San Jose, October 1, 2018: As the first to pilot the nationwide network of insurance assistance programs, the Health Insurance Counseling and Advocacy program is a leader in delivering objective information and assistance to those persons who have questions about Medicare.
San Jose, October 1, 2018: Sourcewise presented five awards during its annual National Employ Older Workers Week luncheon, held to recognize the value of ta Clara County’s mature workforce. The National Employ Older Worker’s Week, is observed the last week of September, and is a nationwide effort to highlight the contributions made by the 55 and older workforce — projected to make up 25% of the civilian labor force in the next three years; increasing to 35% by 2022.
San Jose, August 21, 2018: The Sourcewise Seniors Farmers’ Market Program had the highest redemption rate in California for 2017, nearly 90%, according to the California Department of Food and Agriculture. This makes the Sourcewise program the most successful in the state. While the results for the 2018 delivery are not in yet, Sourcewise anticipates once again being equally successful.
San Jose, March 22, 2018: Sourcewise, a nonprofit organization that supports adults and caregivers in Santa Clara County, received a $20,000 gift from Mercury News 2017 Wish Book readers. The gift will be used to support the Sourcewise Transit Service, a transportation option that assists seniors in South County.
San Jose, March 3, 2018: Sourcewise announced today requests for Older American Act dollars, Title III E, Family Caregiver Support Program. The Family Caregiver Support Program is designed to establish networks that provide supportive services for family caregivers, grandparents, and older individuals who are relative caregivers. Sourcewise will be accepting proposals for the following services, which must be provided in Santa Clara County:
San Jose, December 25, 2017: Local middle school students at College Connection Academy created 1,900 handmade holiday cards for seniors receiving Meals on Wheels in Santa Clara County. Holiday cards offering cheerful greetings were included in special November and December holiday meal deliveries for homebound seniors.
“You’re beautiful, You’re one of a kind,” wrote a student in their holiday card.
San Jose, October 15, 2017: Open Enrollment for Medicare begins today. This year, Medicare beneficiaries should expect to see shifts in Medicare part B premium brackets, increased coverage for diabetes prevention, and a slight drop in the average monthly premiums to Part D among others, according to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services.