Senior Focus | June 2, 2023 | Palo Alto Weekly | Palo Alto Online |

Palo Alto Weekly

- June 2, 2023

Senior Focus

by Elizabeth Lorenz

CONFERENCE FOR CAREGIVERS ... On June 24, Avenidas will host a conference designed to support and educate family caregivers, solo agers, health care and social service professionals, as well as community members about both the challenges and the opportunities in their care journeys. The all-day event, from 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., will be held at the Mountain View Senior Center, 266 Escuela St., Mountain View. Tickets are $25 until June 23 and $30 at the door. To register go to and search for "conference." The keynote speaker will be Mukund Acharya, Ph.D., a healthy-aging advocate. He is the founder of Sandhya's Touch, a nonprofit that provides grants to improve the quality of life for those dealing with serious or chronic illness. He also co-founded Sukham, a nonprofit organization focusing on aging in the area's South Asian community. He volunteers at Stanford Hospital and School of Medicine, supporting palliative-care efforts, and is a caregiver support coach.

This story contains 316 words.

Stories older than 90 days are available only to subscribing members. Please help sustain quality local journalism by becoming a subscribing member today.

If you are already a member, please log in so you can continue to enjoy unlimited access to stories and archives. Membership starts at $12 per month and may be cancelled at any time.

Log in     Join


Post a comment

Sorry, but further commenting on this topic has been closed.

Stay informed.

Get the day's top headlines from Palo Alto Online sent to your inbox in the Express newsletter.


Palo Alto Weekly Holiday Fund

For the last 30 years, the Palo Alto Weekly Holiday Fund has given away almost $10 million to local nonprofits serving children and families. 100% of the funds go directly to local programs. It’s a great way to ensure your charitable donations are working at home.