Santa Clara County Local News: Seniors


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

California Local Pin Marker From Palo Alto Online...

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.

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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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06/09/2023
According to 2020 census data, Saratoga residents‚Äô median age was 50.5, nearly a dozen years older than the nationwide mean of 38.8. As residents age, they face many challenges‚ÄĒand so do the organizations holding their safety net together.

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05/16/2023
Resident Bakary Diame comes to the Mountain View Senior Center almost every day to enjoy a meal and socialize with his friends, and he relies on a careful combination of biking and public transit to get there.

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04/27/2023
The West Valley-Mission Community College District is releasing a survey to garner ideas on how to make higher education attractive to an older demographic.

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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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03/14/2023
Seniors make up 20% of the Los Gatos population, or one in five residents‚ÄĒand that‚Äôs expected to grow significantly. Los Gatos Town Council has endorsed a ‚Äúroadmap‚ÄĚ of short- and long-term goals to support the town‚Äôs fast-growing older adult population.

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03/09/2023
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The Gilroy City Council agreed Feb. 27 to name a classroom in the Gilroy Senior Center after Theodore ‚ÄúTed‚ÄĚ Carpenetti, who died in July 2022 at the age of 105.

California Local Pin Marker From The Sacramento Bee...

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.