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City of Oakland staffers and volunteers set up for the latest listening session of the Livable Oakland initiative at the West Oakland Senior Center on Saturday, September 29.

City officials gather community input on issues facing seniors in Oakland

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.
student pharmacist administers flu vaccine

Student pharmacists help seniors manage healthcare

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...

In West Oakland, St. Mary’s Center reaches out to seniors hit by foreclosures, financial hardships

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...