Better Together: Volunteers Phone In To Keep Seniors Company During Shelter-In-PlaceThe shelter-in-place order is particularly hard on senior citizens who live alone. An increasing number of them are reaching out for connections and volunteers are answering the call.
Santa Clara County Volunteers Keep Watch on Homebound Seniors During Pandemic LockdownVolunteers of Heart of the Valley, which serves senior citizens who are 65 years or older in west Santa Clara county, are keeping in touch via virtual visits.
Zanotto's Market Offers San Jose Seniors Exclusive Shopping Time During Coronavirus ShelteringZanotto's Market in the Willow Glen neighborhood of San Jose is looking out for its senior customers in a special way. They want to give this vulnerable population a designated time to shop for groceries while the store is in its cleanest state.
How To Plan A Trip With Your GrandchildrenHere are five great tips towards helping you plan the best and safest trip with your loving grandchildren.
SF Neighborhood Volunteers Deliver Groceries To Shut-in SeniorsThousands of senior citizens in San Francisco live alone and many can't travel to grocery stores on their own. Linda Murley and Sarah Huck have launched a volunteer program in the Richmond District to get healthy food to shut-ins.
2-Alarm Fire Forces Evacuation Of Elderly Care Center In FairfieldA two-alarm house fire in Fairfield on Saturday afternoon displaced residents and prompted a neighboring elderly care facility to evacuate.
Elderly Identify Theft: Why Older Americans Are Becoming A Growing TargetIn 2013, there were 16,993 reported instances of identity theft crimes that were committed against people 70 years and older.
Police Find Meth Lab At Fresno Retirement CommunityFresno police have arrested a 64-year-old man suspected of cooking methamphetamine in his apartment at a retirement community.
Jefferson Award Winner Helping Out Peninsula Seniors For 50 YearsFor fifty years, she's been making life richer for senior citizens and older adults on the Peninsula. This week's Jefferson Award winner is a woman who calls herself a jack of all trades.
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.
Pedestrian Advocates Want Safer Oakland Streets For Seniors40 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.
California Health Care Centers for Seniors to Stay OpenState 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.
San Francisco Voters To Decide Local Sales Tax HikeSan Francisco voters must decide this November whether to approve a ½-cent sales tax increase to replace a state sales tax surcharge that expired earlier this summer.