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
Risk assessment for falls and home safety checks
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.