Exciting News for San Francisco Seniors

Comcast just announced a new pilot project in San Francisco to expand its Internet Essentials Program to include low-cost, high-speed internet access for low income seniors.  See pictures from the Press Conference at Lady Shaw Senior Housing below and learn more about this new opportunity for San Francisco to help bridge the digital divide in […]

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 […]

Share Your Photos — Instantly!

Are you new to taking digital photos? Not sure how to get them from your phone (or camera) to a printed version you can share with a friend? Join us for one of our fun (and FREE!) introductory Point, Shoot, and Share introductory programs this month. Learn how to take a photo with your phone or camera, put it […]

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Join Us at the Senior Tech Expo — July 25, 12:15-5pm

Join the Community Living Campaign and others at the San Francisco Public Library’s Senior Tech Expo this Friday. We’ll be there with information on upcoming classes plus iPads, tablets and assistive technology devices for you to test out. Who: For tech users of any level who are 50 or older Where: San Francisco Main Library (100 Larkin St.) in […]

Closing the Digital Divide: More to See and to Learn at Swap Meet #2

How can we all contribute to a future where 90% of all San Franciscans have online access and are connected in ways that matter?  Part of building a movement for change is coming together to strengthen relationships, to learn from one another, to keep focused on some common goals and to celebrate our advances.  The […]

IHSS (and Technology) into the Future

The IHSS Public Authority drew hundreds of In-home Supportive Services (IHSS) recipients, home care providers and their supporters at a special conference on February 20th. The IHSS Program is facing uncharted waters as the state of California seeks to integrate IHSS into a “managed care” healthcare system. The day was packed with speakers who could […]

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 videos that […]

1st Swap Meet Proves Enjoyable and Engaging

Our first Tech Swap Meeting on January 22  brought together seniors, people with disabilities, and a wide range of organizations working to make computers and technology available to everyone. We were thrilled by the response — over 90% of the attendees rated it a great or good event, and most found it fun and engaging. […]

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 […]