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Senior Home Care in Livermore, CA
Senior Care Resources for Caregivers in Livermore
Senior Home Care in Livermore
If you or your family member who lives in the Livermore area is considering whether to move to an assisted living facility or to remain at home with a caregiver, we know that this is a difficult time and a tough decision. We’ve worked with many Tri-Valley families over the years and will help you weigh your options.
There is no one right option for everybody, but whichever option you choose, you should be aware of the pros and cons of your senior care options.
Home care in Livermore is the less known as an option compared to relocating to an assisted living facility. However, home care is becoming increasingly popular as an option allowing seniors to stay in their homes and receive the care they need. In the past, hiring a caregiver was a difficult process usually done by an individual family member. That was a difficult task which often resulted in hiring caregivers that didn’t work out.
But today, Aging in Place Home Care makes the transition to homecare much easier. Whether you are looking for part-time hourly care, short-term care, or full time live-in care in Livermore, we will work hard to match you with the right caregiver to accommodate your needs. Give us a call today at (925) 660-7090 for a free consultation to discuss your care options.
Livermore Senior Care Resources
Are there places that provide meals to Livermore seniors?
Senior Lunch Program at the Good Thyme Cafe located at the Livermore Community Center
Livermore seniors can enjoy a nutritious lunch at the Good Thyme Cafe, provided by Open Heart Kitchen.
Suggested donation for the lunch is $3.00 for adults 60+ or you can purchase a Punch Card which includes 10 pre-paid meals for $30.00. (Under age 60, cost is $5.00) Reservations are strongly encouraged to be made 24 hours in advance but are not required. Take out is available.
When: Monday-Friday, doors open at 11:00 am -1:00 pm. Walk ins accepted until 1245 p
Where: Robert Livermore Community Center
4444 East Ave, Livermore
Culinary Angels: Meal Deliveries for Livermore Seniors Facing Serious Health Issues
For seniors facing serious health issues, a wonderful non-profit group called Culinary Angels offers free meals delivered to your door every other Wednesday, typically between 3 and 5 PM. For more information, contact Culinary Angels at https://culinaryangels.org/request-a-meal/.
Meals are prepared in the beautiful kitchen at First Presbyterian Church in Livermore. All volunteers have successfully completed the California Food Handler’s Course and are trained by Culinary Angels.
For more information about Culinary Angels, email email@example.com or call 925-899-3426.
2020 Fifth Street
Livermore, CA 94550
Additional Food and Nutrition Resources in Alameda County
Alameda County Community Food Bank; www.accfb.org
CalFresh (California’s Food Stamp Program); www.alamedasocialservices.org
North County Multi-Service Center (2000 San Pablo Ave., Oakland, 94612)
Eastmont Self-Sufficiency Center (6955 Foothill Blvd., 1st Floor, Oakland 94605)
Mercy Brown Bag Program (supplemental groceries twice month to eligible low-income seniors); http://mercyretirementcenter.org
510-534-8540 ext. 369
Senior Resources Food Co-op (wholesale produce) St. Paul’s Church, Oakland; www.stpaulsoakland.org
Where places do you recommend for caregivers to visit in Livermore?
The Livermore Senior Center offers programs to people aged 50+. The senior center offers the following programs:
- Day and overnight Trip program
- Holiday party
- Life-enriching educational programs
- Information and referral service including information on senior housing, transportation, navigating age-related issues and on-site services with collaborative agencies.
- BART tickets for those 65+
- Dial-A-Ride tickets
- Free baseball tickets to the Oakland A’s
- Free eyeglass cleaning and adjustment
- Billiards, Pinochle, Mahjong and more.
To see all of the classes, programs and services, we offer, please view the Activity Guide.
What options are available for Livermore seniors who need transportation to medical appointments?
At Aging in Place Home Care, our caregivers often provide transportation to medical appointments, physical therapy and gyms. Please ask us how we can help with regular transportation services!
Dial-A-Ride Paratransit in Livermore
Dial-A-Ride is an Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) paratransit service which provides accessible door-to-door transportation to eligible people with disabilities in Livermore, Pleasanton, Dublin, and the surrounding unincorporated areas of Alameda County. This service is available whenever fixed-route service is operating. Dial-A-Ride is public shared ride transportation. Drivers can provide assistance to the vehicle from the front door of the origin and to the front door of the destination but do not enter private businesses or residences.
Dial-A-Ride Reservations & Cancellations: 925-455-7510
Para-transit vouchers are available at the Livermore Senior Center.
A non-profit organization, Senior Support of the Tri-Valley also offers a program called The Volunteers Assisting Seniors with Transportation (VAST) program. It is designed to meet the needs of seniors who have an essential but non-urgent medical appointment and have exhausted all other options to obtain a ride (Paratransit, Wheels Dial-A-Ride, relatives, friends and neighbors).
The program supplements existing public and paratransit services by providing door through door transportation via volunteer drivers and staff. The program does not provide emergency or same day transportation.
- Seniors 60 and over
- Live in Dublin, Pleasanton, Livermore and Sunol
- Unable to find a ride with a relative, friend or use other means of transportation
- Able to transfer in and out of a vehicle without assistance.
- Need a ride to a medical appointment or health related service.
Hours: Rides are available Monday – Friday by appointment only.
Cost: All rides are provided FREE of charge.
- Stay in home where most comfortable and familiar.
- Home care is a more cost-effective alternative to assisted living.
- Less traumatic: no need to organize and eliminate long term belongings.
- Easier to maintain routines.
- Ability to customize meals.
- Varied routine: spend time with caregiver away from the home.
- One-on-One caregiver to client ratio.
- Opportunity to match the right caregiver to the right client.
- No extra space in home required for caregiver.
- Opportunities for social interaction.
- Some facilities include nursing care.
- May require home sale to pay for care.
- Usually can’t keep pets.
Short Term Care in Livermore
Short term caregivers in Livermore can be an excellent resource for people recovering from a surgery or needing fill-in help when the primary caregiver is unavailable.
Live In Care in Livermore
When around-the-clock care is necessary, we are here to help. Our trained caregivers will be at your Livermore or Tri-Valley home help you with daily tasks, to intervene in emergency situations and most importantly, to be a companion.
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