Santa Clara County Local News: Seniors


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

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04/09/2024
These professionals provide essential services, but their pay and working conditions do not reflect their value, and their health suffers.

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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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02/10/2024
Avenidas CEO Amy Yotopoulos announced Feb. 9 that she is resigning as leader of Palo Alto’s senior center, ending a seven-year tenure at Avenidas in mid-June.

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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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01/09/2024
At the Avenidas Chinese Community Center, the Lunar New Year is more than a yearly tradition, it's become a celebration of freedom and community among elderly Chinese community members.

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12/18/2023
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The city will break ground this week on Morgan Hill’s first dedicated outdoor pickleball courts, which will be located at the Community Park off West Edmundson Avenue.

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12/07/2023
Low-income seniors finally have a seat at the indoor table after La Comida's senior nutrition program and First United Methodist Church in downtown Palo Alto established a new partnership.

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11/08/2023
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Yosup Shim, a U.S. Army veteran and former executive for large corporations including Amazon and J.P. Morgan, is the new team president of the Bay Area Panthers.

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11/08/2023
For seniors, the upcoming holiday season can be fraught with the tension of conflicting emotions. Palo Alto's Avenidas recognizes the array of feelings and makes sure it offers activities for everyone, Director Tracy McCloud said.

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10/11/2023
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Efforts to build a suite of services to ensure people in this part of Silicon Valley live full and rewarding lives as they age are ramping up, including the establishment of the Los Gatos Foundation for Older Adults to Thrive.

California Local Pin Marker From Palo Alto Online...

10/05/2023
The group has monthly ‚Äúgayme‚ÄĚ and movie nights at Avenidas, a local senior services nonprofit, as well as many excursions to museums or other activities. Lunch afterward to bond and get to know each other is always on the agenda.

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10/04/2023
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An approved Swenson Builders memory care and assisted living facility, planned for Los Gatos, survived a challenge that featured two mayoral voices from neighboring Monte Sereno, during the Town Council meeting.

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10/03/2023
In the new scam, swindlers pretending to be tech support staff, bank employees or government officials contact older adults to deceive them into thinking that foreign hackers have infiltrated their financial account, the FBI said.

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09/30/2023
The SureStay Motel, which offers temporary housing and services to homeless seniors, is changing service providers for the third time in two years. HomeFirst will start providing food, case management and security, taking the reins from LifeMoves, another non-profit service provider who stepped in for Abode Services last October.

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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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08/08/2023
Palo Alto Commons is preparing to take an unusual approach as it seeks to expand its assisted-living facility for seniors: building new apartments on top of existing ones on the property.

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07/28/2023
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A $125,000 grant from Santa Clara County, proposed by Supervisor Joe Simitian, will be used for senior case management and adult day service programs.

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07/27/2023
The Santa Clara County Housing Authority has purchased Girasol Apartments and Jardines Paloma Blanca from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development for $4.15 million and $2.65 million, respectively.

California Local Pin Marker From Palo Alto Online...

06/30/2023
After grappling with a $30.7-billion deficit, California lawmakers approved a budget that adds funding for child care, transit and climate change. It also includes $10 million for various local projects.
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