PSYC 114 - Independent Living Resources

PSYC 114 - Independent Living Resources - PSYCHOLOGY...

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PSYCHOLOGY DEPARTMENT Psychology of Aging Dr. Tina Camagna Independent Living Resources In addition to special design features and home modifications, the following is a variety  of health and social services available in Santa Clara County to assist older adults to  remain in their present home or apartment. Adult Day Services :  Adult day services provide a variety of health care and social  services for older adults who require some assistance with the activities of daily living.  Nutritious meals and transportation are provided at certain centers.  Most agencies  provide a sliding scale fee based on financial need. Case Management :  Case managers collaborate and coordinate with older adults in order  to maintain their optimum independence.  They are “generalists” who enter the home of  at-risk older adults to sort out their needs, match their needs to community resources, and  link them to appropriate services within the County.  In short, they coordinate a plan of 
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