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
Kilbourn
of Openhouse, Steve Nakajo of Kimochi, Inc. and Christina
Olague
of the Senior Action Network."

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