Open Houses

January 12, 2023

New in 2023 – Open Houses for Donors and Community Partners! We hope you’ll visit us in 2023! We invite donors and community partners, and their friends and colleagues, to visit us on campus and learn more about how we support the unique needs of older adults. Please sign up using the form below. All […]

Holiday Reflections from our Rabbi

December 8, 2022

Rabbi Debora Kohn joined the San Francisco Campus for Jewish Living in May 2022. During our most recent board meeting on Dec. 7, she read the following message to trustees. We were so moved we wanted to share her remarks with our broader community. Happy Chanukah and Happy New Year. This past year has been […]

Innovating Dementia Care: The Memory Care Experience Station

September 14, 2022

San Francisco Campus for Jewish Living (SFCJL) has launched an exciting, innovative project to develop the Memory Care Experience Station, which is winning awards and showing remarkable promise as a tool to help solve one of the biggest problems for people living with dementia: a lack of engagement and stimulation that leads to isolation, boredom, […]

Herut

August 19, 2022

by Katherine Tick Living Our Jewish Values is an initiative we launched earlier this year to enrich the spiritual experience for residents and their families, staff, and volunteers, by aligning ourselves with the Jewish values that are the foundation of our organization. When we observe holidays and cultural moments of note while connecting them to […]

Clowning Is Healing—And That’s No Foolin’

August 5, 2022

Jeff Raz distinctly remembers the moment he realized clowning could ease anxiety and enhance the lives of adults. He and a student of his were in a hospital elevator, having just entertained sick children. “A charge nurse grabbed us, saying, ‘I need you,’” he recollects. She took my student to the skilled nursing unit, where […]

L’Dor v’Dor

July 11, 2022

by Katherine Tick Living Our Jewish Values is an initiative we launched earlier this year to enrich the spiritual experience for residents and their families, staff, and volunteers, by aligning ourselves with the Jewish values that are the foundation of our organization. When we observe holidays and cultural moments of note while connecting them to […]

Finding Ourselves in the Pages of History: SFCJL in the Archives of the J.

What a gift to discover – 150 years of history in J. Weekly’s new digital archives. As the paper’s editor encouraged its readers, we searched for our own name in the archives. We found dozens of news stories about the San Francisco Campus for Jewish Living (SFCJL), and Jewish Home, and Hebrew Home for Aged […]