Tahoe Truckee Region Local News: Seniors

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

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The South Lake Tahoe Senior Center suffered an approximate 70% loss in membership during the height of the pandemic due to either relocation or death.

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

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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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Each fall the California Retired Teachers Association, Division 73 of El Dorado County, creates baskets for You Are Not Alone—a program providing daily telephone safety check-in calls to residents age 60 and older.

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The El Dorado County Commission on Aging is accepting applications from interested residents. Applicants are sought from all areas of the county, including South Lake Tahoe. Preference is given to individuals 60 and over.

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The El Dorado County Senior Nutrition Program is reopening next week for dine-in service, following a lengthy hiatus due to COVID-19. Dine-in meals resume March 7 and reservations are required.

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The Truckee office of the California Highway Patrol is recruiting for its Senior Volunteer program. The ideal candidate is a community minded person with a desire to assist CHP in providing public service to the greater Truckee area.

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A caregiver at a Folsom senior living facility accused of elder abuse made her first appearance in Sacramento Superior Court since her arrest. The caregiver is accused of abusing a 90-year-old woman with dementia who was evacuated from her Pollock Pines home during the Caldor Fire.

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Sierra Senior Services has begun a shift to electric vehicles with its first AWD Tesla Model Y, thanks to a grant from the Northern Sierra Air Quality District.
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