Physicians anticipate the rate of diabetes among the elderly will increase sharply in the coming years. About 45 percent of all adults in California have pre-diabetes or undiagnosed diabetes.
Organizations are striving to tackle a growing and frequently unrecognized problem among seniors: loneliness and social isolation.
Old-fashioned home visits may be the key to prolonging seniors’ independence.
A growing number of rural Plumas County seniors must survive in part on food provided to them by government agencies.