Citizen’s Who Care Resource list

by Stephanie Koop, updated May 2019

Call 211 to find resources for emergencies, food, health, housing, human trafficking, sexual assault, domestic violence, jobs, veterans. Completely confidential

Yolo Health Aging Alliance http://yolohealthyaging.org/resources/ to find a wide variety of resources for seniors in Yolo County

 

Getting help finding long term care facilities (free service):

Senior Care Solutions seniorcs.com 916-965-5565 (provides education, resources, & placement options)

A Senior Connection aseniorconnection.com 916-224-2470

A Place for Mom http://www.aplaceformom.com 866-518-0936

Eldercare locator www.eldercare.gov 800-677-1116

Arise Senior Placement This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 1-800-516-2771

Seniorly seniorly.com 855-866-4515

 

Housing options in Yolo County:

Yolo Housing Authority http://ych.ca.gov for lists of affordable housing complexes in Yolo County

Alderson Convalescent Hospital http://www.achwoodland.com 530-662-9003 124 Walnut St. Woodland Andy Gamboa MSW

Palm Gardens Assisted Living palmgardensal.com 530-661-0574 240 Palm Ave, Woodland has assisted living, memory care, and short stays

Cottonwood post-acute rehab, skilled nursing, and long term care 530-662-9193 625 Cottonwood Street, Woodland

Atria/Covell Gardens http://atriaseniorliving.com/ 530-419-1884, 1111 Alvarado Ave, Davis provides independent & assisted living, memory care, and short term stays, month to month obligation

The Californian 1224 Cottonwood St Woodland http://thecalifornian.net 530-666-2433 assisted living, memory care, and short stay respite

Carlton Senior Living https://carltonseniorliving.com 530-564-7002 month to month obligation

Clover Home Board and Care 530-661-1167 412 Clover St Woodland

Eleanor Roosevelt Circle 675 Cantrill Dr, Davis 530-753-3400 mixed income senior living community; 59-1 bedroom apts; has community building and full time social services coordinator on site

Gloria’s Country Care Home 530-666-3048 34606 State Hwy 16 Woodland on a farm on the outskirts of Woodland w/animals and lovely gardens

New Harmony Mutual Housing Community mutualhousing.com 530-758-2889 3030 Cowell Blvd, Davis 69 1-3 bedroom apartments for individuals & working families w/kids, low income

Quality Senior Care Homes (RCFE) in Davis: Spanish Bay, Astoria l, Astoria ll; Owner-Roberta Kanter This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 530-304-1994

Sacred Heart Board & Care 530-662-6055 605 Connor Lane, Woodland

Eldervilla Board & Care 1301 Homewood Drive Woodland 530-329-3834 ~$3,000-3,500/month, 6 units

Shasta Point Retirement Community 1501 Shasta Dr, Davis low income senior living community;

St John’s Village www.sjrv.org. 135 Woodland Ave, Woodland 530-662-1290 provides independent, assisted, memory care, skilled nursing, and short stays

University Retirement Community retirement.org 530-747-7000 1515 Shasta Dr, Davis provides independent & assisted living, memory care, and skilled nursing/rehab options in cottages up to 3 bedroom apartments; buy in required w/monthly fees

 

Home health services:

Advanced Home Care Solutions advhomecare.org 530-419-2860 (based in Woodland; offers non-medical transport also)

A Senior Connection aseniorconnection.com 916-224-2470

Amada Senior Care amadaseniorcare.com 877-442-6232

Apex Care apexcare.com 530-760-5162 Cindi Unger Community Relations Manager

Fijian caregivers www.fijiancare.com 707-867-1009

Home Instead home instead.com 888-364-9489

Comfort Keepers comfortkeepers.com 866-203-3522 Jan Taylor is Community Relations Manager; has ‘easy skype w/grandpa’ program

IHSS (In Home Supportive Services/Yolo County Public Authority) assists Medi Cal patients in finding a care provider for help w/cooking, cleaning, shopping, & personal care www.yolocounty.org 530-661-2955

Kindred at Home kindredhealthcare.com 866-546-3733

Nextdoor Neighbor nextdoor.com website to ask neighbors for caregiving references

Visiting Angels visitingangels.com 800-365-4189 non-medical home care; can use one time when away from home

WECARE4YOLO wecare4yolo.com 530-564-6229 Director Kelli Villaneueva & mom Kathy

Well Dunn Nursing Services This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 530-666-3680 Owner Pamela Byrd-Dunn 2 hr minimum; all staff are nurses

 

Disability Services:

Alta Regional www.ataregional.org/ 916-978-6400 for adults w/developmental disabilities; provides assistance w/housing, chores, personal care, cooking, cleaning, meds, transportation, scheduling/coordinating/attending MD appts.

