Category Archives: Independent Living

Center for Elders’ Independence

You can help keep seniors healthier and happier—and have a really great time doing it. Volunteer at one of our nearby CEI Centers. No special skills required. Just your time and enthusiasm!

Kimochi

Since 1971, Kimochi has provided culturally sensitive, Japanese language-based programs and services to 3,000 Bay Area seniors and their families each year. Services include transportation; referral and outreach services; health and consumer education seminars; healthy aging and senior center activities; …
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Mobility Matters

Can you Drive? Mobility Matters has Rides for Seniors, and Rides 4 Veterans, a free, one-on-one, escorted, door-through-door, volunteer driver program to its services for ambulatory seniors and veterans residing in Contra Costa County who were unable to drive or …
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Aging in Place -National Council for Aging Care

Retirement, independent living, and continuing care communities house thousands of seniors and older adults. But this option doesn’t suit everyone – many people do not have the desire or financial flexibility to uproot and leave their homes. That’s where we …
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Alameda Point Collaborative

Alameda Point Collaborative is a Supportive Housing Community that uses all its resources to help families and adults break the cycle of homelessness and poverty.

Berkeley Food & Housing Project

Since 1970, Berkeley Food & Housing Project has been a compassionate provider of homeless services. We believe that everyone has a basic right to food, housing, and stability, and we work one-on-one with our clients to help them move toward …
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Foster City Village

Foster City Village supports older adults as they age in our community. We provide transportation, practical assistance, social connections, companionship and access to services and educational opportunities. We are neighbors helping neighbors. We invite all volunteers who can offer their …
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Walnut Creek Village

The Village is a member-supported, non-profit, community-based network that provides independent living resources, referrals and community connections and activities for those of us who choose to “age in place” in our homes, instead of moving to a retirement residential community.

North Oakland Village

North Oakland Village is a membership organization supporting aging in place in Oakland and Piedmont. Volunteers provide the majority of the services to members, including driving, home visiting, home handyperson help, assisting in the office, planning and organizing community-building events.

Little Brothers – Friends of the Elderly

Little Brothers – Friends of the Elderly is a national network of non-profit volunteer-based organizations committed to relieving isolation and loneliness among the elderly. We offer to people of goodwill the opportunity to join the elderly in friendship and the …
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