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Memory Screening a Valuable Tool – August 28, 2015

Memory Screening a Valuable Tool – August 28, 2015

(English) A lawyer, a writer and an accountant walk into a bar... This is not the start of a joke, but a story that illustrates how we can get more and more forgetful as we age.
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Tooting our Horn!

Tooting our Horn!

(English) For the second year in a row, Whistlestop has been named one of the North Bay Business Journal’s Best Places to Work.
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Whistlestop address an important need – July 19, 2015

Whistlestop address an important need – July 19, 2015

(English) I have been volunteering at Whistlestop for over two years. I deliver food for the Meals on Wheels program and also distribute food for its Brown Bag program. I've had a firsthand view of the needs of many of the seniors in Marin County.
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The Whistlestop Mission Plaza project has been proposed at an ideal time. – July 19, 2015

The Whistlestop Mission Plaza project has been proposed at an ideal time. – July 19, 2015

(English) This countywide issue continues to be swept under the carpet, and now we have a truly viable project to finally help alleviate this issue. This project truly deserves our full community support.
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There was a senior woman, who lived in a shoe… – July 19, 2015

There was a senior woman, who lived in a shoe… – July 19, 2015

George Russell – Special to Marin Independent Journal After a public “listening period,” the Whistlestop senior center has formally submitted to the city of San Rafael revised plans for a five-story affordable housing complex and service center as the site of its downtown depot headquarters.
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Whistlestop is at the right location for seniors- July 19, 2015

Whistlestop is at the right location for seniors- July 19, 2015

At the transportation hub in downtown San Rafael on Tamalpais Avenue, an ideal spot for the services they provide, Whistlestop is developing Mission Plaza. Whistlestop’s efforts to reconstruct their building is a credit to our community. By locating at this site, Whistlestop will expand and enhance the critical and important senior services they already provide. […]
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Whistlestop’s plan for much-needed housing-July 17, 2015

Whistlestop’s plan for much-needed housing-July 17, 2015

(English) As a place to call home, Marin has much to offer with its abundance of natural and human resources. I am fortunate to have been able to live here since 1980...
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Whistlestop addresses an important need-July 15, 2015

Whistlestop addresses an important need-July 15, 2015

(English) I’ve had a firsthand view of the needs of many of the seniors in Marin County. Not only do I support Whistlestop and its plans to redevelop its building...
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Whistlestop Submits Plans to City-July 15, 2015

Whistlestop Submits Plans to City-July 15, 2015

(English) San Rafael is getting its first look at what could be an active hub for senior residents and officials say the initial reaction has been positive.
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Whistlestop Files Pared Back Plan for Downtown Housing Complex-July 12, 2015

Whistlestop Files Pared Back Plan for Downtown Housing Complex-July 12, 2015

(English) Joe O’Hehir is featured in Monday’s Marin Independent Journal, talking about Whistlestop’s Mission Plaza Project.
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Movers & Shakers: San Rafael woman hired as director of program innovation at Whistlestop-July 2, 2015

Movers & Shakers: San Rafael woman hired as director of program innovation at Whistlestop-July 2, 2015

(English) Renzetti has been senior director of educational programs for six years at the American Society on Aging.
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Ways to Get Around for Marin Seniors-June 25, 2015

Ways to Get Around for Marin Seniors-June 25, 2015

(English) Whistlestop is following this great example with the launch of CarePool, a new volunteer driver program serving seniors from Sausalito to Novato with funding support from Marin Transit and Marin General Hospital.
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I nearly burned down the house this morning-June 24, 2015

I nearly burned down the house this morning-June 24, 2015

(English) I woke up early Saturday morning, the first in the house to rise. It’s one of my favorite times of the day; the morning sun, and a pot of water on the stove for fresh coffee.
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Sausalito’s New Senior Ride Program Could Serve as Pioneer for Programs in Marin-June 21, 2015

Sausalito’s New Senior Ride Program Could Serve as Pioneer for Programs in Marin-June 21, 2015

(English) The steep, winding hills of Sausalito are not easy for anyone to drive, and for seniors they can be downright frightening.
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Dad Was Right and Ahead of His Time-May 20, 2015

Dad Was Right and Ahead of His Time-May 20, 2015

(English) Right now, I’m thinking about the years my father spent in a nursing home. And even decades after he died I have fond memories because I always knew my dad was in a good place.
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San Rafael and Novato make AARPs Top 10 List in Livability Categories-May 11, 2015

San Rafael and Novato make AARPs Top 10 List in Livability Categories-May 11, 2015

(English) When it comes to healthy living and the dating scene, AARP likes what it sees in San Rafael and Novato.
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