InAlliance https://inallianceinc.com 916-381-1300 x206 intake coordinator; provides services to adults w/disabilities that encourages community inclusion through training & employment, housing, volunteering, supported living systems, and community integration

Progressive Employment Concepts (PEC) progressiveemployment.org 530-747-0230 a non-profit organization helping individuals w/developmental disabilities become valued and successful contributing members of the community through work, volunteering, and post secondary education

Braille & Talking Book Library This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 800-952-5666 for adults w/visual impairments

Victor Reader is a handheld media player for the blind and visually impaired, provides access to books, music, websites, radio stations, microphone w/audio playback, reads books etc, can buy on amazon

Senior Impact Project 916-889-7586 free 5-8 day intensive home training for the significantly visually impaired or blind person (instructions on cooking, mobility training, braille, gives you a cane)

California Telephone Access Program www.CaliforniaPhones.org 800-806-1191 Free specialized phones for adults w/visual & hearing impairments. Doctor’s order required.

Norcal Center on Deafness norcalcenter.org 916-349-7500

Summer House summerhouseinc.org 530-757-1294 supports adults with developmental disabilities throughout Yolo County. Provides services through Alta California Regional Center

Outa Sight outasightgroup.com 530-662-0535 for adults w/visual impairments

Society for the Blind 916-452-8271 societyfortheblind.org offers support groups, classes, events, free books, audiobooks, magazines

Yolo County Books by mail This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 530-757-5588 offering free books and books on tape to adults with mobility challenges; free return postage

Resources for Independent Living (RIL) rilnj.org 609-747-7745 provides services for people with disabilities-skill training, info & referral, transition, peer support, and advocacy

Ability Tools abilitytools.org 800-390-2699 provides free or low cost assistive devices, tools, and services to people w/disabilities; takes donations

Easter Seals easterseals.com 916-485-6711 provides adult day services for individuals w/developmental disabilities

 

Transportation:

American Cancer Society cancer.org

Community Care Car communitycarecar.org 530-662-7800 make reservations at least 1 day in advance; optional $2 donation, riders must be able to board without assistance, transportation available M-F 8-3, rides available only within Woodland, caregivers may ride along, Sunday morning rides available for church services

Davis Community Transit (DCT) cityofdavis.org 530-747-8240 office open 8-5pm daily, transit operates M-F 4:30a-11:30p & S/S/holidays 7a-10:30p, reserve at least one day in advance, for people who qualify under the Americans with Disabilities Act, application required every 3 years, $2.50-4.50/ride one way, rides available only within Davis, may be accompanied by an attendant for no extra charge

Yolo Bus Special Paratransit http://yolobus.com 530-666-2877 reservations recommended, door to door service for people with mobility challenges or a disabling health condition; $3-5 one way within Yolo County and to some areas of Sacramento and Vacaville, application required

Uber Assist is a smart phone app, for non-emergency transport for people requiring assistance into vehicles, can accommodate folding wheelchairs, walkers, and scooters

Good Neighbor Transit 530-388-0338 M-Sat, for non-emergency transport for w/c bound & non-ambulatory clients, $100-120 R/T Yolo County

Mo’s Go’s This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 530-304-6035 M-F 7a-5p, weekends possible w/advanced notice, from $45 o/w in Davis, can travel within 30 miles of Davis/Woodland

Advanced Transport service This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 530-419-2860 M-F 7a-6p, weekend by appointment, non-emergency transport, $35 for pick up+$1.50/hr o/w, travels within 30 miles of Davis/Woodland

Medical Transportation Management (MTM) 888-828-1254 Free transportation to medical appointments for Partnership members. Call 5 days prior to appointment.

