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Grey Bears Celebrates 50 Years


Hundreds gathered in Watsonville Plaza to celebrate local nonprofit Grey Bears and its 50 years of serving seniors and the entire Santa Cruz County community.

Real Costs of New Alzheimer’s Drug Will Mostly Fall to Taxpayers


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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Seniors pay largest rent hike in 20 years at Santa Cruz mobile home park

Inflation, legal settlement puts squeeze on some tenants.

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Parkinson’s boxing class a lifeline for seniors with disease

Back in 1971, when Aretha Franklin crooned, “Rock steady, baby / That's what I feel now,” she was following in the footsteps of Alton Ellis & The Flames, who sang “Better get ready / Come do rock steady, ooh / …

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New Group Helps Seniors Prepare for Wildfire in Santa Cruz County

A new volunteer group called the Brush Brigade recently started to help seniors and other residents haul away brush or cut it into wood chips.

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Eviction decision tabled for Meals on Wheels

LIVE OAK—The Live Oak School District (LOSD) Board of Trustees on Wednesday tabled a decision of whether to enforce an eviction notice to the senior programs using their building in Live Oak. Meals on Wheels—overseen by Community Bridges—and Senior Network …

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Highlands Park Senior and Community Center: The Heart of the Valley

By Julie Horner The Highlands Park Senior Center has served as a hub for San Lorenzo Valley residents for more than 40 years. It was built for and dedicated to the nonprofit Senior Citizens Organization of San Lorenzo Valley in …

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Seniors, Bicyclists, Veterans to Benefit from New DMV Laws in 2023

Starting Jan. 1, California law will again require drivers 70 and older to renew their license in person at a DMV office.

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Meals on Wheels Gets Six-Month Extension

Seven months after Live Oak School District’s eviction notice, the Santa Cruz County nonprofit is granted a half-year reprieve

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Santa Cruz senior housing project again approved

Affordable unit requirement scaled back.

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