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Realtors lend a helping hand to seniors

Courtesy of SILVAR
Members of the Silicon Valley Association of Realtors assist a senior with yard work through the Realtor Service Volunteer Program.

Seniors and the homebound residing on the Peninsula and in the South Bay may request free assistance with household tasks through the Realtor Service Volunteer Program (RSVP) during the week of May 4-8.

The Silicon Valley Association of Realtors and neighboring realtor associations offer their assistance annually to qualified seniors who cannot perform certain household tasks because of physical or financial constraints.

General Enrollment Period open for Medicare patients

Most people I know are looking forward to signing up for Medicare just as soon as they can.

A meet & greet for your head & feet: PAMF, El Camino offer care for caregivers

Photo Courtesy of PAMF
The Meet & Move program offers regularly scheduled group walks and other activities that offer a roster of opportunities to socialize.

A new pilot program aims to take care of those who take care of others.

Palo Alto Medical Foundation (PAMF) and El Camino Hospital have teamed up to offer Meet & Move, a “walk and talk” program designed to give adult caregivers a breather from their primary duties – caring for elderly or disabled loved ones.

Los Altos resident celebrates 100th birthday

Ellie Van Houtte/Town Crier
Longtime Los Altos resident Art Shattock, who turned 100 in November, reflects on a life well lived.

Art Shattock, a Los Altos resident for 61 years, celebrated his 100th birthday in November with a series of parties attended by family and friends.

Born Nov. 23, 1914, in Chicago, Shattock happily recalls being raised a block from Lake Michigan.

Rhyme 'em, cowboy


You lovers of cowboy poetry, this is your month.

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