As Oakland takes steps toward becoming an "age-friendly city," District 3 residents shared how issues like high housing costs and access to transportation affect local seniors.
For the elderly, staying active can be difficult. But that’s not the case at the Lincoln Square Recreation Center in Oakland’s Chinatown.
Senior residents evacuated from the wildfires in Sonoma County stayed with seniors at St. Paul's Towers in Oakland.
The Allen Temple Baptist Church will partner with the University of the Pacific this Saturday to hold a health fair to help seniors understand their medications.
The Allen Temple Baptist Church’s large auditorium was packed with community residents young and old, as student pharmacists from the University of the Pacific helped seniors grapple with updates to their Medicare plans and manage...
St. Mary's Center in West Oakland helps some of the 71,000 seniors in Alameda County who do not have enough money to meet their basic needs; that is half of the people in Alameda County...
More than 300 people convened at the North Oakland Senior Center on Saturday morning to share their concerns – most of them budget-related – with Oakland Mayor Jean Quan and Councilmember Jane Brunner.
Several fat books stacked on Deborah Cunningham’s lap spilled over the edges of her wheelchair. As an aide wheeled her away, the dark-haired, elderly woman, a retired English professor in her mid-eighties, grasped them tightly. ...
By ALEXIA UNDERWOOD
Golden Gate residents complain the proliferation of group care facilities hurts the neighborhood--and that nobody would try this in, say, Rockridge. Click here for the story.