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This mixed-use development, encompassing an entire city block, is located in the heart of downtown Brisbane and serves as a city gateway.  The project design acknowledges the development’s role as transition between the downtown commercial district and the adjacent residential neighborhood.  Financed by the former Brisbane Redevelopment Agency, Visitacion Gardens Apartments combines a public senior center with 14 apartments for low- and moderate-income seniors.  Visitacion Garden Apartments is managed by Bridge Housing.  To get more information, visit their Bridge Housing's website.

Did you know that one of the common challenges is finding proper care options for people living with disabilities.  Check out this guide that provides comprehensive information on topics like available care options, financial support, and free resources that are available from each state.  There is also this guide to help the elderly and their families fully understand the cost of long term care and the programs that can provide financial support.  Seniors should also be aware of common scams that target the elderly.  See this useful guide by seniorliving.org

CLC logoFor something that's right next to Brisbane, there's Cayuga Community Connectors, a service of the Community Living Campaign.  This is a free service, with no fees or dues, and allows one to become a part of a neighborhood group.  They have regular activities such as Exercise Class every M/W/F 9:45am-10:45am at Bethel Church (2525 Alemany Blvd.), a Weekly Walk Thursdays at 9:30am at Cayuga Park (301 Naglee Ave.), and Shooting Basketballs each Thursday at 10am at Cayuga Park.

bvhh logoAnd for something homegrown and local, there's Brisbane Village Helping Hands.  The non-profit got started when a group of Brisbane residents came together to create a grass roots all-volunteer community organization whose mission is to help residents "age in place" and stay connected to their community here in town.  The Village provides a way for older residents who want to remain in their homes to request help, and for community volunteers to lend a hand. In other words, it’s really about neighbors helping neighbors. Membership dues are $20 per year to help cover their operating costs, including liability insurance. This fee may be waived in cases of hardship.  Find out more at http://brisbanevillage.org/faq.