Health & Wellness

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Providing resources for information and services in the area of Health and Wellness

The Friendship Line

A service from the Institute on Aging that provides a 24 hour crisis and elder abuse support line to give emotional support, reassurance, and referral.

www.ioaging.org

  • friendshipline@ioaging.org
  • 415-752-3778
  • Toll Free: 800- 971-0016

Heartwood Health

Private Health Advocates help patients and their families access and understand the health care maze.

www.heartwoodhealth.com

heartwood@heartwoodhealth.com
866-606-8495

AARP

www.aarp.org

American Heart Association

www.americanheart.org
1-800-242-8721

American Stroke Association

www.strokeassociation.org
1-888-478-7653

American Diabetes Association

www.diabetes.org
1-800-232-3472

American Cancer Society

www.cancer.org
1-800-227-2345

Always Active

Program that offers exercise classes, workshops, and health education to seniros to promote a health lifestyle. Several locations in San Francisco.

www.alwaysactive.org

415-550-2210

Alzheimer’s Association

www.alz.org
1-800-272-3900

Benefits Checkup- National Council on Aging

Provides help in finding benefits programs for seniors.

www.benefitscheckup.org

Department of Health Care Services

Government Aid in providing information and planning healthcare insurance and services.

www.dhcs.ca.gov

Food Safety

www.foodsafety.gov
1-888-723-3366

National Osteoporosis Foundation

www.nof.org

National Parkinson Foundation

www.parkinson.org

American Association for Geriatric Psychiatry

www.aagpgpa.org

Arthritis Foundation

www.arthritis.org
1-800-568-4045

National Hospice Foundation

www.hospicefoundation.org

YMCA

Find a club in your neighborhood for low-cost fitness, aquatics, community trips, and other events for seniors.

www.ymca.net

1-800-872-9622