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    In early March, a group of five friends, all rising seniors at Cupertino High School, was coming to terms with how the COVID-19 crisis was playing out on a local level. In-person classes had just been cancelled, and they and their classmates were all stuck at home. They suddenly had a lot of time on...
    NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — An organization in New York City that delivers meals to seniors is needed more than ever right now, and the workers behind it don’t plan on slowing down any time soon. When Warren Pizarro was 21 years old, he took on a job with Citymeals on Wheels. Thirty years later, he’s...
    250 students and staff quarantined in Georgia school district after one week of school From cereal startups to fast-food chains, everyone wants to cash in on people eating breakfast at home Next Years Social Security Raise Will Probably Be Meager, at Best Seniors who rely on Social Security for the bulk of their retirement...
    250 students and staff quarantined in Georgia school district after one week of school From cereal startups to fast-food chains, everyone wants to cash in on people eating breakfast at home How To Sell Your Home For The Best Price Possible Ad Microsoft ...
    AUSTIN — A community garden in Austin will be renovated to make it easier for seniors and people with disabilities to grow produce and flowers. The Hart Peace Community Garden, 645 N. Latrobe Ave., is run by Pat and Robert Hart, who started the garden on three abandoned lots they bought from the city. The...
    CHICAGO (CBS) — From missed proms to canceled graduations, the class of 2020’s final year of high school fizzled without much fanfare. Now, rising seniors have discovered the problems aren’t over as they head into their final year before college. They’re stressed trying to nail down times and dates to take college entrance exams. CBS...
    (CNN)President Trump's rationale for postponing the 2020 elections is an unfounded concern over "rampant fraud" if Americans vote by mail. Discrediting mail-in voting is not only dangerous for our democracy, it could lead to the disenfranchisement of seniors whose safest option is casting mail-in ballots. Max Richtman Many seniors are rightly worried about the risk...
    Pandemic is heightening stress over the $1.9 million retirement number. How you can save more GMA T.50 First Look: Can Lightning Strike Twice? Hate Cleaning The Toilet? Never Scrub Another Toilet Again Ad Microsoft ...
    Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer on Friday vetoed Senate Bill 956, legislation that would have prohibited the admission of COVID-19 patients into nursing homes. The bill was sponsored by Sen. Peter Lucido, R-Shelby, and was passed by the Senate on June 24. The bill was approved by the state House of Representatives on July 22....
    By Dr. Igor Bussel  With each passing birthday, it feels like your jeans are suddenly a bit tighter. No matter what you try to do, it seems impossible to combat age-related weight gain. Whether you are in your 50s or 80s, age-related weight gain can be a major problem. If you start gaining...
    Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer vetoed a bill Friday that would have moved elderly people infected by the coronavirus away from nursing homes into separate facilities. The Democrat argued that the bill, sent to her by the Republican-controlled legislature, was based on the “false premise that isolation units created within existing facilities are somehow insufficient...
    Michigan Democratic Governor Gretchen Whitmer vetoed a Republican bill on Friday that would have kept coronavirus patients out of nursing homes and placed them in entirely separate facilities — an effort aimed at protecting those most vulnerable to developing serious complications from the coronavirus, which originated in China. “The bill was a direct challenge to...
    How to pronounce Hurricane Isaias the right way At least 150 hospitalized due to salmonella outbreak in 48 states Are you worried about your elderly parents? 8 tips to help seniors stay mentally acute in isolation Just what we need: Another reason to fear and loathe COVID-19. © Chris Pietsch, The Register-Guard via USA TODAY...
            by Bruce Walker  Gov. Whitmer on Friday vetoed Senate Bill 956, legislation that would have prohibited the admission of COVID-19 patients into nursing homes. The bill was sponsored by Sen. Peter Lucido, R-Shelby, and was passed by the Senate on June 24. The bill was approved by the state House...
    CAMGIRLS are turning frowns upside down for lonely senior citizens. ImLive, an adult content site offering both sexual and nonsexual webcam experiences, is launching a service to help lonely senior citizens get some much-needed face time with other people during the pandemic. 2 ImLive models are offering conversations to lonely senior citizensCredit: ImLive The webcam...
    Dr. Anthony Fauci, other top Trump aides acknowledge delays in COVID-19 testing José Andrés Restaurant Group Is Suing Its Insurance Provider For Coverage Amid COVID-19 2020 Election: Retirement Security Unless Congress acts, Social Security will deplete its $2.9 trillion reserve fund by 2035, which means the program would be able to pay only about...
