Helping seniors is rewarding by Richard Corriea Last summer there was an advertisement in the Richmond Review seeking volunteers to become long-term care ombudsmen (L.T.C.O.). In response, I called on Benson Nadell at the San Francisco L.T.C.O. program office, […]
News items from the Sunset District and Presidio.
The Sunset District is getting another recreation center for senior citizens thanks to a donation from a local family and SF Supervisor Katy Tang’s acquiring about half a million dollars from the SF Recreation and Park Department.
The Medical-Legal Partner ship for Seniors, or MLPS as it is known, is working to help seniors overcome those obstacles by using a new model for delivering legal help to vulnerable populations.
A solo ager is someone who does not have a spouse or children, or their children are geographically or emotionally unavailable, and there are no other family members close by …
Negative stereotypes about older adults persist even today. But, when it comes to creativity, old age defies the myths.
The idea of community collaboration to help seniors age at home was conceived in 2002 in Boston’s Beacon Hill neighborhood. The Boston model became a prototype for the “senior village” movement, which has spread across the country.
Taiko drumming also elicits feelings of camaraderie and community in the
Teen Computer Corps is available to answer patrons’ questions about email,
lap-top computers, tablets, cell phones, digital cameras, electronic gadgets and the