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San Jose, California Senior Living Resources

Nestled in the foothills of Silicon Valley, San Jose, California is a large city that is known for its comfortable climate, its booming economy and its outdoor recreational sites and attractions. It serves as an ideal retirement destination for seniors who enjoy pursuing an active, enriching lifestyle. With its beautiful public gardens, its expansive parks and its shopping, dining and recreational amenities, San Jose is a wonderful place to live.

Local Insights

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Median Senior Living Costs

San Jose, CA

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Senior Living in San Jose, CA is:

  • 7% more expensive than the state of California
  • 18% more expensive than the West region
  • 18% more expensive than the nation as a whole
Use our Senior Living Cost Index to learn more about senior living costs in your area.

Professional Senior Services

Explore the Directory to find local senior products and services that meet the needs of you and your family.

Alzheimer's & Dementia

ALZHEIMER'S ASSOCIATION NORTHERN CALIFORNIA CHAPTER
www.alz.org/norcal

We serve hundreds of families with our 24/7 helpline, offer one-on-one care consultations, maintain more than 150 support groups, mobilize 1,000 volunteers in the cause, and raised more than $1.7 million for our national research program in fiscal year 13 and more.

DEMENTIA CARE COACHING
www.dementiacarecoaching.com

The mission of Dementia Care Coaching is to educate and support families and caregivers of people with dementia.

Elder Law Attorneys

LAW OFFICE OF LISA C. BRYANT, INC.
www.sanjoseelderlaw.com
(800) 663-5322

Our lawyers, Lisa C. Bryant and Sara E. Hire, have successfully represented clients in all types of disability, estate planning and elder law matters. We are confident in our ability to meet your needs.

Roy Litherland

LAW OFFICE OF ROY W. LITHERLAND, AN ESTATE PLANNING AND ELDER CARE LAW FIRM
www.attorneyoffice.com
(408) 356-9200
info@attorneyoffice.com

We have been providing legal services in California since 1975. We specialize in estate planning, trust administration, probate, Medicaid/Medi-Cal Planning, and geriatric care management.

Health, Medical & Safety

We sell, install, rent and service stair and porch lifts for elderly and disabled in The San Francisco Bay Area. We serve Oakland, San Jose, Hayward, Fremont, Alameda, San Francisco, Palo Alto, Richmond, Pleasanton and so on.

Home Care

StarLight CareGivers provides personal care and companion care for seniors and the disabled so they can age safely at home. Our mission is to enhance the living quality of seniors as well as their family members.

Our philosophy of care includes individualized 24x7 services to accommodate various home care needs, keeping family members involved in every step of care, and communication of care via the latest online technology platforms.

Based in Los Altos, our core service areas include Santa Clara and San Mateo Counties.

Real Estate Services

I enjoy working with Seniors and have a Real Estate Specialist (SRES) designation, which qualifies me to work with seniors and their families to sell the seniors’ homes. I do this with compassion, patience, and kindness.

We are senior real estate specialists. We sell the house and include Senior Move Specialist services as part of our service. We decaffeinate the transition!

Mike is a Senior’s Transition Consultant and a certified Senior’s Real Estate Specialist® (SRES), a local real estate broker with over 20 years of experience, specializing in transactions of the elderly and their families, with an extensive background in estates, trusts, wills and trusteeships.

Mike’s goal is to help, inform and encourage families in preparing for elder transition. Call for information regarding ‘A Family’s Guide To Senior Transitions – 8 Essentials for Navigating Change.’

Is the thought of selling your home overwhelming? As your trusted advisors, we'll help you de-clutter, pack, prepare home for sale & coordinate move to new home or senior community. FREE personal assistant & FREE local movers. Allow us to make this a positive, stress-free experience.

Senior Activities

SOUTHSIDE SENIOR CENTER
www.southsideseniorcenter.com

Southside Senior Center caters to all seniors (50 and older) in the San Jose area. We provide a multitude of activities resulting in something for everyone.

