Oldest Living United States Marine Celebrates 105th Birthday in StocktonNot even a pandemic could quash the birthday bash for Maj. Bill White, believed to be the oldest living U.S. Marine, who celebrated turning 105 at his home in Stockton on Friday.
Moms in Senior Care Visit Families From Balcony at Walnut Creek FacilityA senior assisted-living home in Walnut Creek took a cue from the iconic balcony scene in Romeo and Juliet to allow families to celebrate Mother’s Day.
Coronavirus Update: Newsom Launches Medical SWAT Teams To Stem 'Golden Wave' Of Senior Care Facility Outbreaks With growing outbreaks of coronavirus in the senior care facilities across the San Francisco Bay Area and the state, Gov. Gavin Newsom has launched SWAT teams of infectious disease experts to stem what he called a "Golden Wave" of infections among staff and elderly residents.
Coronavirus Pandemic: New Death At Orinda Nursing Home; Outbreak Worsens At Pleasant Hill FacilityContra Costa health officials reported Friday another resident death amid a growing outbreak of coronavirus at two senior care facilities.
Elderly Residents of San Pablo Seniors Facility Face Eviction During Coronavirus CrisisMore than a dozen elderly residents of a San Pablo senior living facility are being evicted, hurled into a brutal Bay Area housing market at the height of the coronavirus outbreak
104-Year-Old Stockton Marine Surprised by Thousands of Valentine CardsThe daughter of a 104-year-old World War II veteran in Stockton went on social media to ask if people would send her father 104 Valentine's Day cards. He ended up getting tens of thousands.
CoCo County Non-Profit Helps People Facing Retirement With Little or No SavingsAn Antioch non-profit called “Opportunity Junction” provides job training and career counseling to people who have been shut out of the tech-centered economy.
Deal To Give Seniors At San Jose Mobile Home Park Condos In New DevelopmentResidents of the Winchester Ranch Mobile Home Park are celebrating the first of its kind deal that will allow them to stay in their neighborhood and upgrade to new luxury condos when they get built.
S.F. Seniors Confront an Unwanted Late-Life Pest: BulliesNursing homes and senior centers have introduced programs, training and policies aimed at curbing bullying, an issue once thought the exclusive domain of the young.
The Powerful Impact of Music on Memory CareAs you search for the best community for your loved one who requires senior living or Alzheimer’s care, be sure to seek out memory care. Memory care involves many techniques that can keep your loved one happier and healthier. Even when our cognitive faculties begin to go, we retain the ability to feel joy – and we often can get that experience from music. Music can help people living with dementia access memories, emotions and connections that are difficult for them to grasp otherwise.
5 Decorating Tips For Your New Senior Living HomePart of helping your parent make moving to his or her new senior living facility a more positive experience is adding those little extras that turn a house into a home.