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 ...

LOOKING BACK: Idea of Eggplant Festival 'catching on'

50 Years Ago August 30, 1963 Services were held for Shizuno Hamamoto, 71, a native of Hiroshima, Japan and a resident of Loomis for 40 years. Services were held for Anna a. Veiga ...

LOOKING BACK: Del Oro held its third commencement

50 Years Ago June 7, 19063 Del Oro held its third commencement exercises with the Valedictory given by Linda Kay Wood and the Salutatory by Susan Carol DePree. Principal Ralph Gog ...

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 ...