Social Call, thoughtfully matches older adults and volunteers for weekly phone or video visits, often forming bonds beyond friendship.
One aspect of the Creative Aging Symposium that I find the most exciting is that each speaker built upon the speaker before them. They find engaging ways to weave takeaways into their own talk until the symposium becomes a quilt of creative ideas around each event’s central theme.
While excellent soil and plants may be important factors to the foundation of a beautiful garden, dedicated people are the foundation of a good garden committee. At St. Paul’s Towers, in Oakland, a passionate and enthusiastic group of residents are the driving force in ensuring that the community’s gardens are alive, vibrant and a place for residents to come together.