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Media Coverage 2011

SMART’s Design Confronts Parking Problems

SMART’s Design Confronts Parking Problems

Mill Valley Patch Article - As the SMART agency prepares for construction of a downtown San Rafael station, Whistlestop, the 57-year-old senior center on Tamalpais Ave., will have to relocate due to lack of parking.
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Whistlestop’s Future Still Uncertain as SMART Reviews Design Plans

Whistlestop’s Future Still Uncertain as SMART Reviews Design Plans

San Rafael Patch - Workshop displays various potential designs for downtown area, while Whistlestop future remains uncertain.
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Keeping the Wheels Moving at Whistlestop

Keeping the Wheels Moving at Whistlestop

MCF Article - It's impossible to drive anywhere in Marin without seeing the familiar white vans operated by Whistlestop. They represent the "wheels" part of the organization's slogan, "Meals, Wheels, and More."
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A Lunch to Whistle About

A Lunch to Whistle About

Marin Magazine - Nonprofits unite behind San Rafael’s Jackson Cafe
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Marin nonprofits team up for cost savings, better service

Marin nonprofits team up for cost savings, better service

Marin IJ Article - On a recent Wednesday afternoon, 37-year-old Veronica Brady helped whip up lunch for a room full of seniors, people with disabilities and other patrons at Whistlestop's Jackson Cafe in San Rafael.
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This Weekend in San Rafael June 24-26

This Weekend in San Rafael June 24-26

San Rafael Patch - Join consumers, service providers, advocates, and policy leaders to hear about the latest developments in long term care program options and innovations coming our way.
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Action Jackson

Action Jackson

Pacific Sun Article - Work crews were sprucing up Whistlestop's Jackson Cafe in San Rafael on Wednesday in preparation for an evening soiree.
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‘Hidden’ Whistlestop cafe draws diverse lunch bunch

‘Hidden’ Whistlestop cafe draws diverse lunch bunch

Ross Valley Reporter - But its hidden secret is its offspring, the 40-year-old restaurant where everyone’s welcome regardless of age or physical condition.
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Even better, the food’s fine

Even better, the food’s fine

Marin IJ Article - I was thrilled to see the front-page article in Sunday's IJ about the partnership of Whistlestop and Homeward Bound.
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San Rafael in Brief

San Rafael in Brief

Marinscope Newspointer - Terry Scussel joins Whistlestop, the nonprofit organization that provides vital services to Marin County’s older adults and to people with disabilities, as its new general manager of transportation services, effective Sept. 1.
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MCF grants $1 million for seniors

MCF grants $1 million for seniors

Pacific Sun - In an effort to target lower income older adults, the Marin Community Foundation has approved $1 million in grants to 17 Marin nonprofits that fit into the foundation's focus on "successful aging."
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Innovation ● resourcefulness ● persistence

Innovation ● resourcefulness ● persistence

Whistlestop has been featured in the California Commission on Aging publication.
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Sex cuts stress, slows aging

Sex cuts stress, slows aging

Marin IJ - More than 200 older adults packed an auditorium Saturday at the Buck Institute for Research on Aging to hear what science has discovered about the connection between stress, health and aging. And what they can do about it.
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Census: Marin growing old fast

Census: Marin growing old fast

Marin IJ - The first wave of Marin County's baby boomer "silver tsunami" is beginning to cash Social Security checks, and a bigger surge of senior citizens is just a few years behind, new census data indicate.
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$1 million foundation grant program benefits Marin seniors

$1 million foundation grant program benefits Marin seniors

Marin IJ - Whistlestop Wheels in San Rafael, a host of programs that cater to the elderly will provide Marin seniors a place to socialize, a variety of things to do and hot meals to enjoy.
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New Whistlestop program will aid senior travel in Marin

New Whistlestop program will aid senior travel in Marin

Marin IJ Article - A San Rafael-based group that helps provide transportation for the elderly and people with disabilities will begin a new program Tuesday that utilizes friends and neighbors.
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Whistlestop Launches New Website to Better Serve Marin Seniors

Whistlestop Launches New Website to Better Serve Marin Seniors

Patch - Whistlestop, the nonprofit that provides vital services to Marin County’s older adults and individuals with disabilities, launched its new website, www.whistlestop.org to provide easier access to resources for its clients and their families. The new site is not only easy to user-friendly but also accessible for people using screen readers.
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Bread & Roses Supports Whistlestop

Bread & Roses Supports Whistlestop

Bread & Roses Blog - Bread & Roses has served Whistlestop in San Rafael for over five years, bringing concerts to seniors at their special lunchtime events.
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Drill Baby Drill in Scott Valley

Drill Baby Drill in Scott Valley

San Rafael Patch - City officials, first responders, local residents and an assortment of aid groups rallied for a simulated wildfire drill and evacuation Saturday.
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