The Way Our Elders Should be Treated

Nancy Mancini, a participant at East Oakland PACE, will tell you that her biggest accomplishment in life is raising her three children into healthy, caring, and functioning adults. And one of the accomplishments in Michael Mancini’s (her son) life that he is most proud of is being able to take care of his loving mom…

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Digital Literacy and Social Engagement Boost Seniors’ Health

After 20 years of working at the Port of Oakland, Collins returned to college at age 40 earning a degree in Early Childhood Education. She then operated a childcare business for 10 years, teaching close to 500 preschoolers, many with special needs. She was ready for a change in 2008 and joined Center for Elders…

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Seniors’ Behavioral Health

A couple listens to counselor explain a concept.

Behavioral health is our mood, memory, and resilience. Behavioral health affects how we cope with everyday life. How we approach daily living can lead to changes in our behavioral health. Many East Bay seniors face physical changes. Being able to mentally cope adds to the complexity of being older. Some of these physical changes include…

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Avoid COVID-19 Scams

Protect Yourself from Scams

Scams related to the coronavirus, also known as COVID-19, are rapidly increasing. Fraudsters are targeting older adults and those with serious long- term health conditions to illegally obtain money or Medicare numbers.   Do not give out your Medicare number or Social Security Number (SSN) to anyone other than your doctor, health care provider, or…

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East Bay Senior Independent (EBSI), January 2019

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 Castro Valley. Let’s welcome the New Year with all the great opportunities it brings. If staying active and having a good time is your resolution, join other community members in these…

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East Bay Senior Independent (EBSI), December 2018

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 Castro Valley. As the holiday season approaches, join other community members in these FREE and joyful events. Celebrate with activities such as tree lighting, musical events, or shop for your holiday…

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How to Fight the Winter Blues with CEI’s Tips! (December EBSI)

  The winter holidays can be a sad or lonely time for older adults. The shorter days with less sunlight can also bring on “winter blues,” called “seasonal affective disorder” (SAD). If you feel yourself becoming anxious or dreading the holidays, there are things you can do.   5 ways to beat the holiday blues:…

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Aging in Place: Stay Safe at Home With CEI’s Tips! (November EBSI)

Given a choice between nursing home care and “aging in place,” most seniors enjoy the independence that comes with living at home. That can often be a challenge, but with a few modifications, you can stay living at home safely and happily. 5 ways to stay safe at home: 1. Smoke and carbon monoxide alarms:…

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East Bay Senior Independent (EBSI), November 2018

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 Castro Valley. As you bundle up and make way for the winter chill, don’t forget to stay active around town. Celebrate Thanksgiving for FREE with other community members, visit a farmer’s…

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