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 are to help you:
· Reduce stress and minimize family drama
· Resolve crisis and 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
· Understand insurance coverage for skilled care
· Understand patients’ rights and the Medicare Appeal Process
· Secure resources for Senior Placement and Relocation
· Create your Caregiver Support Team
Information & Assistance (I&A)
By phone or in person, our I&A specialist helps find resources for housing, senior placement and relocating parents, in-home care, adult day health care, insurance, transportation and more.Free. 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! Spouse & Partner Caregiver Support Group
For caregivers coping with any medical or mental health issues impacting their spouse or partner’s quality of life.
The Avenidas Caregiver Support Group is held on Monday and Wednesday at the Palo Alto Sunrise Assisted Living Facility on Sheridan Street from 11:30 AM – 1 PM.
For more information call Paula 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: $110/hour; Non-members: $125/hour and $20 for each additional person. 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.