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VIDEO: Marilu Henner Offers Older Adults Healthier Living Tips

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Actress and New Your Times best-selling author Marilu Henner shared healthy living tips with older adults and caregivers at the County’s 2019 Vital Aging event Wednesday. Henner, who also appeared recently on Dancing with the Stars, had the 1,700 attendees at San Diego Convention Center (and another 500-plus watching via simulcast at the California Center […]

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Register Now for the 2019 Vital Aging Conference

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There’s a big change in store for the 2019 Vital Aging Conference. Don’t worry, all your favorite things are still there. And it’s still free. It’s just in a new location this year – the San Diego Convention Center. The Wednesday, June 19 event will explore ways older adults can improve their health and well-being […]

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CalFresh Eligibility Expansion Coming in June

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Starting in June 2019, the CalFresh program will allow many seniors and people with disabilities receiving SSI/SSP to participate and have access to nutritious food. CalFresh is designed to reduce food insecurity and increase food budgets, improving participants’ access to fresh and healthy food. May is CalFresh Awareness Month. During the month, the San Diego […]

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San Diego Seniors Vote ‘Aye’ on Making a Difference

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Have you ever had ambitions to run for office but found the prospect of lawn signs, advertising and public appearances daunting? If you’re a San Diego County resident over the age of 55, you can still fulfill your political aspirations without the rigors of a major campaign. The California Senior Legislature offers older adults the […]

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New County Program Offers Relief for Alzheimer’s, Dementia Caregivers

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A new San Diego County program is offering sorely needed relief to those caring for local residents with Alzheimer’s disease and other types of dementia. The new Respite Voucher Program, started at the request of Board of Supervisors Chairwoman Dianne Jacob, provides family members and others who need a break with a voucher to cover […]