Avenidas Care Partners provides multiple services to help you or your loved one age in place, connect to the community, resolve any crisis and most importantly, pro-actively plan for changes in your lifestyle.
We are here to help you:
- Reduce stress
- Cultivate resilience
- Support family caregivers’ health and wellness
- Age in place with referrals to adult day health and home care
- Navigate emergency room admissions and discharge planning resources
- Understand insurance coverage for skilled care and costs for custodial care
- Understand patients’ rights and the Medicare Appeal Process
- Secure resources for relocation to assisted living and memory care
- Create your Caregiver Support Team
Information & Assistance (I&A)
By phone or in person, our I&A specialist provides resources, in-home care, adult day health care, insurance, transportation, and legal and financial assistance. Available M-F, 9am to 5pm. Call Emily Farber, MSW, at (650) 289-5433.
Free Case Management Services
Avenidas has a special service for low-income Santa Clara County residents over the age of 60 who are frail or homebound. One of our clinically trained social workers will evaluate the situation and determine what services might be needed to remain safe at home. This is a free service for those who qualify. Call Emily Farber, MSW at (650) 289-5433.
Free! Family (Adult, children, spouse, partners) Caregiver Support Group
ATTN: The Caregiver Support Group through the summer is now scheduled for Mondays, from 11:30-1 PM at the Palo Alto Sunrise Assisted Living Facility.
If you have any questions please call the Avenidas Care Partners Information and Assistance telephone line at (650) 289-5438.
Consultations & Counseling
Avenidas Care Partners staff offer consultations, pro-active planning and crisis intervention to help clients navigate complex issues related to changes in one’s functional and cognitive abilities. Our services include family mediation, in-home geriatric care assessments, referrals and assistance navigating complex discharge planning from hospitals and nursing homes. We also offer private counseling for family caregivers in need of support for stress management and respite.
We provide strategies and resources for helping older adults relocating to this area or out of area: we can help you locate movers and professionals to help you downsize. And if you are relocating to this area we will help orient you to services and community activities. We provide dementia care coaching to help caregivers develop compassionate communication techniques, resilience and patience.
Consultation fees: Avenidas Village & Avenidas members: $120/hour; Non-members: $140/hour. Call Paula Wolfson, Manager of Avenidas Care Partners, LCSW, at (650) 289-5438 to schedule an appointment for a consultation, geriatric care assessment and for guidance resolving complex health care issues. Contact Emily Farber, at (650) 289-5433 to schedule an appointment for a consultation on declutter and hoarding behaviors.