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Aging California seniors will need caregivers, and family is first up

| The coming wave of senior citizens is going to tax an already stretched caregiver network made up mostly of family members.

Living the dream, with the help of a home and a pension


For middle-class seniors who bought their homes decades ago, the California dream remains well within reach.

Fighting loneliness as a LGBT senior in California


Older LGBT adults are more likely to be single and childless than heterosexual seniors.

Life after driving: How California seniors are rethinking getting around


The car-centric California dream has defined freedom and opportunity in the Golden State for decades. But it poses challenges for a generation that expects to remain active and independent in retirement.

An actor finds a second career as a professor


The number of California seniors working into old age is rising. Many of them keep working because they love what they do.

A senior on the streets, with little chance of a home


In parts of California, seniors are the fastest growing part of the homeless population.

California seniors make their way back to college


Seniors are hitting the books later in life to change careers, to pursue unexplored passions, and to get degrees they never finished or had the chance to start.

A California couple plans a new home, in the backyard


You’ve heard of NIMBYs and YIMBYs. Now meet the PIMBYs, the "Parents in my Backyard."