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5/11/2021: New update from Project SCOUT

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5/11/2021: Noticias sobre Project SCOUT

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4/09/21: 2020-2024 Area Plan on Aging update available

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The Seniors Council is a community-based non-profit, tax exempt 501(c)(3) organization providing services in Santa Cruz, San Benito, Monterey and Santa Clara Counties. It is the mission of the Seniors Council to enable older persons to function with independence and dignity in their homes and in the community to their fullest capacity.

The Seniors Council is a member of the Human Care Alliance

  • Operates the Area Agency on Aging in San Benito and Santa Cruz Counties and Santa Clara Counties.
  • Operates the Foster Grandparent Program in Santa Cruz, Monterey, San Benito and Santa Clara and Santa Cruz Counties.
  • Operates the Senior Companion Program in Santa Cruz, San Benito, Santa Clara Counties and Monterey Counties.
  • Operates Project SCOUT program, providing tax-preparation and assistance through its dedicated core of volunteers in Santa Cruz County.
  • Operates the Companion For Life Project providing personal emergency response equipment that will summon help for seniors when it is needed.

Master Plan on Aging 2021

A virtual event to launch California’s MASTER PLAN ON AGING. This is a rare opportunity for senior programs in Santa Cruz County to share ideas, perspectives and strategies on creating communities for all ages and abilities. Recorded on May 19th, 2021.

Thrive Outside in Santa Cruz County

WHAT: A conversation with County Park Friends leadership about all that our local parks, open spaces and the outdoors have to offer those of us living in Santa Cruz County.

Healthy at Home

WHAT: A virtual conversation about staying fit and safe while indoors