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White House Conference on Aging

The White House Conference on Aging released a policy brief on healthy aging, a key focus area for the 2015 Conference. The Policy Brief on Healthy Aging examines how Americans can enjoy long and healthy lives by maximizing their physical, mental, and social well-being. Members of the public are encouraged to share their thoughts in the comments … Continue reading

Wii Bowling Tournament
Computer Event / Techonology

Wii Bowling Tournament

SCAN Health Plan® and the San Francisco Main Library would like to announce the 2014 San Francisco County Senior Wii Bowling tournament! It will be held on Tuesday, August 19th. Teams of four seniors from Excelsior Community Center, OMI Senior Center, Self-Help for the Elderly, and Stepping Stone Mission Creek will be competing. Open to the Public! Join us … Continue reading

Cyber Seniors Documentary at the Roxie Theatre
Computer Event / Techonology / Video

Cyber Seniors Documentary at the Roxie Theatre

A humorous and heartwarming documentary feature, which chronicles the extraordinary journey of a group of colorful senior citizens, as they discover the world of the Internet, through the guidance of teenage mentors. The film offers a heartwarming, candid, and at times humorous look at the victories and challenges seniors face as they dive into the … Continue reading

SF Connected Digest
Success Stories

SF Connected Digest

We are starting a digest of stories from volunteers and/or participants to chronicle the impact SF Connected has with the community. See this week’s testimonials below. “An elder showed me a device that he had purchased recently. I checked the manual of the device and I wondered the exact functions of this object. After checking … Continue reading

New CHAMPSS Program!
Nutrition

New CHAMPSS Program!

The San Francisco Department of Aging and Adult Services (DAAS), in cooperation with Self-Help for the Elderly, are pleased to offer a dining opportunity called CHAMPSS, a program for adults 60 or older and their spouse/partners regardless of age. What is the CHAMPSS program? CHAMPSS, which stands for Choosing Healthy and Appetizing Meal Plan Solutions for … Continue reading