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New Medicare Cards are Coming

Starting in April 2018, people with Medicare will start receiving a new Medicare card with a new Medicare number. The new cards will be ...
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Afi Couldn’t Walk 5 Feet. Now You Can’t Stop Her.

Afi Tiombe Kambon is a ray of sunshine. She dresses in colorful clothing and has a permanent smile on her face. She makes it a point to ...
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CEI Opens New Healthcare Clinic and Day Center in San Leandro, for Alameda Seniors

Grand Opening of San Leandro PACE Center Clinic Program of All-inclusive Care for the Elderly Expands in Alameda With the opening of its new, state-of the-art PACE ...
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Visiting parents for the holidays?

Know they are healthy & safe with these 10 questions When there are months between family visits, changes in your parents’ health can seem ...
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Thrifty Holiday Shopping

Some of the best bargains and most unusual gifts can be found at your local thrift shop. You can feel good about shopping there because ...
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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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