Seniors

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 ...

Finding ways to be healthy can be horseplay

When the first of the year rolls around, many residents look for ways to improve their health. It seems that more often than not, joining a gym is the most common way to achieve t ...

Relax and get fit with yoga

Seniors are among those turning to yoga for fitness and relaxation.  Acknowledging that trend, BridgeYoga, a Loomis yoga studio, began offering a chair yoga class last fall. ...

Groundbreaking for lot behind Wal-Mart scheduled for July

  A developer has applied to the city of Lincoln to build an assisted living and memory care facility behind Wal-Mart, according to George Dellwo, the city’s assistant ...