Within 10 years, all of the nation’s 74 million baby boomers will be 65 or older. The most senior among them will be on the cusp of 85. Even sooner, by 2025, the number of seniors (65 million) is expected to surpass that of children age 13 and under (58 million) for the first time, according to...
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“Here Fievel; poor, poor Fievel,” Sonny bellows from her couch in her small one-bedroom apartment in San Francisco. She begins humming a song from the popular 80s animated film, American Tail, which is about a young mouse (Fievel) who emigrates from Russia to the U.S. with his family by boat and...
An army of 700 volunteers gave graciously of their time to deliver a bit of Thanksgiving to homebound seniors in San Francisco. The wet and cold weather did not deter hundreds of volunteers as well as Meals on Wheels SF staff from their mission to deliver thousands of turkey dinners to 2,300 older...
At the height of the AIDS epidemic in the 80s, the nation, really the world, was grappling with how to treat this seemingly invincible disease that was decimating communities. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the first cases of AIDS were reported in the U.S. in 1981 and...

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