Seniors

Grand Jury issues pointed report on Costco site, seniors

The Placer County Grand Jury is recommending that supervisors tap a $1.3 million enterprise fund to help Seniors First move from the DeWitt Center, which it’s being ousted fr ...

Furry friends provide support to those in need

From the tragic aftermath of the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting in Connecticut to the stress and angst of finals week at Sacramento State University, friendly dogs in vests ...

Flu cases showing up across country

As the new year approaches, so does the peak of influenza season and, according to WebMD.com, Placer County experiencing a “moderate” outbreak. Flu season can begin as ...

Seniors First to temporarily shut down

Placer County’s senior population will now feel the aftereffects of the government shutdown as Seniors First will lay off 35 of 45 employees and temporarily shutdown several ...

Rocklin man does karaoke his way

Rocklin resident Len Austin didn’t celebrate his 90th birthday in a typical way — unless you consider a party with family and friends during karaoke night at a Rosevill ...

Oakmont Senior Living of Roseville hosts Walk to End Alzheimer’s event

The 2013 Sacramento Walk to End Alzheimer’s “Excite Night,” an informational, interactive event hosted by Oakmont of Roseville. “Excite Night” is des ...

Sewn together

Shirley Anderson may be turning 90 years old this year, but she remains a prolific quilter, having already crafted 16 quilts since January — several of which were donated to ...

Mistywood gives back to veterans

Just in time for Fourth of July celebrations, the Mistywood retirement community will have apple crumb pies and cookies available at Roseville Downtown Tuesday Night. Check out th ...

Granite Bay resident welcomes 101 years of life

  Not everyone lives to see a full century. Ann Stenzel of Granite Bay reached that goal with her 101 birthday on Feb. 25. Stenzel grew up in Baltimore, Maryland and then mo ...

Musical seniors in tune with mental health

Throughout human history, music has held a preternatural ability to affect its listeners. From Duke Ellington telling you to “Take the A Train” to Lady Day singing the ...

Studious seniors hit the books

Putting the mind to the test of overcoming society standards of “age” and earn a degree poses no challenge to Nancy Cook and Barbara Widga, both William Jessup Universi ...

Confused about care? Dementia adviser has the answers

When Laurie Erskine-Farley began noticing changes in her mom’s behavior, she wasn’t sure what to do. Changes began after her mom had radiation therapy for lung cancer a ...

South Placer seniors give back to communities

From visiting home-bound individuals to mending library books, area seniors who volunteer said they enjoy contributing to the health of their communities. Sue Batz, 69, and her hu ...

Finding ways to be healthy can be horseplay

When the first of the year rolls around, many residents look for ways to improve their health. It seems that more often than not, joining a gym is the most common way to achieve t ...