 

Where to donate unneeded supplies:

Davis Senior Center equipment closet

American Lutheran Church 530-662-6338 M-F 9-1

Schiff Estate services schiffestateservices.com

Sacramento Estate Sales estatesaleshelp.com

Levy Estate Services levyestateservices.com

Ability Tools ability tools.org 800-390-2699

Freecycle freecycle.org a free online site to get and give free stuff in your own town; to keep reuseable stuff out of the landfill

Trash nothing crunchbase.com a free online site to promote sharing, reuse, and recycling

Nextdoor Neighbor nextdoor.com a free online site to give away or sell unneeded supplies

 

Adult Day Programs:

Saturday Club at Davis Senior Center 530-758-3704 Offered 2 Saturdays a month 10-3pm-includes lunch, arts and crafts, games, exercises, socialization, and entertainment; $50/session, scholarship money available

Yolo Adult Day Health Program http://friendsofadultdayhealth.org 530-666-8828 20 N. Cottonwood St, Woodland Exec Dir: Dawn Myers, Social Workers: Cathleen ?, Beth Conn-Ossenfort

Triple R Adult Day Program http://tripler.org/ has dementia ADP in 3 sites in Sac

Easter Seals easterseals.com 916-485-6711 provides adult day services for people w/cognitive impairments who need assistance with ADL’s

True Connections provides adult day services for people w/physical or cognitive disabilities

 

Music:

American Music Therapy Assoc http://www.musictherapy.org/ for a listing of music therapists; 301-589-3300 This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for questions

Threshold Choir https://www.thresholdchoir.org/davis 716-912-4994 or 530-304-2770 to bring ease and comfort to those at the threshold of living and dying; groups of 2-4 singers sing non-religious songs; lasts about 20 mins, no charge

Music and Memory https://musicandmemory.org providing ipods to individuals living with moderate to severe dementia

 

Support Groups: (in Yolo County)

Alzheimer’s Association www.alz.org 1-800-272-3900 monthly newsletter w/support groups in Yolo & the greater Sacramento area

Alzheimer’s support group Davis Senior Center

Caregiver’s Support Group at Davis Community Church 412 C Street, Davis 10-11:30 1st & 3rd Tuesdays of each month 530-753-2894 co-facilitated by DCC & Yolo Hospice. No charge. Open to all. No registration required.

Drop-in Grief Support for Adults at Yolo Hospice 1909 Galileo Ct. Suite A, Davis 6-7:30pm weekly on Thursdays; provides support for the bereaved at any phase of their grief process. No charge. Open to all. No registration required. Questions at 530-758-5566.

Anticipatory Loss Support Group at Yolo Hospice 1909 Galileo Ct. Suite A, Davis 7-8:30pm 2nd and 4th Mondays of each month; provides a safe place for patients and their loved ones to explore their experiences with loss surrounding serious illnesses and examining possible coping strategies. No charge. Open to all. No registration required. Questions at 530-758-5566.

Caregiver Support Group at Davis Senior Center 646 A Street, Davis 10-11am 3rd Wednesday of each month; sponsored by the Alzheimer’s Association & the Davis Senior Center. Questions at 530-757-5696. No charge. Open to all. No registration required.

Caregiver Support Group at Yolo Adult Day Health Center 20 N. Cottonwood Street, Woodland. 6:30-8pm the 2nd Tuesday of each month. To support, encourage, and educate caregivers of loved ones with memory loss. Open to families and friends. No charge. Open to all. No registration required.

Parkinson’s Support Group at Davis Senior Center 646 A Street, Davis 1:30-2:30, 3rd Thursday of each month, icarol.info offers support group for families, caregivers, and people living with Parkinson’s, no registration required, no charge

Stroke Survivor support group Woodland Senior Center

UCD Caregiver Support at North Hall in Women’s resource center conference room 12-1pm 2nd Friday of each month sign up at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. questions to Sandy Batchelor (UCD support coordinator) at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 530-754-8791 530-752-4744 open to UCD faculty, staff, alumni

 

Low cost home repairs & modifications:

NeighborWorks 916-452-5356 low cost home improvement loans with no monthly payments, small grants may be available

Rebuilding Together 916-455-1880 provides affordable assessments and home modifications to increase safety at home (ie. Grab bars, railings toilet risers, hand-held shower sprayers, ramps, night lights, smoke and fire detectors, lever door handles, anti-skid protection, and more)

Kiwanis Handy Helper 530-662-6259 This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. (Tom) woodlandkiwanis.com; assists senior citizens and those with limited mobility to complete minor repairs around their homes

Sunrise Rotary Club 530-662-0755 This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. provides basic home maintenance at no charg to Woodland seniors (ie replacing light bulbs in hard to reach areas, changing smoke alarm batteries, repairing leaky faucets or toilet tank issues, blown fuses or resetting the GFI plug)

