Seniors

Relax and get fit with yoga

Seniors are among those turning to yoga for fitness and relaxation.  Acknowledging that trend, BridgeYoga, a Loomis yoga studio, began offering a chair yoga class last fall. ...

Seniors ‘get the service’ at Eskaton Lodge Granite Bay

Eskaton resident Helen Wilson has lived in 14 states, but she didn’t need to pack a box for her latest transition. “I’m in assisted living now for the first time ...

South Placer seniors earning black belts, staying active

Many older adults have expressed a desire to participate in martial arts, or regret that they didn’t do it while they were younger. As evidenced by those who have successfull ...

Martial arts community remembers senior student

A Granite Bay woman who at 83 years old earned her black fringe, the highest rank a Tai Chi practitioner can achieve, passed away of cancer on March 13. Doris Murphy had lived in ...

‘Golden years’ don’t have to lose shine

Sheila Abbasi and Pati Rader don’t believe the “golden years” have to eventually lose their shine, even when seniors are combating major health issues or life-alt ...

Roseville mayor helps Meals on Wheels

“Mayors for Meals” is taking place during the month of March at Meals on Wheels affiliates across the nation. Roseville Mayor Susan Rohan participated in the March 19 e ...

Our View: No excuses, thanks to senior role models

Every time I catch myself lazing about on a Saturday, idly watching TV or catching a catnap, the image of a 91-year-old woman pops into my head, not unlike Pinocchio’s cric ...

World War II POW to speak in Granite Bay

Falling out of the sky was only the beginning. “WWII Prisoner of War: How I Survived” is the story of a young American airman, Second Lt. Len Kovar, a B-24 bombardier ...

Roseville High volunteers hit the pavement for March of Dimes

Kylie Frost, left, Nikki Lukasko and Megan Roberts were up bright and early Saturday morning to draw attention to the pancake breakfast happening inside the Mistywood Independent S ...

Granite Bay resident turns 100

Mina Gabler, of Granite Bay, will celebrate her 100th birthday March 15. Gabler amazes her family with her spirit and zest for life. She reads every day and stays up on current ev ...

Seniors counsel peers on ‘challenges of aging and life’

One thing volunteers in Placer County’s Senior Peer Counseling program agree on is the surprise they felt upon learning of the multitude of issues seniors struggle to overcom ...

Free home visit service for seniors

  At the time of year that seniors are most vulnerable emotionally, a free service to assist them is growing. The Home Visit Program is an initiative by Emeritus Senior Livi ...