Senior Citizens

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SF Neighborhood Volunteers Deliver Groceries To Shut-in Seniors

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.

10/19/2014

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2-Alarm Fire Forces Evacuation Of Elderly Care Center In Fairfield

A two-alarm house fire in Fairfield on Saturday afternoon displaced residents and prompted a neighboring elderly care facility to evacuate.

10/13/2014

Elderly Identify Theft: Why Older Americans Are Becoming A Growing Target

In 2013, there were 16,993 reported instances of identity theft crimes that were committed against people 70 years and older.

09/11/2014

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Police Find Meth Lab At Fresno Retirement Community

Fresno police have arrested a 64-year-old man suspected of cooking methamphetamine in his apartment at a retirement community.

06/16/2014

Jefferson Award winner Ann Griffiths. (CBS)

Jefferson Award Winner Helping Out Peninsula Seniors For 50 Years

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.

07/17/2013

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San Francisco Homeless, Seniors May Qualify For Free Cell Phone Plan

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.

04/17/2013

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Pedestrian Advocates Want Safer Oakland Streets For Seniors

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.

02/21/2012

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California Health Care Centers for Seniors to Stay Open

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.

11/18/2011

San Francisco Voters To Decide Local Sales Tax Hike

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.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–07/28/2011

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