Elder Care

UC Berkeley Elder Care program

UCB Elder Care program offers confidential, free assistance for faculty and staff who are caring for, or concerned about an elder. The Elder Care counselor can answer your questions, help you set priorities and refer you to resources and caregiver support groups both locally and long distance. The Elder Care program offers monthly workshops on topics related to legal, financial, medical and emotional aspects of caring for an elder. The free workshops are held on campus at the Tang Center, during the lunch hour. For assistance please contact the Elder Care counselor at (510) 643-7754 or email: maureenkelly@uhs.berkeley.edu .
UCB Elder Care website: http://www.uhs.berkeley.edu/facstaff/care/eldercare/index.shtml

Other campus resources on aging

UCB Resource Center on Aging:

The Center maintains an extensive website that includes: a listing of current semester's courses on aging offered at UCB; database of the Center's Aging Library; electronic library with links to either full text or pdf reports on various topics on aging; resources on aging at the schools of Public Health, Social Welfare, and Optometry; links to other websites on aging. The center also publishes a bi-weekly email newsletter.
http://socrates.berkeley.edu/%7Eaging/

The Retirement Center:

The UC Berkeley Retirement Center is dedicated to developing programs and services that contribute to the well being and creativity of retired faculty, staff and their families and that support the UC community.
http://thecenter.berkeley.edu/

Elder Care resources

Alameda County Area Agency on Aging:

http://www.alamedasocialservices.org/public/services/elders_and_disabled_adults/aaa.cfm

Berkeley Older Adults Guide:

Resource Guide [pdf]

Contra Costa County Area Agency on Aging:

http://www.co.contra-costa.ca.us/DocumentView.aspx?DID=4850

Marin County Area Agency on Aging:

http://www.co.marin.ca.us/aging/

San Francisco Area Agency on Aging:

http://www.sfgov.org/site/frame.asp?u=http://www.sfhsa.org/DAAS.htm

UC Berkeley Elder Care: Caregiver Resources:

UC Berkeley Elder Care website directory with links to community resources for a range of aging issues including Alzheimer’s Disease, caregiver support and respite care.
http://www.uhs.berkeley.edu/facstaff/care/eldercare/communityresources.shtml