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San Diego Group Offers Free Classes For Older Learners

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San Diego OASIS is a nonprofit organization focused on people 50 and older, offering a broad range of free classes and opportunities to learn and stay productive.

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San Diego County Tightens Oversight Of Elder Care Facilities

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The San Diego County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday tightened oversight of residential care facilities for the elderly and funded a one-year pilot program to investigate and prosecute crimes committed at care homes.

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One Doctor's Mission To Bring 'Slow Medicine' Approach To Caring For Aging Parents

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The end of life for an elderly relative can be a crisis time for a family, but according to a new approach in geriatric medicine, it doesn't have to be. "Slow medicine" is built around the idea of providing the right kind of care at the right time to older people.

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California Senior Legislature Calls for Silver Alert System

You’ve heard of the Amber Alert for kidnapped children. But what about a Silver Alert? Orange County Senior Senator Jim Levy says that would help track down someone with Alzheimer’s or another disease who wanders away from their home.

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Wellderly Study: Healthy San Diego Seniors Play Key Role In Heart Research

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Thousands of healthy San Diego seniors are participating in a provocative genome study to find the root cause of heart disease.

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Home Is Where The Seniors Are

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A free senior care program keeps people in their own homes and out of skilled nursing facilities.

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Seniors Often Are Easy Prey For Abusers

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The elderly are among the most vulnerable in our society. They are less able to defend themselves physically and often are targeted for theft and fraud. We'll find out the warning signs of abuse and how to report it and we'll hear tips on how to protect yourself and your family members.

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Prosecuting Elder Abuse In San Diego

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When authorities arrived, Arnold "Max" Bauer was dehydrated and disoriented, holding a photo of the ship he served on in 1941. He was taken to the VA for medical care.

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A Crash Course For Senior Drivers

Doctors at UCSD School of Medicine have teamed up with the California Highway Patrol to help keep older drivers safe behind the wheel.

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Why Should Seniors Exercise Regularly?

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Why is it important that people exercise in their senior years? We discuss what kinds of exercises seniors should do, and the long-term health benefits that can be gained from staying physically fit as we age.