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Top 3 Budgeting Tips For Seniors

There are a lot of things to consider when caring for a loved one on a fixed income. Here are some ways to help ease finances…

01/07/2015

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Ask An Expert: What Are The Benefits of Assisted Living?

If you have a loved one having trouble with activities of daily living, then you may want to learn more about assisted living…

01/07/2015

Carol Ayers drums with her taiko group in San Francisco. (CBS)

Jefferson Award Winner Keeps Seniors Drumming Along

Walk past the senior annex of the San Francisco Stonestown YMCA and chances are good you’ll hear drumming. But it’s no garage band – it’s this week’s Jefferson Award winner, working with her fellow musicians on a centuries-old art form.

12/31/2014

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Band Of 80-Year-Old Heroes Saves Senior Mobile Home Park From Devastating NorCal Storm

The men at Leisure Lake Village Mobile Home Park stayed up for 2 days, making sure the seniors were safe from flooding.

12/12/2014

Granada High School in Livermore. (CBS)

Livermore Police Discouraging High School Seniors From Playing ‘Assassin’ Game

Livermore police were asking high school students to refrain from playing a game police say has led to injuries, property damage and the unnecessary expending of police resources.

12/02/2014

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Are Gays And Lesbians Less Prepared For Retirement Than Their Hetero Counterparts?

We hear a lot about Americans not being prepared enough for their retirement, but there is now word that gays and lesbians are even less prepared than people who identify as straight.

12/01/2014

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Four East Bay Assisted Living Centers Cited For $3 Million In Labor Violations

Four East Bay assisted living facilities were issued more than $3 million in citations for violations related to minimum wage, overtime and rest periods for their workers, state labor officials announced Thursday.

10/31/2014

Students walk through Sproul Plaza on the UC Berkeley campus. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

5 Websites That May Help You Choose The University Or College That’s Right For You

Picking a college is nothing like it once was. In 1980, there were 3,150 colleges and universities. Now, there are close to 4,700 and data crunchers hope to help.

10/28/2014

Dr. Patrick Arbore checks in with the staff at Friendship Line. (CBS)

Jefferson Award Winner Reaches Out To Seniors With “Friendship Line”

National estimates show a third of older Americans living in nursing homes suffer from depression, and 60% don’t receive any visitors. But this week’s Jefferson Award winner has created a one-of-a-kind program to lift their spirits.

10/15/2014

A passenger boards a San Francisco Muni bus on June 3, 2014 in San Francisco. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

San Francisco Muni Fares To Increase First Time In 5 Years Starting September 1st

For the first time in five years, the basic fare to ride San Francisco’s Muni is going up 25 cents on September 1st.

08/06/2014

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