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Placer Independent Resource Services provides free arthritis foundation program for seniors
Tuesday Oct 29 2013
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
Thursday Oct 24 2013
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
Thursday Oct 10 2013
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
Tuesday Aug 20 2013
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?
Tuesday Jul 16 2013
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
Thursday Jun 27 2013
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
Wednesday Jun 12 2013
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
Wednesday Jun 12 2013
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
Friday May 31 2013
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
Friday May 03 2013
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
Monday Apr 29 2013
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
Sunday Apr 07 2013
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
Saturday Apr 06 2013
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
Friday Apr 05 2013
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
Friday Apr 05 2013
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 ...
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