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    Fountaingrove Lodge Survives the North Bay Fires: An Interview with Resident Bill Baird

    Fountaingrove Lodge Survives the North Bay Fires: An Interview with Resident Bill Baird

    By Dr. Marcy Adelman– On October 8, the residents at Santa Rosa’s Fountaingrove Lodge went to bed smelling smoke. The smell of smoke was a concern, but it was not…

    Let the Conversation Begin

    Let the Conversation Begin

    By Dr. Marcy Adelman– In collaboration with the San Francisco Department of Aging and Adult Services (DAAS), the San Francisco Interfaith Council will host a half-day workshop on October 16…

    Bay Area Heat Wave

    Bay Area Heat Wave

    By Dr. Marcy Adelman– The recent heat wave that hit the Bay Area broke all records. Downtown San Francisco on Friday, September 1, set an all-time high of 106 degrees.…

    Charlottesville

    Charlottesville

    By Dr. Marcy Adelman– The President’s statements in his press conference on August 15 were a watershed moment. Trump exposed his true self. There could be no ambiguity about what he…

    Our Common Humanity

    Our Common Humanity

    By Dr. Marcy Adelman When I heard that Trump had tweeted a ban on transgender people serving in the military, I was outraged that he was once again singling out…

    LGBT Older Adults and In-Home Non-Medical Care Services

    LGBT Older Adults and In-Home Non-Medical Care Services

    By Dr. Marcy Adelman I don’t recall anyone telling me that one of the best experiences they had taking care of their self/parent/spouse/friend was what it took to find, manage,…

    Trans Elders Count

    Trans Elders Count

    By Dr. Marcy Adelman Do not let the Trump administration erase transgender elders from the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) survey that determines how federal funding is spent…

    Pride, Summer of Love and Building a New Movement

    Pride, Summer of Love and Building a New Movement

    By Dr. Marcy Adelman The 50th Anniversary of the San Francisco Summer of Love coincides with this year’s Pride. The two events, separated by decades, share much in common. The…

    Ageism Isn’t Cute

    Ageism Isn’t Cute

    By Fairley Parson, LCSW As a clinical social worker working in the LGBT senior community, I have heard my share of ageist comments. The most common reply I hear when I…

    Food Is Love and Food Is Medicine

    Food Is Love and Food Is Medicine

    By Mark A. Ryle When you serve 19 million nutritious meals to seniors and critically ill neighbors in your community, you learn a thing or two along the way. At…

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