Resources and FAQs for Seniors
If you haven’t already, we encourage you to:
- Sign up to receive email updates from the City of Morgan: https://bit.ly/2wlpQbZ
- Sign up to receive alerts from Santa Clara County through ALERTSCC: https://www.sccgov.org/sites/oes/alertscc/Pages/home.aspx.
Morgan Hill residents with urgent, non emergency questions or concerns are directed to call or text 408-767-6404. This number will be monitored regularly, Monday - Friday, during the hours of 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Messages will be responded to within 24 hours, during weekdays.
Santa Clara County Department of Aging and Adult Services
DAAS continues to serve its clients and the community, with little disruption to existing services. Most face-to-face client contact has been halted and in situations for which it is necessary, DAAS has implemented safety measures to protect both clients and staff.
The Senior Nutrition Program has 37 out of its 40 congregate meals sites serving meals to-go or offering delivery. Click here for a map of locations and hours of operation.
SNP is concentrating on serving existing congregate clients, their Meals on Wheels clients, and those who have been previously ineligible for their services but need support due the shelter-in-place. For more information, call 408-755-7680.
Adult Protective Services’ 24/7 hotline remains operational to accept reports of suspected or known abuse and neglect to elders and dependent adults: 408-975-4900 or 1-800-414-2002.
During the Coronavirus/COVID-19 Pandemic, APS is following State guidelines and are prioritizing responses for the safety of everyone. For those at highest risk and in imminent danger, APS may coordinate with law enforcement or first responders as needed.
In-Home Supportive Services continues to accept intakes remotely and respond to phone calls. They are working diligently to ensure clients are provided proper care. Staff is responding to the call lines and there are no outstanding voicemails to be returned. IHSS can be reached at 408-792-1600.
The Office of the Public Administrator, Guardian, and Conservator continues to provide services to over 800 court-appointed clients who are at risk. Referrals continue to be submitted to all programs (Probate, LPS and PA) and are investigated on a case-by-case basis.
AARP Weekly Tele-Town Halls
AARP will host a live Coronavirus Information Tele-Town Hall every Thursday at 10:00 am PDT. Join AARP each week for the latest information on the coronavirus by calling toll-free: 855-274-9507. Different topics will be covered each week.
Rebuilding Together Silicon Valley will continue to provide emergency repairs, specifically for those impacted by the coronavirus, to restore hot water or heat and respond to other emergencies. The repairs will be made by vetted contractors. Call the main number at 408-578-9519 for more information.
Be Aware of Coronavirus Scams
California Health Advocates warns consumers to be vigilant as scams related to coronavirus testing have begun to circulate. Never give out your Medicare number over the phone or to door-to-door solicitors offering tests. Visit www.cahealthadvocates.org, download the informational flyer in nine languages, or call 855-613-7080 for more information.
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