Aging in Place: Everyone’s Doing It

New public awareness campaign shows all of us can help older adults thrive at home SAN ANTONIO — The the San Antonio Area Foundation is launching a new public awareness campaign as part of its advocacy work on behalf of older adults, focused on the concept of “aging in place.” In recognition of National Aging in…

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Aging In Place: Everyone’s Doing It

By Linda Burton SAN ANTONIO — According to recent national studies, the country’s 74 million baby boomers will be 65 or older within the next decade with the oldest in this demographic on the cusp of 85.  Even sooner, by 2025, the number of older adults (65 million) is expected to surpass that of children…

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All Together Now: Advocating For Older Adults Through Collective Impact

By Hernán Rozemberg and Cecilia Martinez SAN ANTONIO — It doesn’t take long for anyone to realize that Jane Paccione is a bona fide force of nature. Her experience, knowledge and passion are just that palpable. Not only that, she also has just about the coolest job title one may have ever come across. Jane is…

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West Side Families Count On Good Neighbors During Pandemic

Mari Lopez, left, hands a free lunch to a walk-up at House of Neighborly Services Wednesday, Sept. 16, 2020. HNS is using extra safety protocols for the safe handling and delivery of food to needy neighbors.

House of Neighborly Service Still Strong After 100+ Years Even with restrictions gradually lifting on being out and about during the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, Estela Trujillo feels quite jittery about heading out of the house. As an older adult, she knows that unfortunately she’s in the primary target demographic for the dangerous virus. She does…

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Community Rallies to Support Older Adults Navigating the COVID-19 Outbreak

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The COVID-19 outbreak and its impact on vulnerable populations raises many concerns about the welfare of older adults in our community.  While no one is immune to the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, our older population is especially susceptible to its effects. Even those with ample resources to safely shelter in place are feeling the…

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