Aging

GeriJoy Virtual Pet

ConsumerWatch: Seniors Get Help From Virtual Animated Pets Backed By Human Caregivers

A Bay Area startup has developed an elder-care computer system that features an adorable animated avatar masking a real live human caretaker.

01/30/2015

A teen drinks a large soda.  (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

UCSF Study Links Soda To Premature Aging, Disease, Early Death

The first-of-its-kind study suggests that soda may be aging us, in ways we are not even aware of.

10/18/2014

A sign outside Google headquarters in Mountain View. (David Paul Morris/Getty Images)

Google Funds New Company, Calico, To Tackle Aging

Google is looking for the Fountain of Youth in its latest expansion beyond Internet search.

09/18/2013

Photos: Ugliest Dog

Animal Update: Old Dogs With Dementia

September is World Alzheimer’s Month and many people may not know, animals can be affected by the disease as well.

09/02/2013

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Napa Valley Vintner Submerging Bottles In Ocean To Age Wine

A small boat with four cases of California wine has left Charleston Harbor and will submerge the wine in the ocean for three months to age it.

02/20/2013

(CBS)

San Francisco Considers Elderly LGBT Task Force

The San Francisco Board of Supervisors is being asked to develop a plan to help aging members of the city’s large LGBT community with a task force that would come up with policy recommendations.

04/17/2012

DNA

HealthWatch: Bay Area Scientists Work To Reset Biological Clock

Scientists in Menlo Park have developed a new test to measure what may be the best biomarker of overall health status — raising hopes that our biological clocks can be slowed, or even reset.

04/06/2012

(CBS)

HealthWatch: SF Fair To Teach ‘Art Of Aging Gracefully’

There is no escaping the aging process, but there are many things you can do to stay fit and healthy longer.

03/21/2012

A person walking with a cane. (AP)

Governor Brown Signs Bill to Protect Assets Of Elderly

One of the dozens of bills signed by Governor Jerry Brown helps protect the assets of the elderly by closing an important loop hole.

10/11/2011

(CBS)

Good Question: What Makes Our Hair Turn Gray?

Some of us fight this event in our lives, while others just let it happen. In this Good Question: What makes our hair turn gray as we age?

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–09/29/2011

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