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Spring 2017
  • Santa Clara County Battles Homelessness with Affordable Housing

    Santa Clara County (SCC) has some of the highest priced housing in the nation; with a price increase of 10.4% in 2016, a median sale price of $900,000, and a serious lack of housing. SCC also has the ninth highest rate of homelessness, according to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development.

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  • Supplemental Security Income: Eligibility and Benefits

    Supplemental Security Income (SSI) is a federally funded supplemental income program and is available nationwide. SSI provides assistance for seniors 65+; those who are blind or disabled; with little or no income for life’s necessities: food, shelter, and clothing.

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  • Senior Nutrition: Making Smart Choices

    Today, as many Americans live longer (well into our 80s and 90s) wise food choices play an important role in our health. Focusing on quality—not quantity—of food selections is important.

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  • Cindy Finds Full-Time Work After Two Months

    Cindy Cooper, 59, was a dedicated participant in Senior Employment Services of Sourcewise who enjoyed her work. Cindy was assigned the position of “Vehicle Assistant” to oversee and maintain the company’s motor pool, ensuring that vehicles were always ready for use.

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  • Self-Care Is Critical For Caregivers

    More than one-third of caregivers suffer from poor health while caring for a loved one, according to data published in the American Journal of Public Health (2002).

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