• State Moves Residents 65 & Older Up COVID Vaccine Priority List

    (CNS) – As expected, the state of California Wednesday authorized immediate access to COVID-19 vaccines for all residents aged 65 and older, following new guidance from the federal government. “There is no higher priority than efficiently and equitably distributing these vaccines as quickly as possible to those who face the gravest consequences,” Gov. Gavin Newsom […]

  • NBCares Joslyn Center Center’s Ukulele Strummers

    It’s said music feeds the soul, and the sweet sounds of the ukulele definitely feeds the souls of the Palm Desert Strummers. The Joslyn Center Center is home to the Coachella Valley group that has gathered for more than a decade to share their love and joy of the tiny string instrument.  This NBCares features […]

  • Local Seniors Invited to Pick up Free Winter Supplies in Indio

    INDIO (CNS) – Local seniors are invited to pick up socks, gloves, blankets and other winter items for free Friday morning at the Indio Senior Center. Those who are 55 years or older are invited to the pick up supplies on a first-come, first-served basis amid protocols aimed at reducing the spread of the coronavirus. […]

  • Seniors Can Now Renew Their Driver’s License Online

    The California Department of Motor Vehicles announce Wednesday Californians who are age 70 or older have the option to renew their noncommercial driver’s license online. Licenses that expire beginning March 1, 2020, and throughout the COVID-19 emergency are eligible, including REAL ID renewals. The alternative to an in-person renewal follows Governor Gavin Newsom’s recent Executive Order that […]

  • Social Security checks to increase by 1.3% in 2021

    Come January 2021, the roughly 70 million people who receive Social Security will see a 1.3% increase in their benefit payments to account for the rising cost of living, the Social Security Administration announced Tuesday. That means the average monthly check for retirees will increase by $20 to $1,543, the agency said. However, the extra $20 a month […]

  • Riverside County Joins Effort to Place Homeless Seniors in Permanent Homes

    RIVERSIDE (CNS) – Riverside County will redouble efforts to find stable housing for more than 100 seniors who are homeless and currently living in motels and hotels in the Riverside metropolitan area, officials said Tuesday. The county was included in the Stamford, Connecticut-based Rapid Results Institute’s “100-Day Challenge” to find permanent residences for 140 transients […]

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