Budget Advocacy Continues to Boost Funding for Senior and Disability Services

Coalition efforts increased funding to match the growing number and needs of seniors and adults with disabilities.  The Dignity Fund Coalition, the Budget Justice Coalition, the Coalition of Agencies Serving the Elderly, the Human Services Network were some of the many groups organizing to see their priorities included in the budget.  An early hearing called […]

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Connections for Healthy Aging Expands Workshop Options

Community Living Campaign is happy to announce even more Connections for Healthy Aging Workshop offerings, including a range of topics in Spanish as well as new topics around suicide prevention and healthy foods. Most workshops are about 2 hours, and can be offered alone or in combination. We also offer a longer, 4-week Connections for Healthy Aging […]

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Support Grows Through OMI Luncheon

The LCOS Breast Cancer Support Group, located in San Francisco’s OMI neighborhood, held it’s annual luncheon at the Lutheran Church of Our Savior on October 13. The luncheon included a wonderful presentation by guest speaker Gigi Hill-Hopkins, African American Holistic Wellness Program Director at the Bayview YMCA.  She focused on how we can all stay […]

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Are You Ready to Vote in the November 8 Election?

This November’s election is an important one, from local ballot measures  like Prop I that provides funding for senior and disability services in San Francisco, to the Presidential election. Now is the time to make sure you’re registered to vote and that you have the information you need to make decisions on the many, many […]

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San Francisco Foundation Poll Provides Insights

An important  poll recently released by the San Francisco Foundation provides insights into the priorities and concerns of diverse communities as it relates to Racial and Economic Inclusion in the Bay Area.  Learn more at www.sff.org/racematters.

It’s Never Too Late to Learn Something New

Cayuga Community Connectors was the first neighborhood to use Community Living Campaign’s five new mini HP laptops for their Computers for Beginners workshop last week. Despite the rain storm, eleven seniors showed up at this pop-up computer lab to learn more about getting online. For many, this was the first time they had used a computer. […]

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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 […]

Food Network Volunteers Save the Day

Right before Thanksgiving, a change in policies at Temple United Methodist Church required CLC to find an immediate new home for its grocery delivery program, which delivers healthy foods to older or disabled neighbors who cannot stand in lines at the regular food pantries.  Finding a new home base was a particular challenge because local churches and organizations are […]

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Turkeys Fly To Good Homes in Southside San Francisco

Before Deloris McGee left town, she helped organize the southside’s biggest holiday turkey delivery event to date. On December 17, 550 turkeys were delivered by volunteers to seniors, people with disabilities and families in the OMI, Parkmerced/University Park (PUP), Bayview neighborhoods and beyond. A special thank you is in order to the Glide Food Program […]

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Swap Meet #3 Focuses on Assistive Technology and Fun

The 3rd Swap Meet brought together old and new partners to share information about ways that assistive technology can help make the internet available to all, regardless of hearing, vision or other disabilities. The video cameras from Tree Ring Production and our in-house video leader were rolling, and we hope to have some videos soon […]

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