Services Available

What Can Senior Outreach Nurses Do?

  • Provide in home assessments to review a client's medical, social, and environmental needs
  • Provide health education consistent with client's needs
  • Discuss referrals that are appropriate for clients, and help link them to other community resources and services
  • Review medications, and set up programs to help ensure their safe administration
  • Provide follow-up visits and telephone calls, as needed
  • Blood pressure and health screening at various locations in the community

Who Are Senior Outreach Clients?

Seniors (60 years and older) who live in Nevada County. Everyone in this age group is eligible for our services, regardless of income. Services are free of charge through funding from the Nevada County Department of Social Services. Donations are welcome.

Services Senior Outreach Nurses Can Help Obtain

  • Falls prevention information and assessment
  • Home delivered meals
  • Lifeline - an emergency medical alert service
  • Linking with other care providers, including health care and the Department of Social Services
  • Medication education
  • Risk assessment for falls and home safety checks
  • Transportation services
  • Volunteer in-home visitors or telephone reassurance

Making a Referral

Fill out this downloadable Referral Form (PDF) and fax to 530-274-3264. Email us in Nevada City to refer a senior to our program or click here to email the Truckee office. Or call 530-265-1470 to make an appointment with a Senior Outreach Nurse.