San Benito County Local News: Seniors


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

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02/19/2024
California’s latest Master Plan for Aging underscores the need for policies to address the challenges aging populations face. But it fails to portray the realities for older adults in rural areas, who are at greater risk of poverty.

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01/31/2024
Danny Barrera Jr. has some very big shoes to fill: those of Paulina Valdivia, who co-founded Hollister’s Jovenes de Antaño Senior Center in 1975 and ran it until her death in September 2022.

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01/25/2024
A U.S. Senate committee launched an examination of assisted living, holding its first hearing in two decades on the industry as leaders of both parties expressed concern about the high cost and mixed quality of care facilities.

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01/16/2024
The number of older adults with disabilities that affect their performance of daily tasks will soar in the decades ahead, as baby boomers enter their 70s, 80s, and 90s.

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09/15/2023
In a two-hour listening session hosted by BenitoLink, community leaders and residents shared concerns for seniors in San Benito County.

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08/14/2023
To qualify for Leqembi, patients must undergo a PET scan that looks for amyloid plaques, the protein clumps that clog the brains of many Alzheimer’s patients.

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04/04/2023
At Jovenes de Antaño Senior Services in Hollister, the loss of founder Paulina Valdivia can still be felt.

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03/19/2023
Retired California government workers will get tens of thousands of dollars if they give up their long-term care insurance.

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03/06/2023
Every day, thousands of older Californians can’t afford to stock their pantries. State data reveal that two-thirds of eligible Californians over age 60 do not participate in CalFresh, the state’s food stamp program, even though they qualify.

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12/11/2022
The Aging & Disability Resource Connection of San Benito County began distributing more than 4,000 free iPads complete with data plans to people over 60, individuals living with a disability, and family caregivers.

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10/09/2022
Local dignitaries and members of the senior community of San Juan Bautista gathered on Oct. 6 at the St. Francis Retreat to honor the late Mary Sellen by dedicating the new Senior Citizens Center in her name. The center project will be organized under the nonprofit Jovenes de Antaño.

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06/29/2022
Image for display with article titled Hollister Cannery Club Grand Opening Scheduled for July 9

Twin Oaks, a new resort-style gated community for active adults age 55 and older, will celebrate the grand opening of its new clubhouse, The Cannery Club, on July 9 in Hollister.

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03/14/2021
“We are getting more people applying for our help, particularly the nutrition programs and Meals on Wheels,” said Pauline Valdivia, executive director of Jovenes de Antaño del Condado de San Benito.
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