Monterey County Local News: Seniors


All Local Seniors News articles contributed by our local media allies and other local newsrooms.

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03/15/2022
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KING CITY — Meals on Wheels of the Salinas Valley’s SOCOS Social (SOuth COunty Seniors Social) program expanded to King City on March 3, hosting the first of which will be monthly events for senior residents at the King City Recreation Center. MOWSV Executive Director Regina Gage said the senior socials began last September in [...]

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03/02/2022
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KING CITY — A monthly social hour for active seniors in the community will be expanding its lineup to include King City, following successful programs in both Soledad and Gonzales. Meals on Wheels of the Salinas Valley’s SOCOS Social (SOuth COunty Seniors Social) program has garnered much success in South Monterey County since launching last [...]

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01/13/2022
Special monitors sought to oversee Driftwood Health Care in Santa Cruz and 18 of sister operations in California on grounds of chronic understaffing, inadequate patient protections, inflated consumer ratings and false advertising.

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12/14/2021
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SALINAS VALLEY — Meals on Wheels of the Salinas Valley’s new monthly social hours for active seniors in South Monterey County have garnered much success since their September launch. The pilot program, called SOCOS Social (SOuth COunty Seniors Social), offers a safe space for seniors age 60 and older to socialize and enjoy a free [...].

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10/11/2021
Meals on Wheels of the Salinas Valley has begun a pilot program called SOCOS Social (SOuth COunty Seniors Social). The monthly event offers a space for seniors age 60 and older to enjoy a free meal and learn about local resources.

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07/20/2021
The Monterey County Board of Supervisors were tied 2-2 on a vote to approve the River View at Las Palmas Assisted Senior Living Facility, with two members voicing concerns about fire safety and groundwater depletion. The project will face a second vote before the full board next month.

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07/06/2021
Great Plates Delivered—a program meant to help vulnerable Monterey County seniors and boost local business during the COVID-19 pandemic—ends July 9. Social Services is working to inform seniors about alternatives, such as Cal Fresh, local food banks, and Meals on Wheels.
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