Elder Care

Active Aging/Living Well

Whether you're setting off on a weekend hike, searching for a yoga class or planning for your retirement, WorkLife supports active aging by providing Brown Bags on these topics, as well as, articles and access to aging resources. Every other year, WorkLife provides a PrimeTime Fair, offering information on resources to the 50+ community.

Join SeniorNet, the new Mailman List for seniors and those caring for aging loved ones.

Avenidas Resources

WorkLife contracts with Avenidas Senior Center to provide resource and referral, as well as a Family Caregiver's Group  to Stanford affiliates. For Stanford employees, Avenidas offers a discount on consultation with a social worker and tickets to conferences for caregiving and housing. Call 650-723-2660 for more information.

Brown Bag Seminars

Each quarter, WorkLife provides Brown Bag seminars to support the community in navigating the demands of work and life. Since January 2010, through a collaboration with BeWell, Stanford Employees can receive one Healthy Living Berry for attending WorkLife Brown Bag.

Emergency and Back Up Care

Even the best planned elder care arrangements can be disrupted from time to time. Whether it’s a sick elder or a suddenly unavailable provider (due to illness or vacation), emergency care situations can be frustrating and difficult to deal with. Stanford recognizes these concerns and offers and Emergency and Back-up Child & Elder Care program that is administered through ACI Specialty Benefits, formerly Leverage Life.

Lively Activity Sensors for Older Adults and Family Caregivers

WorkLife knows that if you are providing care to an elder loved one you may need support. Lively provides greater insight into certain daily living activities of older adults to preserve their independent lifestyle and foster a greater sense of safety and emotional connection. For Stanford employees, Lively offers a 10% discount on the purchase of the product to provide you and your elder loved one with more support.  Call 888-757-0711 or visit them on the web at www.mylively.com/get, refer to promo code STANFORD10.