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Election Day and Beyond
Earn Your Red Badge of Democracy: VOTE
Looking for last minute guidance on initiatives? See  and . Forgot to update your voter registration? Same-day registration is possible if you go to City Hall. 

And the Day After... CLC invites you to our office, 1663 Mission Street Suite 525 on November 7 from 8:00 to 10:00 am to view the results, to celebrate or console, and talk about what's next. Bagels, beverages and more. RSVP to appreciated.   

CLC Highlights 
New Connector Network Launches in the Inner Sunset 
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Our award-winning Community Connector program builds networks of neighbors and friends who can be there for each other - plus have fun and get more active together.
We've launched a new Community Connector Network in the Inner Sunset, thanks to funding from former Supervisor and now Mayor London Breed. St. Anne's of the Sunset Catholic Church is providing space. 
The first session of Always Active program started mid-October and now is providing exercise program geared toward older adults on Mondays and Thursdays from 1:30 to 2:30 followed by refreshments and other activities over the coming months.   

Building Community Connections
Our Community Connector programs build networks of neighbors and friends by supporting volunteers in coordinating a range of local activities and outreach for seniors and people with disabilities. Spread the word with anyone you know who lives in the Cayuga, Merced Extension Triangle, Miraloma, or Inner Sunset neighborhoods. 

Cayuga Community Connectors
Cayuga neighbors celebrate the season as a part of Neighborfest  Upcoming: Chair Yoga, Holiday Crafts, Improving End of Life Options and so much more.  See Cayuga's calendar for upcoming events at 2525 Alemany and other local sites. And check out this month's  Boomer Talks flyer here. For more information, contact
Check out Miraloma Neighborhood graduates of the recent Preparedness, CPR, and First Aid classes.  View Miraloma's calendar for the times of Always Active Exercise Classes, First Aid, Hearing Screening, and Fire Safety classes at Cornerstone Trinity Church Hall, 480 Teresita Blvd. For information, contact Darlene at
View Merced Extension's calendar for Always Active Senior Exercise Classes, coffee hour, and more. Neighbors gather twice a week at 201 Head Street. On November 15,  MetCC is celebrating the first year as a neighborhood network
This program, and the one in Miraloma, were initially funded through Participatory Budgeting funds from Supervisor Yee's Office. For more info,  email
St. Francis Square Community Living
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The longest running Connector network is at St. Francis Square Co-op, where earliest members join with newer residents in a special committee working to help aging members stay active and engaged. For more info on upcoming events,  email Betty Traynor.

"Art With Elders" Work on Display at CLC Office 
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CLC is proud to host a display of artists' work, as well as brief stories about the artists, at our 1663 Mission office. Learn more about Art for Elders which shares and supports the creative talents of the city's older adult artists. 
Contact Darcie O'Brien (pictured right) at if you would like to showcase some of their wonderful art in your office. 
New Senior Beat Story Features Key City Hall Volunteers 
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This month, the featured article on Senior Beat is about seniors who volunteer in the offices of members of the San Francisco Board of Supervisors. "It's good to be around people and around the supervisor. I'm honored to be in his office. This is the happiest I've ever been in my life." says volunteer Nancy Young (pictured right). Visit to learn more. Do you have  a story idea? Contact Beat Reporters at
2018 Breast Cancer Support Luncheon 
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On October 11, the Breast Cancer Group of the Lutheran Church of Our Savior, and the Bayview Imani Breast Cancer Support Group held their annual celebration luncheon.
It was a day to greet old friends, enjoy good food, celebrate, and listen to inspirational speeches from Pastor Evered Cohen of the Lutheran Church and the Rev. Dr. Carolyn Ransom-Scott.
CLC Staff and Board "Haunt" 1663 Mission Office 
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In celebration of Halloween and friendship, CLC staff and board members gathered for a fun party in an office transformed with an unbelievable amount of decorations for the season. See pictures here

Move Into Action 
Immigrants Face Another Potential Attack 
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Advocates are gearing up to push back, on the proposed "public charge" rule from the Trump Administration that would put immigration status at risk if an immigrant or their family -- including U.S. citizen children and other dependents -- seeks access to an array of programs that support health, nutrition, and economic stability. 

