Seniors

Students make the season bright for local seniors

The holiday time is said to be a time of peace, affection and goodwill to all. Last week, Rocklin sixth-graders at Cobblestone Elementary used a field trip assignment to do just th ...

Former PT employee Tramel dies at 67

Former Press Tribune employee Norma Vienna Tramel passed away Oct, 21, 2009 at the age of 67. Norma is survived by her husband Don, who also worked at The Press Tribune from 1960 ...

Meals on Wheels needs your help

Meals on Wheels is opening a new route in the north Rocklin area and needs your help. The new route will be in the Stanford Ranch and Park Avenue area of Rocklin and the program is ...

Seniors First proram offering low-cost meals for seniors

Seniors First, a non-profit agency in Placer County, provides a Senior Nutrition Program to the citizens of southern Placer County. The café sites are designed for seniors who a ...

Eskaton celebrates new village center

Homeowners at Lakemont Homes Eskaton Village in Roseville are now swimming, exercising and socializing at the village center, which celebrated a grand opening last weekend. The we ...

$1 million endowment keeps Sierra College adult classes alive

Classes like ancient Rome, Tai Chi and creative writing are taught at Sierra College. But not to the crowd one would typically expect. Enter the classrooms and you may be surpris ...

Learning to care for aging parents

The Home Instead Senior Care office serving Rocklin recently launched a public education campaign called Too Close for Comfort, which is designed to help families sort through the ...

Local woman tells story in ‘Chicken Soup for the Soul’

By Lauren WeberThe Placer HeraldThe mysterious bond of twins is true, Vi Parsons of Rocklin said. Parsons tells the story of a sightseeing vacation with her twin sister, Violet Moo ...

Activity the name of the game at Springfield

Whoever thought senior communities were neighborhoods of people who sit around watching the grass grow has not met the residents of Springfield in Rocklin. Springfield is an activ ...

Roseville High School class of 1969 plans reunion

If you anxiously stood in line for The Beatles’ album “Abbey Road,” drove to Livermore to see the Rolling Stones at Altamont Speedway or wore bell bottoms and tie-dyed shirts ...

Program will cut meals to 23 seniors

Susan Hartle enrolled her mother, Alberta Hartle, in the Meals on Wheels program so the 92-year-old could have a nutritious meal when she was gone at work all day. “I came home ...

Conversion to digital TV frustrating seniors

Dear Candace: This transition to digital broadcasting which is taking place on Feb. 17 has me and many of my friends all confused and frustrated. Every time I turn on my TV now, th ...
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