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San Francisco Supervisors Unanimously Pass Ordinance Preventing Discrimination Of LGBT Seniors

A city ordinance prohibiting discrimination against senior lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender San Franciscans by long-term care facilities and nursing homes was unanimously approved by the San Francisco Board of Supervisors on Tuesday.

04/01/2015

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More Oldsters Than Hipsters – Marin Has More Old People Than Any Other Bay Area County

A new study says residents in Marin County are some of the oldest in the Bay Area. In fact, almost one in five is 65 and older.

03/21/2015

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‘Still Alice’ Draws Awareness To Alzheimer’s

“The story brings the viewer along the difficult journey that Alice must endure as she falls further into dementia – as she loses touch with her wit and intelligence and slips away into a state of confusion.”

02/12/2015

A San Francisco Muni bus makes its way down Market street in San Francisco. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

SFMTA Votes To Give Free Muni Rides To Disabled, Low-Income Seniors

The San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency’s board of directors voted unanimously Tuesday to waive the Muni fee for riders with disabilities and for low- to moderate-income seniors, many who live with fixed incomes and struggle to afford public transportation as the cost of living in the city increases.

01/20/2015

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Superfoods That May Help Improve Cognitive Function

Sticking with healthy choices can also help to improve mental health…

01/09/2015

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5 Decorating Tips For Your New Senior Living Home

Part of helping your parent make moving to his or her new senior living facility a more positive experience is adding those little extras that turn a house into a home.

01/07/2015

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Understanding Medicare: What Is Covered & What Isn’t

Understanding what care is covered by Medicare, and what isn’t…

01/07/2015

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The Best Memory Games For Seniors

Many seniors know the benefits of exercising the body, but there are many good reasons to encourage your mother to exercise her brain as well.

01/07/2015

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The Stages of Caregiving: The Changes You Will Face With Dementia

While everyone responds to cognitive decline and dementia in different ways, almost all seniors with mental decline will go through various stages.

01/07/2015

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Where To Get Caregiver Training & Resources

Learning to take care of seniors can be challenging, but there are several great resources that can support you…

01/07/2015

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