HERE is your copy of the Scotts Valley Senior Life Association (SVSLA) year-end newsletter. We hope you will enjoy catching up on the latest activities of our community-wide service for senior citizens. Please consider making a tax-deductible charitable donation to SVSLA to benefit local seniors before December 31, 2018.

Scotts Valley Senior Life Association

Enhancing healthy living for Seniors

The Mayor's "State of the City Address"

Watch our video of this informative presentation

the Scotts Valley Mayor's 'State of the City Address Sep 22, 2018'We hope you were able to attend the very informative and popular 3rd annual Scotts Valley Senior Life Association-sponsored “Scotts Valley Mayor's State of the City Address.” Audience members received current information and had their questions answered about Scotts Valley development activities by city officials.

Be sure to watch our video of this captivating presentation if you were not able to attend on September 22, 2018.

Local Volunteer Opportunities for Seniors

find the right fit for your time & interests in our schools

volunteer opportunities for senior citizensCurrently Scotts Valley Senior Life Association has teamed up with the Scotts Valley Unified School District to offer senior citizens volunteer opportunities in our local schools. Your unique skills and interests will be matched with a volunteer position that is meaningful to you. We all know that a rewarding volunteer position definitely makes life more fun.

For more information about volunteer opportunities for senior citizens throughout the school district, contact Michelle Stewart, Director of Curriculum with the Scotts Valley Unified School District, at (831) 438-1820, ext. 114, or by email at

Get a Tax Deduction on your Tax Return

when you donate to SVSLA by December 31, 2018

make a tax-deductible donation to SVSLAScotts Valley Senior Life Association (SVSLA)-sponsored community events, activities and grants which benefit local senior citizens are made possible by the generosity of donors like you. Local residents, businesses, and community organizations can donate monies, materials and goods related to SVSLA’s mission and receive applicable tax benefits on your tax return. By making a year-end charitable donation to SVSLA by December 31, 2018, you may enjoy a tax-deduction from your 2018 taxable income.

For your convenience, you may donate securely online at the SVSLA website or mail a check to: Scotts Valley Senior Life Association, PO Box 66438, Scotts Valley, CA 95067-6438.

Shop Online for the Holidays

and conveniently donate to SVSLA at the same time

shop online and support Scotts Valley Senior Life Here's one very good reason to shop online at this season. “AmazonSmile” will make a small donation to Scotts Valley Senior Life Association (SVSLA) with each purchase you make. The more you shop, the more donations SVSLA will receive which will benefit local senior citizens!

AmazonSmile is the same Amazon you already know. Same products, same prices, same service. It's easy to sign up and use!

  1. visit this special link at to sign up or shop
  2. log in with your regular email address and password
  3. shop and make your purchases as usual

Check out SVSLA's new Facebook page!

spread the word about the great things SVSLA is doing

SVSLA Facebook pageScotts Valley Senior Life Association (SVSLA) launched our Facebook page this month. Stay informed of our most current events. Enjoy photos of local seniors participating in SVSLA activities. Then “Like” us on Facebook and share SVSLA news with your friends today.

SVSLA also invites our Facebook viewers to post suggestions for future projects, workshops or senior citizen needs in our local community that SVSLA might address.

Preview of SVSLA's Spring 2019 Event

Educational Alternative Medicine Panel

Alternative Medicine ProgramHear experts in popular areas of Alternative Medicine discuss treatments for health conditions common to seniors, such as memory concerns, joint and mobility challenges, heart health, sleep patterns and more.

Learn about treatment modalities in popular alternative medicine disciplines such as acupuncture, medical marijuana, herbal medicine, and nutrition. Get your personal questions answered by the expert panelists in the Q&A session. More information about this educational Alternative Medicine Panel will be available on the SVSLA website and in the next edition of this newsletter early next year.

What Events and Grants do you want SVSLA to sponsor?

please send us your ideas

what events do you want SVSLA to sponsor?Are you a senior citizen concerned about yourself and other seniors? Scotts Valley Senior Life Association (SVSLA) exists to serve all senior citizens in Scotts Valley. We need and would appreciate hearing your thoughts and suggestions about what SVSLA can do to improve senior living for yourself and other seniors. What topics and educational programs would be helpful to seniors in this community? Are you aware of a specific need that could be met with a grant to enhance the lives of seniors here? Please share your thoughts with us by calling or sending an email today.

Learn more about Scotts Valley Senior Life Association at our website.

Your tax-deductible donation to Scotts Valley Senior Life Association will enhance the lives of seniors in our community

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Scotts Valley Senior Life Association
PO Box 66438, Scotts Valley, CA 95067-6438
(831) 438-1000

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