Seniors

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 ...

Seniors First serves up low-cost lunches for residents

There may be no free lunch but Seniors First serves up a faire that comes close. On Wednesday, June 5, six seniors arrived at the Lincoln United Methodist Church at 629 I St. in L ...

Food and Nutrition Assistance Program for Placer County Seniors

Seniors are invited to attend the June 5 Senior Café lunch in Lincoln to learn more about how they can put more healthy and nutritious food on the table. The lunch will tak ...

Tips for monitoring aging issues from SYNERGY HomeCare of South Placer County

  Mother’s Day is Sunday, a day when one of the best gifts adult children can give their aging mother is checking to see if she’s safe and secure in her own ho ...

Veteran takes a dream flight in a vintage biplane

  Dale Sipe,  a 90-year-old World War II veteran, was treated to a ride in a vintage biplane by Ageless Aviation Dreams, a nonprofit organization, April 24 at the Lincol ...

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 ...