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 ...

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 ...

Embracing the grind

When Ohio State University made its triumphant pilgrimage to the NCAA national football championship last season, head coach Urban Meyer termed it “The Chase.” This sea ...

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 ...

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 ...

Armstrong, Bleichwehl help North earn Optimist win

Lincoln High seniors Marissa Armstrong and Alexis Bleichwehl were able to extend their prep softball careers after being invited to participate in the 38th Annual Optimist Hig ...

District 3 Rodeo finals decide State contestants

The dust has settled at the Lincoln Rodeo Arena and the horse trailers and pickups have departed following the senior finals held May 2-3. The cowboys and cowgirls will now load up ...

Lincoln High seniors say farewell in style with 3-0 win

The Lincoln High girls soccer team bid their seniors farewell on senior night and set their sights on next season with a 3-0 victory over Bear River Tuesday. Senior Hayley Fleming ...

Bladder infections in the elderly - causes, symptoms, and treatments

 A bladder infection or urinary tract infection (UTI) is a bacterial infection that occurs when bacteria invades the urinary track system.  UTI’s pop up when y ...

Phone scams hitting seniors in Lincoln

Mary Marsh, a Lincoln resident for 50 years, wants to tell residents how easy it is to become a victim of a phone scam. When Marsh, 79 received a call supposedly from her grandch ...

Lincoln girl’s season ends, with a future dynasty in the making

Drawing a 13th seed in the Division III playoffs and having to travel by bus for two and a half hours made it a difficult way to end the season for the 17-10 Lincoln girls basketba ...

District 3 wraps up fall rodeo events; will begin again in January

Although the Nov. 8-9 results of rodeo No. 3 for the California High School Rodeo Association were not yet tabulated, below were the standings going in. District 3 takes a break i ...

Be your own healthcare advocate

Have you ever had a medical situation that scared you or caught you off guard? Do you know what to ask, who to talk to and how to prepare for a potential situation?   A sca ...

District 3 rodeo helps rock Rock Springs

ROCK SPRINGS, Wyo. – Around 1,500 cowboys and cowgirls from the United States, Canada and Australia gathered for the National High School Rodeo Associations Championships Jul ...