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 […]

Good Neighbors: Park Merced / University Park

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 in our newsletter each month. Michael and his sister Megan have been delivering healthy groceries to participants in […]

A Thousand Turkeys Fly to Good Homes

Thanks to the generosity of Glide’s Food Program and scores of caring volunteers, 1000 turkeys were delivered to those who could use this holiday blessing. Over 35 organizations came together to help each other deliver turkeys and “fixings” along with information and other special gifts. See more pictures from the OMI, Parkmerced and Bayview Delivery Team. […]

Cayuga Neighborhood Rocks for the Holidays (and Beyond)

You may not have heard about the Cayuga neighborhood before, but that is changing!   This neighborhood and its leaders, including Rev. Glenda Hope and  CLC Community Connector Patti Spaniak, are being honored by the Neighborhood Empowerment Network (NEN) as the “Come Back Neighborhood of the Year.”   The event is being held on January 27th from […]

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]

Party With a Purpose

The October 23rd “Party with a Purpose” drew nearly 300 participants for an active and engaging afternoon to celebrate the 10 year Anniversary of the Long Term Care Coordinating Council and showcase the work of their Aging and Disability Friendly Workgroup.  This Workgroup launched a process two years ago when the Mayor signed a letter requesting […]

Resources from 4th Annual Aging While Black Forum

The Fourth Annual Aging While Black Forum in September drew a large and engaged audience to hear excellent speakers who presented useful information from their perspective. Guest speakers included: Veronica Shepard, SF Dept of Public Health on Food Security McCrea Parker from Zero Divide around Bridging the Digital Divide Anthony Lopez about Real Estate, Wills and Trusts […]

CLC Annual Award Event Sparkles and Shines

Once a year, folks gather round to remember Norma Satten and to celebrate the work of other local leaders who are working to make San Francisco a better place for seniors and people with disabilities of all ages, as well as their hands-on care providers. This September we honored Anne Hinton, the long time Executive Director […]

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 […]

Neighbors Organize Transportation Fair

When members of the St. Francis Episcopal Church participated in a Connections for Healthy Aging workshop, one topic that kept coming up was the lack of transportation options in their neighborhood. Taxis tended not to arrive, or they came so late that people missed their doctors’ appointments. And the newer options required apps on a Smartphone. […]