Celebrating the New Vivalon Healthy Aging Campus

Kate Colin, Anne Grey, Mary Sackett, Linda Mandolini, Joe O’Hehir (All photos by Alain McLaughlin Photography Inc)

Vivalon, a San Rafael-based nonprofit that advances independence, health, and quality of life for older adults and people with disabilities, and Eden Housing, a nonprofit affordable housing developer, held a celebration to commemorate the official grand opening of the new Vivalon Healthy Aging Campus on Friday, February 9 in downtown San Rafael. The new state-of-the-art Vivalon Healthy Aging Campus includes a medical clinic combining traditional medical services with coordinated care, social engagement, learning opportunities, nutrition services, a new cafe in partnership with Community Action Marin, and activities and programs designed to promote healthy aging for Marin County residents. Additionally, the Vivalon Healthy Aging Campus includes 66 units of 100% affordable Section 8 homes for older adults, developed by Eden Housing. The grand opening celebration and ribbon-cutting ceremony included the participation of San Rafael Mayor Kate Colin and Marin County Supervisor Mary Sackett. Other speakers included Vivalon CEO Anne Grey, Eden Housing president Linda Mandolini, Marin County Housing Authority executive director Kimberly Carroll, former Vivalon CEO Joe O’Hehir, and Susan and Dennis Gilardi.


Vivalon ribbon cutting ceremony
Ribbon-cutting ceremony


three women at the Vivalon event
Linda Mandolini, Kate Colin, Anne Grey


two Vivalon event attendees
Linda Mandolini, Anne Grey


two attendees at the Vivalon event
Anne Grey, Mary Sackett


three people at the Vivalon event
Anne Grey, Summer Cassel, Linda Mandolini


a group of attendees at the Vivalon event
Joe O’Hehir, Anne Grey, Linda Mandolini, Kate Colin, Summer Cassel


two Vivalon guests
Joe O’Hehir, Anne Grey


a woman speaks at the podium at the Vivalon event
Dennis and Susan Gilardi


a Vivalon guest smiles while listening to speech


the exterior of Vivalon's new campus
Vivalon Healthy Aging Campus exterior


close up of sign on Vivalon Healthy Aging Campus
Vivalon Healthy Aging Campus exterior