Remembering Vera Haile

Vera Haile was a force for compassion, inclusion and justice that shaped organizations in San Francisco for over 55 years.  She was an inspiration, role model, friend and colleague to a most diverse following. Many of her friends and admirers will come together to celebrate Vera and her work on Thursday, July 31 from 5:30 […]

Thanks, Captain Bill!

At the end of June 2014, Bill Haskell retired from the Department of Aging and Adult Services.  He may be retiring, but has left quite a legacy.  Bill was the staff guru behind the Long Term Care Coordinating Council (LTCCC)  and the development of its many and diverse projects and work groups.  Looking back even further, […]

It’s About UNITI

The Food Network in the Bayview would not have been possible without the commitment of Having Pride UNITI, so we want to tell you a little about them.   We had heard about their special “Queen for Today” event.  But it wasn’t until we went to their event on April 27th at Southeast Community College that we […]

Aging While Black Forum — Visitacion Valley

Article by Deloris McGee, Photos by Etta Jones The community came out to get information on aging at The Village in Visitacion Valley on February 13. LaVaughn King, Executive Director of Reducing Stress in the Southeast, was the skilled moderator for this event.  Uverda Harry gave such a resounding presentation that the community wanted her to […]

The Always Active Program Is Fun (In A Healthy Sort of Way)

Hats off to Glenda Hope and the Cayuga Connectors for finally getting me in an exercise class — and one that fits my abilities and my pocketbook. Thanks to 30th Street Senior Center and On Lok, we now have a wonderful trainer coming to a church in the Cayuga Neighborhood. With her help, there is […]

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 […]

Remembering Libby Denebeim

Libby, we will miss you!   You brought passion and commitment and so many gifts of time, talent and treasure to make SanFrancisco a better place for all of us. Libby Denebeim was honored last year with the Norma Satten Community Service Innovation Award at the Community Living Campaign’s Annual Event.   We invite you to remember Libby […]

We Need More Norma Sattens

Each year, lots of us work hard to create home and community-based services and supports so that individuals can live with dignity regardless of age or disability. Once a year, we honor leadership in the movement for Community Living. Over the past two years, the Norma Satten Community Service Innovation Award has recognized the work […]

Leadership for Community Living Honored — Award Event 2013

Leaders and supporters of the growing movement to help individuals age with dignity and human rights in their San Francisco community gathered again this year.  It was a time to reconnect with friends and colleagues and to honor Anni Chung with the 2013 Norma Satten Community Service Innovation Award.   Proceeds of this year’s event […]

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Human Chain Against the Chained CPI

” The Chained CPI event, organized by the California Alliance for Retired Americans (CARA) with the support from lots of other labor and community groups, made a strong statement on July 2 in San Francisco and in 50 other communities across the country.   Look and see if you can find someone you know!   And keep […]