For so many years, Family Caregiver Alliance (FCA) has been the “go-to” organization for resources, research, policy issues and practical tips for caregivers — in English and a host of other languages. Now they are once again providing leadership regarding caregiving and technology. A recent fact sheet prepared by FCA offers an introduction to some of the […]
I came across this article on LinkedIn by Patty Azzarello and thought it offered some useful advice on building networks in our day to day life. . LinkedIn, Facebook and other social networking tools are fine, but they don’t do the work for you. To put real value in your network (and stay connected to people who […]
First, I have to give you the corrected link for the last Timebank post — I hit “publish” by mistake, before it was done. Corrected link is http://www.sfhealthyaging.org/the_timebank/ Second, I had so many things I wanted to write about but good intentions quickly became draft posts that never got finished…So please forgive me while I hit the […]
Need a massage, a ride to the doctor, or just a friend to share dinner with? Community Living Campaign has been working with a local nonprofit, Bay Area Community Exchange Timebank, to help more seniors and people with disabilities to use this free software to build relationships through exchange. With this system, you can get more […]
It is time to close the digital divide so that all of us, regardless of age, income or abilities, can tap its amazing potential for social engagement, health and well-being, financial security, and opportunities for social action, creative expression and life-long learning. Sign up to be an active part of this movement by registering to […]
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What is Tyze and why do I keep seeing and hearing about it here in San Francisco? Tyze was developed by the PLAN Institute of Canada and San Francisco was an early Beta testing site, with funding from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. When life is challenging, you don’t have to go it alone if […]
In the early days of the Community Living Campaign, we struggled with how to develop the small, basic building blocks that make up the foundation of a grass-roots community organizing campaign — you know, the equivalent of the old fashioned house meeting. The hope was to provide practical support to neighbors while beginning to look […]