Celebrating the 25th Anniversary of the ADA

Hundreds of people filled the North Light Court at City Hall on July 1 to celebrate the 25th Anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act and difference it has made in their life and the lives of so many millions more.  Hosted by the Mayor’s Office on Disability (MOD) and the Community Alliance for Disability Advocates […]

Keep Us Connected Campaign Delivers 2000+ Postcards

Last week, we delivered over 2,000 postcards from people all over the City with our message to City Hall: It’s time to close the digital divide for seniors and adults with disabilities. Staying connected and engaged is key to reducing isolation, promoting brain fitness and lifelong learning, keeping us connected to our health providers and to […]

Help Us Stay Connected: Computer Access and Tutoring

This week we kicked off the next phase of the Keep Us Connected Campaign with a workshop for trainers and participants, as well as the first few meetings with Supervisors and their staff. During April, we will be working to show the Mayor and Supervisors how important it is to support and expand SF Connected so that […]

Keeping Your Brain Fit As You Age

The Cayuga Community Connectors hosted Dr. Christian Thompson for a very-well attended and entertaining talk on brain fitness this month. And he began with the great news that cognitive exercises can actually improve our memory – even in cases where there’s already been some memory decline. To keep your mind fit, Dr. Chris recommends: Eating well and staying […]

Cayuga Connectors Create Community

In San Francisco’s Cayuga neighborhood, the Cayuga Community Connectors continue to turn strangers into neighbors and neighbors into friends. This intergenerational network of neighbors nurtures the friendships and connections that seniors and people with disabilities need to age and thrive in their own homes. Join Us! How To Keep Your Brain Healthy at 60, 70, 80+ On Thursday, March 12 at 1:30PM at Bethel Church at […]

SF Jobs for Seniors — A Hand, Not a Handout

It turns out Freud was right: “work and love” are essential for human happiness. Older adults do not age out of those most human of needs, or the need for cash. While San Francisco cannot requisition a love potion, we can do quite a lot for the work side of the equation. Most seniors, today […]

Designing Digital Technology for Elders

Technology companies clearly have a long way to go when it comes to designing products for our aging community.  Because tech companies tend to employ younger workers, most technology is designed for young people. But by 2030, approximately 19% of people in the US will be over 65.  Some tech companies are taking note. Smashing Magazine lists some […]

CLC and SF Village Continue Partnership with Connections for Healthy Aging Workshops

Building on the success of the Fall Connections for Healthy Aging Workshop with San Francisco Village, CLC and San Francisco Village will continue to strengthen their partnership by hosting a Spring workshop series.  On Tuesday February 17, SF Village members interested in empowered and healthy aging are invited to an informational meeting to learn more […]

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Connections for Health Aging Workshops Promote Partnerships

Over the past few years, we have hosted our Connections for Health Aging workshops 11 times in diverse communities across San Francisco. Thanks to support from the May and Stanley Smith Trust, we are able to focus on training new workshop leaders and on adapting the curriculum and material to “go on the road” with […]

It Was An Honor (and Fun, Too)!

We had a great time celebrating our work together and honoring Hadley Dale Hall on September 18th with the Norma Satten Community Service Award.  Our heartfelt thanks to everyone who contributed — sponsors, auction and raffle donors, performers, volunteers, staff, and the many people who came to share in the fun. Funds raised through this annual event […]