Peninsula Volunteers

Dr. Mehrdad Ayati, Geriatrician, Professor at Stanford University School of Medicine, author of “Paths to Healthy Aging,” and Director of the Geriatric Center of Los Altos, will discuss managing chronic conditions in aging with the goal of maintaining a better quality of life. The talk will take place on January 16 from 6:30 to 8:00 pm at Rosener House, 500 Arbor Rd., Menlo Park

Dr. Ayati provides reliable information, effective strategies, and guidelines to navigate such challenges as mild cognitive impairment, Alzheimer’s disease, dementia, post-stroke, and Parkinson’s disease. Dr. Ayati is an advocate of his patient’s physical and mental health at any age in addition to disease management and prevention. This presentation will allow time for questions and answers.

Peninsula Volunteers Rosener House offers an enriched social and recreational day program in a caring, protective environment, promoting independence and dignity for seniors facing challenges and limitations.

Free; RSVP to 650-322-0126.

 

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Veterans Day celebration at Little House on Nov. 9

In honor of the 100th Anniversary of the World War I Armistice and as a tribute to all who have served, Peninsula Volunteers will offer free lunch to veterans and a family member on Friday, Nov. 9 from 11:30 am to 1:00 pm. Non-military guests are asked to make a $10 donation for lunch. There […]

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Little House hosts Active Living Expo week of August 20

Peninsula Volunteers is hosting a weeklong event from August 20-25 at Little House on Middle Avenue in Menlo Park filled with raffles, lunches, community resources, mini chair massages, tech tutoring and more! Try any new classes for free! Complete schedule is online.

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Open house at Rosener Adult Day Center on May 19

Peninsula Volunteers/Rosener House Adult Day Center will host an Open House on Saturday, May 19, 10:00 am to 1:00 pm, 500 Arbor Road, Menlo Park. At 10:30, there will be a special presentation about 70 Strong, a resource for free and low-cost activities and services for people 60+ to connect, age well, and stay active. […]

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Meals on Wheels program serves local seniors – and always needs new volunteer drivers

The Peninsula Volunteers, Inc. (PVI) Meals on Wheels is now partners with the Meals on Wheels America (MOWA) “America, Let’s Do Lunch” campaign. This campaign connects volunteers with local Meals on Wheels programs. Every weekday throughout  San Mateo County, PVI Meals on Wheels drivers deliver hot, nutritious meals to homebound older adults and adults with […]

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Peninsula Volunteer CEO/Executive Director Peter Olson leads the organization past its 70-year mark

Seventy years ago, a group of forward-thinking local women started an organization, Peninsula Volunteers, that not only endures but thrives today. “This organization has always been at the forefront of something,” says Peter Olson, CEO/Executive Director for the past year. “Little House, established in 1949, was the first suburban senior center in the United States; […]

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Peninsula Volunteers hold open house at Rosener House on Nov. 4

Peninsula Volunteers/Rosener House Adult Day Center (500 Arbor Road) in Menlo Park will host an Open House on Saturday, Nov. 4, from 10:00 am to 1:00 pm. At 10:30 am, there will be a presentation by Nicole Fernandez of San Mateo County Elder and Dependent Adult Protection, “Scams, Identity Theft, and Elder Abuse Prevention and […]

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Peninsula Volunteers celebrate 70th anniversary – and it all started with Little House

In 1947,  a group of forward-thinking women incorporated Peninsula Volunteers, Inc., and with that action started an organization that continues to serve the needs of seniors on the San Francisco Peninsula to this day. To honor this milestone, the organization is taking a look back through the seven decades of its history, and looking forward […]

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Teacher and active volunteer, Anne Flegel passes away at age 74

Anne Hartwig Flegel, a former first-grade teacher at St. Joseph’s School in Atherton, an active member of Peninsula Volunteers, and a longtime Atherton resident, died June 26 at age 74. A memorial service is scheduled for 2:00 pm on Aug. 4 at Menlo Church (950 Santa Cruz Ave). Ms. Flegel suffered from dementia since 2011, and […]

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Best-selling authors team up to raise money for vital senior services on the Peninsula

The 26th Annual Author Salon Luncheon, a fundraiser for Peninsula Volunteers, Inc. (PVI), will take place at  the Sharon Heights Golf & Country Club (2900 Sand Hill Road) in Menlo Park on Sunday, March 26, 2017, from 10:30 am to 3:00 pm. The line up of best-­selling authors include: Award-winning journalist and author of Tangled Vines: […]

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Peninsula Volunteers receives two grants to support its programs for older adults

Menlo Park-based non-profit Peninsula Volunteers, Inc. (PVI)  has received two grants totaling $75,000 from the Peninsula Health Care District’s (PHCD) Community Grants Program. The grant will support Meals on Wheels and Rosener House Adult Day Services, two of PVI’s programs serving seniors in San Mateo County and beyond. Meals on Wheels delivers daily hot, nutritious […]

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