St. Francis Square Shows the Way

Article by Betty Traynor, Convenor Since 2010, the Community Living Campaign has been active at St. Francis Square (SFQ), a 50 year plus residential cooperative founded by the ILWU with close to 300 units in the Western Addition, across from Japantown. Our CLC group founded by Marcia Peterzell and Linda Silver was a very welcome […]

Good Neighbors Celebration Honors CLC Volunteers

On Saturday, CLC hosted our first even Good Neighbor Block Party to thank the many neighbors and community-members who are creating the connections seniors and people with disabilities need to age and thrive in their own neighborhoods. The event thanked neighbors connected to CLC programs across San Francisco, and also honored seven neighborhood volunteers whose […]

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 […]

Free MUNI Victory – Sign Up Now for March 1 Start Date

Thanks to a year of advocacy, low and moderate income seniors and people with disabilities will be able to ride MUNI for free!  See a list below of the many groups that helped make this possible. The San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency (SFMTA) voted unanimously on January 20 to approve this program. We applaude Tom […]

Support Community Organizations with Crowdfunding

Over the past month, the Community Living Campaign has been part of our first crowdfunding campaign with Tree Ring Productions and nine other small but mighty Bay area organizations. We are honored to be part of this group. Grassroots Funding: Every Little Bit Helps! If we succeed, we will have raised enough money to produce professional […]

SF Connected Blog Supports Connected Aging

We found this interesting post in the Department of Aging and Adult Services’ New Blog at sfconnected.org…  A Framework for Understanding Technologies that Support Older Adults in Aging in Place We are at the dawning of “Connected Aging” in which the growing array of Internet-based technologies and mobile devices increasingly will support older adults to […]

Aging in America Conference So Engaging (And Exhausting)

As a new blogger, I had this fantasy that I would send  a blog post each day to share what we were learning. But so much to do and see!   Now the conference is over and I’m home and mostly recovered.  So instead we will share ideas, resources and pictures in small portions over […]

Seeds of Hope Grow Here

When the Community Living Campaign first began, we  looked for ways to talk with people in neighborhoods across the City.  To start, we needed places that were free (because we were just starting out), physically accessible, and inviting.  So where did we begin?  In the City’s lovely community gardens.   CLC Special Projects Coordinator Judy […]