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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Learn about CPR the Disco Way

I just couldn’t resist sending this along.   A fun flash mob video with a purpose — to help save lives!   Check it out — it will make you smile.  

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Town Hall Meetings on the Budget — Let Your Voice Be Heard!

Today, Mayor Ed Lee and members of the San Francisco Board of Supervisors announced a series of Budget Townhall meetings, with the first set for this Saturday.   These are good opportunities for residents to learn more about the City’s priorities and make their issues know.   We hope you will come and make your […]

Seniors Step Up As Agents for Change

For the past two years, the SCAN Foundation provided funding to several California senior-serving organizations to explore ways to move participants and volunteers into action.  They also funded the California Association for Retired Americans (CARA), in partnership with the Community Living Campaign, to provide training and on-going technical assistance.  The Agents for Change interviewed in the […]

10 Ways to Network in the Real World

I came across this article on LinkedIn by Patty Azzarello and thought it offered some useful advice on building networks in our day to day life. . LinkedIn, Facebook and other social networking tools are fine, but they don’t do the work for you. To put real value in your network (and stay connected to people who […]

Community Living Campaign Honors Leadership

Last week, we had the pleasure of hosting the Norma Satten Community Service Innovation Award event, honoring Libby Denebeim’s lifetime of leadership.  A gathering of family and friends enjoyed the warmth of community  and a shared vision for a kind and just San Francisco.   A special thanks goes out to all the event’s sponsors […]

Savvy Cyber Surfer Rappin’ with Mary Twomey

Mary  Twomey stepped up at the Aging and Disability Technology  Summit to delivering a message about empowerment and cyber safety in a unique way — as a savvy cyber rapper.  When Mary is not rappin’, she is the Co-Director of the National Center on Elder Abuse at the Center of Excellence on Elder Abuse and […]