Category Archives: Senior Help

The Serious Challenge of Elder Abuse

Parents, grandparents and other older loved ones often play big roles in our lives and who we become. Role changes are often so gradual that we don’t notice until we’ve become their caretakers, but with that job comes great responsibility. Our elderly loved ones need not just our care but also our protection against potential […]

Support Groups for Seniors: Knowing When to Seek Help is Important

As we become older, our lives change in many ways. People retire, children grow up and move out, friends move to distant places, and some friends and family members pass away. “These are natural life changes, but they can bring serious consequences for our health if they leave us feeling isolated,” says Susan Houston, Vice […]

Getting Help with the Aid of 70 Strong

For more than 20 years Carmen C. provided invaluable help as a translator to parents of Spanish-speaking high school students in San Mateo County.  She cared about the children and their families and it gave her satisfaction to use her language expertise to make a difference.  Recently, Carmen needed a helping hand herself. Thanks to […]