La Honda Office continues to meet the needs of region Puente launched its Exercise for Adults 55+ class in May and has been looking to expand its programming for older adults on the South Coast. The class is free, and consistently well attended. Despite its name, the class welcomes adults of any age. The class owes its reputation to instructor Lynnette Vega, a friend and neighbor to many, who has lived in the La Honda community for about 50 years. She is an art therapist and facilitator who teaches exercises in relaxation and stress reduction at Foothill College and helps manage a variety of senior programs in Los Gatos. Vega also helps run the La Honda chapter of Indivisible, a grassroots national movement. La Honda may be isolated, but its residents know how to advocate for themselves and get their needs met. For instance, a small, invitation-only, group of seniors helps each other out when someone needs it, as there are no senior-serving facilities in or near La Honda. Whether it’s transportation, help around the house, or physical therapy, the neighbors are there. Two Puente community health workers, based in La Honda, also work to identify community needs and leverage community resources. 250 residents, ages 55+ served 18