A New Approach to Senior Living at Historic Hotel Oakland

After San Francisco’s devastating 1906 earthquake, investors hoping to attract commerce to Oakland built a grand hotel with vaulted gold-leaf ceilings and crystal chandeliers. Hotel Oakland’s 1912 opening was attended by Hollywood elites, politicians, and socialites, and was called the “most important social event in Oakland’s history.” Years later, the hotel fell on hard times. […]...

Housing Project Takes on Seniors’ Health

The article in the California Health Line by David Gorn about the new “Hotel Oakland Village Health and Wellness Connection” is a result of the great success of the Hotel Oakland Village, formed in 2011, to actively fight the negative health impact of isolation among seniors. What evolved from the 2011 Village formation was an expansion of the resident co-managed Health Groups, from 8 to 15, with almost 80% resi...