Contact Information

Director: Rita Ghatak, PhD 
Phone: (650) 723-1303

Aging Adult Services
300 Pasteur Drive, HC005
Palo Alto, CA 94305-5279
Fax: (650) 736-4186

Our program is devoted to meeting the needs of aging adults and their families, and providing them a continuum of care with support and resources. Aging Adult Services (AAS) is supported in part by the Ronald and Ann Williams Charitable Foundation, Julian N. Stern, President and Trustee.  For more information, please see our Aging Adult Services BrochureOur brochure is also available in Spanish: Servicios para Adultos Mayores en el Hospital y Clínicas de Stanford.

The AAS team, with nurses, elder care specialists and a medical director, is here to assist you.  Read our Aging Adult Services Newsletter to learn more about our programs.  Discover Aging Adult Health TipsWatch "Your Health: Aging Adult Services." 

In addition to the 6 programs listed above in the upper left column (Dementia Support, Strong for Life, Checking In, Advance Directives, Vial of Life, Lifeline), we also provide:


Aging Adult Services in the News

"Aging Adult Services Leads the Way in Integrated, Coordinated Care for Seniors"

"Stanford Hospital & Clinics Achieves NICHE 'Senior Friendly' Status for its Efforts to Improve Care for Older Adult Patients"

"New Stanford Hospital Aims to Meet the Needs of Older Patients"

"Supporting the Transition into Older Adulthood"

"Exercise after 50: Keys to Healthy Aging"

"Stanford Hospital Aims to Identify Patients with Delirium"


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