Graceful Aging Resources

The Friendship Line

An Accredited Crisis Intervention Program for the Elderly

Call In Service - Confidential telephone discussions for people 60+ who may be lonely, isolated, grieving, depressed, anxious and/or thinking about death or suicide, their caregivers and/or younger disabled adults. 
24-Hour Telephone Hotline/Warmline
Local: 415.752.3778 | National 800.971.0016

Call Out Service - Friendship Line Staff or Trained Volunteers will make phone calls to older adults for emotional support and medication reminders. 
These calls can be arranged by contacting IOA Connect at 415.750.4111

Institute on Aging, 3575 Geary Blvd. San Francisco, CA | 415.750.4111

Village Santa Cruz

Village Santa Cruz is a non-profit, grassroots membership organization.  A network of Santa Cruz city and county residents with a vision of aging as an active, empowering time of growing and learning, as important and meaningful as any other time of our life.

Village Santa Cruz, 1740 17th Ave. Santa Cruz , CA | (831) 824-2404                  

Next Avenue

Next Avenue is public media’s first and only national journalism service for America’s booming older population. Daily content delivers vital ideas, context and perspectives on issues that matter most as we age.