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Information & Resource Referrals 


Personalized assistance by phone or office appointment with a resource specialist who helps identify a wide range of services for older adults and their families/caregivers. All calls are welcome- family members, caregivers, community members, individuals seeking services--anyone looking for information about aging in Sonoma County!

Alex Kennett, Information and Resource Specialist, 707-525-0143 ext. 102, akennett@councilonaging.com

Case Management/Care Navigation

Home visits assess safety, individual needs and assistance with referrals for local services/programs. For adults age 60+.

Jessica Carranza, Case Manager, 707-525-0143 ext.109, jcarranza@councilonaging.com


Adult Day Respite Program

Our Adult Day Respite Program is designed to support persons living with memory loss and their caregivers. We offered loved ones a much-needed respite from the mental and physical demands of caregiving while participants enjoy social, cognitive and physical activity to enhance their quality of life. 

Over the years, the Adult Day Respite Program has helped many isolated seniors remain, healthy, happy and connected with their community.


9:30am to 2:00pm

Healdsburg at St. Paul’s Church, 209 Matheson Street on Mondays, Tuesdays, and Wednesdays

Santa Rosa at Oakmont, 6470 Meadowridge Drive on Tuesdays and Thursdays
Santa Rosa at Church of the Roses, 2500 Patio Court on Mondays and Wednesdays

Sebastopol at Sebastopol Senior Center, 167 No. High Street on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays
Sonoma at Vintage House, 264 First Street E. on Tuesdays and Thursdays


Gentle Group Exercise

Creative Art & Music Activities

Nutritious Lunch

Stimulating Brain Games

Performances by Musicians and Artists


For more information:  Jamie Escoubas, Program Manager, 707-525-0143 ext.103, jescoubas@councilonaging.com

Senior Care Coordination

When long-term, intensive care management is needed, this program provides senior advocacy-based care management by experienced staff. The mission of this program is to provide an individualized care plan that reflects and preserves the senior’s values and lifestyle choices while maximizing opportunities for positive change and maintaining quality of life. We will develop and maintain care plans on a reasonable, fee-for-service basis. There is a fee for this program.

For more information on this program call (707) 525-0143.

Senior Peer Support

A 12-week supportive program for adults age 60+ that matches peer volunteers for home visits with older adults facing challenges such as depression, isolation, grief and caregiver stress. Volunteers are supervised by a licensed mental health clinician.

Renee Tolliver, Director of Social Services, 707-525-0143 ext. 124, rtolliver@councilonaging.com


Healthy Ideas

Healthy Ideas is a community depression program designed to detect and reduce the severity of depressive symptoms in older adults with chronic health issues and functional limitations. The program includes screening, case management and referrals to appropriate professionals.

Sarah Tucker, Clinical Supervisor, 525-0143 ext. 125, stucker@councilonaging.com


Family Justice Center

A Council on Aging Elder Advocate is based at the Family Justice Center to provide support and care coordination for older adults who have experienced domestic, physical, emotional, sexual or financial abuse. In addition, case management services are available for those coping with long-term effects of abuse. Both programs serve adults 65+.

Jeanie O’Neill, Elder Advocate, 707-565-8265, jeanie.oneill@sonoma-county.org

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