Department of Aging and Adult Services

The Department of Aging and Adult Services (DAAS) promotes an Age-friendly community for all residents of Santa Clara County. DAAS strives to ensure a safe and independent lifestyle for older adults, dependent adults, and the disabled.

Santa Clara County and all its cities have been designated as Age-friendly by the World Health Organization; the first county in the nation to do so. DAAS continually works toward expanding and supporting Age-friendly initiatives throughout the region.

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At a Glance

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1,433,802
Meals Served

Combined total number of meals served in FY20 (includes both congregate meals and Meals on Wheels)

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26,592
In-Home Supportive Services Recipients

Total number of IHSS recipients in FY20

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30,751
In-Home Supportive Services Providers

Total number of IHSS providers in FY20

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6,328
Adult Protective Services Reports

Total number of abuse reports received in FY20

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1,417
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 provides services to prevent and remedy 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 multiple locations throughout Santa Clara County.

The Seniors’ Agenda is a groundbreaking partnership between Santa Clara County, its 15 cities, and over 100 community-based 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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