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Senior Peer Counselor Training

Senior Peer Counselor Training Spring 2021 training dates: March – April (online only) If you are age 55+, you can change the lives of older adults in our community. Tuesdays and Wednesdays from March 30 –  April 28 morning sessions: 9am – 12:30pm   Specially-trained volunteer counselors provide weekly visits to adults age 55+ to help manage transitions and life changes such as health concerns, mobility issues, caregiver needs, and grief. Special care is taken…

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Senior Peer Counselor Training

Senior Peer Counselor Training Spring 2021 training dates: March – April (online only) If you are age 55+, you can change the lives of older adults in our community. Tuesdays and Wednesdays from March 30 –  April 28 morning sessions: 9am – 12:30pm   Specially-trained volunteer counselors provide weekly visits to adults age 55+ to help manage transitions and life changes such as health concerns, mobility issues, caregiver needs, and grief. Special care is taken…

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Senior Peer Counselor Training

Senior Peer Counselor Training Spring 2021 training dates: March – April (online only) If you are age 55+, you can change the lives of older adults in our community. Tuesdays and Wednesdays from March 30 –  April 28 morning sessions: 9am – 12:30pm   Specially-trained volunteer counselors provide weekly visits to adults age 55+ to help manage transitions and life changes such as health concerns, mobility issues, caregiver needs, and grief. Special care is taken…

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Café Saludable Grows During COVID-19

Café Saludable Grows During COVID-19 Peninsula Family Service announces partnership with Kaiser Permanente Northern California Community Benefit Programs SAN MATEO, Calif. – Peninsula Family Service (PFS) announces growth in our continued partnership and grant award from Kaiser Permanente to provide healthy and nutritious meals to adults age 60+ at the Fair Oaks Adult Activity Center in Redwood City, CA. The participants of Café Saludable have significant and diverse health needs that have been exacerbated by…

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Appy Hour

You are invited! “Appy Hour” is for adults 55+ who want to learn more about health and wellness through technology.  Virtual sessions are offered on Zoom. Email aaquino@peninsulafamilyservice.org or call 650-403-4300 ext. 4327 to RSVP.

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Appy Hour

You are invited! “Appy Hour” is for adults 55+ who want to learn more about health and wellness through technology.  Virtual sessions are offered on Zoom. Email aaquino@peninsulafamilyservice.org or call 650-403-4300 ext. 4327 to RSVP.

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Got Wheels! expands on the Peninsula and Coast Side

SAN MATEO, Calif. – Got Wheels!, the affordable transportation program launched by Peninsula Family Service last year in Daly City and extended this summer to Colma and Brisbane, is moving forward to serve nine other cities in the county and a major commuter hub in the region. Effective Nov. 25, 2020, residents of South San Francisco, San Bruno, Millbrae, Burlingame, Hillsborough, El Granada, Montara, Moss Beach and Half Moon Bay who are 70 years and…

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Appy Hour

You are invited! “Appy Hour” is for adults 55+ who want to learn more about health and wellness through technology.  Virtual sessions are offered on Zoom. Email aaquino@peninsulafamilyservice.org or call 650-403-4300 ext. 4327 to RSVP.

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Training: Senior Peer Counselor

Tuesdays and Wednesdays from October 6 –  November 17 morning sessions: 9am – 12:30pm To register, please contact Geri Lustenberg via e-mail or call (650) 403.43.00 Ext. 4389 To become a Senior Peer Counselor, volunteers participate in two, three and a half-hour training sessions each week for a total of five weeks. During the sessions, volunteers learn the skills they need to be active listeners, recognize and respond to grief, depression, and anxiety, and work with…

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EVENT: Expressing Yourself: Keeping Yourself Safe

We are offering a free program “Expressing Yourself: Keeping Yourself Safe” on September 15 from 1:30pm – 3:30pm. SPEAKER: Dr. Patrick Arbore is a nationally known expert on overcoming social isolation, suicide prevention, and grief services. He is the Director and Founder of Elderly Suicide Prevention & Grief Related Services at the Institute on Aging in San Francisco. PARTNERS: San Mateo County Behavioral Health & Recovery Services/Office of Diversity and Equity and the San Mateo…

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