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Quarterly Newsletter Fall 2022

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Prepare for Medicare Changes in 2023 

The Medicare Annual Enrollment Period (AEP) runs between October 15 and December 7, every year. The Sourcewise Health Insurance Counseling & Advocacy Program (HICAP) offers services by appointment over the phone and by video conference. Face-to-face appointments...

Aging In Place

Do you want to grow old in your own home? Many older adults want to "age in place" - stay in their own homes as they get older - but may have concerns about safety, getting around, or other daily activities. Living at home as you age requires careful planning. A few...

Personalized Care Planning to Fit Your Needs 

The Multipurpose Senior Services Program (MSSP) is a case management program at Sourcewise designed to help older adults who are at risk of nursing home placement to remain living safely at home. MSSP has been part of Sourcewise since 1986 and serves frail older...

Coping Skills as a Sandwich Generation Caregiver 

According to the Alzheimer’s Association, millions of Americans are in the “Sandwich Generation”, which cares for both children and aging parents. Being a Sandwich Generation caregiver to both a child and an older adult may be extremely difficult at times, and you may...

November is Alzheimer’s Awareness Month  

Alzheimer’s disease is a serious condition that most commonly affects older adults of any background or origin, especially among people whose family has a history of Alzheimer’s. As we get older, it is encouraged to get checked up and get a diagnosis. November is...

Protection & Security

We are committed to educating our community members about scams targeting seniors in Santa Clara County; as well as providing up-to-date information offering protection against such scams. This page offers timely data about scams reported, steps to take when targeted, and how to avoid these scams. Guidance is made available as scams are identified.

Receive updates on identified scams targeting seniors by visiting the national database: fraud.org

Protect Yourself from Scams and Find Support

Everyone has a right to safety and justice. However, it is estimated that millions of older adults, from all walks of life encounter harmful scams every year. Providing necessary supports to keep everyone safe and engaged as we age is crucial. Ageism (biases against...

FTC Warns of Scams Related to Economic Payments

Becca Kelly Slaughter, Acting Chair of the Federal Trade Commission (FTC), validates that the American Rescue Plan is now law. That means a lot of individuals will soon be getting desperately needed economic impact payments of up to fourteen hundred dollars. ...

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Giving a Lift to Those in Need

Santa Clara, November 2022: Seventy-five-year-old Lillian Squiers no longer drives, and macular degeneration robbed her 74-year-old husband Larry of his ability to pilot a car years ago. They had nowhere to turn for transportation. Then they found Sourcewise — a...

Volunteers Handwrite Cards for Homebound Seniors

Santa Clara, December 20, 2021: Dozens of volunteers from corporations, community groups, and local schools dedicated their time and talents to handwrite holiday cards for homebound seniors in Santa Clara County. Sourcewise received a record amount of handmade and...

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