Thousands of senior citizens in San Francisco live alone and many can’t travel to grocery stores on their own. Linda Murley and Sarah Huck have launched a volunteer program in the Richmond District to get healthy food to shut-ins.
A two-alarm house fire in Fairfield on Saturday afternoon displaced residents and prompted a neighboring elderly care facility to evacuate.
In 2013, there were 16,993 reported instances of identity theft crimes that were committed against people 70 years and older.
Fresno police have arrested a 64-year-old man suspected of cooking methamphetamine in his apartment at a retirement community.
For fifty years, she’s been making life richer for senior citizens and older adults on the Peninsula. This week’s Jefferson Award winner is a woman who calls herself a jack of all trades.
Phone company workers will be at various San Francisco homeless shelters and senior centers this week signing people up for free cell phones under a new program launched in California.
40 percent of the victims in pedestrian accidents are senior citizens. A coalition of public-transit advocates are pushing for improvements to make Oakland city streets safer to walk.
State health officials say adult day health care centers across California will stay open following the settlement of a federal court lawsuit brought by disability and senior advocates.
San Francisco voters must decide this November whether to approve a ½-cent sales tax increase to replace a state sales tax surcharge that expired earlier this summer.