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Crisis Support Services of Alameda County is currently accepting clients for individual counseling in both Older Adult and Grief Counseling Programs.

Crisis Support Services of Alameda County recognizes and understands the impact of trauma including the challenge of accessing supportive services. Their mission is to provide a welcoming and safe environment rooted in the belief that through collaboration with clients at every stage of services, healing is possible.

For more information, call 1 (800) 260-0094.

An Easy Way to Keep your Kitchen Safe

Many home fire injuries happen as a result of leaving cooking equipment unattended. The CookStop is a really clever device that uses motion sensors to detect when the cook has wandered away from the kitchen. If you forget that you have left the stove on, CookStop will automatically shut off the stove for you.

To learn more please give us a call, or reach out to CookStop at 669-900-4920.

Free Technology Workshop

One of the dedicated volunteers at Alta Bates Summit Medical Center  is offering a free workshop for anyone who wants to familiarize themselves with new – and old – tech. He is hoping to attract seniors and people who work with seniors and who may often be called upon to help them with their tech.

See the attached flyer for more details!

Get a ride from LIFE Elder Care!

Are you having trouble with East Bay Para Transit? Do you want to order a Lyft but don’t have a smart phone? LIFE Elder Care has two transportation programs that may be able to help! Please see the flyer and FAQ’s for more information about the two programs. If you have any questions about which is a right fit for you, please call 510-820-3201.

Click here for LIFE Elder Care FAQs and here for information on VIP Zip.

2018 African American Caregiving & Wellness Forum

The 2018 African American Caregiving & Wellness Forum is FREE, open to the public, with on-site respite available for caregivers to bring their loved ones in their care. The Forum will be held at the Ed Roberts Campus in Berkeley on Saturday, 4/21 from 8:30am to 2pm. The program begins at 9:15am, and there will be a complimentary lunch and health screening for everyone.

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