 

Equipment/Supplies:

Timberlake 800-281-1764

Apria 800-339-3287

Equipment Closets: (long term DME loans for anyone)

American Lutheran Church 530-662-6338 M-F 9-1

Davis Senior Center 530-757-5696

Easter Seals 916-485-6711

 

Caregiving Resources:

Teepa Snow http://teepasnow.com videos and other resources to care for people living with dementia

Family Caregiver Alliance https://www.caregiver.org 800-445-8106 videos, webinars, & many other caregiving resources

American Association for Retired People (AARP) aarp.org/caregiving 1-877-333-5885 many resources including free health publications & other resources

Veteran’s Caregiver Support Line 1-855-260-3274 tells you about assistance that is available to you at the VA, helps you access services & benefits, connects you with a caregiver support coordinator near you

Caregiver Action Network caregiveraction.org has a monthly e newsletter you can sign up for for free, lots of caregiver resources & videos

National Institutes on Aging https://www.nia.nih.gov/ excellent free health publications & other info

CareGiving.com caregiving resources

Alzheimers Foundation of America www.alzfdn.org 866-232-8484 education, support, referrals, help line, free quarterly newsletter

Del Oro Caregiver Resource Center www.deloro.org 916-728-9333 provides case management, mediation, support, legal consultation, grants for caregiver respite in Yolo County

 

Caregiving Books:

Creating Moments of Joy by Jolene Brackey

When Reasoning No Longer Works by Angel Smits

The Dementia Handbook by Judy Cornish

When Caring Takes Courage by Mara Botonis

The 36-Hour Day by Mace & Rabins

Age in Place by Shrager (modifying, organizing, and decluttering your home)

The Caregiver’s Toolbox by Hartley & Wong checklists & resources to make caregiving life easier

 

Community support during the caregiving journey…

Caring Bridge https://www.caringbridge.org communicating your health journey to family and friends for support

Lotsa Helping Hands http://tosahelpinghands.com/ http://alzheimers.lotsahelpinghands.com/caregiving/home/ creating a care community by offering a way for your friends and family to support you doing chores and making meals during your caregiving journey

Meal Train mealtrain.com organizing free meals and more for individuals needing a helping hand

 

Other caregiving resources:

Davis Senior Center This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 530-757-5696 646 A St, Davis The senior center has a wide variety of activities& classes offered M-F and you can sign up for a free online monthly senior newsletter called The Scene which will keep you updated on local events, lectures, movies, outings, and assistance

Woodland Senior Center www.cityofwoodland.org/seniors 530-661-2001 2001 East St, Woodland

Meals on Wheels mealsonwheelsamerica.org 530-747-5870 or 530-662-7035 x 202 (James is the home care delivery coordinator)

Health Insurance Counseling & Advocacy Program HICAP 916-376-8915 to get assistance with Medicare and other health insurance questions

MediCal (also for IHSS services) 530-661-2750

Medicare 800-633-4227

Multipurpose Senior Services Program MSSP 1-800-510-2020 This program helps the frail elderly remain at home with social and health care management. To qualify, you must be 65 or older, live in the service area and be Medi-Cal eligible. Services offered are adult day care, housing assistance, chore and personal care assistance, protective supervision, care management, respite, transportation, meal services, social services, and communication services

Long term care ombudsman 916-486-1876 for issues in long term care facilities

Legal services of Northern California 916-376-8910 help for seniors over 60

Elder Abuse restraining order http://www.courts.ca.gov/1273.htm

Food Bank yolofoodbank.org 530-668-0690 to find a local site to pick up food

Friendship Line 1-800-971-0016 www.IOAging.org offers daily phone calls to lonely individuals

Telephone Reassurance Program 1-888-334-3490 phone chats with homebound, lonely, depressed seniors

Safe Return http://www.alz.org/comfortzone/index.asp to track individuals who wander

Parkinson’s movement class trokanski.com 530-756-3949 free movement class Tuesdays 2-3pm weekly, must preregister

Senior Legal Hotline 800-222-1753 www.seniorlegalhotline.org to provide legal help to seniors to protect their dignity, independence, safety, and financial stability

AARP Social Security Resource Center aarp.org/socialsecurity a place to find clear, easy-to-follow and comprehensive information on Social Security

Yolo Hospice and Palliative care 530-758-5566 yolohospice.org provides support, resources, and care for individuals (and their family/friends) with life limiting illnesses and at end of life

 

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