Turkeys, Groceries and Kindness Bring Holiday Cheer

Better Together – Once again, neighbors fanned out across the southern neighborhoods of San Francisco to bring turkeys, fixings and kindness to those in need.  This would not have been possible without the financial support from the Glide Food Program, Barbara Garcia, Director of the SF Dept. of Public Health whose contribution supported the 221 additional turkeys […]

It Was An Honor (and Fun, Too)!

We had a great time celebrating our work together and honoring Hadley Dale Hall on September 18th with the Norma Satten Community Service Award.  Our heartfelt thanks to everyone who contributed – sponsors, auction and raffle donors, performers, volunteers, staff, and the many people who came to share in the fun. Funds raised through this annual event […]

It’s About UNITI

The Food Network in the Bayview would not have been possible without the commitment of Having Pride UNITI, so we want to tell you a little about them.   We had heard about their special “Queen for Today” event.  But it wasn’t until we went to their event on April 27th at Southeast Community College that we […]

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 […]

Aging While Black Inspires for a Second Year

[Show as slideshow] The popular Aging While Black Forum in the OMI drew an even larger and more engaged audience this year.  The event, held at IT Bookman Community Center on Randolph Street, featured De De Hornes (Forum Moderator), with presenters who brought their wit and wisdom to the topics – Jacqueline Scott (Caregiving and […]

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 […]

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 […]

The Timebank – About Something More Important Than Money

Need a massage, a ride to the doctor, or just a friend to share dinner with? Community Living Campaign has been working with a local nonprofit, Bay Area Community Exchange Timebank, to help more seniors and people with disabilities to use this free software to build relationships through exchange. With this system, you can get more […]

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 […]