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Groups for Active Seniors in San Francisco

In San Francisco, you don't have to be young to lead a fit, fun, and social lifestyle. In fact, it's especially important to stay active as you age, and your emotions need just as much as attention as your mind and body. Luckily for you, the Bay Area is [...]

Alzheimer’s in California

Alzheimer’s disease is becoming more and more common in California and nationwide as the population ages. In fact, about 12% of our population is now age 65 or above with about 5.5% age 75 or above. This is expected to grow to about 14.5% and 6% respectively as more [...]

San Diego Senior Olympics

What better way to have fun and stay fit than with a little healthy competition? The San Diego Senior Olympics provide adults who are 50 years and older with a chance to participate in friendly competition in a wide range of sports. These games were originally held in 1988 and [...]

5 Strategies to Avoid Rehospitalization

Being hospitalized can be an unpleasant and disruptive experience for many seniors. As family members and loved ones age, it's likely that they will have to be hospitalized at some point. Unfortunately, it's also likely they may be rehospitalized. In a study conducted in 2013 by theRobert Wood Johnson Foundation, [...]

Best Senior Discounts In San Francisco

What does San Francisco bring to mind? Perhaps it is images of Alamo Square and the Victorian row houses lining the street with the city spanning behind. Maybe it's the iconic Golden Gate Bridge and stunning views of the bay. It could be the booming tech industry of Silicon [...]

How To Talk About Assisted Living With Your Elderly Parents

No one looks forward to the day when their parents can no longer live independently. However, denial and delays are dangerous with your parents' safety at risk. If you think it's time to move your parent or parents into an assisted living facility, start researching your options and planning [...]

6 Ways to Make a Skilled Nursing Facility More Like Home

When your elderly parents need more help than you can give them, a skilled nursing facility may be the best option to keep them healthy while maintaining a good quality of life. These facilities provide many of the comforts of home alongside skilled nursing care, but sometimes it can [...]

The Best Senior Discounts in San Diego

Situated on the Pacific coast, San Diego offers an urban scene for the oceanfront lifestyle. Boasting exceptional beaches, one of the best climates in the world, minimal rainfall, most of which happens in the cooler winter months and a decidedly Southern California culture, this is a popular destination for [...]

How much of my stay at a nursing facility will Medicare pay for

Skilled nursing facilities (SNF) make it possible for patients to receive around-the-clock care without staying in a hospital or hiring an in-home care provider. However, if you or a loved one will stay in a SNF in the near future, you should know that Medicare coverage isn't a guarantee. [...]

Senior Health and Wellness Resources Online

Seniors today are living during an amazing time in history. There is so much information and knowledge available at just the click of a button. The internet and technology makes it possible to learn about senior health issues in order to make bodies stronger and lives better. However, sometimes [...]