Coronavirus prompts senior program closures

Local senior program events have been canceled or postponed due to coronavirus concerns.

The Los Altos Senior Program is closed until further notice.

MV safety foundation helps seniors

The Mountain View Public Safety Foundation has scheduled a Senior Care program to assist seniors and others with home repairs. With help from volunteers and grant funding, MVPSF will assist those in need who cannot otherwise perform certain household tasks due to physical or financial constraints.

Sharing the spotlight

I’ve invited a guest to entertain you today. He’s Wendell Lehr of Los Altos Hills, who wrote a 40th birthday poem for Ken Nix, who lives in Palo Alto. That was a while ago, with both men now over 90.

Strategies for aging safely at home

Most of us want to age in place. But can we? Affordable, accessible and well-located housing affects the quality of life for all ages, but it’s most significant for older adults. A report released by The Joint Center for Housing Studies of Harvard University and AARP claims that these factors are the cornerstone to comfort and security.

Medicare: What it covers -- and doesn't

Medicare helps pay for a wide variety of medical services and goods in hospitals, doctors’ offices and other health-care settings. But it doesn’t cover everything, and it’s useful to know what is and isn’t covered.

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