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Life Long Learners of the Central Coast

LLCC's  mission is to provide enriching educational, personal growth, and cultural opportunities for and by an active volunteer community of retired and other mature adults. LLCC is a diverse community of independent thinkers who develop curriculum, teach classes, organize events, administer programs, establish friendships, guide excursions and much more.

CAPSLO

Minor Home Repair Services are available at no cost to seniors age 60 or over throughout San Luis Obispo County. Home Repair Services may include: installation of grab bars, handrails, smoke alarms, and carbon monoxide (CO) detectors, handheld showerheads, as well as minor plumbing, carpentry, electrical, and drywall projects. For information about the availability of services, please call 1 (800) 495-0501 or (805) 541-4122.

Hospice SLO County

Hospice of San Luis Obispo County (HospiceSLO) provides county-wide nonmedical in-home respite care, emotional support, practical assistance and comfort to individuals, their families and caregivers who are coping with a life limiting illness. All HospiceSLO services are provided at no charge. (805) 544-2266

HomeShareSLO

HomeShareSLO facilitates matches between home providers--people with an extra room--and home seekers--those looking for a home. It helps provide affordable housing with existing resources, allows for aging-in-place, builds community and empowers community members. (805 215-5474

Groceries Delivered

Aldi Home & Curbside Delivery - Arroyo Grande
Ralphs Home Delivery - SLO - Los Osos $9.50
Smart and Final Home Delivery - SLO
Sprouts Home Delivery - - SLO
Vons Home & Curbside Delivery - SLO - Grover Beach - Atascadero
Instacart Online Shopping & delivery for Costco, Food 4 Less, Smart and Final, Sprouts, Vons, Ralphs

Transportation

Volunteer Driver Programs
Wilshire’s Good Neighbor Program 805-547-7025 x17

Regional Shuttles
Ride-On 805-541-8747
Senior Go! 805-473-3333
Smart Shuttle 805-482-0202
Veteran’s Shuttle 805-543-1233

Local Shuttles
Atascadero Dial-A-Ride 805-466-7433
Five Cities Senior Shuttle 805-473-3333
Morro Bay Call-A-Ride 805-772-2744
Paso Robles Dial-A-Ride 80-239-8747
Templeton-Paso Robles Dial-A-Ride 805-541-2544

Organizations

SLO Village
Area Agency on Aging
Adult Services Policy Council (ASPC)
American Association of Retired Persons
Los Osos Cares
Morro Bay Senior Center
Paso Senior Center
Senior Volunteer Services (SVS)
SLO Senior Center
Smartshare SLO
Wilshire Community Services

Articles

The Village Model: A Neighborly Way to Age in Place  Senior Planet

The Age-in-Place ‘Village’ Movement AARP

The Village Movement: Redefining Aging in Place Next Avenue

Villages: Helping People Age in Place  AARP

Good Reads

Being Mortal by Atul Gawande

Medicine has triumphed in modern times, transforming the dangers of childbirth, injury, and disease from harrowing to manageable. But when it comes to the inescapable realities of aging and death, what medicine can do often runs counter to what it should.

This Chair Rocks by Ashton Applewhite

Author, activist, and TED speaker Ashton Applewhite has written a rousing manifesto calling for an end to discrimination and prejudice on the basis of age.

What Are Old People Good For by Dr. Bill Thomas

We live in a society that opposes aging, despite the evidence that each of us is, in fact, aging. This anti-aging bias has prevented us from thinking about old age in a way that feels good or that will create a good elderhood. Removing our ageist blinders, Dr. Thomas provides a motivational and visionary blueprint for old age as a healing force in society.

Second Wind by Dr. Bill Thomas

From one of the most original and innovative thinkers in medicine, this “stirring and splendid book” (Wall Street Journal) offers groundbreaking insight to the postwar generation on facing their second coming of age, a developmental opportunity to reshape their lives and our society.

Disrupt Aging / Jo Ann Jenkins

Jenkins focuses on three core areas--health, wealth, and self--to show us how to embrace opportunities and change the way we look at getting older. Here, she chronicles her own journey and that of others who are making their mark as disrupters to show readers how we can be

Video

SLO Village  David Middlecamp The Tribune On Line

It Takes Villages: Judy Willett at TEDxBoston  Ted Talk

Lets End Ageism: Ashton Applewhite  Ted Talk