Seniors

Nurse Next Door on call for El Dorado Hills seniors

By 2020, the number of people over the age of 60 in El Dorado County will increase by nearly 150 percent. The increasing senior population is creating the need for more home healt ...

Senior living in Folsom gets open house on Aug. 2

FOLSOM, CA - Oakmont Senior Living has completed construction of the model apartment homes at Oakmont of Folsom and is hosting an Aug. 2 open house. This event will provide ...

Grand Jury issues pointed report on Costco site, seniors

The Placer County Grand Jury is recommending that supervisors tap a $1.3 million enterprise fund to help Seniors First move from the DeWitt Center, which it’s being ousted fr ...

Ukulele Music Fest strum into Folsom Library

The Valley Ukulele Society performed the Strum and Sing Ukulele Music Fest, Friday June 6, for the Folsom Public Library’s First Friday Series. The 50-member senior group re ...

Creekside Oaks wins 2013 Excellence Award

FOLSOM — Creekside Oaks, an all-inclusive independent living senior retirement community in Folsom, managed by Sunshine Retirement Living, was awarded the 2013 Excellence Awa ...

Familiar Faces: Former hog-calling champ singing different tune in El Dorado Hills

Connie Backers can remember as far back as 2 years old singing “Who’s Afraid of the Big Bad Wolf,” and then singing in glee club in high school. She has fond ...

Furry friends provide support to those in need

From the tragic aftermath of the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting in Connecticut to the stress and angst of finals week at Sacramento State University, friendly dogs in vests ...

Flu cases showing up across country

As the new year approaches, so does the peak of influenza season and, according to WebMD.com, Placer County experiencing a “moderate” outbreak. Flu season can begin as ...

Hungry seniors get help from ‘angels’

With economic downshifts and high living costs, some local seniors are struggling with hunger. To help fight the battle, Twin Lakes Food Bank in Folsom developed a program to assi ...