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Quarterly Newsletter Fall 2021

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Get Ready for Medicare Changes in 2022

The Medicare Annual Enrollment Period (AEP) will start on October 15 and last through December 7, 2021. Sourcewise Health Insurance Counseling & Advocacy Program (HICAP) Counselors have adapted to serve Santa Clara County residents’ needs amidst the COVID-19...

Become a Community Advocate for Older Adults

The Sourcewise Advisory Council plays a vital role in advocating for the diverse needs of older adults in Santa Clara County. Members of the Advisory Council participate in planning future services provided and funded by Sourcewise. Members are involved in the...

Improve Your Sleep Quality

Sleep is important for people of all ages to stay in good health. As people age, other health conditions can play a role in sleep patterns and lead to inadequate sleep that can have a further impact on the person’s health.  Inadequate sleep can lead to an increased...

Breaking Technology Barriers for Older Adults

Utilizing smart devices, like tablets can make older adults’ lives better in several ways. Tablets can help magnify text on the screens, allow you to jot down key details to save as reminders, and so much more. While many older adults do not have the same familiarity...

November is National Family Caregivers Month

Celebrated each November, the National Family Caregivers (NFC) Month, is a time to recognize and honor family caregivers across the country. The Caregiver Action Network (CAN) organization began promoting the national recognition of family caregivers back in 1994. In...

Protection and 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.

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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. ...

Latest News & Articles

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...