Written by Julie McCoy, The Western Edition
It is all about helping older adults and ensuring they continue to live meaningful and productive lives as they age.
San Francisco Village — a nonprofit, community- based membership organization at 3575 Geary Blvd. — connects older adults with volunteers and other resources that help make their lives better and easier, according to Executive Director Kate Hoepke.
“At San Francisco Village, we help people navigate the transition of people getting older,” Hoepke explained.
If an older adult needs help around the house — for example, with laundry or light maintenance — SF Village can send a volunteer to take care of that. Additionally, if an older adult needs someone who can pick up some groceries, or take them to a doctor’s appointment, SF Village can send one of its volunteers to do that as well.
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