Older Adults

Visit this page for resources specifically for Older Adults.

Click on our Newsletter for information on may resources in both English and Spanish.

Assistance Obtaining Food and Supplies

If you need assistance getting food, supplies, etc., please contact our Older Adult Services Supervisor Katie Nunez at katie.nunez@cityofwatsonville.org or 831-288-5771 and she can help with your needs.

If you are over the age of 55 and in need of food, call Grey Bears at (831) 479-0555 to sign up for their Healthy Food Brown Bag program which distributes shopping bags full of fresh produce & healthy food out of 50 sites across the county or delivers them directly to your home every Thursday and Friday morning!

Great Plates Delivered Program
The County of Santa Cruz Human Services Department and partners seek to help older adults remain home and healthy during the public health crisis through the provision of up to 3 meals a day from local businesses.
For more information on qualifications and how to participate, click here (click here for information in Spanish).

Other Resources

See below for other resources for Older Adults. Click here for printable versions in English and Spanish.

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AARP California for All Resource Card

The resource card includes information on how to get caregiving support, how to stay safe at home, how to find important resources through the California Aging and Adults Information line, contacts to report fraud, abuse, or neglect, and more. The card and listed resources are available for free to all Californians.

DOWNLOAD the card in English HERE.

DOWNLOAD the card in Spanish HERE.