Seniors & Eldercare

Access Santa Cruz County Resource guide for people with special needs & physical challenges
Cabrillo College Stroke and Acquired Disability Center Long-term affordable rehabilitation is provided in a school setting. Very helpful for anyone who has suffered a stroke or is living with a chronic disability such as Parkinson's Disease, Multiple Sclerosis, amputation, severe diabetes, heart disease, hearing loss and/or extreme frailty caused by the aging process
California Grey Bears Grass roots, non-profit organization of senior citizens over 55 dedicated to the principle of self-help.
Del Mar Caregiver Resource Center Local resource offers free information, consulting, and referral services to caregivers of adults with brain impairments, such as stroke, Alzheimer's, Parkinson's and Multiple Sclerosis.
ElderDay Santa Cruz County's only licensed Adult Day Health Care Center. Information and referral, family-support, education and other services.
Louden Nelson Senior Center Services include discounts on activities offered by Parks & Recreation, dining at the Carnation Cafe, discounts on older adults programs and trips, and a Senior Computer Lab.
Meals on Wheels Santa Cruz County Provides daily meals to frail elderly citizens and homebound adults each day throughout Santa Cruz County. Additionally, five senior dining centers located in Capitola, Live Oak, Ben Lomond, Santa Cruz and Watsonville offer a daily hot meal to adults 60 years of age or older
Senior's Legal Services Provides free legal services to elderly residents of Santa Cruz and San Benito Counties
Senior Network Services Links seniors with a variety of services including information, in-home help employment, respite care, money management, housing, case management, health insurance and more. Also, comprehensive list of senior centers, day care, counseling services, and recreational opportunities.
Sittercity / Selectplus+ Online service to find local care providers.  The University of California offers free membership to this service.
United Way Santa Cruz  
Young at Heart Project  
American Association of Retired Persons (AARP)  
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services HHS resource page with links to information about long-term care, elder justice, age descrimination, retirement planning, Medicare enrollment, Medicaid coverage, and Social Security benefits.
Family Caregiver Alliance Links to public and private agencies that provide resources and assistance to older adults.
Northern California Alzheimer's Association Center