California Background Check System Snafus Delay Elder Care HiringA new portal from the California Department of Social Services is supposed to automate criminal background checks for home- and community-care providers but those trying to use it say they have been frustrated for months.
99-Year-Old Man Who Went Missing in Santa Clara Found SafeA 99-year-old man who went missing in Santa Clara Thursday afternoon has been located, according to a Santa Clara police spokesperson.
Bay Area Seniors Seeking COVID-19 Vaccine Face 'Logistical Nightmare'Some Bay Area residents over age 65 got their first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine on Thursday but others are finding out that -- just because they’re eligible -- it doesn’t mean the shot is easy to get.
Bay Area Seniors Eagerly Await Newly-Approved Pfizer COVID VaccineThe FDA approved Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine for emergency use authorization Friday evening and a federal vaccination program will help those living in long-term care facilities.
Better Together: Feeding Seniors in NeedSince the pandemic began not many of us have adapted like Adrian Williams who shifted her non-profit from helping young San Francisco children to those in need on the other end of the age spectrum.
Coronavirus Pandemic: San Mateo Officials Report 8 New Coronavirus Fatalities; Bay Area Death Toll Tops 100Health officials reported Tuesday eight new coronavirus fatalities among San Mateo County residents, raising the county's death toll to 21 since the virus outbreak began in February.
Seniors Thrive on Gourmet Finger Food at Bay Area Retirement CommunityOlder adults are at a high risk for malnutrition. KPIX 5's Sharon Chin reports on a retirement community in the Bay Area where residents are taking matters into their own hands.
Hardbody 72-Year-Old Marin Mom Pumps Iron, Sets High Bar For Senior AthletesAt 72, Dixie James of San Rafael works out hard to set an example for people of all ages that it's never too late to strive for physical fitness.
Retirees Ease Aging's Aches At East Bay Senior Citizen Marijuana ClubAt the Rossmoor Medical Marijuana Education and Support Club meeting in Walnut Creek, seniors learn how cannabis can help reduce chronic pain and make life more livable.
ConsumerWatch: Seniors Get Help From Virtual Animated Pets Backed By Human CaregiversA Bay Area startup has developed an elder-care computer system that features an adorable animated avatar masking a real live human caretaker.