Seniors

Seniors First’s Senior Cafés provide warm meals, social interaction for Placer County seniors

During a rainy winter, when inclement weather can preclude a trip to the store or local food closet, it’s important to remind the elderly and their families that local opt ...

Questions to consider as you visit mom and dad during the holidays

This is a good time to use your detective skills. While the holidays are a wonderful time for the family to get together and enjoy the festivities, it’s also the perfect ...

How will you avoid the flu this season?

 Get a flu shot!    The No. 1 way to avoid the flu is to get a flu shot. It’s just plain smart to get a flu shot every cold and flu season. It reduces th ...

Tax-aide volunteers needed

Do you like meeting new residents or working on the computer?  Are you looking for a rewarding opportunity to make a difference in Lincoln?  Last year, 525 volunteers p ...

Growing old gracefully

Getting older?  It’s better than the alternative! As the community relations coordinator for a reputable homecare agency, I have the pleasure of interacting with se ...

Be your own healthcare advocate

Have you ever had a medical situation that scared you or caught you off guard? Do you know what to ask, who to talk to and how to prepare for a potential situation?   A sca ...

New assisted-living facilities good for Lincoln

Lincoln is a city that appeals to families of all ages. Newcomers with young families often tell me that they move to Lincoln for affordable housing, good schools and the smal ...

Two new assisted living facilities break ground in Lincoln

 For seniors looking for a multiservice retirement community that offers both active independent facilities and assisted living and memory care, Lincoln’s a happening pl ...

Resource Connectors helps provide seniors with information

“Aging in place” has become one of the most prominent trends to emerge since the baby-boom generation graduated into their retirement years. With this wave of older adu ...

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 ...