COVID Vaccines: Santa Clara County Now Offering Shots For Residents 65 And OlderSanta Clara County residents 65 years and older are now eligible to get vaccinated, county officials announced Tuesday.
Jefferson Award Winner: South Bay Teen Uses Music To Bring Cheer To Seniors In Hospice CareThis week's Jefferson Award winner is a South Bay teenager who uses music to bring cheer to some of the most vulnerable members of the community.
COVID-19 Vaccine: Healthcare Workers, Seniors Get First Round Of Vaccinations In Santa Clara Co.Santa Clara County public health officials say their priority is getting as many doses of the COVID-19 vaccine administered to the healthcare workers and seniors in nursing homes who form the first wave of the vaccine rollout.
COVID Vaccine: Seniors, Staff At Walnut Creek Nursing Home Receive First ShotOne East Bay nursing home took a big step forward in the fight against the coronavirus Tuesday as residents and staff at a Walnut Creek facility received their first COVID vaccinations.
San Francisco Community Group Gives Support To Seniors Isolated By COVID-19A group of volunteers in San Francisco on Wednesday worked together to bring some sunshine into the lives of seniors who have been isolating from COVID-19 for months.
State Database Shows Several Unconfirmed COVID-19 Deaths At Skilled Nursing Centers In BerkeleyNew data suggests there have been many more deaths due to COVID-19 in Berkeley than previously confirmed, and they happened at skilled nursing centers.
COVID-19 Safety Measures Are Essential Business When The AC Breaks During A PandemicFor the second day in a row, the heat is still on. A Pleasanton homeowner's air conditioning unit is all turned off, and that’s quite a predicament during this pandemic.
New Peninsula COVID-19 Rules Allow Drive-In Style Graduations For Class Of 2020San Mateo County has eased its health order to allow drive-in style graduation ceremonies, providing an option for graduating seniors whose final year of high school has been interrupted by the coronavirus outbreak and shelter-in-place orders.
Coronavirus Update: California Food For Seniors Plan Could Run Out Of Money SoonGov. Gavin Newsom’s first-in-the-nation plan to pay for and deliver three meals a day to vulnerable seniors during the coronavirus crisis has less than two weeks to launch before federal funding runs out.
Coronavirus Update: Gov. Newsom Announces Plan With FEMA To Feed Seniors During Shelter OrderGovernor Gavin Newsom on Friday announced a new partnership with FEMA, and city and county officials to prepare and deliver meals to the state's seniors in a program that would help the beleaguered restaurant industry at the same time.
Coronavirus Update: San Francisco Transportation Officials Launch Discount Taxi Ride Program For SeniorsA new program by the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency will provide senior citizens and people with disabilities with discounted taxi rides for essential activities like grocery shopping.
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.
Coronavirus California Update: Gov. Newsom Unveils Hotline To Keep Seniors ConnectedCalifornia Gov. Gavin Newsom Tuesday announced the launch of an initiative for older residents to stay connected while staying at home during the coronavirus public health emergency.
Trader Joe's Designates Early Shopping Hours For Seniors During COVID-19 PandemicTrader Joe's has designated early store hours for seniors and disabled shoppers who may need assistance in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.