DAAS Community Training & SF State Silver Lining Lecture Series

Friday, September 28, 2018 - 12:00pm to 4:00pm
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The SF Department of Aging & Adult Services (DAAS) and SF State will hold the inaugural event in the Silver Lining Lecture Series: Aging, Health and Wellness in San Francisco.

SF State Gerontology Advisory Council President Tom Berry will introduce the series and the distinguished keynote speaker, California State Senator Scott Wiener (pictured). Wiener serves as chair of the Senate Human Services Committee and is a member of the Appropriations, Public Safety, Transportation and Housing, and Energy Committees. Wiener will speak about his legislative agenda for seniors.

Professor Darlene Yee-Melichar will introduce the panel on aging, health and wellness in San Francisco. She will discuss “Developing Gerontology Workforce Competency to Promote Healthy Aging and Long-Term Care. Valerie Coleman of DAAS will speak about “Ensuring an Age and Disability Friendly San Francisco.” Gwen Harris of Seniors at Home will provide information and training on “Palliative Care and Quality of Life.”

The program is a collaborative effort between DAAS and the PACE Gerontology Program. CEUs will be available.


Register by email to Sylvia Luong at sylvia.luong@sfgov.org no later than 5 p.m. on September 21. Include your name, agency, e-mail address, and CEU request (if any). Once you have registered, you will receive a confirmation email securing your place. The workshop can only accommodate 85 people.