Seniors

Softball is Bud’s priority

Editor’s note: This is the third in a six-part weekly series of Lincoln Hills softball players and managers who love the game. The June 11 story was on Vern DeVincenzi and th ...

Rod Violette at home in Lincoln - on the softball field and elsewhere

Editor’s note: This is the second in a six-part weekly series of Lincoln Hills softball players and managers who love the game. The June 11 story was on Vern DeVincenzi. ...

Vern DeVincenzi shows softball team age is just a number

Vern DeVincenzi, 88, is a walking advertisement for the benefits of playing softball. With softball season beginning in April, this is DeVincenzi’s best part of the year. T ...

Lincoln Hills is going solar

Sun City Lincoln Hills’ electrical expenses of $320,000 to $340,000 a year is expected to drop to $15,000 a year, thanks to a new solar array being installed soon in the Orch ...

Spring is the ideal time to tackle home safety and repair projects

There’s something about the warming temperatures and budding flowers that produces an almost irrepressible urge to organize, de-clutter and clean.  As you bring in spri ...

Postal officials advise residents about how to avoid mail theft

Lincoln residents may have to change the way they use mailboxes, said two postal officials at a Feb. 26 community meeting. More than 160 Lincoln Hills residents attended a meeting ...

Seniors “pool” resources for exercise and fun

On a recent cold Monday, at 5:30 a.m., a dozen Lincoln Hills residents lined up in terry bathrobes and flip-flops, waiting for the doors to open at the Orchard Creek Lodge’s ...

8 reasons a senior may have “sudden-onset” confusion

Ongoing confusion may be part of dementia. However, if “sudden-onset” confusion occurs, it may be due to one of the following:   Urinary tract infection (UT ...

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 ...