Among Americans 55 years and older, cases of sexually transmitted disease are on the rise. In fact, Medicare may soon add STD screenings as a covered benefit.
A campaign launched in Oakland Thursday looks to close the digital divide by getting more low-income families and seniors hooked up to the Internet.
Adult care health services in California that assist the “medically-fragile,” are expected to shutdown by July 1st if a funding bill isn’t approved in Sacramento. Some seniors were in the Alameda County Board chamber in Oakland Monday, pleading for something to be done.
Seniors in Napa County are receiving scam phone calls from their “grandchildren” asking them to send money.
State legislators and medical experts unveiled a new state plan Wednesday for coping with Alzheimer’s disease. An explosion of people with the disease is expected in the next 20 years.
California elder care advocates plan a series of actions around the state to protest budget cuts that would eliminate adult day health care programs that serve about 37,000 fragile seniors.
According to new research, it turns out you can walk your way to better memory.
Thousands of the youngest and oldest San Francisco public transit riders still don’t have Clipper cards, forcing Muni to extend its deadline for phasing out discount fast passes. They had hoped to have it done by the end of this month.
SAN FRANCISCO (KCBS) _ You’re never too old to quit. That’s something that doctors tell smokers all the time and now the federal government is putting its money where its mouth is.
LOS ANGELES (AP) _ Health officials are asking women and seniors to get vaccinated against whooping cough as California’s epidemic continues to grow.