Rhodessa Jones, Co-Artistic Director, Cultural Odyssey; Actress; Teacher; Writer; Director, Medea Project: Theater for Incarcerated Women and HIV Circle; Former Visiting Artist in Residence, University of California, Berkeley Black Theater Workshop; Visiting Professor at St. Mary’s College, Moraga, California; Spring 2014 Interdisciplinary Artist in Residence, College of Letters and Science and the School of Human Ecology, University of Wisconsin-Madison Read more »
Esther Koch, Founder of Encore Management; Medicare Aging Network Partner with the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid.
If you are approaching the Medicare qualifying age of 65 and Medicare seems like one big alphabetical maze to you, you are not alone. For most, a true understanding of how Medicare works, what options are best for you, and when or how to sign-up is not clear at all. Learn the ABC and Ds of Medicare, plus the realities of what to expect … and what not to expect. Here’s what every Boomer needs to know before they turn 65.
Jessica Zitter, MD, MPH, ICU and Palliative Care, Highland Hospital; Author, Extreme Measures; Contributor, The New York Times, The Atlantic, Huffington Post, the Journal of the American Medical AssociationRead more »
Alison Gopnik, Professor of Psychology and Affiliate Professor of Philosophy, University of California, Berkeley; Author, The Gardener and the Carpenter: What the New Science of Child Development Tells Us about the Relationship Between Parents and Children
In conversation with Dr. Julie Lythcott-Haims, Former Dean of Freshman, Stanford University; Author, How to Raise An AdultRead more »
Lariza Dugan Cuadra, Executive Director, Carecen SF Rashad Robinson, Executive Director, Color of Change Abdi Soltani, Executive Director, ACLU of Northern California Tom Steyer, Founder and President, NextGen Climate Mina Kim, Anchor and Host, KQED—Moderator
Sponsored by the San Francisco Foundation as part of the People, Power, Place Series, which addresses access and equity in the Bay Area. Read more »
Jessica Buchleitner, Journalist; Author, 50 Women Anthology Series Silvia Vasquez-Lavado, First Peruvian Woman to Summit Mt. Everest; Executive Director, Courageous Girls; Principal of Enterprise Technology, PayPal Nwe Oo, Member, United Nations Delegation, Commission on the Status on the Women, UN Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues, UN Sustainable Development Goals Masha Maslova, Engagement Manager, Silicon Valley Talent Partnership; Co-founder, El Shadai Foster Home, Uganda Read more »
Kira Reginato, Elder Care Manager; Speaker; Author; Elder Care Consultant
Speaking from her recent book, Tips for Helping Your Aging Parents (Without Losing Your Mind), elder care expert Kira Reginato shares her best tips for keeping your mind, temper and sense of humor as you care for a loved one.
Kira's upbeat approach outlines the basics of how to take care of anyone as they age without sacrificing taking care of yourself. Read more »