- published: 09 May 2014
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Response time for San Mateo County’s emergency personnel arriving at the scenes of accidents, heart attacks, and other serious incidents has slowed in recent years, which firemen say is largely because of inescapable traffic.
(Sacramento) – Drinking and driving can turn a night of celebration into a night of tragedy. In this PSA, California State Assemblymember Rich Gordon (D-Menlo Park) asks high school seniors to make the smart choice by not drinking and driving on graduation night. Watch this Assembly Access Video to learn more. http://www.asmdc.org/Gordon
Three hundred women are currently members of the Peninsula Volunteers. For three generations these hard working individuals have pioneered programs for seniors. Their efforts have lightened the load of families and lighted up the lives of our community residents as they age. And now a fourth generation had come aboard. Hear in their own words the depth of their commitment and their extraordinary achievements! Peninsula Volunteers, Inc. has provided service for more than 60 years and has led the nation in developing programs and properties to support the welfare of the senior members of the community. We prepare and deliver over 1000 hot meals every week to the homebound through Meals on Wheels, and touch over 4500 households through our programs at The Little House, Roslyn G. Morr...
Interviewing Mr. Wilson about SmartyBob application. SmartyBob is a smartphone application. Users can ask question with speech. The question is sent to the selected communities. Members or volunteers from the community can answer the question with speech as well. Mr. Wilson is the volunteer coordinator for Senior Center in Menlo Park (http://www.penvol.org/littlehouse). Mr. Wilson feel it is a great tool for the seniors in Little House to raise question, seek help. Social workers won't miss any message, they can see the request coming in on the screen, and prioritize based on the emergency level.
This is the Menlo Park, CA Station closing scene from the California High Speed Rail PSA movie "Railroader", produced and directed by Alexander Kanellakos of Apollo Productions & AAR Digital LLC. Bay Area artists David Gizzarelli and Shelley MacKay are featured in the scene plus California Governor Jerry Brown (stock footage) provides closing commentary. For the background music, I picked on the steel six-string GF 25 NT Guild guitar and sang a rendition of "Love in Vain" - RJ
Senior citizens from the Indian community, and also other communities in the Bay Area, come together at the India Community Center in Milpitas. They make new friends, dance, do yoga, talk about their home country, and spend quality time at the facility.
Evan Braff, Regional Manager of Senior Center Without Walls in Fairfax County, Virginia starts off this roundtable discussion of projects on aging by explaining a new type of senior center in Fairfax County - one that uses under-utilized places in the community for event space. At this event, funders gathered to learn how several communities across the US are implementing highly successful programs that support aging in place. They learned about new community initiatives being launched in Arizona, and how they might join in efforts to build self-reliant communities in Arizona that work for people of all ages.
Family Connections is a tuition-free parent participation program for low-income families, educating over 400 individuals each year at three sites in San Mateo County. Parents participate in preschool classes with their children, from newborn to five-years-old, in a unique program that provides education for not only their children but also themselves. Family Connections’ parents stay involved in their children’s education and as a result, their children are more prepared for Kindergarten and beyond. For more information go to FamilyConnections.org
Crane Place and Partridge/Kennedy Low Cost Housing Low income housing for low to moderate income seniors, located in Menlo Park, California. Crane Place An award-winning, ninety-three unit complex for low to moderate income seniors, Crane Place also has ten units equipped for the handicapped. Located in Menlo Park, California within walking distance of shopping, medical facilities and public transportation the complex has a twenty-four hour staff on duty. Nutritionally balanced dinners are served five days per week. Partridge/Kennedy Apartments The thirty model retirement apartments, financed by a loan from HUD are specifically designed to meet the needs of persons over 62 living on restricted incomes. Completed in September of 1961, they received an Award of Merit in Design Excel...