March 2017

The Healing Power of Laughter: How Clowning Helps Patients with Dementia

Written by Dr. Amnon Raviv. This article originally appeared in Rhoda Goldman Plaza’s monthly publication The Olive Press. Medical clowning has been primarily identified with working with children in pediatrics wards in hospitals. But over the past decade, more and more medical clowns have been working with adults and with patients with dementia as part […]

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70 Strong helps seniors stay connected

70 Strong: New Sequoia Healthcare District Initiative Helps Seniors Stay Connected

This article was written by our friends at Peninsula Family Service. Senior social isolation increases the risk of mortality; it affects the mental and physical well-being and leads to risky health behaviors. As we prepare for a growing population of older adults, Peninsula Family Service in partnership with the Sequoia Healthcare District, look to strengthen

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Our partnership with Lyft provides safe rides for seniors

Lyft For Seniors: Our Partner for Safe Rides

Having the independence to plan our own schedules, visit friends, and engage with our community makes life sweet and fulfilling—especially as we age. But many older adults face challenges with transportation, whether it’s because they have given up their car keys, have physical limitations that make it hard for them to access public transportation, or

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