SPUR Lunchtime Forum: Community programs for urban seniors

"We are lucky in San Francisco to have many groups supporting healthy
living for seniors. But approaches to supporting urban seniors are
greatly varied, depending on a community’s ethnicity, income level,
health needs and geographic location in the city. Join us for a
discussion with the leaders of three local organizations who offer
programs to meet the needs of specific senior communities. With Seth
of Openhouse, Steve Nakajo of Kimochi, Inc. and Christina
of the Senior Action Network."


Streetfilms: Making Streets Safer For Seniors

Transportation Alternatives’ Safe Routes for Seniors campaign began in New York City in 2003 to encourage senior citizens to walk more by improving the pedestrian environment. Funded by the New York State Department of Health, it was a pioneering program to address the needs of elderly pedestrians. In 2008, New York City launched its own […]

SPUR Walking Tour: Institute on Aging campus tour

"Jointly developed by the Institute on Aging and BRIDGE Housing Corporation, and scheduled to open in the fall of 2010, 3575 Geary Boulevard will serve as the main location for IOA’s health and social support programs and BRIDGE’s 150 new units of low-income senior rental housing. Separately owned and financed, the new development combines independent […]