Turkeys, Groceries and Kindness Bring Holiday Cheer

Better Together – Once again, neighbors fanned out across the southern neighborhoods of San Francisco to bring turkeys, fixings and kindness to those in need.  This would not have been possible without the financial support from the Glide Food Program, Barbara Garcia, Director of the SF Dept. of Public Health whose contribution supported the 221 additional turkeys […]

Miraloma Park Focuses on Building Neighborhood Resilience

Article by Mary Hunt, Senior Beat Reporter with Photos by Gene Cohn “A few weeks ago, the Miraloma Park Improvement Club threw a Neighbor Fest. Some 450 neighbors came. Like other Neighbor Fests around the city, the purpose was to gather people together and turn “strangers into neighbors and neighbors into friends.” This Fest, however, […]

Preserving Memories Great Opportunity to Share Stories

Some activities are special, and the recent “Preserving Memories” Event at On Lok’s 30th Street was just such an event.  Nearly 20 seniors with memories to share were greeted by two teams of interested and engaged seniors from Lick-Wilmerding High School and given the opportunity to preserve their memories and share them with friends and […]

Good Neighbors: Delfina Pelayo

Each year, our Good Neighbor Awards honor some of the dedicated neighbors who volunteer their time to help seniors and people with disabilities get the resources and support they need to age and thrive in their own homes and neighborhoods. We are delighted to honor Delfina as our 2017 Good Neighbor Honoree for the Cayuga Community Connectors Neighborhood Network. Delfina Pelayo’s […]

Good Neighbors: Janet Tom

Each year, our Good Neighbor Awards honor some of the dedicated neighbors who volunteer their time to help seniors and people with disabilities get the resources and support they need to age and thrive in their own homes and neighborhoods. We are delighted to honor Janet as our 2017 Good Neighbor Honoree for the St. Francis Square Neighborhood Network. Janet Tom […]

Good Neighbors: Saralyn Archie

Each year, our Good Neighbor Awards honor some of the dedicated neighbors who volunteer their time to help seniors and people with disabilities get the resources and support they need to age and thrive in their own homes and neighborhoods. We are delighted to honor Saralyn as our 2017 Good Neighbor Honoree for the Oceanview/Merced Heights/Ingleside (OMI) Food Network. Saralyn’s parents […]

Good Neighbors: Cathy Russo

Each year, our Good Neighbor Awards honor some of the dedicated neighbors who volunteer their time to help seniors and people with disabilities get the resources and support they need to age and thrive in their own homes and neighborhoods. We are delighted to honor Cathy as our 2017 Good Neighbor Honoree for the Park Merced/University Park Food Network. There’s not […]

Good Neighbors: Randolph James

Each year, our Good Neighbor Awards honor some of the dedicated neighbors who volunteer their time to help seniors and people with disabilities get the resources and support they need to age and thrive in their own homes and neighborhoods. We are delighted to honor Randolph as our 2017 Good Neighbor Honoree for the Bayview Home Delivered Grocery Network. […]

New Aging 360 Workshop Brings ‘Delight’ Factor to Growing Older

  “It is important to look at the ‘delight’ factor not just the safety factor when making changes to one’s home. As we get older we spend more time at home and our home has to fit us like a glove.” — Susanne Stadler, Co-Founder of AHWGO. We’re honored to sponsor an exciting new workshop […]

Housing and Food Security and Reduced Isolation Still Top Budget Advocacy

The Dignity Fund measure – Prop I –  laid a foundation for more dependable funding and planning, but it is just that, the foundation.  Now we must build support for a budget that more equitably addresses the needs and aspiration of old San Franciscans and those with disabilities.  This year’s May 16th Budget Rally was part of […]