News

October

What if doctors could prescribe something to treat social isolation in seniors? It’s happening now in Silicon Valley.
Tara Bahrampour, The Washington Post

June

Inspiration Over Fear: Where Health Really Happens
by Matt Perry, California Health Report

April
Los Gatos, Saratoga: ‘Meet and Move program offers a bit of a break for family caregivers
by Khalida Sarwari, San Jose Mercury News

January
Meet & Move for Family Caregivers
Interview about linkAges and Meet & Move programs with Brent Carey on Today’s World, KOIT radio

Saving Time: Free time-bank program seeks to improve community health by combating social isolation
by Maria Grusauska, Santa Cruz Good Times

Caring for Caregivers
Interview about linkAges and Meet & Move programs with Sam VanZandt on South Bay Sunday, KBAY radio

linkAges: Creating Community Connection and Social Inclusion as a Form of Healthcare
by Jean Galiana, ACCESS Health International


2015

September
linkAges: Building Support Systems for Seniors Living Independently in the Community
by Susan L. Hayes, Douglas McCarthy and Sarah Klein, Commonwealth Fund


Time bank volunteers offering free workshops
by Carl Sibley, Mountain View Voice


July
Dr. Paul Tang interview on NBC Bay Area’s Asian Pacific America with Robert Handa


June
Banking on a good time: linkAges TimeBank celebrates its launch in Palo Alto 
by Palo Alto Weekly staff

Vandana Pant and Patty Evans linkAges TimeBank interview on KTVU’s Bay Area People, with Lisa Yoshida


May
Vandana Pant linkAges TimeBank interview on Silicon Valley Voice, KKUP Radio
by Valli Sharpe


April
New program leverages the sharing economy to improve energy efficiency in
Palo Alto

by Victoria Thorp, Palo Alto Pulse


March
Saratoga: linkAges TimeBank can improve quality of life for local residents
by Khalida Sarwari

Cutting-Edge Approaches to Helping the Elderly Age in Place: Pioneering Ideas Podcast – Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
by Paul Tarini


January
Caring for the caregivers: Meet and Move program aims to improve fitness and emotional support
by Rachel Lee, Mountain View Voice


The linkAges TimeBank
by Brent Carey, Today’s World, KFOX, The Game, KBLX, KOIT, Q102.1


A Smart Way to Curb Senior Loneliness: In this program, old and young people connect with one another
by Rachel Adelson, PBS Next Avenue


A meet and greet for your head and feet; PAMF, El Camino offer care for caregivers,
by Diego Abeloos, Los Altos Town Crier


2014

November
Creating a community to connect, empower seniors, by Chris Kenrick,
Palo Alto Weekly


October
How Sutter Health gets your steps, heartbeat and sleep patterns into your health records (it’s surprisingly difficult) by Mark Sullivan, Venture Beat


August
Keeping Seniors Safer at Home Will Benefit Home Health Industry by Liz Seegert


July
Exploring a Culture of Health: Detecting Signals of Wellbeing, by Carolyn Graybeal, Discover


April
Leveraging Community for Successful Aging-in-Place: Q&A with Martin Entwistle, Part 2 of 2, by Shelly Gordon, G2 Communications, Inc.

PAMF “Empowers” Patients with Innovative Technologies: G2Comm Interviews with Martin Entwistle, Innovation Center Executive Director, Part 1 of 2, by Shelly Gordon, G2 Communications, Inc.

Walking the Talk, by Paul Span, New York Times


2013

November

PAMF pilot program aims to track well-being of seniors via utility usage by Diego Abeloos, Los Altos Town Crier

linkAges Connect: It’s purpose is to spot meaningful shifts in the social and physical health of seniors before it’s too late, by  Victoria Colliver, San Francisco Chronicle


October 
The linkAges Program, by Amy Hoak,  the Wall Street Journal’s Market Watch


January
PAMF Innovation Center linkages Program Receives $714,000 Grant from Robert Wood Johnson Foundation