When we think about retirement, words like 401k, relaxation, easy living, and enjoyment often come to mind. Unfortunately, retirement isn’t always so relaxing for everyone over the age of 59. If you are living on a fixed income, trying to take it easy in the later years of life may not be so easy -- but there’s hope!
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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 Census Bureau projections.
“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 is tossed overboard during a storm, leaving him alone, separated from his family.
An army of 700 volunteers gave graciously of their time to deliver a bit of Thanksgiving to homebound seniors in San Francisco.
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.
One of the most iconic visuals on the Bayview Hunters Point skyline is “Bayview Rise,” a mural that adorns a grain elevator and silos located at the Port of San Francisco’s Pier 92.
At 187-feet tall, the primary visual from the horizon line is a soaring heron, which ties to nearby Heron’s Head Park, a successful environmental restoration by the Port. What many people do not know about the Pier 92 installation is that its origins are inspired by a Meals on Wheels recipient.