    One New Jersey man is going above and beyond for his community during the pandemic. Greg Dailey, 50, who has been delivering newspapers to East Windsor residents for 25 years, has updated his business to include groceries – and it has grown into an entire network of devoted volunteers. To date, the man has made...
    A man who has delivered newspapers to the same New Jersey community for 25 years has added grocery orders to his route. Greg Dailey, 50, received a call in March from one of the many elderly residents of East Windsor, asking if he could bring the paper closer to to the ailing woman’s door....
    WHITMAN (CBS) — Whitman-Hanson Regional High School has canceled its in-person graduation ceremony because of a possible coronavirus exposure. The school said it did not want to risk getting anyone sick at the outdoor event that was scheduled for Friday evening. “Early this morning we learned that some members of the Whitman-Hanson Regional School District...
    Rep. Elise Stefanik, R-N.Y., said New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s call for an investigation into a packed concert is nothing more than “hypocrisy.” She made her comments Thursday during an interview on television’s “Fox & Friends.” “It’s the height of hypocrisy," she said. “The only investigation that we need to focus on like a laser...
    COVID-19 has robbed high school seniors of major milestones that make up their senior year and Candy Manning wanted to do something about it. Step inside Hakim's Bookstore, Philly's first and oldest African-American bookstore She has a Photography business, Candids by Candy, in addition to her job as a fulltime teacher and real estate...
    The latest ad campaign by Joe Biden isn't hiding where he thinks President Trump is most vulnerable: voters over the age of 65. Team Biden just committed to spending $14.5 million on television spots in six swing states, including Arizona and Florida, home to a number of retirees. Trump won both states in 2016,...
    CHICAGO (WLS) -- Chicago Public Schools leaders could decide to rework part of the plan for reopening schools in the fall.The school district held the first in a series of virtual meetings Monday, seeking community input on its preliminary school reopening proposal.Partent and teachers had the opprotunity to ask dozens of questions, many expressing concerns...
    Network to End Hunger While these last few COVID 19-filled months have brought hysteria when it comes to shopping, dining, and socializing, a silver-lining is the community coming together to help those in need. Whether it be toilet paper drive-thrus, mobile food pantries or a fridge stocked with free food (fridge got ixnayed by the...
    Presumptive Democratic nominee Joe BidenJoe BidenBiden to pay tribute to Lewis at Capitol on Monday Trump lashes out at Reagan Foundation after fundraising request Approval of Trump's handling of coronavirus hits new low MORE’s presidential campaign is going up on the airwaves in Nevada, a battleground state that President TrumpDonald John TrumpBiden to pay tribute...
    Chicago Public Schools will host five virtual public meetings this week to solicit feedback on the reopening plan. The meetings run Monday through Friday. Click here for registration information. ROSELAND — Cassius Palacio, a senior at Brooks College Prep on Chicago’s Far South Side, saw the school district’s reopening plan earlier this month and texted...
    It’s been 20 years since a Democratic presidential candidate -- then-Vice President Al Gore in 2000 -- won the senior vote. But former Vice President Joe Biden’s hoping to break his party’s losing streak. BIDEN SHELLS OUT $15 MILLION AS HE STEPS UP AD BUYS IN KEY BATTLEGROUNDS Fox News learned on Monday that the presumptive...
    CHICAGO (CBS) — Seniors targeted in an unemployment fraud scheme. CBS 2 has been tracking these investigations for weeks now. Tara Molina reports how some seniors are  struggling to get the help they need. Getting through to IDES for help isn’t easy for those who applied for unemployment benefits. Seniors who never applied are dealing with...
    FALMOUTH (CBS) – Falmouth High School has canceled its in-person graduation ceremonies set for Saturday after some seniors were potentially exposed to coronavirus. The school said the decision was made out of an abundance of caution. Superintendent Dr. Lori Duerr and Principal Ms. Mary Whalen Gans made the announcement Friday night. “It was an...
    (CBS DETROIT) – As many people head back to work volunteerism is starting to drop. The reduced assistance puts thousands of seniors and food insecure families are at risk. Focus Hope is now asking for your help to package and deliver 42,000 food boxes every month. The organization serves Wayne, Oakland, Macomb, Washtenaw and parts...
