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East Bay Senior Independent, December 2017

The East Bay Senior Independent is CEI's monthly calendar of free and low-cost events in Richmond, San Pablo, Berkeley, Albany, San Leandro, Hayward and ...
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Taking Care of Our Brain

Until recently, scientists thought that the brain was different from other parts of the body and could not change much after childhood. But it turns ...
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East Bay Senior Independent, November 2017

CEI's monthly calendar of free and low-cost events from Richmond to Castro Valley. Get out and have fun. Bring a friend, or meet new ...
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East Bay Senior Independent, October 2017

Every month, the Center for Elders' Independence publishes the East Bay Senior Independent in English, Spanish and Chinese. The "Independent" is a single sheet event calendar and ...
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What does CEI mean to a daughter?

To describe my gratitude for the Center for Elders’ Independence as abundant would be an understatement. The year my mother moved to Oakland was ...
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Aging in Community, with Tiny Houses and Low-Income Rentals

Aging in Community The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau asks us to rethink “aging in place.”  The bureau suggests we consider smaller living spaces with ...
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Will To Live: Meet Mr. Keet Abernathy

“Why do I want to tell my story? I want other people to have the courage to go on, like I have since losing ...
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What’s new at CEI: Picnics by the Bay

Nature is a great healer, and so is dining with friends. “When people eat alone, they don’t eat as well, or enough,” says Carol ...
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Better Nutrition For Seniors – 5 Tips That Don’t Involve Broccoli

Based on an interview with Carol Habercross, CEI’s Nutrition Services Manager. Reading time:  3 1/2 minutes Nutrition is ageless. Good nutrition puts gas in ...
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