Leaders From the Netherlands Help Launch Tenderloin Project

Officials from the Netherlands Come to SF to Kick Off Project Senior Vitality Based on a Successful Dutch Model   Program Connects Seniors to Social Workers and Family via Internet The Mayor of Amsterdam, Eberhard van der Laan, and Aging and Adult Services Director Anne Hinton  joined Curry Senior Center Executive Director Dave Knego and CLC Director Marie […]

Remembering Libby Denebeim

Libby, we will miss you!   You brought passion and commitment and so many gifts of time, talent and treasure to make SanFrancisco a better place for all of us. Libby Denebeim was honored last year with the Norma Satten Community Service Innovation Award at the Community Living Campaign’s Annual Event.   We invite you to remember Libby […]

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 […]

Woo Hoo — Mayor Lee Supports Digital Inclusion!

We were sooo happy to hear the Mayor and see his proposed budget today.   Our efforts through the Keep Us Connected Campaign put access to computers, training and support high on our list. While we thought there might be good news, seeing it in writing makes it real.  The Mayor’s budget said… “In 2010, the […]

Know and Support Adult Day Health

If you have never visited an adult day health center, take a glimpse inside one with this wonderful video developed at SteppingStone Day Health. If you like what you see, please mark your calendar to join us at SteppingStone’s 30th Anniversary celebration on Sunday, March 3, 2:00 — 4:30 pm at Bluxome Street Winery in San Francisco.   The event […]

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 […]

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 […]

A Commitment to Community Living — At All Levels

Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius recently issued a statement on the creation of the  Administration for Community Living.  The goal is for people with disabilities and seniors to be able to live at home with the supports they need — participating in communities that value their contributions – rather than in nursing homes […]

SCAN Foundation Promotes Collaboration For Creating Change

SCAN Foundation hosted a number of workshops and sessions focused on Creating Change for Long Term Care Services and Supports Through Social Action in Grassroots, Regional Coalition and Statewide Collaboratives.  With a series of panels, and interaction with workshop participants, leaders shared experiences and insights from their work at many levels and in diverse communities.  […]

Aging in America Conference So Engaging (And Exhausting)

As a new blogger, I had this fantasy that I would send  a blog post each day to share what we were learning. But so much to do and see!   Now the conference is over and I’m home and mostly recovered.  So instead we will share ideas, resources and pictures in small portions over […]