Statistically, older adults have a higher chance of dying from COVID-19. Out of fear, most seniors remain home in isolation.
With the recent lifting of some restrictions, and seeing many on TV ignore using masks, the older generation will not return to public life and will be forced to avoid group interaction.
Visitation is highly restricted for nursing homes, as they are hotspots of life and death.
If your loved one uses a smart phone, family communication is maintained. For those with less technical skills, many nursing homes now compassionately lend residents cell phones for usage.
One of my patients was...
The Greatest Generation brought prosperity to our doorstep. Unfortunately, these same older adults statistically have a higher coronavirus mortality rate than the general population.
Therefore, as social isolation and separation ebbs, the last group to be freed will be seniors.
Some in this population...
The phone scams have not stopped. The scammer will seem friendly, maybe use your first name, and then claim to have information about a family member.
These scams generally target the elderly population. The scammer may even provide the name and birthdate of a grandchild; using this information to feign...
The Santa Clarita Valley Senior Center will hold a special symposium on aging on Saturday, May 7 from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Titled “Knowledge is Power: Aging with Dignity,” the symposium will be held at the Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital Education Center.
Attendees will be provided with knowledge...
The Sand Canyon Resort project is scheduled to return before the Santa Clarita Planning Commission Tuesday with a series of revisions, following multiple concerns raised by both commissioners and residents.
The Valley Industry Association will welcome College of the Canyons Chancellor Dr. Dianne G. Van Hook as the keynote speaker for the March VIA Virtual Series taking place Tuesday, March 16, from 11:00 a.m to 12:15 p.m.
The California Department of Motor Vehicles announced a new round of extensions for commercial driver’s licenses expiring through May 31 that will help commercial drivers focus on delivering essential products and supplies during the COVID-19 emergency.
The Los Angeles County Department of Consumer and Business Affairs (DCBA) announced Thursday the upcoming launch of the Los Angeles Online Dispute Resolution (LA-ODR) program, in collaboration with the Superior Court of California, Los Angeles County and its Dispute Resolution Program (DRP), and the Center for Conflict Resolution.
Santa Clarita City Council members declined Tuesday to administer $6.8 million in state rental assistance funds for eligible residents who have been impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic and let the state handle those dollars but approved creating a program for them with $6.3 million from the federal government.