For questions, contact Senior Information & Assistance at 707-468-5132 (or 1-800-510-2020 within Lake and Mendocino Counties) or email us at IASpecialist@hotmail.com.

 

 

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Telephone Reassurance

 

Clearlake P.D. You Are Not Alone Program YANA

Clearlake Police Dept., 14050 Olympic Dr., Clearlake

994-8201 ext. 322

Provides a "check-in" phone call by volunteers Mon, Wed, Fri (except holidays) to Lake County elderly and/or frail individuals who are alone at home. If no answer, a welfare check is done in the following order: phone company, pre-designated neighbor, fire department notified.

 

Institute on Aging’s Friendship Line

24-hour telephone hotline/warm line

National 800-971-0016

Bay Area-based accredited telephone warm line and crisis intervention program for individuals 60+ nationwide (or any adult living with physical or mental health issues). Staff and volunteers are available 24/7 to offer emotional support to callers when they are depressed, isolated, grieving, suicidal, lonely or going through a difficult time. Also, an ongoing service for individuals to receive scheduled calls can be arranged by contacting 415-750-4111. All calls are limited to once a day for 10 minutes and are free of charge. See www.ioaging.org/services/all-inclusive-health-care/friendship-line

 

Senior Center Without Walls

881 Turk St., San Francisco

877-797-7299

Telephone and online-based activities, education, friendly conversation, and an assortment of classes and support groups for those 60+ nationwide from the comfort of their homes. Schedule of activities is posted at www.seniorcenterwithoutwalls.org.