Local Services and Government

Local Attractions and Amenities

Upcoming San Jose Volunteer Events for Seniors
May 24, 2016 through Jul 28, 2017
Austin, TX

Do you enjoy helping people tell their life story? Has hospice made a profound difference in the life of a loved one and you would like to give back?

Consider being a hospice volunteer.

Volunteering...

Jun 05, 2017 through Sep 25, 2017
10:00 AM to 10:30 AM
Austin, TX

Family Eldercare's Lifetime Connections Without Walls is looking for a volunteer to facilitate 30 minutes of laughter for our homebound seniors.

Our participants join in for a half hour of funny...

Aug 30, 2016 through Nov 30, 2017
Austin, TX
Halcyon Home needs you to come be a friend for our Hospice Patients! We are looking for all types of people who would like to read, provide companionship, play music, or help in any way they can....
May 01, 2016 through Jul 28, 2017
Austin, TX

Lakeway ... Brookdale Hospice needs you.If you love Seniors we are your Volunteer Stopping place. Our Sr's are in one of 11 communities in the Austin area. Read, do Art Projects, listen to Music,...

Jun 01, 2016 through Jul 28, 2017
Austin, TX
It’s not surprising that hospice volunteers consistently describe their experiences as personally rewarding and fulfilling. Helping others as they near the end of their lives is a profoundly...
Feb 16, 2016 through Jul 28, 2017
Austin, TX

Delight a senior by talking about old times and new things! You will receive much more than you give.

Volunteers provide companionship for Brookdale Senior Living residents who are on hospice care...

May 24, 2016 through Jul 28, 2017
Austin, TX

REWARD YOURSELF BY SERVING OTHERS...Be a hospice volunteer with Brookdale Senior Living Solutions It’s not surprising that hospice volunteers consistently describe their experiences as personally...

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Austin, TX

Volunteer Monitors review client bank statements to make sure their social security benefits have been spent appropriately. Monitors keep seniors fiscally fit and prevent theft or financial abuse...

On-going
Round Rock, TX

Do you have wisdom to share? Are you 60 or better and enjoy offering guidance to younger generations?

Members of the Elder Wisdom Circle are seniors who share their wisdom with young advice seekers...

On-going
San Antonio, TX

Advocates provide confidential counseling and advocacy for elders age 60 or older and their caregivers. Advocates assist seniors and their caregivers by providing information and assistance about...

On-going
San Antonio, TX

Advocates provisde confidential counseling and advocacy for elders age 60 or older and their caregivers.

Advocates assist seniors and their caregivers by providing information and assistance about...

On-going
San Antonio, TX

CIMA Hospice is offering Volunteer opportunities to work with the community. The hours are flexible, and evening, daytime and weekend opportunities are available, with both indirect and direct...

On-going
Lakeway, TX

At Heart to Heart Hospice we are all about quality of life for our patients and families. As a result, I am on VolunteerMatch reaching out.

We have patients in the Lakeway area that would really...

On-going
Austin, TX

Resolutions Hospice is looking for volunteers who are interested in visiting with our terminally ill patients. Our patients become lonely and isolated because they are no longer able to go out...

On-going
San Antonio, TX

Advocates provide confidential counseling and advocacy for elder age 60 or older and their caregivers.

Advocates assist seniors and their caregivers by providing information and assistance about...

On-going
San Antonio, TX

Advocates provide confidential counseling and advocacy for elders age 60 or older and their caregivers.

Advocates assist seniors and their caregivers by providing information and assistance about...

On-going
San Antonio, TX
There are many hospice patients that request a volunteer that is close to their age which is why we are seeking volunteers that are above the age of 40. With this program we are able to connect...
On-going
San Antonio, TX

Advocates provide confidential counseling and advocacy for elders age 60 or older and their caregivers.

Advocates assist seniors and their caregivers by providing information and asistance about...

On-going
San Marcos, TX

Volunteers are an integral part of our philosophy. Hospice volunteers are there to hold a hand and listen, read or write a letter, run errands or even help out in the office. Volunteers are there...

On-going
San Antonio, TX

Advocates provide confidental counseling and advocacy for elders age 60 or older and their caregivers.

Advocates assist seniors and their caregivers by providing information and assistance about...

