Seniors

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 ...

Folsom High alumni plan 50-year reunion

FOLSOM, CA - The Folsom High School Class of 1963 has planned its 50th Class Reunion and is looking for classmates, faculty and administration officials to join in an event-filled ...

Art Imagery workshop helps seniors express emotions

Residents at Empire Ranch Alzheimer’s Special Care Center in Folsom are using self expression through art to create a sense of well being and celebrate moments of their life ...

From Where I Sit: Ah, youth, where are you?

What is happening to me? There’s a famous saying that “old age isn’t for sissies.” In a youth-worshiping culture, the hard fact is even though, in the words ...

From Where I Sit: Life and death in our yard

Birds did not fare well around our house last week. First of all, the neighborhood cat decided to bring us a prize at the back porch. From what I could tell, it used to be a bluebi ...

Meet Artie Davies, the lady behind the name of the Folsom park

FOLSOM, CA - Many kids play in a Folsom park bearing the name of Bud and Artie Davies, but probably are unaware of the history behind the couple. Artie will hit the century mark o ...

103-year-old Folsom woman celebrates long, happy life

Margaret “Skeeter” Davis White recently celebrated a milestone birthday, turning 103 years old, with her family and friends by her side at the Folsom Convalescent Hospi ...

From Where I Sit: I read the news today, oh boy

The news came out this week that the Post Office will discontinue Saturday delivery in August. It is just another step into the future and away from what used to make up life in ou ...

Powerhouse supercharging volunteer outreach

For locals looking to get more involved in their community, a Folsom non-profit organization is looking for members of all skills. The Friends of the Folsom Powerhouse Association ...