Maceo Clardy’s experience shows the trials of getting and staying housed.
South Berkeley seniors live with lack of heat, shoddy repairs under new management
A nonprofit purchased Harriet Tubman Terrace in the fall of 2021 and tenants are still organizing around dozens of grievances two years later.
Scarce rapid tests force Berkeley nursing homes to make agonizing choices
Most nursing homes don’t have enough rapid tests for managing omicron, leading to poignant decisions on who they can help.
96-unit senior home with ground-floor retail set to open in West Berkeley
The building at San Pablo Avenue and Addison Street will have room for a corner restaurant.
Berkeley resident, 97, struggles to return to senior home plagued by plumbing problems
Residents of Redwood Gardens, a low-income housing complex on the Clark Kerr campus, have learned to live with recurring flooding in some sections of the building’s first floor.
Succulents — yes, the plants — are dividing a Berkeley senior home
Charles Herring has raised hundreds of succulents over the years, but some residents believe they are attracting mice and want them gone.
Affordable senior housing project breaks ground in North Berkeley
A new affordable senior housing project next to All Souls Episcopal Parish broke ground in North Berkeley on Wednesday.
As COVID-19 comes to Berkeley, senior residences are taking extra precautions
Hand sanitizers now abound in senior residences. Friends and family members who are sick are being asked to stay away and to communicate through Skype or other electronic means.
Officials push forward with affordable senior housing project for West Berkeley
The Berkeley City Council voted Tuesday night to analyze the possibility of service-rich senior housing on the parcel now occupied by the West Berkeley Service Center.
‘This is the future of aging’: Senior co-housing communities provide alternatives
Senior co-housing, like one such community in Oakland, is on the upswing as more aging adults look for alternatives to institutional living.
Opinion: Berkeley will be a leader in making cities ‘aging friendly’
Berkeley and a group of community organizations are working together to ensure that older residents have options to age ‘well’ in the city.
Opinion: With the number of older residents growing, Berkeley must design for their well-being
There are steps Berkeley can take – like increasing the pedestrian signal time at intersections –that will make it a more amenable place for older residents.