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Elderly Woman (credit: Matt Cardy/Getty Images)

Ways To Prepare For Possible Long-Term Care Costs

Nearly 70 percent of 65 year-olds will eventually need some form of long-term care…


J.C. Canfield (Alameda Police Dept.)

Elderly Alameda Man Turns Himself In After Claiming He Fatally Shot Wife In ‘Mercy Killing’

An Alameda man who insists he just wanted to end his wife’s suffering is in jail Wednesday night accused of fatally shooting her, and neighbors insist it was not a murder but a mercy killing.


Jahi McMath (family photo)

2nd Facility Offers To Care For Jahi McMath, Bay Area Home Backs Out

The family of a 13-year-old girl declared brain dead said late Friday that it has found a second nursing home willing to provide for her long-term care, after another facility backed out.


Jahi McMath (family photo)

Family Of Jahi McMath Seeks Transfer Of Girl To Nursing Home

A lawyer for the family of a 13-year-old girl who was declared brain dead after complications from a tonsillectomy says Jahi McMath’s relatives want to transfer her to a nursing home that is willing to keep caring for her.



ConsumerWatch: How Do You Know If An Assisted Living Facility Is Safe?

This weekend’s discovery of 14 patients left behind at an assisted living facility in Castro Valley has many people wondering how well other residential facilities treat their patients. As Julie Watts explains, it’s not always easy to find out.



Elderly Man Accused Of Trying To Poison His Girlfriend At San Rafael Nursing Home

A San Jose man faces an attempted murder charge for allegedly providing water containing chlorine to his girlfriend in a San Rafael care facility, a San Rafael police spokeswoman said.


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Tips To Survive Parents Moving Into Your San Francisco Home

When aging parents move in, anxiety may follow. Here are some tips to make it easier.


California Nursing Home Evictions On The Rise

Nursing homes are supposed to be safe havens for the elderly and the disabled. But a growing number are giving some residents the boot.

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–08/01/2011

Two residents were killed when a 90-year-old woman crashed her car into a San Jose nursing home.

2nd San Jose Nursing Home Resident Dies From Crash

A 100-year-old woman has died from injuries suffered when a woman crashed her car into a San Jose convalescent home on Saturday morning.


Tire tracks marred a community room floor at Amberwood Gardens nursing home in San Jose. (CBS)

Woman Killed In SJ Nursing Home Crash Identified

A San Jose nursing home resident who was killed after an elderly woman drove through a bay window into the home’s common room Saturday morning has been identified.

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–06/26/2011