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    No Place Like Home Initiative Now Law

    No Place Like Home Initiative Now Law

    Governor Brown signed into law AB 1618, the “No Place Like Home” initiative. This measure will provide $2 billion dollars to local communities for the construction and rehabilitation of permanent housing…

    Talking About Death Won’t Kill You

    Talking About Death Won’t Kill You

    Death is in the Zeitgeist. Everyone is talking about death, or not talking about it, as the case may be. Or, to be yet more precise: many are talking about…

    Revised Dignity Fund Legislation

    Revised Dignity Fund Legislation

    The Dignity Fund Coalition has revised its proposed legislation for additional revenue for San Francisco’s vulnerable elders and people living with disabilities. According to the current proposal, revenues are to…

    We Can Do This

    We Can Do This

    The Dignity Fund legislation is on the move and needs your help. The Dignity Fund would establish a set-aside from 2% of property taxes to meet the needs of San…

    Let’s Move Dignity Fund Forward

    Let’s Move Dignity Fund Forward

    The Dignity Fund is a proposed amendment to the San Francisco Charter that would establish a set-aside fund from 2% of property taxes to meet the current unmet and future…

    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…

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