Our Programs

PVI provides, high quality an nurturing programs so seniors are engaged, cared for and respected as vital community members.

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Give your time to support our programs, and get to know some of the incredible seniors who built our community.

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Our Mission

As life expectancy lengthens communities need to embrace both opportunities and challenges to help aging adults maintain their dignity, independence and sense of usefulness. Peninsula Volunteers, Inc. (PVI) provides innovative services and housing to support aging adults in the mid-Peninsula and Silicon Valley.

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News & Announcements

Welcoming 70 Years

By Peter Olson, CEO It is with both pride and excitement that we welcome the 70th year of Peninsula Volunteers, Inc. (PVI). In September 1947, the women who formed this organization began providing services for the aging community in Menlo Park. Now, 70 years later, PVI provides services to over 6,000 seniors throughout San Mateo… Read more

Water, An Essential Nutrient

By Marilyn Baker-Venturini, Director Meals on Wheels Water is essential to the human body and is one of the most important nutrients in your diet. The human body is about 60% water. Water controls body temperature, carries nutrients and oxygen to cells, removes wastes, and protects organs and tissues. Most people need 8-12 cups daily… Read more

Fighting Social Isolation

By Paige Sweetin, Program Manager Little House Over the last several months, the New York Times has run a series of articles discussing the effects of social isolation on aging adults, particularly how it relates to their physical health. Research shows that the socially isolated have an increased risk of stroke and heart disease which… Read more

Improving Health and Well-being with Music Therapy

By Barbara Kalt, Rosener House Director Rosener House offers an enriched adult day program for individuals with physical and cognitive challenges, including post-stroke, Parkinson’s disease, Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias. Through the years, Rosener House has added services that are needed by program participants and their family members: nursing services, physical, occupational, speech therapies, weekly… Read more

Sequoia Healthcare District Awards Grants to Peninsula Volunteers, Inc.

PRESS RELEASE Sequoia Healthcare District Awards Grants to Peninsula Volunteers, Inc. Funding Will Improve Health of Community Seniors June 28, 2017 – Menlo Park, CA  At a luncheon presentation for awardees on June 22, 2017 at the Peninsula Jewish Community Center, Sequoia Healthcare District renewed its commitment to the health and welfare of residents of… Read more

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Who are the Peninsula Volunteers?

Learn more about the dedicated women who support PVI and its mission through their time, donations, and as voices in the community.

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Baubles Bangles and Bags

Join us for a fun and festive luncheon and silent auction of new and gently used handbags and gifts, all benefiting PVI programs for seniors this November.

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