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    San Francisco LGBT Data Collection Legislation

    San Francisco LGBT Data Collection Legislation

    On April 12, Supervisor Scott Wiener introduced legislation that, if passed, would mandate five city departments to collect voluntary information on the sexual orientation and gender identity of their clients…

    Supporting the Alzheimer’s Association Is a No Brainer

    Supporting the Alzheimer’s Association Is a No Brainer

      The Alzheimer’s Association’s 2016 Alzheimer’s Disease Facts and Figures report was released just this week. The new edition of Facts and Figures provides the most up to date information…

    Diet and Brain Health: Delaying Alzheimer’s Disease Symptoms

    Diet and Brain Health: Delaying Alzheimer’s Disease Symptoms

    There is much conflicting evidence about the value of brain training–solving crossword puzzles, playing Sudoku and more–in maintaining brain health and reducing memory loss. There is, however, a growing consensus…

    No Place Like Home Initiative

    No Place Like Home Initiative

    A bipartisan group of California Senate legislators have proposed a 2 billion revenue bond, the No Place Like Home Initiative, to create permanent housing with supportive services for homeless people…

    Integrating Social Service and Healthcare Delivery in San Francisco

    Integrating Social Service and Healthcare Delivery in San Francisco

    By Michael Costa The fact that the environments we live in can impact our health status has been well known for many years. The challenge is to interact effectively with…

    The Longevity Wave: Meeting Future Needs

    The Longevity Wave: Meeting Future Needs

    There are 3 million LGBT seniors, and that number is expected to dou­ble by 2030. People over 65 years of age are the fastest growing segment of both LGBT and…

    Cultivating Gratitude, Even After Loss

    Cultivating Gratitude, Even After Loss

    I grew up in New England where glorious autumn colors and crisp clear days filled me with joy and gratitude for all the people and things in my life. It…

    Vote Yes on Prop A: More Affordable Housing Without a Tax Increase

    Vote Yes on Prop A: More Affordable Housing  Without a Tax Increase

    Prop A authorizes a $310 million housing bond to finance the construction, development and preservation of affordable housing that prioritizes seniors, middle income families, veterans and disabled persons. Prop A…

    Making LGBT Lives Visible Again

    Making LGBT Lives Visible Again

    On October 7, Governor Brown signed the LGBT Disparities Reduc­tion Act that requires four state agen­cies to collect voluntary self-reported demographic information on sexual orientation and gender identity. This bill…

    Surviving AIDS – Looking Beyond the Meds

    Surviving AIDS – Looking Beyond the Meds

    On September 18, the eighth annual National HIV & Aging Awareness Day will highlight the massive change in the epidemic: half of all people with HIV in the U.S. will…

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