Seniors At Home Team

Seniors At Home brings Hollywood’s Best and the Community Together to Talk About End of Life Issues

Death is never an easy thing to talk about. But last Thursday, a sold-out crowd of over 900 people packed the Castro Theatre for End of Life: A Theatrical Exploration of Death, Dying, and Suffering—a thought-provoking performance by award-winning actors Frances McDormand and David Strathairn and a community conversation about death, suffering, and the mortality […]

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Senior and caregiver

A Caregiver-Client Match “Made in Heaven”

After undergoing major surgery last spring, Peter was determined to handle his recovery all on his own. Living alone at 68, he had never needed help from a caregiver and he declined the suggestion. He had supportive friends and family nearby, and felt that after leaving the hospital he could manage on his own in

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Being there for people with serious illness

The Importance of ‘Being There’ for People with Serious Illness

Two Palliative Care Volunteers Share their Stories The first time Gary Stower arrived to meet with Charlie, a critically ill client of Seniors At Home, Charlie point-blank said, “So, why are you here?” Gary, who had recently completed Seniors At Home’s in-depth Palliative Care Volunteer Training Program, was initially thrown by the question. His training

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How tech can reduce senior isolation

Seniors At Home Partners with Tech to Reduce Senior Isolation

Imagine waking up and being greeted by a friendly digital companion that tells you the weather, sends you photos from your grandkid’s Instagram account, and reminds you when to take your medications. Seniors At Home is working to make this vision a reality through a partnership with Intuition Robotics, an Israeli company that is developing a

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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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Seniors At Home Wins ‘Outstanding Nonprofit’ Award

On Wednesday, October 26, JFCS’ Seniors At Home was honored to receive the prestigious Nancy Martin Outstanding Nonprofit Award at the annual Marin Senior Information Fair. This year’s theme for the fair was “Steppin thru the Looking Glass.” Exhibitors dressed up as different characters from Alice in Wonderland – including Seniors At Home’s Intake and

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Announcing the New Seniors At Home Website!

We are excited to announce our newly designed website at www.seniorsathome.org! Our new look is clean, bright, and easy to navigate. The new, mobile-friendly design makes accessing senior care services as easy as possible for older adults, their families, and other professionals who care for them. It is now easier than ever to schedule your

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people at palliative care training

Caregivers Talk about the End of Life

At Seniors At Home, we believe that caregivers who feel supported are happier, more confident, and able to provide superior care to the seniors they work with. One of the many ways in which we support our valued caregivers is through ongoing and specialized training. We offer caregivers training on Alzheimer’s and dementia care, as

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Senior with advocates

Healthcare Advocacy: It Can Be Life Changing

Navigating our healthcare options can be confusing for all of us at the best of times, and for older adults who are experiencing serious or life-threatening conditions it can be especially difficult. Fortunately, when it is difficult to advocate for ourselves or our loved ones, there are professionals whose job is to advocate for others.

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