Seniors

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 ...

Familiar Faces: Recreation supervisor usually found at El Dorado Hills Senior Center

EL DORADO HILLS, CA - Janet Kenneweg is the Recreation Supervisor for the El Dorado Hills Community Services District where she’s been since 1997 and manages the Senior Cente ...

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 ...

El Dorado County offers classes for Baby Boomers

The El Dorado County Commission on Aging, in collaboration with the El Dorado County Health and Human Services Agency, is offering a free training series for seniors entitled &ldqu ...

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 ...