The word "NEWS" displays prominently in blue on a white keyboard.

News Archive

LEARN MORE

Community Resource Specialists are available between 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. M-F at (408) 350-3200, option 1.

News & Information

Quarterly Newsletter Summer 2021

Settle in, explore, and engage in your community

Well Connected Program by Covia

Although California has fully reopened its economy since June 15, there are still some risks for the older adult population to transition back to their normal lives. With the disconnection from the public, older adults may feel isolated and struggle to maintain proper...

Reduce Your Risk of Infection

A new study conducted by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) discovered that the mRNA COVID-19 vaccines authorized by the Food and Drug Administration (Pfizer-BioNTech and Moderna) reduce the risk of infection by 91 percent for fully vaccinated...

Eating Well as You Age

Most people know good nutrition and physical activity can help maintain a healthy weight. Though, the benefits of good nutrition can go beyond weight. Maintaining a healthy diet can reduce the risk of some diseases, including heart disease, diabetes, and stroke. Good...

CalFresh Benefit Increase Extension

Amidst the pandemic, American households continue to struggle to put food on the table. Known federally as the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), it provides monthly food benefits to low-income individuals and families. CalFresh Food is California’s...

Unique Help for Caregivers

While only one in ten individuals are caregivers to adults ages 50 and older, these individuals often have lower health and decreased wellbeing than the overall population. Studies show that caregivers have higher rates of stress and tend to have increased frustration...

Protection and Security

We are committed to educating our community members about scams targeting seniors in Santa Clara County; as well as providing up-to-date information offering protection against such scams. This page offers timely data about scams reported, steps to take when targeted, and how to avoid these scams. Guidance is made available as scams are identified.

Receive updates on identified scams targeting seniors by visiting the national database: fraud.org

Protect Yourself from Scams and Find Support

Everyone has a right to safety and justice. However, it is estimated that millions of older adults, from all walks of life encounter harmful scams every year. Providing necessary supports to keep everyone safe and engaged as we age is crucial. Ageism (biases against...

FTC Warns of Scams Related to Economic Payments

Becca Kelly Slaughter, Acting Chair of the Federal Trade Commission (FTC), validates that the American Rescue Plan is now law. That means a lot of individuals will soon be getting desperately needed economic impact payments of up to fourteen hundred dollars. ...

Latest News & Articles

Sourcewise Celebrates Communities of Strength in May

Santa Clara, May 11: From May 01 through May 31, Older Americans Month is recognized nationally to celebrate the resilience and strength that older adults have experienced throughout their lives through successes, failures, joys, and difficulties in our local...

Events