Health & Well-Being

Senior Peer Counseling
Senior Peer Counseling offers emotional and psychological counseling and supportive services to individuals age 60 and over who are experiencing emotional distress involving issues such as health problems, grief, care-giving, depression, anxiety, loss or family difficulties. For more information, call 805-547-7025 Ext. 14.

San Luis Obispo County Public Health Department
The Public Health Department offers disease surveillance, health education, direct services, and health policy development. For more information, call 805-781-5500.

Health Insurance Counseling and Advocacy Program
HICAP can help you understand Medicare, Supplemental Insurance, HMO's, and Long Term Care Options. For more information, call 1-800-434-0222.

Wilshire Home Health Central Coast
Provides quality home health care to the community in the comfort of their own homes. Services include: Home Health Nursing, Rehabilitation, Specialty Nursing. For more information, call 805-547-7025.

CAPSLO - Senior Health Screening
CAPSLO provides free preventative and maintenance health screening, education and referrals for adults over 50 years of age. For more information, call 805-544-2484.

Caring Callers
Caring Callers offers free visiting service for homebound seniors. For more information, call 805-547-7025 Ext. 17.

Long-Term Care Ombudsman - SLO County
This service investigates and resolves complaints concerning nursing-home and residential care. For more information, call 805-785-0132.

Info & Services

San Luis Obispo County Senior Information Guide
This free publication is an all-in-one resource for senior-related services in San Luis Obispo County. (Please be patient, this file is large and may take a while to open.)

Central Coast Commission for Senior Citizens
The Central Coast Commission for Senior Citizens offers information and services to seniors. For more information, call (805) 925-9554.


Grandparents Magazine
The online magazine for grandparents!

Online issues relevant to all seniors.

Getting Involved

Retired and Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP)
The Retired and Senior Volunteer Program matches the interests of persons age 55 and older with rewarding part time volunteer opportunities for community service at hospitals and local non-profit organizations or government agencies. For more information, call 805-544-8740.

Senior Corps
Senior Corps connects today’s 55+ with the people and organizations that need them most. For more information, call 1-800-942-2677.