Tag: San Francisco

S.F. Board of Supervisors Holds Town Hall Meetings on Aging Issues

If you’re a senior citizen in San Francisco concerned about how the city is planning for and investing in resources for aging in place and healthy aging, then mark your calendars for two upcoming town hall meetings on the city’s budget. For Districts 5 & 6, hear from Supervisors London Breed & Jane Kim on Monday, May 13, 2013 (6:00 –… Read more »

Hollywood Goes Gray With Films About Aging

Two of 2012’s best movies tackle the topic of getting older with honesty, humor and compassion. Two Must-See Films About Aging: Dustin Hoffman makes his directorial debut–as a septuagenarian no less–with “Quartet,” a funny and poignant tale of aging musicians living in a retirement home for retired opera singers. “What is it like to be… Read more »

Octet of Centenarians – Elder Friendships Centered Around Interests and Not Just Age

One of our regular blog readers recently contacted Engage As You Age and noted that they saw a short blurb about an octet of centenarians getting together in Lawrenceville, NJ at a nursing facility to celebrate their longevity. These group celebrations of being 100 turn out to be much more common than you might suspect…. Read more »

Technology for Seniors Discussed at The City Club of San Francisco

Ben Lewis, the founder of Engage As You Age, will be giving a talk on “Nanatechnology: Gizmos and Gadgets for Seniors, Boomers and Kids” this Thursday, February 3rd, at 6 pm at The City Club of San Francisco. Learn about skype and seniors, the pros and cons of seniors using Ipads and also about many… Read more »

Blues Great David “Honeyboy” Edwards TONIGHT in San Francisco

Residents of the San Francisco Bay Area have an amazing opportunity this evening to hear not only someone engage as they age but to hear a legend engaging live on the guitar in San Francisco. David “Honeyboy” Edwards is currently the second oldest Delta blues performer still performing around the country. Honeyboy’s close friend Pinetop… Read more »

Bay Area Summit Writes Article on Engage As You Age

Bay Area Summit, A Quarterly Newsletter for Midlife and Older Adults recently wrote an article on Engage As You Age. The article, “Engaging While Aging: What’s Good for the Brain is Good for the Soul,” describes our services that many residents of assisted living and continuing care retirement homes have benefited from. It also captures… Read more »

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