Older Adult Services

DO YOU NEED HELP CARING FOR AN AGING PARENT,
SPOUSE, OR PARTNER?

JFCS/East Bay provides a variety of programs to help make sure your parent, spouse, or partner has the best care. We are the only Jewish agency in the East Bay with a staff of compassionate, professional Care Managers who can help older adults and their families coordinate care and services. We are proud to provide services to people of all affiliations, races, and backgrounds.

Call now for a No-Cost Phone Consultation at (510) 558-7800 or email JFCS/East Bay at information@jfcs-eastbay.org. All inquiries will be returned within 24 hours. JFCS/East Bay is the only care management agency in the East Bay that offers a sliding scale for services.

JFCS/East Bay's services in Alameda and Contra Costa counties include:

Free Senior Information Line
Call JFCS/East Bay Older Adult Services at (510) 558-7800 to speak with a trained masters-level professional who can provide you with information about senior services in the community.

In-Home Assessment & Planning
If you need advice in caring for an aging parent, spouse, or partner, our trained masters-level Care Managers can provide a complete assessment and care plan to help ensure that your loved one can continue living safely in their own home. We will review your concerns about senior housing, home care, transportation, memory loss, socialization, family mediation, symptoms of depression, Medicare, or any other issues. Assessments are charged by the hour, with a sliding scale available.

Ongoing Monitoring & Geriatric Care Management
Care Managers can provide ongoing monitoring for seniors on a monthly basis to assess changes and help make sure the senior is safe. Ongoing monitoring includes both phone check-ins and home visits, with the specific combination of services to be based upon the senior’s needs and preferences. Our Care Managers will remain in contact with family members and can serve as the senior’s advocate when dealing with doctors or other service providers. Ongoing monitoring is charged by the hour, with a sliding scale available.

Counseling and Support Groups
Our licensed social workers and psychologists can offer older adults counseling in our office. Medicare, private insurance, and private pay are accepted. We also offer a long-distance caregivers support group and a bereavement support group.

Information Sheets
Click below for pdfs of information sheets we've produced to help you make decisions about various aging issues.