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Arthur Martin Hurwith (1927 – 2013)
Arthur Martin Hurwith, a long-time and proud member of San Francisco’s activist social and cultural scenes, passed away on October 15, 2013. He is survived by his sister Ms. Estelle Miller, his best friend and long-term caregiver Mr. Kenneth Nimmo, his other best friend Ms. Betty Hindenes, and friends and loved ones throughout the country.
Events and Programs for Seniors
Every month Openhouse offers a wide range of programs and activities for LGBT seniors. These programs include exercise classes, men’s and women’s support groups, grief counseling, health workshops, housing assistance and more. We have something for everyone. Openhouse also offers a Friendly Visitor program to provide conversation and companionship to LGBT older adults in San Francisco. To receive our monthly newsletter or to get more information about our programs, please give us a call at (415) 296-8995 or send us an email.
Openhouse Curriculum Available
We are proud to announce the release of our highly anticipated LGBT Cultural Humility Curriculum for Senior Service Providers, From Isolation to Inclusion: Reaching and Serving Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Seniors. The cost to purchase the curriculum is $50 for individuals and $150 for agencies or organizations. Click here to learn more about the curriculum or to order yours today!
SF Planning Commission Approves City’s First LGBT-Welcoming Senior Housing
The City’s first and the country’s largest affordable housing specifically welcoming to lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) seniors to be developed by Openhouse and Mercy Housing California was approved unanimously Thursday by the San Francisco Planning Commission. The development includes 110 apartments for low-income seniors, Openhouse service offices and an activity center for residents and LGBT seniors from across the City. Over 25,000 LGBT seniors live in San Francisco alone, many of whom do not access senior services and housing for fear of rejection and compromised care. Read More…