    Rep. John Lewis to lie in state next week at the US Capitol An Unknown Salmonella Outbreak has Infected Over 100 People in 15 States Roy Williams funds spring sports scholarships for North Carolina seniors, including two golfers Every year Roy Williams makes it a point to attend at least one home event for...
    In a Thursday piece for The Washington Post, journalist Greg Sargent argued that Donald Trump’s purported plan to regain the support of senior voters is “already failing.” According to the journalist, the strategy involves making older Americans fear being killed by criminals more than by the coronavirus pandemic, which he blames the president for allowing...
    Senior citizens have been prominently featured in some of President Donald Trump’s attack ads against former Vice President Joe Biden, who — the ads claim — will do nothing to protect them from gangs of vicious criminals. But according to liberal Washington Post columnist Greg Sargent, Trump’s effort to win back older voters by terrifying...
    (Kaiser Health News)Family gatherings on Zoom and FaceTime. Online orders from grocery stores and pharmacies. Telehealth appointments with physicians.These have been lifesavers for many older adults staying at home during the coronavirus pandemic. But an unprecedented shift to virtual interactions has a downside: large numbers of seniors are unable to participate.Among them are older adults...
    PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — A special delivery was made today to help seniors stay safe during the pandemic. Eyewitness News was at the Presbyterian Apartments in Southwest Philadelphia Wednesday. Personal protective equipment was delivered to residents there. The packages included hand sanitizer, gloves, masks and toilet paper. (credit: CBS3) State Rep. Joanna Mcclinton, the office of...
    GLENVIEW, Ill. (WLS) -- Residents of a suburban senior living center got a special "Aloha" and got to sway their hips to the sweet sounds of the hula.Emerald Place in Glenview was transformed into a Luau Tuesday night.A Hula dancer taught residents the traditional Hawaiian dance.A fire dancer was there also helping spark up some...
    GLENVIEW, Ill. (WLS) -- Residents of a suburban senior living center got a special "Aloha" and got to sway their hips to the sweet sounds of the hula.Emerald Place in Glenview was transformed into a Luau Tuesday night.A Hula dancer taught residents the traditional Hawaiian dance.A fire dancer was there also helping spark up some...
    By Richard Cowan Why did we create Blue Ribbon Hemp for seniors as a new product? Reason one, is that the senior market is not being adequately addressed. This is something, of course, that I have a personal interest in and always will, being that I am turning 80 years old...
    President Trump is warning seniors their lives would be jeopardized with Joe Biden in the White House, claiming in a vivid campaign advertisement that criminals would commit home invasions with impunity because the presumptive Democratic nominee supports "defunding" the police. The television spot, now airing nationally and in key battleground states, opens with an elderly...
    Getty There’s anticipated to be a second COVID-19 stimulus test. As high Republican leaders make it clear that they’re going to approve a second COVID-19 stimulus test for some Individuals, some are questioning whether or not the brand new eligibility guidelines may exclude many seniors. The query...
    Getty There's expected to be a second COVID-19 stimulus check. As top Republican leaders make it clear that they are going to approve a second COVID-19 stimulus check for some Americans, some are wondering whether the new eligibility rules could exclude many seniors. The question is whether older Americans would likely be over...
    LOS ANGELES (KABC) -- Everytable is a grab and go restaurant company that priced food by zip codes, so that access to affordable, fresh, healthy meals would be available in all communities. During the pandemic, they've gone even further to help - now working with the government to help some of the hardest hit during...
    By Igor Bussel  Does it seem like it is harder and harder to sleep as you get older? Your insomnia is not in your mind. According to the National Sleep Foundation, sleep patterns naturally change as we age. While it may be harder to fall asleep and stay asleep as you get older,...
    Dan Makevich’s terrible eyesight made him retire early from his beloved job of 15 years as a tour guide in the Bay Area and Yosemite. When the pandemic hit, Makevich knew his age, diabetes and respiratory problems made him a prime target. What he didn’t know was that not owning a computer would make getting...
    AMESBURY (CBS) – Amesbury High School’s class of 2020 held their graduation ceremony on Sunday, while wearing masks in the stifling the heat. “On March 13th we all walked out of Amesbury High School for the last time. Looking back, I know we all wished it could’ve ended differently,” said valedictorian John Nelson. Parents in...