CAPS in the News

Community Partnerships for Older Adults Build Aging-Friendly Communities
National League of Cities “Nation’s Cities Weekly”, March 1, 2010

CAPS Ambassador Urmila Patel helps seniors
Gujarat Samachar, September 10, 2009

Letter to the Editor, New York Times (in response to article published August 30, 2009, below)
September 3, 2009

Invisible Immigrants, Old and Left With ‘Nobody to Talk To’
New York Times, August 30, 2009

Fremont Lonely Asian Seniors Caught Attention by NY Times (English)
World Journal, September 3, 2009

Fremont Lonely Asian Seniors Caught Attention by NY Times (Chinese)
World Journal, September 3, 2009

City named finalist for municipal excellence award
Tri-City Voice, August 5, 2009

Fremont Human Services nominated for excellence award
India West, July 31, 2009

CAPS receives Municipal Excellence Award Nomination
Sing Tao Daily, July 25, 2009

34 Cities Selected as Finalists for the 2009 Awards for Municipal Excellence
National League of Cities, July 27, 2009

Fremont ofrece ayuda a inmigrantes de la tercera edad que no hablan inglés
(Fremont offers aid to elderly immigrants who do not speak English; article in Spanish)
El Sentinel, April 13, 2009
This article also appeared in AOL Noticias and Terra.

Ambassador program serves immigrant seniors
India West, April 9, 2009

Community ambassadors serve immigrant seniors
Tri-City Voice, April 8, 2009

Volunteer Ambassadors Help California United Nations of Elders
Aging Today, January-February 2009

Fremont’s Ambassador Program Serves Immigrant Seniors
India West, April 3, 2009

UrmilaBen Patel – CAPS Ambassador
Akila Daily Gujarati Online News, August 2, 2008

Another achievement by Bay Area Sikh Community in the City of Fremont
Quami Ekta, May 4, 2008

New Ambassadors Will Connect Seniors with Programs
By Barry Shatzman,, April 20, 2008

Looking after our elders
The Langar Hall, March 11, 2008

Immigrant Seniors
By Lonny Shavelson
National Public Radio – California Report, March 11, 2008

Serving the old
India Today – Punjab Edition, December 27, 2007

Sikhs set up forum to help seniors avail full range of services
World Sikh News, December 5, 2007

City Of Fremont Human Services trains 27 Community Ambassadors for Seniors
By Asha Chandra
Tri-City Voice, October 15, 2007

Volunteers reach out to ethnic seniors
By Todd Brown
Oakland Tribune, October 10, 2007

Community Ambassador Program for Seniors
Epoch Times, October 8, 2007

Serving Immigrant Seniors
By Asha Chandra
Water, No Ice, October 2007

New programs help elder immigrants, adult children find services
By Heidi Benson
San Francisco Chronicle &, September 20, 2007

Home Alone?
By Nirupama Vaidhyanathan
India Currents, July 30, 2007

Fremont Dept. Gets Grant to Serve Seniors
India Post, May 27, 2007

Caring for Seniors – Fremont’s CAPS Program
Siliconeer, May, 2007

India Community Center receives $25,000 grant award from
the City of Fremont Human Services Department
India West, May, 2007

Rethinking Immigrant Services as Demographics Change
By Ashfaque Swapan
India West, April 6, 2007

Fremont Human Services Receives Fresh Ideas Grant
Tri-City Voice, March 27, 2007

Fremont seniors to benefit from $300,000 in grants
By Wes Bowers
Fremont Bulletin, March 8, 2007