Seniors

Upscale senior living facility near Twelve Bridges to break ground in June; work to begin this spring on Summerset assisted-living complex behind Wal-Mart

Senior Living at Lincoln, a $41-million assisted-living-and-memory-care facility, is slated to break ground in June 2014, according to Chris Miller, president of Roseville-based FC ...

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 ...

Seniors First launches outreach campaign to promote rural transportation services

Seniors First has launched an outreach campaign aimed at recruiting riders and drivers in rural communities for its recently expanded My Rides Program. The My Rides Program was ex ...

Lincoln woman sort of becomes instant millionaire

  So, it looks like I’m going to be a multi-millionaire. Any day now, $15 million will be transferred into my personal bank account. All I have to do is send Dr. Smith ...

Nelle Preston celebrates 100th birthday

Nelle Preston was born on Oct. 22, 1913 in San Francisco. She was the first born in a family of 10 children. After World War I, the shipyards no longer needed help so Preston&rsqu ...

AARP volunteers needed for 2014

AARP Tax-Aide, the nation’s largest free, volunteer-run tax assistance and preparation service, is seeking volunteers for tax assistance/preparation and leadership coordinato ...

Meals on Wheels to keep on rolling

Seniors First in Auburn is no longer in danger of having a lapse in service for its Meals on Wheels program. Starting next week, Area 4 of the Agency on Aging, which covers se ...

Placer Independent Resource Services provides free arthritis foundation program for seniors

Placer Independent Resource Services, in partnership with the Arthritis Foundation, provides “The Arthritis Foundation Walk With Ease Program” for adults over 60 in Pla ...

Seniors First to see lapse in services

Placer County’s senior population will now experience the aftereffects of the government shutdown as Seniors First will lay off 35 of 45 employees and temporarily shutdown ...

Services for seniors to be cut

The federal government shutdown will pinch a local agency this month when Auburn-based Seniors First, which serves all of Placer County, will be forced to temporarily shut down all ...

How Medicare Covers Ambulance Services

I certainly hope you never need an ambulance, but at some point you may have to take one during a medical emergency.   If you have Original Medicare, your Part B (medical in ...

What home health services does Medicare cover?

Medicare covers a variety of heath care services that you can receive in the comfort and privacy of your home. These include intermittent skilled nursing care, physical therapy, sp ...

Assisted-living facility slated to break ground

On June 19, the Summerset development was the subject of a two-hour discussion between city staff and the Lincoln Planning Commission. A much-considered question at the meeting as ...

PCTPA Expands Transportation Assistance to Seniors and Families

Placer County Transportation Planning Agency (PCTPA) is pleased to announce the launch of the My Rides Program in Placer County,   Initiated in January 2013, the My Rides Pr ...