Justice in Aging  has updated factsheets, info to help craft comments on the proposed rule and a webinar for advocates on November 14 from 10:00 to 11:00. Come view the webinar in our office and take time to understand the harm this  rule would pose to older adults, their families, and caregivers. 
Dignity Fund Coalition Update
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Together with the Dignity Fund Coalition, we're working to be sure that the new dollars in the Dignity Fund roll out as fast and effectively as possible.
The Oversight and Advisory Group and Service Providers Workgroup updates and minutes can be found on the City's Dignity Fund website. 
The Dignity Fund Provider Group has agreed to hold an additional meeting on Friday, November 30 from 3:00 to 5:00, Born Auditorium, 170 Otis Street. 
The Dignity Fund Coalition's next meeting is set for
November 28, 1:00 to 3:00 (please note later date and earlier time) at ILRC SF, 825 Howard Street.  You can keep up-to-date by signing up for emails from the Dignity Fund Coalition website

And the DFC is planning to offer a live stream conversation with Mayor London Breed in the near future, so watch next month's newsletter for more details.
Upcoming CLC Events & Activities 
CLC Computer Lab - Something for Everyone 
Interested in preserving pictures and documents? 
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Bring  your photos, post cards, letters and  other keepsakes and we can help you save  digital copies that  you can share,  store, and more.
Are you an Apple computer, iPad, or iPhone user?  Come to our special Meetup group on Thursdays from Noon to 2:00 with the very helpful Rob McBride.
Looking for work? Get help uploading job applications and filling in on-line applications. 
Want to learn about the Digital Passport to Learning program?
Download a full schedule here or just search our online calendarEmail  if you have question.

We are also  seeking volunteers  to help keep the lab open for additional hours and days. If interested, please contact .
Resources to Stay Connected in SF 
HIV and Aging Study for SF Shows Gaps 
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recently released study describes the breadth of health problems in San Francisco's older adults with HIV and how they are, or are not, being addressed. The survey questioned 197 people, all age 50 or older and HIV-positive. See the  study findings here or read a  recent article in the SF Chronicle.  To learn more for yourself or for others, contact Jesus Guillen with the HIV Long Term Survivers Group ( or visit their Facebook page. You can also connect with the 50+ Network through Vince Crosotomo at the AIDS Foundation's at

Mission Nutrition Campaign Needs Your Support
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Celebrate the warmth of the season and learn about 30th Street Senior Center's new campaign "Mission Nutrition." The program helps seniors maintain proper health with hot, nutritious meals through tens of thousands of meals at dining sites and delivered to homebound seniors.  
November 7, 5:30 to 8:00,  30th Street Senior Center, 255 30th Street
For info, contact Henry Pacheco at 648-208-8447 or
Free Conference for Spanish-Speaking Caregivers 

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Hoy Por Mi, MaƱana Por Ti is a free
conference for Spanish speaking family and friends caring for someone with dementia, or an aging loved one presented in Spanish.  Saturday, Nov. 10, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m ., (Registration/breakfast 8:30 to 9 a.m.)  30th Street Senior Center, 225 30th St. The event is FREE, but registration is required. For more info or to register, please call Adriana Sanchez, (415) 434-3388 ext. 316 (for Spanish) or Calvin Hu, (415) 434-3388 ext. 313 (for English).
New Website to Help Dual-Eligibles 
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My Care, My Choice helps people who qualify for both Medicare and Medi-Cal explore health choices based on their location, needs, and preferences.
The SCAN Foundation, alongside designer Gretchen Addi, Harbage Consulting, the National Association of ACOs, and Project6 created the site to help consumers and their supporters better understand the care choices so they can get the most from their health care coverage.
Additional resources on the website include more information on California's six care choices (PACE, Cal MediConnect, FIDE SNP, D-SNP, Medicare Advantage, and Accountable Care Organizations), an introductory video, and printable worksheets.   Visit   to access the tool. 

More Upcoming Events 
Supervisor Yee Launches Participatory Budgeting
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Ove r the past two years, Supervisor Yee and the Participatory Budget process have been  key in creating new CLC Community Connector Networks in the District 7.  
How does it work? C ommunity groups submit proposals for neighborhood projects, which are vetted by the city departments and a district advisory committee; the successful proposals are then voted on by District 7 residents. Funds for the winning proposals are then transferred from the supervisor's budget for implementation.  

The project proposal workshop (where you share project ideas and get feedback from departments) is Nov. 17, 10 am-noon, Ingleside Presbyterian Church, 1345 Ocean Ave, with proposals due Jan. 5.   The application form available  here

Cable Car Caroling Is Back 
Cable Car Caroling 2015 - From Generation to Generation
Cable Car Caroling - From Generation to Generation
Cable Car Caroling is an annual fundraising event that brings cheer through traditional carols and other holiday songs to isolated seniors across San Francisco. Institute on Aging invites you  to take part in this unique San Francisco event on  Saturday, Dec. 1st, 12:30-5:30pm,  Roosevelt Middle School, 460 Arguello Blvd.  Contact Corinne Knudtzon to register or for more info at  or 415.750.4152 or go to website here
About the Community Living Campaign

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The Community Living Campaign (CLC) works to bring community, joy,  learning, and health to seniors and people with disabilities in San Francisco.  We seek to empower older people and adults with disabilities to come together, organize, and use their many skills and interests to reduce isolation and end economic and other barriers to aging in their own homes and neighborhoods. Learn more.