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MOVIE MOMENTS AT THE VOGUE - Premiering in San Francisco

A dementia-inclusive initiative bridging film & community

[From official press release] In partnership with the San Francisco Neighborhood Theater Foundation, the Vogue Theater will host a free interactive film program designed specifically for people living with dementia and their care partners. This first-of-a-kind program in San Francisco will take place on Tuesday, May 23rd, from 10:00am – 12:00pm at the Vogue Theater, 3290 Sacramento St, San Francisco, CA 94115. The program is free of charge, with advance registration required.


The event is being organized through the efforts of Elder Care Alliance, a Bay Area non-profit organization that provides senior living and community education; California Pacific Medical Foundation’s Ray Dolby Brain Health Center; and the Alzheimer’s Association of Northern California and Northern Nevada.

Allyson joins the Senior Access Team

 

You may have noticed a new staff member here at Senior Access in recent days, Allyson.  Allyson is our Facility dog and hails from Canine Companions for Independence®. She is a Labrador/Retriever mix and was born November 9, 2014.  She was trained and placed free of charge by national non-profit Canine Companions for Independence®

Motivation and support comes in many forms, including a cold nose and a warm heart.  Allyson will assist staff member and handler Kitwana “Kit” Lewis during his work with Senior Access Club members. “Allyson provides our Club Members with a sense of warmth, motivation and purpose,” said James Ward, Executive Director of Senior Access.