Being alone is one of the greatest fears older adults have as they age. The YANA Program is designed to help older adults remain independent in their homes by providing a daily telephone safety check-in call.Serving El Dorado County residents age 60 years and older for over 17 years, the YANA Program provides FREE daily check in calls to individuals living alone or for couples who just need a daily check-in call. The YANA Program also provides information and support and can connect participants with necessary services in order to help the person remain independent in their homes for as long as possible.
Referrals can be made by calling 530-621-6255 or download the following YANA Referral Form-YANA Referral Form [.pdf] Please e-mail referrals to firstname.lastname@example.org or mail to the address listed on the referral form.
For more information about YANA, please download: YANA Brochure or call (530) 621-6255.
This program and service is offered at no charge. Your voluntary contribution is kindly accepted and appreciated. No participant is turned away who cannot contribute. Participants denied or dissatisfied with an older adult service provided by the El Dorado County Area Agency on Aging (AAA) have the right to file a grievance with the AAA. For more information about the Agency’s Grievance Procedure, please contact AAA at (530) 621-6150.