San Diego, California
You can help seniors age in place with dignity.
Seniors in San Diego remain our largest underserved population. While the general population in the County will increase by 38 percent in 2030, those 65 and older will increase by 130 percent - an astonishing figure that needs to be addressed.
As the County deals with inadequate affordable housing, the practical solution is to help seniors remain in their homes as long as possible. ElderHelp is one of the only agencies that meets this need - keeping them healthy, safe and stable in their own homes. Our Care Coordination program services - delivered at no cost to the senior - bring more than comfort to our clients. We actually help them extend their meager incomes by saving them the expense of transportation, minor home modifications and repairs, garden services and pet care.
Of more significance is our proactive health advocacy and monitoring, which averts or delays the financial hardship of needing a nursing home or long term care.
Many seniors have reached the point in their lives where their physical limitations preclude them from using public transportation, or in some cases, using it regularly. Others live in areas not readily served by public transportation. Our Care Coordination transportation program is one of the few programs that specialize in transportation services designed especially for seniors and the challenges they face in accessing transportation. And because there are no fees, it is accessible to all seniors who live in our service area.
ElderHelp serves a very special population in San Diego, a deserving but forgotten one - our senior residents. The senior population is our fastest-growing segment, and as they become more frail, ...read more
ElderHelp provides personalized services and information that help seniors remain independent and live with dignity in their own homes.