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 […]

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 […]

5 Biggest Lies About Entitlement Programs

This Thursday, March 14, from 10:00 to 12:30, lots of us will gather at the First Unitarian Church at  1187 Franklin for a Town Hall Meeting to learn what we can do to save Social Security, Medicare and Medicaid.   If you can join us, RSVP to (415) 546‑1333.   We are being told a pack of lies.  Come learn […]

Healthy Aging — on the Edge of A Fiscal Cliff

Congress finally took action at the 11th hour with a tax package, leaving Social Security mostly intact (for now).   All the letters and San Francisco’s fiesty San Francisco’s Social Security Flash Mob surely helped keep the pressure on.   So let’s celebrate and thank our elected representatives for helping hold the line.   But the larger issue […]

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 […]

10 Things You Should Know About Aging

Over the past few years, the SCAN Foundation has become a more visible and active leader in the movement to expand long term services and supports in California.   Through research, demonstration projects, active convening and education of policy-makers and the general public, they have already amassed a wealthy of resources, much of which can be […]