Project Grants Wishes For Bay Area SeniorsKnowing that a simple act of kindness can change a person's life inspired this week's Jefferson Award winner to help low-income Bay Area seniors realize their dreams.
Self Help For The Elderly Empowers And Serves Bay Area SeniorsWhether it is helping seniors with Alzheimer's and Parkinson's or leading a dance class, Anni Chung has done it all, and now she is this week's Jefferson Award winner.
San Francisco's Seniors Demand Longer Pedestrian Crossing TimesA group of seniors and disabled residents rallied in San Francisco's Bayview District to call for longer crossing times on the busy Third Street corridor.
Seniors Celebrate Juanita The Duck's Return To San Anselmo FacilitySeniors at a center in San Anselmo were overjoyed Wednesday when their pet duck returned home after getting special permission from federal authorities.
The Benefits of Respite CareWhen someone is diagnosed with Alzheimer’s, it is generally a close family member, such as the husband, wife or child, who steps in to take responsibility for the care and well-being of the senior.
Wandering Woes: Preventative Tips to Securing Your Home
The Story of Dwayne Clark, Aegis Living FounderAegis Living is a leader in the world of assisted living, thanks to decades of dedication to providing seniors with comfort, security and memory care. While it stands at the forefront of senior care today, Aegis has humble beginnings that date to 1997, when Dwayne J. Clark, now chief executive officer, set out to challenge the subpar standards of senior care.
Caregiver’s Guide to CommunicationIf you are caring for someone with Alzheimer’s or another form of dementia, it is important to take the time to learn how to communicate effectively with them. Improving your communication skills can decrease the stress of caregiving. It can improve your relationship with your loved one and later be beneficial if difficult behaviors develop.
The Link Between Alzheimer’s And Cardiovascular DiseaseA healthy heart is the key to a healthy brain, as good blood flow to the gray matter is essential for function and wellness of the brain cells. In recent years, there has been mounting evidence of the strong association between dementia and cardiovascular disease, particularly in terms of the heart condition’s tendency to starve the brain of blood.
Exercise Good For The Brain, Even For Those With Alzheimer'sExercise may do more than keep a healthy brain fit: New research suggests working up a good sweat may also...
Smart Job Tips For Baby Boomers And SeniorsJill Schlesinger looks at job opportunities for retirees in today's Jobs Report.
San Francisco Homeless Getting Older, Sicker As Population Remains SteadyA survey shows the number of homeless people on San Francisco's streets has stubbornly remained nearly the same over the past two years — and that population is now sicker and older.