Senior Services and Information Directory
Welcome! This page has links to services and information to promote health and wellbeing for Older Adults in Plumas County. For more information about Plumas County Public Health and Senior Programs call (530) 283-6337 or 1(800) 801-6330.
Plumas County Senior Programs:
The Public Health Agency's nutrition program encourages all senior citizens to enjoy lunch at their local nutrition site - open from 8:00 am to 1:00 pm. If you are 60 years of age or older, or you are married to someone 60 years of age or older, join us for a nutritious meal and fellowship, education, entertainment and fun. If you are a home-bound senior, you may be eligible to receive a meal delivered every week day. Call your local site to find out how to sign up.
Plumas County Nutrition Sites
Transportation is available for senior citizens to and from locations including:
Reservations are required for transportation. Please call your local nutrition site, at one of the above numbers, at least 24 hours ahead to reserve a ride.
- Doctor appointments
- Hairdresser appointments
- Nutrition sites
- Shopping outings
Below you will find past editions of our Plumas Senior Newsletter.
PASSAGES Center (530) 898-5923 or 1-(800) 822-0109
PASSAGES helps caregivers and older adults lead healthier, happier, and more rewarding lives by providing and supporting the critical services and community resources they need. As the leader in meeting the needs of people who are impacted by aging and caregiving, they are the experts in our service area and beyond.
The majority of the services provided and programs are free of charge. Passages matches individual needs to existing community services so clients may experience a better quality of life. Passages is located in Chico, but provides some services in Plumas County.
Health Insurance Counseling & Advocacy Program (HICAP)
Medicare Counseling and so much more… The Health Insurance Counseling and Advocacy Program (HICAP) is a free service of PASSAGES that helps people with Medicare issues regardless of age. Maintained by state registered, trained staff counselors and volunteers, this critical program provides hands-on objective information and problem resolution in relation to: Medicare, Medicare Advantage plans, and supplemental plans such as Medigap, prescription drug plans, government assistance programs, and long-term care insurance. For more information about how HICAP Medicare counselors can help you Click here .
California Health Advocates
Medicare: Policy, Advocacy and Education
This is a non-profit organization dedicated to Medicare advocacy and education for Californians. This website provides accurate and unbiased information about Medicare benefits and long-term care for people who live in California. For individual Medicare counseling contact the local HICAP Office –just Click here.
Click on links below to learn about these Medicare topics:
California Department on Aging
Promoting the independence and well-being of older adults, adults with disabilities, and families through:
- Access to information and services to improve the quality of their lives;
- Opportunities for community involvement; and
- Support for family members providing care; and
- Collaboration with other state and local agencies.
Area 3 - Area Agency on Aging Advisory Council
Plumas County Members
Statistics and Data