Compassionate Community Care provides ongoing
training for their caregiver, in the form of regular monthly in-services, one-on-one
training, and on-site mentoring.
Listed below are the handouts for some of our
American Society on Aging - Professional
membership association in the field of aging.
Advocacy for Nursing Home Reform - Dedicated to improving the
choices, care and quality of life for California's
long term care consumers.
Case Management Society of America - aims to improve patient
well-being and health care outcomes by supporting the professional
development of care managers from a variety of disciplines, practice
settings, skill levels and professional capacities.
Compassion & Choices - a nonprofit organization,
improves care and expand choice at the end of life. We support, educate and
Family Caregiver Alliance - Caregiver
support organization for caregivers of adults. This site is a valuable source
of information for caregivers.
Kimochi - Non
profit organization dedicated to the well being of seniors in the San
Francisco Bay Area. Continuing the Japanese tradition of care and support for seniors.
Duty Association – aim to enhance the strength and
professionalism of private duty home care providers.
San Francisco Adult Protective Services -
Provide protective services to elders and dependent adults who are unable to
protect their own interests or care for themselves.
Action Network - Citywide federation of senior organizations
organizing to improve the lives of San
Francisco's seniors and all of the city's residents.
Senior Legal hotline - Nonprofit
agency providing free legal advice, assistance and education for seniors.
Art Therapy & Performance
Stagebridge - Nation's
oldest senior theatre company. This organization uses
theatre and storytelling to bridge the generation gap and to stimulate
positive attitudes toward aging.
Disability Organizations & Services
Telephone Access Program - distributes telecommunications equipment and
services to individuals certified as having difficulty using the telephone.
DisabledCommunity.org - An extensive resource guide for
people with disability.
Hearing Society for the Bay Area - Enable
people who are hard of hearing, deaf, speech/language
disorders to participate fully in their families.
Business Forum on
Aging - Organization focusing on implications and
opportunities of the 50 plus market and the middle-aging workforce.
For Retired Only - Offering a diverse spectrum of
financial services for those preparing for all phases of retirement.
Heritage Financial North - Providing qualified
veterans with financial benefits outside the traditional VA residential
Simple Reverse Mortgage Solutions,
Inc – is a family owned mortgage company with over ten years of
origination and operations experience in reverse mortgages and fifteen years
in mortgage banking experience.
HIV/AIDS Services & Education
Positive Resource Center - assist people affected by or at risk for HIV/AIDS
through culturally appropriate counseling, education, training and advocacy
in making informed choices that maximize available benefits and employment
San Francisco AIDS Foundation - provides leadership to prevent new HIV infections. Linking community
experience with science, the Foundation develops ground-breaking prevention
programs and bold policy initiatives to promote health and create sustainable
progress against HIV.
- serve those living with and at the greatest risk of acquiring HIV/AIDS,
who have difficulty obtaining services elsewhere, especially due to substance
use, mental illness, sexual orientation, gender identity, race and ethnicity,
and/or other social barriers.
Community Services - Provides community-based prevention, mental
health, substance abuse and social services to clients in the City of San Francisco.
Hospice Organizations & Services
Hospice by the Bay - Provides hospice and
palliative care services for patients and their caregivers needing care and
support during the final stages of life.
Francisco Bay Area Network for End-of-Life Care - are a membership and networking group open to
organizations, individuals, and students involved in end-of-life care in the
San Francisco Bay Area.
Sutter VNA & Hospice - Sutter VNA & Hospice
makes it possible for patients to receive quality health care in the comfort
and familiar surroundings of home.
Zen Hospice - Runs several programs dedicated
to the care of people approaching death and increasing our understanding of
our own impermanence.
Hospitals & Medical Centers
Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Transgender (LGBT)
Gate Business Association – growing, promoting and
increasing the visibility of LGBT businesses and those businesses in the
community that support them.
Health Services - provides personalized
healthcare and support services to women and transgender people who lack
access to quality care because of their sexual or gender identity, regardless
of their ability to pay.
New Leaf Outreach to Elders - Serving
lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender elders age 60 and over.
openhouse - Housing, Services and Community Programs for Our LGBT Seniors.
– providing Services and Advocacy
for Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual & Transgender Elders.
Mental Health & Wellbeing
Psychiatric Occupational Therapy Action Coalition –
supports the practice of psychiatric occupational therapy through education,
information, and advocacy for consumers, health care providers and the
Safety & Home Improvements
Home Safety Services - Making home a safer
place for every generation.
In Case of Emergency - Help for patients, their
relatives and the emergency services.
Rebuilding Together San Francisco –
repairs the homes of residents in need and the facilities of the community
organizations that serve them, which allows our city’s residents to
live and work in safety and comfort.
Senior Centers & Facilities
AgeSong - Family-run
group of senior communities with a mission of crating therapeutic
On Lok, Inc
- Comprehensive health plan including full medical care and support services, provides long term care for those 55+ and living
in San Francisco, Fremont,
Newark and Union City.
San Francisco Senior Center - Provides
a variety of programs and services to help Bay Area seniors navigate the
challenges of aging.
Gate – Vintage Senior Living offers an assisted
living program that promotes a healthier quality of life.
Senior Services & Resources
Friendly Communities - Unique online resource focusing
on proven strategies for helping communities respond effectively to the aging
of their populations.
AARP - is a nonprofit, nonpartisan membership organization that helps
people 50 and over improve the quality of their lives.
Department of Aging and Adult Services - Planning,
coordinating, providing and advocating for community-based services for older
adults and adults with disabilities.
Eldercare Link - Connect you with provders of home elder care, facilities, assisted living
and skilled nursing.
Gilbert Guide - A comprehensive directory of
long-term care providers providing housing and services to seniors in need of
Institute on Aging - Services for seniors,
elderly and older adults.
Meals on Wheels - A
private, nonprofit organization dedicated to helping to keep senior citizens
independent in their own homes.
New Lifestyles - Source for senior living and
Alternatives - Resource for senior housing & services.
without Walls - Provides free group activites
for homebound seniors in the San Francisco Bay Area.
Help for the Elderly - Multiservice organization
providing programs along a wellness continuum ranging from employment /
training and social activities.
Amitabha Buddhist Society of America – is a
non-profit organization founded by Venerable Master Chin Kung in 1989 to
advocate the Pure Land Study of Buddhism.
Dallas Buddhist Association –
this site contains information on Buddhism translated into English.
Chin Kung – advocates for Peace on Earth, Equality
San Francisco Paratransit - Van
and taxi program for people unable to independently use public transit due to
disability or disabling health condition.
SilverRide - Transportation,
accompaniment and courier services for older adults.