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.
Call For Volunteers To Bring Meals, Prescriptions To South Bay Seniors, High-Risk ResidentsSanta Clara County Helping Hands called on healthy residents Friday to volunteer to bring meals and prescriptions to local seniors and people who are immunocompromised during the novel coronavirus outbreak.
Coronavirus Update: Safeway, Whole Foods Join Move To Launch Senior Shopping HoursSafeway and Whole Foods joined the growing number of Northern California grocery chains announcing special hours allowing seniors to shop.
Coronavirus California Update: Newsom Orders Bars, Wineries Closed; Home Isolation Of All SeniorsBars, nightclubs, wineries and brew pubs across California have been ordered to close Sunday, while all seniors have been told to isolate at home as health officials seek to limit the continuing spread of the novel coronavirus.
Seniors Facing Loss Of Meals, Activities At Milpitas Senior Center Over Coronavirus ConcernsSenior citizens, a group that's proven especially vulnerable to the coronavirus outbreak, are expressing concern that aggressive public health measures aimed at slowing the spread of the disease may limit access to vital programs intended for their physical and social well-being.
SF City College Will Continue To Offer Classes For Seniors, People With DisabilitiesMayor London Breed and the Board of Supervisors announced a new plan to continue classes for seniors at City College of San Francisco, which were at risk of being eliminated due to budget cuts.
3 Arrested In Statewide Mortgage Fraud Scheme That Targeted Mostly SeniorsThree officers of a mortgage company have been arrested for allegedly operating a mortgage fraud scheme that mostly targeted seniors and resulted in losses of more than $7 million.
Meals On Wheels Volunteers Concerned About Vulnerable Elderly During OutageVolunteers and caregivers in the East Bay are checking on seniors who have no idea about the PG&E power shutdowns.
'Because' Delivers Convenient Direct-To-Consumer Adult Diapers To Your DoorstepLuca Gulco, founder of 'Because' talks to Bay Area Focus about this new, convenient, direct-to-consumer adult diaper.
Whistlestop Carepool Takes Seniors Where They Need To GoWhistlestop Carepool is a volunteer service in Marin County helping older adults and people with disabilities get where they need to go.