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.
State Insurance Commissioner Dave Jones says vulnerable segments of the population are often taken advantage of.
Both BART and SamTrans are making changes to paper pass policies in the new year, meaning the Clipper card will be more important for many users.
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.
The movement is a nationwide, neighbor-to-neighbor effort to assist seniors stay in their homes and neighborhoods.
Two men and a woman suspected of swindling the elderly through a bogus roof repair scam were arrested in San Jose last week, police announced Tuesday.
The future is uncertain for many of California’s frail and elderly after Governor Jerry Brown rejected an alternative to Adult Day Care Services around the state.
One of the senior citizens approached during a recent survey of the homeless in San Jose and Palo Alto had been living on the streets for the past 58 years.
A grass-roots organization is trying to bring to light what they call one of the city’s most dangerous intersections in the Bayview District.
A program to help out seniors in Sunnyvale is facing the chopping block due to a lack of federal funding.