Health
An exam room at the Gary and Mary West Senior Emergency Care Unit at UC San Diego Health Credit: UC San Diego Health

New Initiative Ensures Emergency Rooms are Senior-Friendly

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Hospitals across the region are making significant commitments to improve emergency care for senior citizens, pledging Monday to participate in a new Senior Emergency Care Initiative.

Housing

County Helps to Build Thousands of Affordable Housing Units

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The County and its many government and social service partners are building more than 3,000 new housing units to help San Diegans find a stable place to live.

Families
children playing with bubbles Credit: Christine Lafontant

100+ Free Things to Do in July

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We’ve compiled an extensive list of more than 100 County activities for you and your families. There are things from babies to older adults and everyone in between. There are even some creative educational activities where the kids might not even realize they’re learning while they’re having fun.

Health
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VIDEO: Marilu Henner Offers Older Adults Healthier Living Tips

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Actress and New York Times best-selling author Marilu Henner shared healthy living tips with older adults and caregivers at the County’s 2019 Vital Aging event Wednesday.

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Marilu Henner

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 […]

Health

Watch Out Millennials, Tech-Savvy Seniors are Catching Up

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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 […]