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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

Almanac News: “Barbara Kalt wraps up a memorable career” – Positively determined

Maddie, Barbara Kalt’s dog, gives a kiss to John J. at Rosener House in Menlo Park. Photo by Magali Gauthier/The Almanac Rosendo N. shakes the paw of Maddie, Barbara Kalt’s dog, at Rosener House, a daycare center in Menlo Park for adults with dementia. Kalt recently retired from her position as the center’s director. Photo… Read more

Rosener House first in the U.S. to host French tango program for Alzheimer’s patients

By Chris Kenrick B Special to The Almanac== When Barbara Kalt invited a team of French researchers to bring an experimental therapeutic tango program to Menlo Park’s Rosener House earlier this year, she wasn’t sure whether the dance steps would help improve the cognition, gait and balance in participants with Alzheimer’s disease. She hoped, at the… Read more

Peninsula Volunteers, Inc. receives $5,000 grant from PA Weekly Holiday Fund

The Palo Alto Weekly Holiday Fund campaign exceeded expectations this year by raising $411,000 for local nonprofits, the largest amount in its 26-year history. Checks in amounts ranging from $3,000 to $20,000 were given out to organization representatives at the end of the reception held April 22, 2019, at the Palo Alto Weekly’s headquarters. Peter… Read more

Celebrating 70 years! 1947 – 1957

1947 to Today As of this month, we’re marking 70 years since a group of forward-thinking women incorporated Peninsula Volunteers, Inc., and with that action started an organization that continues to serve the needs of seniors on the San Francisco Peninsula to this day. To honor this milestone, we will be taking a look back… Read more


Menlo Park, CA – June, 2018:  Peninsula Volunteers, Inc. (PVI) is pleased to announce that it has received a $15,000 grant from the Kaiser Permanente Northern California Region, South San Francisco. This grant will further assist PVI’s mission to support seniors through its expanded Meals on Wheels program. This project is supported by Kaiser Permanente… Read more

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Open House at Rosener House

November 2 @ 10:00 am

Join us at the Fall Open House of Rosener House. This a fun and free event where you can explore all that Rosener House has to offer. Licensed professionals utilizing innovative strategies to work with seniors in need we're excited to showcase our music therapy!

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Baubles Bangles & Bags 2019

November 4 @ 10:30 am

    Baubles Bangles & Bags   Join us for another day of fashion, food, and shopping to help keep those who helped build our community remain in their homes. Click here for complete event details more information Ready to purchase tickets? Please contact Sarah Davis at (650) 272-5001 or sdavis@penvol.org

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The Annual Veterans Day Luncheon

November 11 @ 12:00 pm

Peninsula Volunteers, Inc. is proud to host the Annual Veterans Day Luncheon at Little House, The Roslyn G. Morris Activity Center. It is an honor to welcome and thank veterans for their service. The Veteran’s Luncheon will feature a very special guest speaker Menlo Park Mayor Ray Mueller, Invocation by VA Chaplain Tracy Lostanau, Color... Read more

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Authors Salon Luncheon

Join us for an engaging luncheon with a panel of respected authors, all benefiting PVI programs for seniors this March.

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