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The Onward Delivery Difference

The Onward Delivery Difference

April 7, 2020|Jeana Hollis
Onward Delivers Groceries and Prescriptions As coronavirus devastates our communities, mandates have been put into place to keep everyone safe. Older generations, most vulnerable to the disease, have been encouraged to stay at home and shelter in place. However, items like groceries and prescription…
Activities for Older Adults in Walnut Creek (March)

Activities for Older Adults in Walnut Creek (March)

February 29, 2020|Clyde Jefferson
Here's a list of activities appropriate for older adults in the Walnut Creek area. Always remember that you get $20 off your first ride with Onward. Sunday, March 1 12pm—3pm Bridge (Experienced Players) @ Multi-Purpose Room, Civic Park Community Center, 1375 Civic Dr, Walnut Creek, CA 94596 $1 Drop…
Activities for Older Adults in Marin (March)

Activities for Older Adults in Marin (March)

February 27, 2020|Clyde Jefferson
Here's a list of activities appropriate for older adults in the Walnut Creek area. Always remember that you get $20 off your first ride with Onward. Sunday, March 1 10am-4pm Gallery Display: Larry McCloskey Photography at Corte Madera Library (707 Meadowsweet Dr) Larry McCloskey is a local award…
Activities for Older Adults in Oakland (March)

Activities for Older Adults in Oakland (March)

February 26, 2020|Clyde Jefferson
If you need help, Onward can always get you to any of these activities safely, with assistance, and with $20 off your first ride. Friday, February 28 9:15am - 11am Poetry Writing Workshop at Downtown Oakland Senior Center (200 Grand Ave.) Held in Hall 3 by instructor Jennifer D. King. Free. 11am…
My Grandmother's 99th Birthday

My Grandmother's 99th Birthday

January 15, 2020|Mike P. Lewis
Last month I celebrated my grandmother’s 99th birthday with our family. She’s in great shape and I’m amazed by her energy. In fact, we had some wine after dinner and she was the last one to leave the couch and wanted to keep talking through the night. I’m amazed, at that age, how little help she…
Onward or GoGoGrandparent?

Onward or GoGoGrandparent?

November 15, 2019|Clyde Jefferson
We frequently get asked the question, “Is Onward part of GoGoGrandparent?” or “How is Onward different from GoGoGrandparent?” to which we always respond that we’re separate companies. However, even with that being the case, we have a similar focus. First, what is GoGoGrandparent? GoGoGrandparent is…
Drivers Make The Difference

Drivers Make The Difference

November 11, 2019|Sarah Pontier Ackerman
Getting somewhere isn't always easy. Getting somewhere safely, in the company of someone you enjoy, while getting the assistance you need and deserve... can often feel impossible. Whether you're being driven by a family member or friend, using a Rideshare service like Uber or Lyft, or seeking a…
The Superiority of Door-to-Door Transportation

The Superiority of Door-to-Door Transportation

September 24, 2019|Clyde Jefferson
The rise of Uber and Lyft over the past 10 years has been astounding. Uber itself has over 3 million drivers on its platform worldwide. It’s emerged as a very convenient service for consumers. It doesn’t, however, satisfy the needs of everyone. At Onward, we’ve seen that our family and friends aren…