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    Pride 2019

    Pride 2019

    By Dr. Marcy Adelman– I marched in my first Pride in 1972, 47 years ago. That was the year I arrived in San Francisco. I remember feeling that I’d had…

    Middle Income Older Adults Need New Policies and Programs That Will Work for Them

    Middle Income Older Adults Need New Policies and Programs That Will Work for Them

    By Dr. Marcy Adelman– Joan and Lucy are members of an increasing population of older adults in their 70s and 80s who will need some type of assistance to support…

    A Bold New Initiative Invests in the Health of Long-Term Survivors of HIV

    A Bold New Initiative Invests in the Health of Long-Term Survivors of HIV

    By Dr. Marcy Adelman– In little more than a decade, 70% of people living with HIV will be over the age of 50. Today the challenge for people living with…

    LGBT Aging Policy Task Force 5th Anniversary Celebration

    LGBT Aging Policy Task Force 5th Anniversary Celebration

    By Dr. Marcy Adelman– The event was billed as a celebration and review of work in progress, but it was also an opportunity for city leadership to double down on…

    Older Californians and State of the State

    Older Californians and State of the State

    By Dr. Marcy Adelman– Governor Newsom in his State of the State address on February 12 spoke to the issue of the graying of California. “We need to get ready…

    Dignity Fund Coalition Interview with Mayor London Breed

    Dignity Fund Coalition Interview with Mayor London Breed

    By Dr. Marcy Adelman– It was a cold, rainy, windswept Friday afternoon. I made my way from the Civic Center garage, grateful for the umbrella I keep in the car…

    Dementia Care Infrastructure

    Dementia Care Infrastructure

    By Dr. Marcy Adelman– One of the good news stories of 2018 was the quiet passage into law of an initiative that will significantly improve infrastructure access, care and support…

    Planning for California’s Longevity Wave

    Planning for California’s Longevity Wave

    By Dr. Marcy Adelman– California is at an inflection point to ensure the health and well-being of the state’s rapidly expanding senior population. California is home to one of the…

    Passion and Perseverance

    Passion and Perseverance

    By Dr. Marcy Adelman– Every day as we get closer to the November 6th mid-term elections our fears, anger and resolve intensify. The daily news is a nightmare of violence…

    Coming Together to Address California’s Senior Care Crisis

    Coming Together to Address California’s Senior Care Crisis

    By Dr. Marcy Adelman and Dr. Karyn Skultety– Alone we can do so little. Together we can do so much. Nearly a century ago, Helen Keller first uttered the phrase…

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