• 8 Services for Older Adults at Catholic Charities

    Catholic Charities of Santa Clara County
    2625 Zanker Road
    San Jose, CA 95134

    1. Home Care Service

    Our highly skilled Home Care providers offer non-medical caregiving services to help disabled adults and seniors with tasks of daily living, up to 24 hours a day. We create a Custom Care Plan for services: Light Housekeeping; Meal Preparation; Personal Care; Overnight Assistance; Transportation; Respite Care; Medication Reminders; conversation and Companionship. For more information, call Home Care main office at (408) 325-5176.

    2. Adult Day Care

    Our Adult Day Care Centers in San Jose & Sunnyvale offer activities for socializing with other seniors (gardening, baking, art, music, games); light exercise; memory exercises; and Alzheimer’s & dementia care. This program offers respite to family caregivers so that they may take care of personal activities.

    For more information, call:
    Day Break San Jose: (408) 270-4900
    Day Break Sunnyvale: (408) 530-8734
    Chinese Program: (408) 282-1134

    3. Caregiver Support Groups and Training

    Our professional staff offers support groups each month and quarterly educational workshops at 5 separate locations. We provide training on many caregiving issues and techniques that provide skills for solution-oriented problem-solving with a loved one. Caregiver training and workshop topics can include: home safety, family dynamics and caregiving, hiring professional caregivers, medications and behavior management; nutrition for healthy aging; communicating with the doctor; preventing falls; long-term care and other insurance; legal issues in aging; financial planning; caring for the caregiver; and much more! For more information, call (408) 325-5204.

    4. Senior Centers

    Come have fun and be healthy! We offer a robust schedule of activities such as: Chair Therapy; Fall Prevention Classes; Wellness Education; Bingo; Social Dance; Senior Peer Advocate Program; Tai Chi; Nurse clinic; ESL & Citizenship; Health Screenings and Monitoring and much more!

    For more information, call:
    Eastside Neighborhood Center: (408) 251-0215
    John XIII Multi-Service Center: (408) 282-8607 

    5. Meal Programs

    Morning Café: Join us for Coffee, Tea, and a light Breakfast Monday – Friday between 9am & 10am. Join us for Lunch! Our senior nutrition programs serves hot, nutritious meals to seniors (age 60+) five days a week in a social environment at our two senior centers Monday – Friday 10:30 -12:30pm.

    For more information, call:
    Eastside Neighborhood Center: (408) 251-0215
    John XIII Multi-Service Center: (408) 282-8607

    6. Handicapables Program

    Our Handicapables program brings together adult and older adults with disabilities who share common interests and concerns. The program meets twice a month for socialization, educational programs, and community outings & events. For more information, call (408) 325-5257.

    7. Behavioral Health

    Golden Gateway delivers community-based mobile outreach to older adults 60+ years with undiagnosed depression and other behavioral health disorders. Services include: In-home Assessment; Case Management; Treatment including medication management and counseling; Education for providers working with seniors with Behavioral Health problems; Support to older adults and training to their family and community caregivers. For more information, call (408) 899-7141.

    8. Long Term Care Ombudsman

    Ombudsmen are advocates for people living in nursing and residential care homes. We speak up for frail, elderly, chronically ill, isolated, disabled, or otherwise at-risk long term care residents. The program promotes the rights and well-being of residents in long term care facilities in Santa Clara County and provides residents with a means by which their complaints can be heard and resolved. Our services include: Complaint investigation and advocacy; Receipt of and response to elder and dependent adult abuse reports for residents of nursing homes and other elderly adult residential facilities; Witnessing of Advance Health Care Directives for residents of nursing homes; and information for public regarding long term care facilities. For more information, call (408) 944-0567.