On-going
Austin, TX

Help Charles live independently. Charles can't manage his own finances anymore. He needs someone to manage his social security benefits and make sure his bills are paid on time. He needs help...

On-going
San Antonio, TX

Advocates provided confidential counseling and advocacy for elders age 60 or older and their caregivers.

Advocates assist seniors and their caregivers by providing information and assistance about...

On-going
Austin, TX

5Hospice Volunteers Needed. We have a wonderful patient in Georgetown who LOVES visits and has become isolated and lonely. We need YOU to visit with him and bring him some happiness!

No experience...

On-going
Bastrop, TX

Resolutions Hospice is looking for happy, caring people who want to spread some joy and visit with our hospice patients in area facilities in Smithville, Bastrop or Elgin and the surrounding...

On-going
San Antonio, TX
Many students, especially in the healthcare industry, are looking to gain direct patient care volunteer hours for their degree. Hospice is a great fit to make that happen. We provide exactly what...
On-going
Georgetown, TX

Make a difference in the life of a senior. Volunteers needed to provide transportation to Medical Appointments & Grocery Stores in the Georgetown Texas area. This volunteer opportunity is very...

On-going
Austin, TX

Resolutions Hospice is in need of veterans from any branch of the military who can visit with our terminally ill patients who are also veterans located in Round Rock, Georgetown, Elgin or...

On-going
Austin, TX

Do you have great people skills and want to help your senior neighbors? We need volunteers to work in our office to answer the calls from our clients. Volunteers coordinate rides needed with...

On-going
Austin, TX

Help a senior get out of their house and make a new friend. (Loneliness is a huge issue for seniors who stop driving.)

Take a senior grocery shopping while you shop too. (Most seniors can go...

On-going
Austin, TX

Visit with MP at his Northeast side nursing home. MP just lost his long-time volunteer and wants to continue being visited once or twice a month for some companionship and advocacy.

MP enjoys...

On-going
Austin, TX

A*MED Healthcare is committed to providing the highest quality services for their clients. They offer home health care and hospice services for patients, ensuring they make their lives meaningful....

On-going
Austin, TX

Do you want to hear great stories? Make a difference in your community? We have the perfect opportunity for you! Seniors who no longer drive are in need of transportation to their medical...

On-going
San Antonio, TX

Advocates provide confidential counseling and advocacy for elders age 60 or older and their caregivers

Advocates assist seniors and their caregivers by providing information and assistance about...

On-going
San Antonio, TX

Northeast Senior Assistance is looking for office volunteers who have a good personality and enjoy talking on the phone. You will be making calls to find rides for senior citizens. Office skills...

On-going
San Antonio, TX

Bring an Autumn smile!

Patient Volunteer needed near Castle Hills and Olmos Park, San Antonio, during the day.

Visit our patient, read aloud a favourite book.

Both you and your new friend will be...

On-going
San Antonio, TX

Advocate provide confidential counseling and advocacy for elders age 60 or older and their caregivers.

Advocates assist seniors and thair caregivers by providing information and assistance about...

On-going
San Antonio, TX

Advocates provide confidential counseling and advocacy for elders age 60 or older and their caregivers.

Advocates assist seniors and their caregivers by providing information and assistance about...

On-going
Round Rock, TX

We are searching for compassionate volunteers to visit our Hospice patients in their homes in Williamson, Bastrop, Hays and Travis Counties. Our Hospice patients suffer from life limiting...

On-going
San Antonio, TX

Cima Hospice is looking for Spanish speaking volunteers to visit our patients. Volunteers are asked to offer companionship. After orientation and training, the staff will introduce you to an...

On-going
San Antonio, TX

Advocates provide confidential counseling and advocacy for elders age 60 or older and their caregivers.

Advocates assist seniors and their caregivers by providing information and assistance about...

On-going
Austin, TX

Do you have a hidden (or not so hidden) talent that you are dying to show off? Show off at Mike's Place, a respite program for seniors with alzheimer's and dementia! The program is every Tuesday...

On-going
Leander, TX

Looking for something to fill your time? Want to give back to your community?

