Santa Clara University


Elder Care


Santa Clara has contracted with to provide elder care planning and management. As part of its service, provides one-on-one consultations to initiate the caregiving planning process; comprehensive written care plans, including research on provider options; access to a national credentialed provider network; rate negotiation to ensure best pricing; and assistance in identifying backup care. 

Access to is free for all faculty and staff. Visit  to register.
Then, click on “Senior Care Counseling” on the “Adults and Seniors” tab.

Be sure to use your email address when registering. If you have questions, contact Ed Ryan or Caroline Zelaya.

Santa Clara University has contracted with to provide this service as part of a pilot program. Santa Clara University does not take part in the interaction between care seekers and care providers and does not have control over the quality, timing, legality or any other aspect whatsoever of the services actually delivered by the care providers. Santa Clara encourages all care seekers to carefully screen and interview prospective care providers.

Osher Lifelong Learning Institute

The Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at Santa Clara is committed to providing opportunities to engage in conversations with scholars, to enrich one’s intellectual, personal and social life and to enjoy the university environment without the pressure of tests or grades.

Council on Aging Silicon Valley (COASV)

Santa Clara is pleased to announce a partnership with the Council on Aging Silicon Valley (COA) to offer a program designed for baby boomers, older adults, and family caregivers. COA’s Aging Education and Preparation (AEP) program includes two components: educational workshops and private consultation with aging experts.

  • Educational Workshops: Workshops cover a wide range of topics related to aging, including guidance on making important decisions that will prepare you (or the older adults in your life) for a happy, independent, healthier lifestyle. Speakers include professional gerontologists, therapists, attorneys, physicians and nutritionists.
  • Private Consultation: Once you have attended the workshops, you will have a chance to meet with an aging consultants who can provide additional referrals and recommend the next steps in your specific aging journey. Consultation services only available to AEP enrollees.


Contact Us

Faculty Development Program

Eileen Razzari Elrod
Assoc. Vice Provost for Faculty Development
St. Joseph's Hall, #124

Administrative Associate
St. Joseph's Hall, #113

Fax: 408-551-1873

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