seniors

Helping seniors should be issue for community

With the state budget standoff putting many social programs and services in question, community groups and nonprofit organizations are filling the void the best they can. As seen ...

Following home safety tips may prevent falls for elderly

When she first had it installed, Bessie Haenny said the pole in her living room reminded her of a carousel. “You held a pole that went up and down when the horse did. That’s t ...

Volunteers needed to aid seniors

Placer Independent Reso-urce Services needs skilled volunteers to assist seniors and individuals with disabilities so they can be safe and live independently in their own homes. ...

Friendly Visitor Program can help revive the spirit

Dear Candace: You recently wrote about a Friendly Visitor Program and I wanted to share with you my experience with a similar program in New York involving my mother. After the dea ...

These seniors going downhill fast

As most people grow older, they decry the ravages of gravity with its tendency to slow down movement and speed up the visible signs of aging. But for some of the senior crowd, gr ...

Health Express provides rides for medical appointments

Dear Candace: A friend of mine recently told me about Health Express and gave me their phone number. But I've never heard of them, so I'm a little reluctant to call them until I ca ...

Senior Café

Senior Café, located at 472 E St., Lincoln, has released its menu for next week: Reservations must be made 24 hours in advance by calling Lee Olsen at 645-1419 or the Auburn of ...

Senior Café

Senior Café, located at 472 E St., Lincoln, has released its menu for next week: Reservations must be made 24 hours in advance by calling Lee Olsen at 645-1419 or the Auburn of ...

Valentines for life

Commitment can be hard. All too often, the promises a couple makes to each other on their marriage day can be frayed or irretrievably broken by the pressures of everyday life. It ...