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NEXT Village San Francisco: Benefits of Membership

NEXT Village provides residents of San Francisco’s northeast corner with the confidence and practical means to live safely and comfortably in their homes and community as they age. As a NEXT Village member, you will strengthen our community both by accepting the assistance of NEXT Neighbors, our volunteers, and by sharing your own interests, expertise and friendship with like-minded people.

All of the following benefits are offered to Full Members of NEXT Village. Benefits shown in italics are offered to Associate Members. The list may evolve over time to better serve our members.

Transportation

  • Grocery shopping

  • Medical appointments

  • NEXT Village social and cultural events

  • Other transportation as needed and available

    In-Home and Personal Support

  • Initial get-acquainted meeting with NEXT Village social service expert, if requested

  • Support, advice, and referrals in addressing the changes associated with aging

  • Referrals to recommended local businesses, home repair companies and professional advisors

  • Daily telephone contact with another Village member, if desired

  • Visits from a NEXT Neighbor

  • Assistance with minor household repairs and chores, like changing a light bulb, turning a mattress

  • Referrals to recommended home-care providers

  • Away-from-home help (periodic checks, mail pickup, plant watering)

  • Assistance with computers and electronic devices

  • Assistance with pet walking and care

    Cultural and Social Activities

  • Classes and seminars on subjects such as connecting via social media, gardening in pots and document management

  • Occasional lunches or potluck dinners

  • Social events and interest groups, such as theater outings, drawing group and film club

  • Companionship and visiting

    Health and Wellness

  • Partners for walking, swimming, meditation or other activities

  • Exercise and relaxation classes

  • Educational seminars such as wellness strategies, CPR and home safety

  • Support groups for shared problems and referrals to a medical advocate

  • Post hospital assistance

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