Joe Miguel, 82, leads a class in Strength and Balance, Jan. 9, 2015, at the Hart Senior Center. He and his wife, Bubbles, have been volunteering there for 20 years. California’s seniors are drinking more, moving less and experiencing more mental health issues than in the past, according to the 2015 America’s Health Rankings
 
Senior Report, released Wednesday, May 20, 2015.
Joe Miguel, 82, leads a class in Strength and Balance, Jan. 9, 2015, at the Hart Senior Center. He and his wife, Bubbles, have been volunteering there for 20 years. California’s seniors are drinking more, moving less and experiencing more mental health issues than in the past, according to the 2015 America’s Health Rankings Senior Report, released Wednesday, May 20, 2015. Lezlie Sterling lsterling@sacbee.com
Joe Miguel, 82, leads a class in Strength and Balance, Jan. 9, 2015, at the Hart Senior Center. He and his wife, Bubbles, have been volunteering there for 20 years. California’s seniors are drinking more, moving less and experiencing more mental health issues than in the past, according to the 2015 America’s Health Rankings Senior Report, released Wednesday, May 20, 2015. Lezlie Sterling lsterling@sacbee.com
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California drops to 29th in U.S. senior health rankings

May 25, 2015 11:00 AM

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