There might be a short-term grant, and there is a sliding scale component for low-income Jewish clients.

Sage Elder Care Solutions
650-652-5642
http://sageeldercare.com
Support older and disabled adults and their families navigate the overwhelming choices and transitions that come with aging or chronic health issues. 

 

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Care Facility Tours

Laguna Honda
415-759-2363
https://lagunahonda.org/ExploreLagunaHonda
Laguna Honda is a skilled nursing and rehab center providing high-quality, individualized care for the center's 780 residents. 

Stepping Stone
415-974-6784

https://www.steppingstonehealth.org/services/
Adult day health care facility in San Francisco to help people stay mentally and physically active, reduce isolation and prevent the decline of their abilities. With 4 locations call 415-974-6784 to schedule, 1-day free trial with meal. 

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LGBTQ Resources

Lavender Seniors of the East Bay: LGBTQ+
510-736-5428
https://lavenderseniors.org/
4100 Redwood Rd, Suite 20A #240 Oakland, CA 94619
Lavender Seniors' mission is to improve the quality of life of older lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ+) residents of Alameda and Contra Costa counties. Lavender Seniors advances this mission through direct services, outreach, advocacy and education.

Openhouse
415-296-8995
https://openhouse-sf.org/
Openhouse Bob Ross
LGBT Senior Center
65 Laguna St
San Francisco, CA 94102
Openhouse enables San Francisco Bay Area LGBTQ seniors to overcome the unique challenges they face as they age by providing housing, direct services and community programs.

 

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