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Housing and Community Services Department
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Aging Services Division - Companionship. Culture. Community. We are dedicated to promoting a dignified, healthful quality of life for older adults by offering connections to services & resources to learn, grow, and discover new ways to be actively engaged in living. Through two vibrant senior centers and a multi-resource center, our programs touch the lives of older adults each year by serving as a resource for recreation, group meals, health & wellness education and other supportive services for adults 55 and older. [more...]

Meals on Wheels - Meals on Wheels  [more...]

Mercy Brown Bag Program - Mercy Brown Bag Program
 
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Participant Rules and Guidelines - The City of Berkeley’s Aging Services Division is dedicated to promoting a dignified, healthy quality of life for older adults by advocating for vital services, providing opportunities to develop meaningful fellowship, offering lifelong learning activities, recognizing the continued and varied accomplishments of older adults, and being an accessible and trusted community resource.  As a participant in the Senior Center programs, you can help the Senior Center provide a warm, welcoming and safe environment by treating others with respect, and following the Codes of Conduct and General Facility Rules listed below.      [more...]

Senior Companion Caregiver and Injury Prevention Programs - The Division on Aging administers two services introduced in 2002 to broaden the City's outreach to its older citizens. One program, the Senior Companion Caregiver Program, acknowledges the growing trend of younger family members who often must take on the responsibilities of caring for older, ailing relatives and the difficulties that undertaking presents. The other program, The Senior Injury Prevention Program in conjunction with the Berkeley Fire Department, identifies elders who often live alone and have no one else to turn to when they become ill or injured. [more...]

Information, Referrals, Assistance - Seniors or caregivers can consult with a specialist about local resources and receive individualized assistance. Senior Service Assistants can help explore options and provide support and advocacy.  


Connecting Older Adults to Services

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The Nugget Monthly Newsletter - [more...]

Tri-City Cafés - The Tri-City Cafés offer casual, reasonably-priced dining exclusively for the older adult.  Café meals are tasty and nutritious. Each meal is low in fat and salt and has at least one vitamin C-rich course, and three meals a week include a vitamin A-rich course. Café meals are available to those that are 60 years or older or the spouse of a person aged 60 years or over who they are accompanying to the café.    [more...]

Volunteer and Make a Difference! - The Aging Services Division provides many opportunities for volunteers to support seniors in our community. Each year, hundreds of volunteers support the activities and services provided at the North and South Berkeley Senior Centers as well as help to deliver thousands of meals for the Meals on Wheels program. [more...]

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