The mission of the Alzheimer's Association is to eliminate Alzheimer's disease through the advancement of research, to provide care and support for all affected, and to reduce the risk of dementia through the promotion of brain health.
Ashby Village is a nonprofit organization that supports older adults in Berkeley and surrounding areas age independently in their homes and communities. It is a reciprocal network whose members can grow, laugh with and rely on one another to improve quality of life and expand choices at all stages of aging.
Belmont Village has an excellent reputation due to our unparalleled service and ability to care for our residents' changing health and social needs. We offer a wide array of amenities catering to independent residents and those who may require assisted living or memory care services.
Berkeley ADU Task Force
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The Berkeley ADU Task Force is a group of local builders, realtors, policy makers and others who are working to Identify and remove obstacles to “grassroots housing,” which includes ADUs, shared housing, and other “family first” housing arrangements.Identify and remove obstacles to “grassroots housing,” which includes ADUs, shared housing, and other “family first” housing arrangements.
Berkeley Health and Wellness Publications delivers evidence-based consumer health and wellness information aimed at improving the overall health of the general public. It is owned and edited by the School of Public Health at UC Berkeley and all profits are earmarked primarily for graduate student support.
Our goal is to provide the University of California, Berkeley community with an exciting combination of discovery, learning, and adventure in educationally oriented travel. Travel in and of itself is a learning experience. Broaden your understanding of cultures, history, politics, and the natural world by traveling with Cal Discoveries Travel.
The Center for Independent Living (The CIL) provides advocacy and services that increase awareness, collaboration, and opportunity among people with disabilities and the community at large.
Clayton Valley Village is an intergenerational community of seniors and volunteers organized to help members remain active, involved and independent in their own homes.
Family Caregiver Alliance (FCA) seeks to improve the quality of life for caregivers through education, services, research, and advocacy. For residents of the San Francisco Bay Area, FCA provides support services for caregivers of those with Alzheimer’s disease, stroke, Parkinson’s, and other debilitating health conditions that strike adults.
Jewish Family & Community Services East Bay
JFCS East Bay provides medical and personal home care services with geriatric social worker oversight, a free senior information line, aging consultations, and care planning. Services are open to all, regardless of religion, race, or ethnicity.
The first Village to open in Contra Costa County, Lamorinda Village is a picturesque gateway to the Diablo Valley area. The Village serves the towns of Lafayette, Moraga and Orinda.
North Oakland Village, part of the national Village movement, is a community of people- neighbors helping neighbors- who support healthy, safe and independent living as they grow older in their own homes. North Oakland Village helps its community of members and volunteers stay active, become engaged, and have fun, enlivened by the fresh new community our village represents.
OLLI @Berkeley is an educational program for lifelong learners age 50 and up who are eager to explore traditional and new areas of knowledge - without exams or grades. Classes are taught by distinguished UC Berkeley faculty and other Bay Area experts.
PREPARE for Your Care is an online resource that helps people learn about and prepare for medical decision making. This evidenced-based tool features video stories in English and Spanish and guides users as they explore their wishes and learn how to discuss them with family, friends, and medical providers.
Road Scholar is the nation’s largest educational travel organization for adults. Road Scholars are immersed in a variety of experiential learning activities, enlisting renowned faculty and experts and offer 5,500 extraordinary educational adventures for individuals dedicated to lifelong learning. Stop by our table to learn more about our adventures.
Stagebridge, based in Oakland, California, is the nation’s oldest and most renowned theatre company of older adults. Founded in 1978 by Dr. Stuart Kandell, the company’s mission is to transform the lives of older adults and their communities through the performing arts.
The UCSF Division of Geriatrics’ Optimizing Aging Registry engages in meaningful research to improve the quality of care for older adults and their caregivers. The registry is a collection of individuals interested in learning about and participating in research. Research is used to find new ways to treat or prevent health conditions and to find the best way to care for people. Older adults and their caregivers are crucial to research, so that researchers can develop innovative treatments and care programs for this unique population.
The Health Care Facilitator (HCF) is here to help faculty and staff, retirees, survivors and their eligible family members to better understand and obtain the full benefits and services available from the UC-sponsored health plans. The Health Care Facilitator is a knowledgeable counselor who will provide you with confidential one-on-one assistance in resolving health plan issues. There is no charge for the services provided by the Health Care Facilitators.
A non-profit, member-supported, community-based network that
provides independent living resources, referrals and community connections for those wishing to remain in their homes and neighborhoods of choice for as long as possible.
UC Retiree Associations*
University of California Retiree Association at Berkeley
UC Berkeley Emeriti Association
Lawrence Berkeley National Lab Ex-L’s
President’s and Regents Retiree Association
Retiree and Emeriti associations perform several critical functions for their members. From serving as watchdog and advocate at the campus and statewide levels to offering social interaction with colleagues and friends, strong and large associations protect retirees’ rights and nourish their relationships with each other and the UC campuses.