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Get Ready for Medicare Changes in 2022

The Medicare Annual Enrollment Period (AEP) will start on October 15 and last through December 7, 2021. Sourcewise Health Insurance Counseling & Advocacy Program (HICAP) Counselors have adapted to serve Santa Clara County residents’ needs amidst the COVID-19...

Become a Community Advocate for Older Adults

The Sourcewise Advisory Council plays a vital role in advocating for the diverse needs of older adults in Santa Clara County. Members of the Advisory Council participate in planning future services provided and funded by Sourcewise. Members are involved in the...

Improve Your Sleep Quality

Sleep is important for people of all ages to stay in good health. As people age, other health conditions can play a role in sleep patterns and lead to inadequate sleep that can have a further impact on the person’s health.  Inadequate sleep can lead to an increased...

Breaking Technology Barriers for Older Adults

Utilizing smart devices, like tablets can make older adults’ lives better in several ways. Tablets can help magnify text on the screens, allow you to jot down key details to save as reminders, and so much more. While many older adults do not have the same familiarity...

November is National Family Caregivers Month

Celebrated each November, the National Family Caregivers (NFC) Month, is a time to recognize and honor family caregivers across the country. The Caregiver Action Network (CAN) organization began promoting the national recognition of family caregivers back in 1994. In...

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...