Good Neighbors: Cayuga

Throughout San Francisco, dedicated neighbors 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 will be featuring some of their stories each month. Glenda has lived in San Francisco’s Cayuga neighborhood for 45 years, but with […]

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]

Building Connections for Healthy Aging – Step by Step

We celebrated the third anniversary of our Connections for Healthy Aging Workshops with a reunion, bringing together an enthusiastic and diverse group of participants from past workshops all over San Francisco. These workshops, created and led by Marcia Peterzell and Linda Silver, are a wonderful way to explore issues around aging, including identifying and strengthening networks of […]

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 […]

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 […]

A True “Community Connector”

The Community Living Campaign was fortunate to have Deloris McGee as an early staff member who helped create this role of Community Connector, which has been one of the hallmarks of our work in San Francisco.    Who is a Community Connector?  A local leader, often a senior or a person with a disability, who […]

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 […]

Family Caregiver Alliance’s New Website Offers Easy Access to Info

If you’re looking for information on caregiving situations and needs, try visiting the Family Caregiver Alliance (FCA)’s new website. They’ve organized the site by types of situations and care needs – from new caregivers to those facing a loved one’s advanced illness and complicated care demands and decisions. You’ll find resources, publications, advice, research, policy reports, […]

Leaders From the Netherlands Help Launch Tenderloin Project

Officials from the Netherlands Come to SF to Kick Off Project Senior Vitality Based on a Successful Dutch Model   Program Connects Seniors to Social Workers and Family via Internet The Mayor of Amsterdam, Eberhard van der Laan, and Aging and Adult Services Director Anne Hinton  joined Curry Senior Center Executive Director Dave Knego and CLC Director Marie […]

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Living Solo in Later Life

“What does it take for elders older than 80 to remain at home, alone?” is the question discussed in a thoughtful article by Robert L. Rubinstein and CLC Board member Elena Portacolone.   The article appears in the January-February edition of Aging Today. While the options may be fairly good for those with substantial resources and know-how, for […]