Annual Event Shines with Friendship and New Connections

Dr. Patrick Arbore was the special guest as this year’s honoree for the Norma Satten Community Service Innovation Award, held on September 22 at the Marine’s Memorial in San Francisco.  Once again, the community of individuals and organizations who believe in the importance of helping seniors and people with disabilities age in community came together.  Highlights […]

Breast Cancer Support Meeting

October is the month to promote Breast Cancer Awareness, and no one does it better than the Breast Cancer Support Group at the Lutheran Church of Our Savior in the OMI Neighborhood. [Show as slideshow]

Party With a Purpose

The October 23rd “Party with a Purpose” drew nearly 300 participants for an active and engaging afternoon to celebrate the 10 year Anniversary of the Long Term Care Coordinating Council and showcase the work of their Aging and Disability Friendly Workgroup.  This Workgroup launched a process two years ago when the Mayor signed a letter requesting […]

CLC Annual Award Event Sparkles and Shines

Once a year, folks gather round to remember Norma Satten and to celebrate the work of other local leaders who are working to make San Francisco a better place for seniors and people with disabilities of all ages, as well as their hands-on care providers. This September we honored Anne Hinton, the long time Executive Director […]

Annual Breast Cancer Support Luncheon is Enjoyable and Informative

The LCOS Breast Cancer Support Group, located in San Francisco’s OMI neighborhood, held it’s annual luncheon at the Lutheran Church of Our Savior on October 16. The group meets regularly to support one another, and has organized activities including community quilts and healthy eating classes for its members. The luncheon included an informative presentation by guest speaker […]

New Video – See What We’ve Been Up To

Thanks to Tree Ring Productions, we have a cool new video that is a preview of things to come – if we can all help raise the money. This is our first try at being part of a crowd funding project, which is a great way to use the internet to get many people to […]

The Game That Can Give You 10 Extra Years of Life

Sometimes it helps to look at life from a new perspective.   I’m not a big video game fan, but I found this TED talk by game designer and traumatic brain injury survivor Jane McGonical so thought-provoking and insightful, I had to share.  Really about ways to have a better life until the end of […]

The Price We Pay for Loneliness

I wanted to share this article by Erin Allday from today’s San Francisco Chronicle.  The reseach highlighted suggests health care and other costs that accrue if we cannot  age in communities where we  belong and contribute.        Loneliness lethal for seniors, UCSF study says    Feeling lonely always hurts, but when it comes to the elderly, it may actually contribute […]

Aging and Disability Technology Summit May 15th

SAVE THE DATE … MAY 15, 2012 8:30 to 5:00 SAN FRANCISCO CITY HALL Subscribe to this blog and get all the latest details!