Seniors

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. ...

South Placer seniors earning black belts, staying active

Many older adults have expressed a desire to participate in martial arts, or regret that they didn’t do it while they were younger. As evidenced by those who have successfull ...

Rocklin police warn of telephone scam

The Rocklin Police Department wants to make community members aware of a telephone scam targeting senior citizens in the Rocklin area. According to a release from Rocklin PD, it s ...

Free tax assistance at Rocklin Library

Monday, April 15, is just around the corner. For those who need a little help filing their state and federal tax returns, AARP and the IRS have teamed up to sponsor free assistance ...

Legal help available for Placer County seniors

Legal Services of Northern California is a private, nonprofit legal aid organization. The Mother Lode Regional Office is in Auburn. One component of the organization’s missi ...

Rocklin man remembers a lifetime of love

When Jim Plessinger met his future wife, Dottie, it was love at first sight – at least for him. The two met on a blind date set up by their fathers in 1948. She came to the ...

Rocklin birthday boys ring in their big days together

Rocklin residents current and past recently celebrated 393 years of living. Leon “Shorty” Vicencio (Jan. 25, 1932), Dr. James Carlson (Jan. 24, 1942), Gene Johnson (Ja ...

Special deliveries: Meals on Wheels helping Rocklin seniors

“If I didn’t have Meals on Wheels, I’d be in big trouble, food-wise,” said Lynne Spadini as she enjoyed her lunch under the watchful eye of her dog, Lexie. ...