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July’s East Bay Senior Independent, Featuring Your Local Library

Libraries are full of wisdom If you have not been to your local library in a few years, it is time to visit again. There is more to explore, and more to learn. East Bay libraries make it easy for everyone to participate. You can even have a friend bring you books and music, without going…

March 2017 East Bay Senior Independent

  Free and low-cost activities   and transportation for East Bay seniors   Published monthly by Center for Elders’ Independence   Here in English, Spanish and Chinese:   EBSI March 2017 English    EBSI March 2017 Spanish    EBSI March 2017 — Chinese

Will To Live: Meet Mr. Keet Abernathy

“Why do I want to tell my story? I want other people to have the courage to go on, like I have since losing my leg,” says Eastmont participant Keet Abernathy. Mr. Abernathy had an above-knee amputation in 2013 and has been working with CEI rehab staff, hoping to walk again. He has a power…

What’s new at CEI: Picnics by the Bay

Nature is a great healer, and so is dining with friends. “When people eat alone, they don’t eat as well, or enough,” says Carol Habercross, CEI Nutrition Services manager. And as a lot of research – and anyone who has enjoyed a day at the beach or a walk in the woods – can attest to,…

What does CEI mean to a daughter?

To describe my gratitude for the Center for Elders’ Independence as abundant would be an understatement. The year my mother moved to Oakland was a stressful one. I was working full time and working hard to complete my internship to become a psychotherapist. My mother had some serious health concerns and I’m an only child…