Digital Technology for the Family Caregiver

For so many years, Family Caregiver Alliance (FCA) has been the “go-to” organization for resources, research, policy issues and practical tips for caregivers — in English and a host of other languages.   Now they are once again providing leadership regarding caregiving and technology. A recent fact sheet prepared by FCA  offers an introduction to some of the […]

City Hall Transformed To A Place of Learning

Thanks to Jack Chin, Tom Loftus and skilled folks at SFGovTV, we have featured highlights from the 2012 Aging and Disabilities Technology Summit to share and to remember. On May 15th, City Hall was transformed by the  team of organizations listed below to host a stimulating day of speakers, workshops and hands-on learning. What was […]

Keep Your Brain Fit By Engaging On-line

Back by popular demand, Michael Merzenich, Ph.D was a main speaker during the plenary session at the Aging and Disability Technology Summit.  Dr. Merzenich is the chief scientific officer for Posit Science.  For more than three decades, he has been the leading pioneer in brain plasticity research — the ability of the brain to contantly change, grow, […]

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 […]

Confessions of a New Blogger

First, I have to give you the corrected link for the last Timebank post — I hit “publish” by mistake, before it was done.  Corrected link is http://www.sfhealthyaging.org/the_timebank/ Second, I had so many things I wanted to write about but good intentions quickly became draft posts that never got finished…So please forgive me while I hit the […]

Summit Registration is Open

It is time to close the digital divide so that all of us, regardless of age, income or abilities, can tap its amazing potential for social engagement, health and well-being, financial security, and opportunities for social action, creative expression and life-long learning. Sign up to be an active part of this movement by registering to […]

Aging and Disability Technology Summit May 15th

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