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Watch Out Millennials, Tech-Savvy Seniors are Catching Up

| 11:22 AM

It’s not just about being able to see the latest photos of your grandchildren anymore. Older adults are learning about computer programming and how using technology can help them feel younger and less isolated. The County of San Diego’s Health and Human Services Agency, the City of San Diego Parks and Recreation Department and community […]

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VIDEO: Time to Get Fit with Feeling Fit Club

| 8:39 AM

The Feeling Fit Club is a free exercise program for those over 50 that makes it comfortable and easy to take the first step toward a healthy lifestyle, including more physical activity. The program is offered throughout the County via on-site and on-screen classes hosted by trained instructors. Seniors can attend in-person classes at dozens […]

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Dick Van Dyke Tells Seniors to Stay Active

| 5:33 PM

Entertainment legend Dick Van Dyke was the keynote speaker at the County of San Diego’s 2016 Aging Summit Wednesday. The summit included panels focused on various issues for seniors, such as housing, transportation, civic engagement and dementia-friendly communities. After his speech, the 90-year-old Van Dyke shared a few additional remarks about the importance of staying […]

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Campaign to Prevent Elder Abuse Underway

| 9:47 AM

Elder and dependent adult abuse takes many forms. Physical, mental, sexual, and financial abuse, as well as neglect and self-neglect are recognized in state law as forms of elder and dependent adult abuse. In San Diego County, reports have increased by around 125 percent since 1999.