Meals on Wheels http://kalw.org en Meals on Wheels: Food and fellowship for Oakland's elders http://kalw.org/post/meals-wheels-food-and-fellowship-oaklands-elders <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">There are over 40 million people over the age of 65 in the US today. According to the census bureau, that number is going to double by mid-century. While the senior citizen population grows, the country’s economic health is declining, which brings up questions: How will we care for the elderly? How will we ensure they are fed, clothed, and sheltered?</span></p><p> Tue, 01 Apr 2014 19:15:00 +0000 Jen Chien 30290 at http://kalw.org Meals on Wheels: Food and fellowship for Oakland's elders A Wacky Nutcracker in SF ~ California Revels in Oakland ~ Benefit concert for Meals on Wheels http://kalw.org/post/wacky-nutcracker-sf-california-revels-oakland-benefit-concert-meals-wheels <p>This week on <em>Open Air</em>, host David Latulippe talks with Bay Area singer/songwriter&nbsp;<a href="http://michelleschmitt.com/">Michelle Schmitt</a>, about&nbsp;her annual <a href="http://michelleschmitt.com/meals-on-wheels-2013/">benefit concert </a>for <a href="https://www.mowsf.org/">Meals on Wheels&nbsp;</a>at SF Jazz; Meals’ Communications Manager and Chief Storyteller Vivien Kim Thorp also joins us; Also, Doug Litwin of the <a href="http://sflgfb.townalive.com/">San Francisco Lesbian/Gay Freedom Band </a>shares information about the wackiest Nutcracker on earth: the 2013 <a href="http://dancealongnutcracker.org">Dance-Along Nutcracker</a>,&nbsp;together with actor/dancer Kelly Collins; and we have&nbsp;David Parr, Artistic Director of the <a href="http://californiarevels.org/about">California Revels</a>, together with&nbsp;actor Robert Sicular,&nbsp;who plays&nbsp;John Manners, the 9th Earl of Rutland in <a href="http://californiarevels.org/"><em>The Christmas Revels: The Spirits of Haddon Hall</em></a>,&nbsp;at the Scottish Rite Theater in Oakland.<strong> Open Air, originally broadcast&nbsp;on December 12, 2013 at 1pm. Listen Now or anytime.&nbsp; Wed, 11 Dec 2013 21:56:47 +0000 David Latulippe 37033 at http://kalw.org A Wacky Nutcracker in SF ~ California Revels in Oakland ~ Benefit concert for Meals on Wheels