Volunteer with Interim Hospice and you can provide companionship and support to patients who have been diagnosed with a...

On-going
Austin, TX

We need volunteers who are willing to drive an older adult to a medical appointment or to other important destinations. You assign yourself based on your schedule and time. Volunteering is...

On-going
Austin, TX

Resolutions Hospice is actively seeking volunteers who just want to have fun! We have have several partner facilities in Georgetown, TX who are in need of helpful hands to paint nails, help with...

On-going
Hutto, TX

We are looking for Hospice Patient Support Volunteers in Hutto and Round Rock who will provide a break for the caregiver. Not all caregivers are lucky enough to have the support to take a break....

On-going
San Antonio, TX

Advocates provide outreach, education, confidential counseling and advocacy for elders age 60 or older and their caregivers.

Advocates assist seniors and their caregivers by providing information...

On-going
Austin, TX

Do you want to be a Super Hero? Drive a Senior-Senior Access provides superheroes to our senior clients. These heroes provide free transportation for our senior neighbors to get them to their...

On-going
San Antonio, TX

Heartland Hospice is looking for caring, compassionate volunteers. We consider our involvement with each patient a sacred opportunity and a privilege to be in their lives. We depend on our hospice...

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Rockport, TX
  • Clerical and adminstrative duties with no patient contact/
  • Read to a patient/Hold a hand/Lend an ear/
  • Stay with patient while family members take a needed break or keep an appointment/
  • Shop or run...
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Austin, TX

Do you want to be a Super Hero? Drive a Senior-Senior Access provides superheroes to our senior clients. These heroes provide free transportation for our senior neighbors to get them to their...

On-going
Austin, TX

Do you want to be a Super Hero? Drive a Senior-Senior Access provides superheroes to our senior clients. These heroes provide free transportation for our senior neighbors to get them to their...

On-going
Austin, TX
Do you want to be a Super Hero? Drive a Senior-Senior Access provides superheroes to our senior clients. These heroes provide free transportation for our senior neighbors to get them to their...
On-going
Austin, TX

Drive a Senior provides free transportation for our senior neighbors to get them to their doctor appointments, hair salon visits, grocery stores, or anywhere they need to go by utilizing...

On-going
Austin, TX

Drive a Senior-Senior Access works with volunteers to provide free transportation to our senior neighbors so that they may remain independent and age in place in their own homes. Transporation...

On-going
Austin, TX
Do you want to be a Super Hero? Drive a Senior-Senior Access provides superheroes to our senior clients. These heroes provide free transportation for our senior neighbors to get them to their...
On-going
Georgetown, TX

Mission

To provide compassionate care to those we serve during the end of life's journey through our commitment to clinical excellence and uncompromising service.

Description

Kindred Hospice is a...

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Rockport, TX
Handy Harbor Helpers needed for small, simple projects to help patients that live in their home. Here are some ideas: install handrails, repair or build ramps, light yard maintenance, change a...
On-going
Austin, TX
Do you want to be a Super Hero? Drive a Senior-Senior Access provides superheroes to our senior clients. These heroes provide free transportation for our senior neighbors to get them to their...
On-going
Austin, TX

Resolutions Hospice is actively seeking Activities Volunteers who enjoy engaging with patients and helping them play games like Bingo or do activities/crafts. No experience is necessary! Just a...

On-going
San Antonio, TX

Advocate provide confidential counseling and advocacy for elders age 60 or older and their caregivers.

Advocates assist seniors and their caregivers by providing information and assistance about...

On-going
San Antonio, TX

Cima Hospice has opportunities throughtout San Antonio and surround areas assisting our Hospice patients and their facilities in fun activities.

Join in or start your own activity!

Bing

Arts and...

On-going
Austin, TX

Provide socialization and companionship to someone who can no longer care for themselves and has no family or little emotional support in their lives.

Make monthly visits and be a friendly face...

On-going
San Antonio, TX

Do you have wisdom to share? Are you 60 or better and enjoy offering guidance to younger generations?

Members of the Elder Wisdom Circle are seniors who share their wisdom with young advice seekers...

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