Department of Aging and Adult Services

The Department of Aging and Adult Services (DAAS) believes in an Age-friendly community for all residents of Santa Clara County.

DAAS is here to help older adults, dependent adults, and the disabled live a safe and independent lifestyle.

Santa Clara County and all its cities were chosen as Age-friendly by the World Health Organization; the first county in the nation. DAAS works toward supporting Age-friendly ideas throughout the county.


At a Glance

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Meals Served

Number of meals served last year (both café meals and home-delivered meals)

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In-Home Supportive Services Recipients

Number of people cared for in 2020

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In-Home Supportive Services Providers

Number of caregivers in 2020

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Adult Protective Services Reports

Number of abuse reports in 2020

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Public Administrator / Guardian / Conservator Cases

Total number of cases in FY20, which includes probate conservatorships, mental health conservatorships, decedent cases, and trusts

Adult Protective Services helps to stop the abuse of older adults and dependent adults.

In-Home Supportive Services offers services in the home for Medi-Cal eligible older adults and dependent adults. Clients remain safe in their own homes and avoid the need for out-of-home care.

The Senior Nutrition Program serves hot meals to older adults in many Santa Clara County locations.

The Seniors’ Agenda is a partnership between Santa Clara County, its 15 cities, and over 100 community organizations.

The Public Administrator/Guardian/Conservator ensures the safety of persons who cannot care for themselves and manages the estates of persons who die without a will or executor.


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