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Avenidas Resources

We partner with the Avenidas Senior Center to provide resources, referrals and monthly Caregiver Seminars. For Stanford employees, Avenidas offers discounted consultations with a social worker and tickets to conferences for caregiving, housing and finances.

Available To

All Stanford Affiliates are welcome to attend our Caregiver Seminars and to utilize all of Avenidas’ programs and services. Only benefits-eligible Stanford University faculty and staff are eligible for discounts.


Services Available to all Stanford Affiliates

Monthly Seminars

Free Access to Avenidas' Information and Assistance Service

  • Telephone resource and referral service providing information on housing, services, financial and legal services, and support. This service is available 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday. Call (650) 289-5433.

Free admission (for first 10 registrants) to Avenidas' Annual Caregiving Conference


Discounted Consultation Services for Benefits-Eligible Faculty and Staff

Elder care consultations are available with Paula Wolfson, LCSW, Manager of Avenidas Care Partners. Paula has over twenty years of experience as a medical social worker with an expertise in serving older adults and their families. Paula assists in proactively planning for a loved one's transition to higher levels of care and navigate a crisis. To arrange a consultation email or call Paula at (650) 289-5438, leave your name, email address and identify yourself as a Stanford staff member. Consultations can be conducted by phone, Zoom, email and or post pandemic in person on campus or at Paula's Avenidas Palo Alto office.

Phone Consultations

  • Consult with a clinical social worker specializing in gerontology at Avenidas. Email or call Paula Wolfson at (650) 289-5438 for two free 30-minute phone consultations. Identify yourself as a Stanford faculty or staff member.

Private Virtual Complimentary Consultations

  • Consultations with clinical social worker specializing in gerontology. Consultations are for one 60 minute or two 30 minute sessions per year. To schedule an appointment, email or call Paula Wolfson at (650) 289-5438.

Reduce-Rates Consultation

  • Receive a discounted price on a 60-minute consultation at Avenidas with a clinical social worker specializing in gerontology. To schedule an appointment, email or call Paula Wolfson at (650) 289-5438. Cost to Stanford employee is $90, plus $40 for additional person in any subsequent consults after the complimentary consult.


Avenidas Resources