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geriatric screens & tools under clinician download: in 'Geriatrics' folder
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senior support services
  • senior centers: six centers throughout oakland, includes hot lunches and various recreational classes
  • in home support services, subsidized by the state, offers lower fee care
  • multipurpose senior services program (mssp)510-238-3762, comprehensive care program to enable frail seniors to remain independent in own homes
  • senior center without walls: 877-797-7299 free telephone program connecting home bound seniors to support and activities
  • linkages: 510-238-3931, linkages cooperatively plans and arranges for health and related services necessary to live at home
  • women in transition, over 55, support group for women going through mid-life transitions and losses, 1-800-260-0094
  • acmc medication management services, (510) 895-4369, must have medicare, provide weekly therapy & psychiatric med management
  • california senior legal hotline: free legal advice and brief services by phone to people over 60, includes help for grandparents
  • senior in-home counseling program, from crisis support services of alameda county
    • (510) 420-2475, in-home counseling and telephone follow-ups to homebound seniors 60 yo or older
  • oakland paratransit for the elderly
  • california telephone access program, free phones for those with physical impairments
  • meals on wheels, free delivered meals for eligible seniors 60 or older
  • gartmobile team support service for older adults with serious behavioral health needs. use strategies to resolve the immediate crisis and enhance opportunities for mental health recovery.
  • legends, livermore (stanford healthcare) short-term, voluntary inpatient program  focuses on diagnosing and caring for behavioral health concerns in people age 65 and older.

active senior opportunities
senior fitness
senior health and long term residential care resources