Los Altos Hills resident Scott Vanderlip, president of Slow Food South Bay, said the group’s mission is to “promote good, clean, fair food for all.”
Education never ends at The Terraces at Los Altos, thanks to a unique partnership with graduate students from nearby Stanford University.
In our sophisticated community, virtually everyone understands the need for a revocable living trust as the core element of an estate plan.
Avenidas is scheduled to honor the recipients of its 33rd Avenidas Lifetimes of Achievement awards 3-4:30 p.m. Sept. 26 online.
Los Altos resident Dave Bridges has had a lifelong fascination with airplanes, from building model planes in high school into retirement – including the radio-controlled variety – to becoming a flight instructor in the U.S. Army Air Corps, to a 37-year career flying for Pan American World Ai…
If you have children, they are likely at the center of your attention as well as the primary or exclusive beneficiaries of your estate. If you have responsible children who are both willing and able to participate, I urge you to consider the advantages of involving them in your estate, tax a…
The Mountain View Senior Center began a limited reopening July 12, with more programs set to be added soon.
Mature and aging skin is really not related to our actual age; rather, it has much to do with our lifestyle choices, habits and environmental influences. Mature and aging skin can lack luminosity and firmness. It can appear dry and dull with deep wrinkles, pigmentation and age spots.
Despite being drafted into the U.S. Army during World War II and losing both his first and second wives to cancer, longtime Los Altos resident Don Ostrus, who turned 100 years old in April, may be the most optimistic man you’ll ever meet.
Many seniors would like to pursue art as a hobby, but they may not know quite where to begin.
Aging is a wonderful thing. In addition to beating the alternatives, it raises a number of challenges and opportunities about where you will live as you age.
Chris Winder, an active senior, is often seen out and about in Mountain View. When the COVID-19 shelter-in-place order hit, however, she was suddenly stuck at home like everyone else.
In celebration of her 100th birthday, longtime Los Altos resident Kathryn Gemello has been invited to throw out the first pitch at a San Francisco Giants game this season.
Most members of this community have established a revocable living trust. It is fundamental, something of a necessity because of the many benefits. But is your trust right for you?
The mission of the Audubon Society is to raise awareness and appreciation of feathered creatures.
“Live to give” could be Rosel Barowsky’s motto.
For BridgePoint at Los Altos resident and centenarian Dr. Paul Makler Sr., healing the body and nurturing the mind have been the guiding principles of his life. Along the way, he found time to represent the United States in the 1952 Olympics in fencing.
Feel like getting out of the house? Prefer to stay in until further notice? Bay Area Older Adults has ideas and resources for hundreds of outdoor and indoor activities.
Taking a cue from Kierkegaard’s quote “Life can only be understood backwards; but it must be lived forwards,” members of the StoriesUnfolding group reflect on the past and use what they learn to better understand their present selves and to better prepare for the future.
No one could have foreseen the changes in our daily lives brought forth by the COVID-19 pandemic. Although nothing is as it was, there are many ways to find joy, connect with loved ones and remain upbeat. Following are a few of the Aware Senior Care team’s favorites.
The coronavirus pandemic has affected all seniors, but perhaps none more so than those living with dementia and their caregivers.
Long-term care is one of those head-in-the-sand issues we all must confront as we age. It should come as no surprise that 70% of people over age 65 will need some form of long-term care support. Yet few prepare.
The impact of COVID-19 on teaching extends well beyond families with school-age offspring. Seniors pursuing lifelong learning are also deserting classrooms typically used for evening courses.
The Los Altos Senior Program has a new name: the Adult 50+ Program.
Virginia “Ginny” Morgan, a member of the Parc Regent retirement community in Los Altos, celebrated a major milestone June 27: her 100th birthday. Morgan attended a birthday party luncheon at her daughter Madeleine Fackler’s home and was surprised by a singing telegram.
Even during this time of social distancing, the Los Altos Senior Program is going strong, albeit currently mostly by internet and telephone.