Seniors

Are you feeling the pressure?

Are your blood pressure readings higher than they used to be? Does stress or anxiety come into play? Several things are known to raise blood pressure. Among them: having a fami ...

Attorney General alerts seniors about the ‘Grandparent Scam’

California Attorney General Kamala D. Harris urged older Californians Friday to be aware of the “Grandparent Scam” and other scams targeting seniors. During the holida ...

Senior clients get in shape at new fitness studio

Laughter rang through the open fitness studio as Gage and Charlene Johnson, both in their 60s, worked out with stretch bands and giant exercise balls. Two years ago, when Charlen ...

Holiday Giving and Senior Fraud

During the holidays, fraudulent charities abound and our seniors are the most vulnerable to these scams. At a recent visit to a favorite client’s home, I noticed a stack of ...

It's never too late to try something new

I always wanted to be an entertainer. But I never got it right. After being in the “Lincoln’s Got Talent” fundraiser that The Lincoln News Messenger sponsored ...

Giving a ‘Gift’ to Lincoln

The last few months, Dolly Schumacher James has had little time to relax. That’s OK, though, with the popular Lincoln Hills resident because Schumacher James thrives on any ...

Rowan and Vonda Carlson: together on and off the field

Editor’s note: This is a monthly series on Lincoln Hills Senior Softball League members. When Rowan Carlson dons his uniform and gathers equipment to head off to a softb ...

Keeping your aging brain sharp

As a nurse, I’m often asked about “normal aging.”  What exactly is normal aging?  Seniors will tell me, “Ok, I do have some memory issues but ...

Seniors First receives funds from local Community Foundation

Seniors First was recently awarded a $15,000 grant from the Sacramento Region Community Foundation. Selected from more than 120 proposals from local nonprofit organizations for Sa ...

Volunteer for life

“Those who can, do.  Those who can do more, volunteer.” “Nobody can do everything but everyone can do something.” “We make a living by what w ...

Pete Savoia: ‘Engineering’ a place on the softball field

Editor’s note: Due to the popularity of the recent features about six Lincoln Hills Senior Softball League members, Linda Lucchetti of Lincoln Hills is continuing the series ...

Senior Peer Counseling, Training available in county

Placer County Senior Peer Counseling provides education and services to support the wellness and self-sufficiency of the older adults of Placer County. Volunteers provide counsel ...

Italian Club offers culture, comradery

Lincoln Hills residents who enjoy pasta, the Italian language, bocce ball and learning about all-things-Italian are invited to join the Lincoln Hills Italian Club. Founded in 200 ...

Community foundations fund senior nutrition programs

Thanks to additional funding, Seniors First will soon expand a program established to provide homebound seniors with hot meals and daily social interaction. MyMeals, the most rece ...

Slomski is always active

Editor’s note: This is the last in a weekly series of Lincoln Hills softball players and managers who love the game. The June 11 story was on Vern DeVincenzi; the June 18 sto ...