seniors

Seniors at Priya Living Center in Fremont participate in an enthusiastic Jeopardy session with COVID Networks co-founders Pranav Eranki and Sivansh Chitti and longtime volunteer Neil Angajala. (Courtesy photo)

South Bay teens’ online platform connects senior citizens

COVID Networks provides socializing opportunities for old folks

 

(Photo courtesy Meals on Wheels)

Thanksgiving deliveries being organized for SF’s homebound seniors

While GLIDE and St. Anthony's both have robust, free Thanksgiving meals on…

 

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services has issued new rules prohibiting nursing homes from requiring patients to agree to arbitrate any legal claims against the nursing home at any time before a dispute arises or as a condition of admission. (Courtesy photo)

Problematic nursing home arbitration clauses

This week, I want to discuss important federal regulatory changes that will…

 

Mel Beetle, a resident of the Raman Hotel, holds a sign during a rally Tuesday to demand more city funding to improve and replace SRO elevators. (Rachael Garner/Special to S.F. Examiner)

SRO elevators fall into disrepair

The elevator in South of Market’s Hillsdale Hotel worked on Tuesday, but…

Mel Beetle, a resident of the Raman Hotel, holds a sign during a rally Tuesday to demand more city funding to improve and replace SRO elevators. (Rachael Garner/Special to S.F. Examiner)
A city report says San Francisco's current system for caring for the homeless needs to adapt to the needs of older homeless people. (Mike Koozmin/2015 S.F. Examiner)

Report: SF needs to adapt services for an aging homeless population

San Francisco’s existing system of care for homeless residents was never designed…

A city report says San Francisco's current system for caring for the homeless needs to adapt to the needs of older homeless people. (Mike Koozmin/2015 S.F. Examiner)
Jessica Kwong/the s.f. examinerSupervisor Norman Yee speaks to a group of Asian seniors at the West Portal Playground Clubhouse as the Self-Help for the Elderly program kicked off Monday.

West Portal home to new center serving Asian seniors

Despite being one of the largest supervisorial areas, District 7 in The…

Jessica Kwong/the s.f. examinerSupervisor Norman Yee speaks to a group of Asian seniors at the West Portal Playground Clubhouse as the Self-Help for the Elderly program kicked off Monday.
mike koozmin/s.f. examiner file photoResidents of the University Mound Ladies Home may get to stay under a new deal with AgeSong.

Eviction of seniors from assisted living home on hold pending deal

The University Mound Ladies Home appears to be saved. Plans to close…

mike koozmin/s.f. examiner file photoResidents of the University Mound Ladies Home may get to stay under a new deal with AgeSong.

Obamacare’s stealth ambush of senior citizens

Even Obamacare’s biggest cheerleaders won’t be able to ignore Medicare chief actuary…

Citizens group files FOIA on HHS health care gag order

  A federal Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request has been filed…

Seniors to sew city images

Redwood City seniors are putting together a quilt they hope will represent…

Dim bulb: Energy costs hurting seniors

Rising energy costs are forcing some seniors to dip into their retirement…