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A New Year of Friends, Activities, and Possibilities

From all of us here at San Francisco Village, Happy New Year! Thinking of turning a new page in your life’s next chapter this new year? San Francisco Village membership helps empower members to live fully engaged and active lives, navigating aging with a community of...

How a new kind of community is creating a better aging experience

By joining the Beacon Hill Village in Boston, older people commit to helping each other while they stay in their own homes. And they have plenty of fun while doing it, says MIT AgeLab director Joseph F. Coughlin. Joan Doucette was sipping coffee in a small café at...

Asking for Help: How Membership Creates Community

It can be easy to isolate ourselves in this chapter of our lives. But San Francisco Village empowers members to overcome isolation by creating a localized, engaging community that can help us overcome the barriers of making new friends and asking for help. Here are a...

Creating a Cycle of Support for Aging

By cultivating relationships between volunteers and members, here at San Francisco Village, we’re creating a support cycle for our community that spans generations. We often think of volunteers when we need a helping hand. But members can be equally helpful to...

Unsure About Membership? Consider This.

When member Joanne Low first learned about San Francisco Village, she didn’t think she was ready for membership. “It was something that I thought I saw in my future, but not immediately,” she said. “But since then, joining and going to some of the activities, I...

Sharing the Gift of Community with Others

With opportunities such as activities and neighborhood circles, we know that San Francisco Village membership affords us with rich and engaging experiences. But sharing this with others can be tough, as aging is a tender topic for some. Yet as member Olive Shaughnessy...