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“The Medicare Annual Enrollment Period (AEP) will start on October 15 and last through December 7, 2021. Sourcewise Health Insurance Counseling & Advocacy Program (HICAP) Counselors have adapted to serve Santa Clara County residents’ needs amidst the COVID-19 pandemic.”

Hearts & Minds Activity Center is seeking individuals to facilitate activities and provide care for our program participants. We serve persons with dementia in an active, positive, fun and caring environment. Duties include assisting with participation in activities such as art, music, exercise, games and intergenerational activities with our preschool children as well as assisting with personal care and nutrition as needed.

This is a full time position, from 8:30 AM -5:00 PM and is fully benefitted, including 14 days of PTO, 3 sick days, 100% employer coverage of medical, dental, vision, life and disability insurance and matching retirement plan.

If you are someone who likes working on an active, fun, caring and rewarding team, we would like to talk with you. Experience with seniors is preferred but not necessary.

For more details, please click here. For any questions, comments, or inquiries, please contact Maria Nicolacoudis via email at maria@hearts-minds.org or via phone at 408-279-7515.

  • How long have you worked at Hearts & Minds?
    • I started August 2021.
  • What drew you to dementia care? 
    • I have spent an entire career in healthcare for the frail elderly, and just recently I have a family member who has been diagnosed with dementia, so Hearts and Minds is a natural fit for me now.
  • What is your favorite part about working with our seniors?
    • Watching all of the fun they are having, and knowing our staff are making a positive impact on the lives of our seniors and their families.
  • What is your favorite program activity?
    • I’m usually interested in gardening, crafts and poker.
  • What is your favorite intergenerational activity?
    • I like seeing the children interact with our clients while they draw pictures on Zoom. It’s wonderful to see our young adult volunteers communicating and interacting with our seniors as well.
  • What do you like to do outside of Hearts & Minds?
    • I take care of my mom, sailing, knitting, cooking and yardwork.
  • What is your favorite place to visit?
    • Favorite place to be right now is on the San Francisco Bay.

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“Hearts & Minds Activity is a wonderful place for both myself and my husband. He is always happy and ready to come, and I am always grateful for all that is done with and for him. Your staff is remarkable. Thanks to all.”

M. T.