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Meals on Wheels volunteer driver delivers a meal  to a customer

Contra Costa Meals On Wheels Facing Cuts, May Drop 200 Seniors

Meals on Wheels of Contra Costa launched an urgent appeal for more donations Monday, saying that a funding shortage could force it to drop 200 people from its roster of 1,200 seniors receiving home-delivered meals.

04/22/2013

(Assurance Wireless)

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

Glenwood Gardens senior living facility in Bakersfield. (CBS)

No Charges After California Care Home Refuses To Give CPR

Police said Wednesday that no criminal charges will be filed after a care worker’s attention-grabbing refusal to perform CPR on a resident of a Central California independent-living facility.

03/07/2013

Glenwood Gardens senior living facility in Bakersfield. (CBS)

California Woman Denied CPR Wanted No Intervention, Family Says

The company whose employee refused to administer CPR to a dying woman said Tuesday that the employee wrongly interpreted its policy. But the elderly woman’s family said she would not have wanted life-prolonging aid.

03/05/2013

Glenwood Gardens senior living facility in Bakersfield. (CBS)

Police Investigating CPR Refusal, Death At Bakersfield Senior Facility

Police on Monday were investigating whether there was any criminal wrongdoing in the handling of a health emergency at an independent living facility where a woman died after a nurse refused to provide CPR.

03/04/2013

Glenwood Gardens senior living facility in Bakersfield. (CBS)

Nurse At California Senior Facility Refuses CPR To Dying Woman

A Central California retirement facility is under scrutiny after a 911 call revealed a nurse refused to give an unconscious woman CPR. The woman later died.

03/02/2013

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2 Die After Norovirus Breaks Out In Marin County

Marin County officials say two elderly residents have died following an outbreak of a gastrointestinal virus that sickened nearly 60 people at a senior care center.

01/04/2013

(CBS)

ConsumerWatch: Feds Warn Seniors About Investment Scams

The U.S. Department of Justice is warning seniors to watch out for investment fraud schemes. According to the agency, it’s a type of crime that is surging as a result of the recession.

10/09/2012

A Romney supporter at an event in Virginia (Photo credit: JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/GettyImages)

Opinion: Despite Obama Attacks Romney Will Win The Senior Vote

Obama has been moving the needle with seniors using distorted arguments about Social Security and Medicare. Fortunately for GOP presidential challenger Mitt Romney, seniors’ top concern is the economy’s struggles under Obama and seniors have overwhelming voted Republican in the last two presidential elections.

09/28/2012

(CBS)

Santa Clara County To See Surge In Senior Population

No baby boom here. In Santa Clara County, it’s all about the aging population.

09/21/2012

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