2014 Participating Businesses & Organizations
Additional businesses and organizations are joining the event every day – check back soon for the updated list!
Home Instead Senior Care promotes graceful aging with a dedicated professional care team that provides personalized, quality care, enabling clients to live with dignity and peace of mind.
Lee Abel, CLTC, Long-Term Care Insurance Specialist
Insurance specialist Lee Abel promotes graceful aging by helping her clients prepare for a variety of challenges of aging. Benefits of long-term care insurance include access to quality care, increased peace of mind and financial security.
Reliable Caregivers promotes graceful aging by giving dignity to those who need care and prefer to remain in their familiar surroundings. Matching compassionate and skilled caregivers to support individuals through the aging process reduces stress and enhances quality of life.
SCAN Health Plan
SCAN Health Plan promotes graceful aging by believing in the power and vitality of people with Medicare, now, and as they age. We are dedicated to helping members stay healthy and independent. That's been our mission and only focus for over 35 years.
SevenPonds promotes graceful aging through its contemporary website and blog dedicated to healthy aging, healing and dying well. SevenPonds provides online information, local services and end-of-life planning. We empower people with all of their end-of-life options to make their own educated decisions.
The San Francisco Vintage Communities promote graceful aging by emphasizing living a full and enriching lifestyle while aging in place. Vintage Coventry & Vintage Golden Gate provide seniors with independent living, assisted living and memory care.
VITAS Innovative Hospice Care
VITAS Innovative Hospice Care promotes graceful aging as a national leader in the field of hospice and palliative care for over 30 years. Our San Francisco Bay Program is accredited by the National Institute for Jewish Hospice. In addition, VITAS' Chief Medical Officer, Barry Kinzbrunner, MD, is both a highly respected oncologist and an ordained rabbi.
Waddell & Reed, Inc.
Wadell & Reed promotes graceful aging through financial wellness. Establishing and maintaining financial wellness, the balance between living responsibly today and planning wisely for tomorrow, is as important to one's well-being as proper nutrition and regular exercise.
Wendy McLaughlin, Insurance and Investments
Wendy McLaughlin, Insurance and Investments, promotes graceful aging through careful and productive planning with your insurance agent. No more worries about outliving your income. Enjoy the peace of mind that comes from knowing your retirement years are financially safe and secure.
American Bone Health/FORE
American Bone Health promotes graceful aging by increasing public awareness of osteroporosis and the need for bone density testing. Our goal is to eliminate the falls and fractures that lower the quality of life for so many of the senior community.
Department of Aging and Adult Services
The Department of Aging and Adult Services promotes graceful aging by coordinating services for elders/dependent adults and their families to maximize self-sufficiency, safety, health and independence so they can remain living in the community for as long as possible and maintain the highest quality of life.
Experience Corps Bay Area
Experience Corps Bay Area promotes graceful aging by engaging older adults to serve as mentors and tutors for children struggling with literacy in grades K – 3. Through this intergenerational exchange, older adults thrive, children succeed and communities flourish.
Family Caregiver Alliance
Family Caregiver Alliance promotes graceful aging by providing a public voice for caregivers. FCA can help caregivers with long-term planning, community resource referrals, support, legal consultations, short- term counseling, respite care, and educational programs. All services are free or on a sliding scale.
Health eHeart Study
The Health eHeart Study promotes graceful aging by understanding how our digital behavior improves our heart health. The UCSF and American Heart Association study will show how to live healthier today and in your future.
Hearing and Speech Center of Northern California
The Hearing and Speech Center of Northern California promotes graceful aging by providing lifelong services for people with hearing loss or speech and language delays.
Institute on Aging
The Institute on Aging promotes graceful aging and enhances quality of life for adults by enabling them to maintain their health, well-being, independence and participation in the community.
Medicare/Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services
Medicare promotes Aging Gracefully by being the largest source of health care insurance for persons over 65 in the United States. We strive to improve the quality of health care, for individuals and for the population as a whole.
Office of Congresswoman Nancy Pelosi
The Office of Congresswoman Nancy Pelosi promotes graceful aging by assisting those who may have problems with their Social Security, Medicare, Veterans Administration or other federal benefits.
On Lok Lifeways
On Lok Lifeways promotes graceful aging by helping seniors to remain living independently, in their own home, for as long as possible. All of us want to live and age in the home that we love. At On Lok Lifeways, we share that dream and can help make it a reality for you or a loved one. We offer a comprehensive health care plan for seniors. Our all-inclusive approach provides a wide range of services available in a caring and supportive community. On Lok Lifeways is a nationally recognized leader with over 40 years of experience.
PDSF (Parkinson's Disease) Network
PDSF Network promotes graceful aging by providing opportunities that engage, empower and encourage the physical and emotional health and well-being of the PD community.
Rhoda Goldman Plaza
Rhoda Goldman Plaza promotes graceful aging by providing elegant assisted living. To age gracefully, we have to take excellent care of ourselves by enjoying freshly prepared meals, housekeeping services, exercise, lectures, cultural events and assistance when needed.
San Francisco SPCA
The San Francisco SPCA promotes graceful aging by enhancing and nurturing the dynamic animal-human bond. Older people blossom when pets are near. People in contact with animals have lower blood pressure and reduced anxiety, and often seem happier and healthier.
San Francisco Village
San Francisco Village promotes graceful aging by supporting active aging for San Francisco residents over 60, helping them remain independent in their own homes and neighborhoods. Our network helps with practical support and our members form a vibrant community.
Social Security Administration
The Social Security Administration promotes graceful aging by paying retirement benefits to more than 37 million Americans. More than half of married couples and nearly three-quarters of unmarried persons receive 50 percent or more of their total income from Social Security benefits. Knowing when and how to apply for Social Security benefits are important questions to consider.
The Transition Network San Francisco Bay Area Chapter
The Transition Network promotes graceful aging by being a community of professional women, 50 and forward, whose changing life situations lead them to seek new connections, resources and opportunities. We offer monthly programs, member peer groups, workshops and social engagement.
UCSF Department of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Science
UCSF Department of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Science promotes graceful aging by conducting clinical research dedicated to improving physical function and quality of life in older adults.
UCSF Oral Surgery
UCSF Oral Surgery promotes graceful aging thru comprehensive oral health care and treatment. Growing old does not mean you have to lose your teeth or your smile. Modern treatment means you can keep both.
UCSF Osher Center for Integrative Medicine
The Osher Center promotes Graceful Aging with a dynamic approach to health, healing and prevention by integrating modern medicine with established practices from around the world, in their clinic and group classes.
UCSF Patient Health Library
The UCSF Patient Health Library promotes Graceful Aging with research services for health and medical information using the most authoritative sources. A professional medical librarian is available for individual consultation.
UCSF Sleep Disorders Center
UCSF Sleep Disorders Center promotes graceful aging by providing an individualized approach to the diagnosis and treatment of sleep disorders, including sleep apnea, insomnia, and narcolepsy. The center is accredited by the American Academy of Sleep Medicine.
The JCCSF is not associated with the other participating organizations. Any viewpoints or services offered by a participating organization are its own, and are not necessarily endorsed by the JCCSF or other participants.