Seniors

Mistywood gives back to veterans

Just in time for Fourth of July celebrations, the Mistywood retirement community will have apple crumb pies and cookies available at Roseville Downtown Tuesday Night. Check out th ...

Casa de Santa Fe heats up with summer events

Casa de Santa Fe will host a lecture, “New and Existing Alzheimer’s Therapies, at 6 p.m. Wednesday, June 5, in the independent clubhouse at 3201 Santa Fe Way. The spea ...

Rocklin baseball team serves up sundaes and smiles

  The Rocklin High School junior varsity baseball team recently made its third annual trip to Casa de Santa Fe Senior Community to serve ice cream sundaes to the residents. A ...

Johnson named ‘Placer County Senior of the Year

Rocklin resident Gene Johnson was honored as the “Placer County Senior of the Year” last month in return for what his colleagues call countless hours of community servi ...

Musical seniors in tune with mental health

Throughout human history, music has held a preternatural ability to affect its listeners. From Duke Ellington telling you to “Take the A Train” to Lady Day singing the ...

Studious seniors hit the books

Putting the mind to the test of overcoming society standards of “age” and earn a degree poses no challenge to Nancy Cook and Barbara Widga, both William Jessup Universi ...

Confused about care? Dementia adviser has the answers

When Laurie Erskine-Farley began noticing changes in her mom’s behavior, she wasn’t sure what to do. Changes began after her mom had radiation therapy for lung cancer a ...

South Placer seniors give back to communities

From visiting home-bound individuals to mending library books, area seniors who volunteer said they enjoy contributing to the health of their communities. Sue Batz, 69, and her hu ...

Finding ways to be healthy can be horseplay

When the first of the year rolls around, many residents look for ways to improve their health. It seems that more often than not, joining a gym is the most common way to achieve t ...

Relax and get fit with yoga

Seniors are among those turning to yoga for fitness and relaxation.  Acknowledging that trend, BridgeYoga, a Loomis yoga studio, began offering a chair yoga class last fall. ...